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    • Addison Hewlett, Jr.

    • Hewlett, Addison, 1912-1989; Wilmington College; Lawyers
    • Addison Hewlett, Jr. standing in front of the University of North Carolina Wilmington dormitory that bears his name. George Addison Hewlett, Jr. (1912-1989) was a prominent North Carolina politician and attorney. Born in Wilmington, NC, he went...
    • Agnes Livingston Lucas Newland

    • Weddings; University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • Photograph used in her wedding announcement in the Star-News. Agnes Livingston Lucas (1917- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She married Hubert Francis Newland in 1937 at the Fifth Avenue Methodist Church in Wilmington. She received her education...
    • Agnes McDonald

    • McDonald, Agnes, 1932- ; Poets
    • Head shot of Agnes McDonald. Agnes Hamblen McDonald (1932- ) is a NC native of and a resident of Wilmington, NC. She received her Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is a member of the North Carolina...
    • Alton Asa Lennon

    • Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986; Legislators--United States
    • Alton Asa Lennon standing in downtown Wilmington at the corner of Front and Princess streets. Alton Asa Lennon (1906-1986) was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. He attended New Hanover High School, where he was a star football player, and...
    • Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr.

    • Harriss, Andrew Howell, 1898-1998; Order of the Long Leaf Pine
    • Military photograph of Andrew Howell Harriss, Jr. in uniform. Andrew Harriss (1898-1998) was born in Wilmington, NC. He fought in World War I (with parental consent as he was only 16), and participated in five major engagements during his time...
    • Augusta Futchs

    • Nurses--1910-1920; Hospitals
    • Augusta Futchs' graduation picture from James Walker Memorial Hospital Training School for Nurses. She is the shortest one on the far left. Augusta Margaret Futchs (1895-1971) was born in Wilmington, NC and lived in the city all her life. She...
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...
    • Big snow storm of 1989

    • Snow; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • In the backyard of Joe and Margaret Hickman's home in Wilmington, NC, the day after the big snowfall of Christmas 1989. Michael Hickman and snowman. Michael Patrick Hickman (1984- ) is a native of Wilmington. Wilmington received around 15 inches...
    • Billie Ruth Sudduth

    • Sudduth, Billie Ruth; Baskets
    • Billie Ruth Sudduth standing next to one of her baskets on display. Billie Ruth Sudduth (1945- ) is a world-renowned basket maker. Her work has been displayed at numerous institutions, including the Smithsonian, the Mint Museum, and the Cameron...
    • 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...
    • Bland Simpson

    • Simpson, Bland; Authors
    • Publicity shot of Bland Simpson. Bland Simpson (1948- ) was born and grew up in Elizabeth City, NC. He has been a teacher at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Creative Writing Program since 1982, and was director of the program...
    • 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...
    • Bridgid Rathgeb Eversole and Jason Eversole

    • University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Catholic Church
    • The wedding of Bridged Rathgeb and Jason Eversole in the small chapel at St. Mary Catholic Church on 5th Street in Wilmington, NC. Bridgid Rathgeb Eversole (1978- ) graduated from UNC Wilmington in 2000 with an undergraduate degree in vocal...
    • Captain John Jarod Adkins

    • Ship captains United States
    • Portrait of Captain John Jarod Adkins. John Jarod Adkins (1851-1951) was born in New Hanover County, NC, the son of a renowned blockade runner. He received his pilot's license in 1870 and devoted himself to the duties of pilot, guiding many ships...
    • Carl Thomas Durham, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; North Carolina. State Board of Health; Ceramic engineering
    • Portrait of Carl Thomas Durham, Jr. Carl T. Durham, Jr. (1927-1990) was born in Chapel Hill, NC, the son of Carl Durham, who served in the U.S. Congress from 1939-1961. Durham attended the University of North Carolina and received a Master's...
    • Carolina Beach Boardwalk (13)

    • grants, inspections, redevelopment, city council, Carolina Beach
    • From left, Ed Chinnis, Jeff Newsome and Carolina Beach Mayor Neil Pharr inspect the boardwalk at Carolina Beach Thursday morning. The town has received a grant to study re-development of the boardwalk.
    • Charles Edward Loughlin

    • Southport (N.C.); Chemical engineering; North Carolina State University
    • Charles Loughlin standing in a yard. Charles Edward Loughlin (1914-1986) was born in Southport, Brunswick County, NC, and died in Brevard County, Florida. He attended New Hanover High School in the early 1930s, and was a member of the Wilmington...
    • Charles P. Murray, Jr.

    • Murray, Charles P. (Charles Patrick), 1921-2011; Medal of Honor; High School
    • Photograph of Charles Patrick Murrary, Jr. at an award ceremony. Charles Patrick Murray, Jr. was a highly decorated officer serving in the U.S. Army. He received a Medal of Honor for his actions during WWII. He was a graduate of New Hanover High...
    • Charlie Daniels

    • Daniels, Charlie, 1936- ; Country music; Musicians
    • Publicity photograph of Charlie Daniels. Charles Edward Daniels (1936- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He is a country music singer-songwriter known for his contributions to country and southern rock music. He plays bass, guitar, fiddle, and...

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