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    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • Martin Stevenson Willard

    • Insurance; Legislators--United States; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Photograph of Martin Willard. Martin Stevenson Willard (1858-1933) was born in Washington, NC. His family fled westward during the Civil War and settled in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in local Wilmington Schools and attended Yale University....
    • Joseph Marvin Feagle

    • Insurance agents; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
    • Portrait of Joseph Marvin Feagle. Joseph Marvin Feagle (1887-1947) was born in Florida. At the age of 18, he became a school teacher and remained in the schools of Florida for fifteen years. In 1922, Feagle began a career in the insurance business...
    • John Van Bokkelen Metts Sr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Insurance agents; North Carolina. Adjutant General
    • Portrait of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Sr. John Van Bokkelen Metts, Sr. (1876-1959) was born in Wilmington. He attended Tileston Normal School and Cape Fear Military Academy. In 1896, Metts enlisted in the Wilmington Light Infantry and fought in...
    • Colonel Walker Taylor

    • Insurance agents; Boys' Brigade; Bankers
    • Portrait of Colonel Walker Taylor. Walker Taylor (1864-1937) was born in Marion, SC at the height of the Civil War when his family was essentially homeless. He went to work at the age of fourteen for the deRosset & Northrop Insurance Agency and...
    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • Gladys Almon Sneeden

    • Independent insurance agents; Wilmington (N.C.); Women volunteers
    • Newspaper photograph of Mrs. LaMar Whiteford McIver on the occasion of her wedding, taken at her parents' home on Harbor Island, NC. Gladys Sneeden McIver (1922- ) was born in the Sea Gate area of Wilmington, NC. She went to Isaac Bear School,...
    • James Owen Reilly

    • Real estate agents; Botanists; Fire insurance agents
    • Portrait of James Owen Reilly. James Owen Reilly (1879-1936) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended St. Mary's and Cape Fear Academy. In 1902, Reilly became agent for the Royal Exchange and the Carolina & London Assurance fire insurance...
    • John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Insurance agents; United States. Coast Guard.
    • Portrait of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr. John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr. (1915-2003) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during...
    • Meares Harriss, Jr.

    • Insurance agents; New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Environmentalists
    • Portrait of Meares Harriss, Jr. Meares Harriss, Jr. (1915-1997) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended Woodbury Forest, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and the Boeing Air School. Harriss worked as a life insurance underwriter and...
    • Parrish Caine Brakes Sign

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, advertisements, Kettle pancake, Bullard State Farm insurance, Bradley & Smith realty, Ernie's hair salon, Frontier, school buses, delivery truck, beauty shops, speed limit 45 sign, Wesley Memorial...
    • Shows billboards, restaurants, realtors, insurance companies and traffic at the intersection of Oleander Dr. and College Rd. [looking towards UNC-W].
    • Frank Green Harriss

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Insurance agents; Real estate development
    • Portrait of Frank Green Harriss. Frank Green Harriss (1883-1953) was born in Wilmington, NC, the grandson of Thomas Davis Meares and Jane Moore Iredell Meares. He was educated in Wilmington Public Schools and received private tutoring from...
    • Richard Langdon Meares

    • Insurance agents
    • Photograph of Richard Langdon Meares. Richard Langdon Meares (1866-1963) was born in 1886 in Wilmington, NC, the son of Captain Thomas D. Meares. He was educated at Horner Military Academy and attended the University of North Carolina (now the...
    • Morse-Willard-Rhodes House

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    • Front section of house built on adjacent lot by Christopher C. Morse (1824-1891), grocer. Moved and enlarged in Queen Anne style for Martin Stevenson Willard (1858-1933), insurance agent and president of Willard Bag and Manufacturing Company. ...
    • Grant-Stevenson House

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    • North wing, c. 1875, built for Ruben Grant (1810-1880), Methodist minister; and wife, Sarah Ann Dawson (1823-1888). South wing, c. 1872, built for James C. Stevenson (1847-1907), wholesale grocer; and wife, Elizabeth J. Smith (1850-1919). Son,...
    • Princess Street - 200 block.

    • Princess Street, Feast of Pirates, Robber's Row
    • The north side of the block contains a number of business establishments of interest. The Barrel Cleaners was owned by Tassie N. Costello, a native of Greece, who continued at the same location until the 1970s. Next to the cleaners is the Wilder...
    • Dwight Moore

    • Trampolines; High schools
    • Head shot of Dwight Moore. Dwight Darnell Moore (1974-2013), a native of Wilmington, NC, was a junior at New Hanover High School when he broke his neck on a mini-trampoline in a gymnastics class at the school. The accident left him parralyzed...

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