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    • NCRPC01896

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching of the SS Thomas W. Owen on July 24, 1943, at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company located in Wilmington, NC. Pictured are Miss Lynne Drexler, sponsor; Mrs. Drexler (to the left); Mr. Drexler, (second man from left); and an unknown...
    • Emmett Cinque Irving

    • Murder; Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
    • Photograph of Emmett Cinque Irving used in the Wilmington Journal in a memorial. Emmett Cinque Irving (1982-2008) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He was shot in front of his home and the crime is still unsolved. He was a dedicated family...
    • Daisy Lovering in Male Costume

    • actress, theatre, stage, costume
    • Studio portrait of Daisy Lovering dressed as a man, with “As I walk along” written across the front. Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Susan Lovering, was an actress who performed in theatres around the country. She toured with the...
    • Daisy Lovering in Male Costume Holding Hat

    • actress, theatre, stage, costume
    • Studio portrait of actress Daisy Lovering dressed as a man, with “When pogo was a boy” written across the front. Daisy Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Sue Lovering, performed in theatres around the country. She toured with the Mason...
    • Civil War

    • Civil War, Confederacy, Confederate Veterans
    • Last Confederate veterans of Wilmington area. Richard M.V.B. Reaves (died 1930) is short man in 2nd row.
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    • Penny Postcard
    • This divided back penny postcard features a black and white photograph of a man in a bathing suit at the beach.
    • Charlie Soong

    • Missionaries--China--Biography; Publishers and publishing; Industrialists
    • Newspaper clipping of studio portrait of Charlie Soong. Soong (1863?-1918), who was born in China, set sail for Boston, MA, with his uncle in the Spring of 1878. Unsatisfied with his life as a salesman in his uncle's shop, Charlie escaped Boston...
    • Airlie Gardens - Swans on the pond.

    • Airlie Gardens, Swans
    • By 1910, Pembroke Jones (1858-1919) had acquired considerable acreage on the north shore of Bradley Creek. Jones was a wealthy man, who married Sadie Wharton Green (1859-1943). He named his property, "Airlie," after an English estate of the same...
    • Dr. Daniel Carter Roane

    • Roane, Daniel Carter, 1907-1986; Physician
    • Studio portrait of Dr. Daniel Carter Roane. Dr. Daniel Carter Roane (1907-1986) was born in Connecticut. He attended medical school at Howard University and moved to Wilmington, NC in 1938. Dr. Roane was the first resident physician at the...
    • Ballast Stone from the Site of Solomon Towers

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, low-rent housing, historic houses, Cape Fear River, Castle Street, Wilmington Housing Authority
    • Closeup photo of a man's hands holding a ballast stone with the year 1761 etched into it. Artifact found at the Newkirk House which was at 511 Surry St. The current site of Solomon Towers.
    • Dr. Ed Wells

    • Wells family, physicians, Plastic Surgeons
    • Dr. Edwin Julius Wells, Jr. (1923-), son of Edwin Julius, Sr. and Mamie Highsmith Wells, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, September 1st, 1923. He married Miss Louise Warner and attended UNC-Chapel Hill (1944) and The University of...
    • Roman Gabriel

    • Gabriel, Roman, 1940-
    • Photograph of Roman Gabriel playing with the New Hanover High School football team. Roman Ildonzo Gabriel Jr. was born in 1940 in Wilmington. He attended New Hanover High School where he was an All-State athlete in baseball, basketball and...

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