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    • William Edgar Perdew

    • Newspaper clipping of photograph. William (Bill) Edgar Perdew (1919-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC, and was a lifelong resident. He was married to Margaret (Peggy) Moore in 1962. During World War II, he servied in the U.S. Army Air Corps and...
    • Boy Scouts Camp

    • Scouting, crafts, badges, camping, outdoors, organizations,
    • Tents pitched, American and troop flags displayed, scouts are working in different groups. In the foreground are the beginnings of tee pees, a totem pole and a sign with "grizzo" written on it.
    • Boy Scouts Camping

    • Bruswick County, North Carolina, camping, scouting, organizations
    • Micheal Randolph, left, and Jeffray Hankins enjoy each others company while resting on cots in their tent at a scouts campsite. They are members of Troop 243, Bolivia, NC.
    • Boy Scouts Camporee

    • New Hanover County, Jacksonville, Onslow County, Marine base, camping, scouting, organizations, camps, games, activities
    • Wilmington area boy scouts play a "Build-a-scout" game, where they climb on each others shoulders trying to get as many bodies as possible on a box. Two of the scouts have Troop 202 on their shirt sleeves. The camporee took place at Camp LeJeune,...
    • Boy Scouts Clean-up

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, scouting, organizations, garbage, Atlantic Ocean, badges, parks
    • Three boy scouts deposit trash and a beer can into a metal trash can at a ocean front Carolina Beach park area.
    • Herbert McKim

    • Wrightsville Beach (N.C.); Architects
    • Photograph of retiring Chamber of Commerce President Herbert McKim (right) accepting an award of appreciation from Howard A. Penton, Jr., incoming Chamber president. Herbert Pope McKim (1928-2010) was born in Robesonville, NC. He received his...
    • Bridge Tournament

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, civic organizations, games, cards, competitions, tournaments
    • Multiple card tables set up with 4 players to a table for a bridge tournament at the Elk's Lodge on Oleander Dr.
    • 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,...
    • Barbara Marcroft Collection, 1961-1990

    • Marcroft, Barbara Miller, -- 1922-2003; Scene magazine -- Periodicals; Bulletin - Cape Fear Historical Society -- Periodicals; Wilmington, magazine of the Lower Cape Fear -- Periodicals; Wilmington home magazine -- Periodicals; Pamphlets --...
    • This collection contains materials collected by Barbara Marcroft over a number of years. The collection includes magazines, newsletters, and pamphlets that were published by organizations in Wilmington and the surrounding area. Box 1 contains Scene...
    • 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....
    • James E. L. Wade Collection, 1917-1980

    • Wade, James E. L., -- 1889-1980 -- Correspondence; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- History; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen -- History; Wade Realty Company (Wilmington, N.C.) --Correspondence; United Service Organizations (U.S.) --...
    • This collection deals largely with James E. L. Wade’s involvement in the public eye in Wilmington beginning with his career as a city councilman and later as mayor of Wilmington in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The first box contains two folders...
    • Lloyd Houston Wolfe

    • Fire chiefs; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Head shot used in the newspaper obituary of Lloyd Houston Wolfe. Lloyd Houston Wolfe (1920-1995) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was the longest employee with the City of Wilmington, after retiring as the Fire Chief from the City with 47 years of...
    • Catherine Kennedy Home Collection, (1868-1999)

    • Kennedy, Catherine; Catherine Kennedy Home -- Correspondence; Catherine Kennedy Home -- History; Catherine Kennedy Home -- Photographs; Ladies Benevolent Society (Wilmington, N.C.) -- History; Poor women -- North carolina -- Wilmington; Elderly...
    • Collection consists of both photographs and documents kept and/or gathered by various individuals associated with the Home, including Elizabeth Whitehead Taylor and Augusta B. Spencer. Most of the collection are photographs (persons unidentfied)...
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • Gore-Martin House

    • Cottage built as rental property for Rachel Litchfield Gore (1933-1914), native of Beaufort, SC. Purchased as rental property in 1912 by Cuthbert Martin (1875-1922), president-treasurer Peoples Supply Company; and wife, Bessie Ledford Gore...
    • Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw

    • Shaw, Herbert Bell, 1908-1980; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church; African Americans--North Carolina--Wilmington
    • Photograph of Bishop Shaw standing at the altar of an African Methodist Episcopal Zion (A.M.E.Z) church. Bishop Herbert Bell Shaw (1908-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC and received his early education from local public schools. He later...
    • Little Miss Wilmington Pageant

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, Beauty contests, pageants, clubs, organizations, officers
    • Sandy Cyphers, Bladen County native and president of the Wilmington Jaycee women and later 1st woman president of the Wilmington Jaycees, in a backstage dressing room sprays hair spray on contestant Jamie Cyndra McGee, as she gets ready for the...
    • Masonboro Island Camporee

    • New Hanover County, North Carolina, islands, marshes, Atlantic Ocean, sound, scouting, organizations, activities, camping,Intracoastal Waterway
    • James Locklear of Troop 326, from Pembroke, NC, strains as he unloads a tent at the Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard dock in preparation to board boats for a trip to Masonboro Island. An estimated 550 scouts will be on the island for the camporee.
    • Joe and Dorothy Nesbitt

    • Nesbitt, Dorothy Buckeridge, 1922-; Photographers; Wilmington star-news (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Joe and Dorothy Nesbitt. Joesph Gordon Nesbitt (1917-2008) was the chief photographer of the Star-News from 1958-1982. He married Dorothy in 1951. She was a dancer and choreographer who toured Latin America with Col. W. de Basil's Original...
    • Dr. G. R. C. Thompson

    • Thompson family, MacLean family, physicians
    • Dr. George Ricahrd Cunliffe, Jr. (1914-), son of George Richard Cunliffe, Sr. and Marie Edna Hopke Thompson, was born April 23, 1914 in Charleston, S.C. He married Loyce MacLean, attended the College of Charleston (1935) and the Medical University...


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