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    • Joshua Grainger Wright

    • Soldiers--Confederate States of America--Biography; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Photograph of Joshua Grainger Wright, taken from "History of North Carolina, Vol. IV North Carolina Biography." Joshua Grainger Wright (1840-1900) was born in the family home now known as the Burgin-Wright House. He was a soldier, businessman,...
    • Portrait of James Walker

    • Walker family, Architects, builders, philanthropists, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, portraits
    • Portrait of James Walker now hanging on wall at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. James Walker, (1826-1901) was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. (New York), with his brother, at the age of 12. He started out as a stone mason,...
    • Joseph McNeil

    • McNeil, Joseph (Jospeh Alfred), 1942- ; Civil rights demonstrations; North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
    • Joseph McNeil speaking as part of Black History Month at Williston Middle School. Joseph McNeil (1942- ) was born in Wilmington, NC, and graduated from Williston Senior High School in 1959. He then went to North Carolina A & T State University in...
    • Jimmie I. Metts, Jr. and neighbor

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Children
    • Jimmie I. Metts sitting on the front porch of either his house or his neighbor's on Market Street. He is sitting with his dog and the neighbor, Ms. Fennell, either Charlotte or Mary, who went by Mamie. James Isaac Metts, Jr. (1910-1990) lived at...
    • 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...
    • Betty Loughlin

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; East Carolina University
    • Magazine cover for Life Around Wilmington, featuring Betty Loughlin. Life Around Wilmington was an information /shopping guide to the Wilmington, NC area published in the 1950s. In the spring of 1953, Betty Loughlin had her engagement pictures...
    • Vocal ensemble at St. John's Art Museum

    • Singers; Wilmington (N.C.); University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Cameron Art Museum
    • Small a cappella vocal ensemble performing for an event at St. John's Art Museum (now Cameron Art Museum) in Wilmington, NC. From left to right: Margaret Hickman (1951- ), Tandy Brown (1956- ), Susan Deankel (1946- ), Thad Dankel (1942- ). ...
    • Boys Home, Lake Waccamaw, NC (2)

    • abused, neglected, children, Columbus County
    • Shawn Youmans uses a tractor to mow the grass beneath the pecan trees at the NC Boys Home at Lake Waccamaw. Shawn spent 4 years there as a boy, and now has a summer job there before returning to college.
    • Airlie Estate

    • Airlie Gardens, Pembroke Jones
    • Airlie Estate, former home of Pembroke Jones, who died in 1919. The estate comprised 155 acres. The formal Airlie Gardens, is now a New Hanover County Park.
    • Major Graham Kerr Hobbs

    • Lawyers; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.; North Carolina. General Assembly
    • Portrait of Major Graham Kerr Hobbs. Graham Kerr Hobbs (1887-1936) was born in Sampson County, NC. He attend the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. During World War I, Hobbs was commissioned a Captain...
    • Grace Methodist Church, 4th and Grace Streets

    • churches, Methodist Churches, Grace United Methodist Church, Front St., Grace St.
    • Showing the bell tower of Grace Methodist Church at 4th and Grace Sts. Originally started as Front Street Methodist Church in 1796. After a horrible fire in 1886, the church moved to what is now 4th and Grace. The church burned again on March 21,...
    • Brunswick Technical College

    • Community Colleges, Brunswick County, NC
    • "Fleging Brunswick technical College now has a temporary home and a sign at Supply. The temporary home, the school's first, is the former county extension office building. Joseph Bailey Carter, newly named "charter" president of the college,...
    • Wallace Carmichael Murchison

    • Episcopal Church. Diocese of East Carolina; Lawyers; Historic preservation
    • Portrait of Wallace C. Murchison. Wallace Carmichael Murchison (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is the son of Wilmington doctor, David Reid Murchison. Wallace Murchison attended Tileston High School and then New Hanover High School....
    • Pembroke Park

    • Pembroke Park, Pembroke Jones, Park, Landfall
    • Pembroke Jones’ Lodge and Garden with gazebo (Now the site of Landfall). Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), a native of Wilmington, spent much of his time in New York and Newport, RI, but he always returned to the city of his birth. In 1902, he purchased...
    • Pembroke Park.

    • Pembroke Park, Pembroke Jones, Park, Landfall
    • Photograph taken from the sound side of the lodge (villa). Jones hosted many oyster roasts here. Pembroke Jones’ Lodge and Garden with gazebo (Now the site of Landfall). Pembroke Jones (1858-1919), a native of Wilmington, spent much of his time...
    • Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • African American Physicians; Eaton, Hubert A. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991; African American tennis players; Segregation
    • Studio Portrait of Hubert Eaton, Sr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. (1916-1991) was born in Fayetteville, NC. He received his Bachelor of Science from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte NC in 1937, and went on to the University of Michigan, where he...

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