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    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Rev. Ralph Clayton Clontz

    • Presbyterian Church; Clergy
    • Studio portrait of Reverend Ralph Clayton Clontz. Reverend Ralph Clayton Clontz (1891-1971) was born in Unionville, NC. He attended Rutherford College and Columbia Theological Seminary. Reverend Clontz moved to Wilmington, NC in 1924 to accept a...
    • 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...
    • Captain Richard Porsm Paddison

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; Steamboat workers
    • Portrait of Captain Richard Porsm Paddison. Richard Porsm Paddison (1839-1915) was born in Harper's Ferry, VA. He studied pharmacy and moved to Boston, MA to work until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he returned to his father's home in South...
    • Joel Cook Pretlow

    • Lumber trade; Manufacturing industries
    • Portrait of Joel Cook Pretlow. Joel Cook Pretlow (1874-1949) was born in Dublin, IN and raised in Old Dominion, VA. He moved to Pender County, NC as a teenager and started to work in the local lumber business. Pretlow eventually moved to...
    • Frederick O. Stilling

    • Music stores
    • Portrait of Frederick O. Stilling. Frederick O. Stilling (1894-unknown) was born in Nashville, TN. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1927 to become manager of the Stieff Piano Company. During his tenure with the company, Stilling moved the business to...
    • Richard Daughtry

    • Bookstores
    • Richard Daughtry in his bookstore, Old Books on Front Street, 22 N. Front Street. An institution in Wilmington, NC since 1982, Daughtry's Old Books on Front Street has survived several moves to its present incarnation at 249 S. Front. Daughtry is...
    • St. James Episcopal Church Graveyard.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Churches, Cemetery
    • Southwest corner of Fourth and Market streets. Located on the southwest corner of Fourth and Market streets (Block 154), the earliest mention of St. James' Graveyard was in 1781, during the British occupation of Wilmington, although a portion of...
    • 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...
    • Rev. Adam Empie, D.D.

    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Empie, Adam, 1785-1860
    • Painting of Dr. Adam Empie. Dr. Adam Empie (1785-1860) was known for his erudite, eloquent, and impassioned sermons. He started at St. James Episcopal Church, which was established by the NC General Assembly in 1729, in 1810. He successfully...
    • Linwood Dozier Latta

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of Linwood Latta taken while on vacation in 1949. Linwood Dozier Latta (1882-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC and worked for 18 years with N. Jacobi Hardware Company. In 1924 he moved to Goldsboro, NC. In 1929 he returned to...
    • First Church of Christ, Scientist

    • 17th St., Market St., Church of Christ Scientist, churches, Mary Bridgers, Carolina Heights, neoclassic
    • This building was built in 1907, on the Southeast corner of 17th and Market Streets, in the neoclasical revival style. Four columns dcorate the front along with arched windows. When the church moved to a new site Temple Baptist Church bought the...
    • 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...
    • George Rountree

    • Rountree, George, 1855-1942; Lawyers; Member of the General Assembly; North Carolina Bar Association
    • Studio portrait of George Rountree. George Rountree (1855-1942) was born in Kinston, NC. Rountree graduated from Harvard University in 1877, and returned to Kinston to practice law. In 1881, he married Meta Alexander Davis, daughter of George...
    • President Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
    • A program for the Centennial Memorial Service held for Woodrow Wilson at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) is the only U.S. president to have called Wilmington home. President Wilson's parents moved to the...
    • Unknown Woman at Orton Plantation

    • Orton Plantation
    • Helen Lovering's shadow can be seen taking the photograph of this unknown woman in front of a treet at Orton Plantation. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Helen had strong family ties to Wilmington and lived there for most of her adult...
    • French Frigate

    • French Frigate Picard, French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais
    • The French Frigate Picard is moved into a Wilmingotn dock. The French destroyer escort La Bourdonnais is also seen docked and flying the French flag in the foreground. The ships were in Wilmington to convey the official greetings from France to...

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