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    • Diane Cobb Cashman and Andrew Harriss, Jr.

    • Cashman, Diane Cobb, 1938-; Lower Cape Fear Historical Society; Harriss, Andrews, Jr., 1898-1998
    • Photograph of Diane Cobb Cashman and Andrew Harriss, Jr. at a "Cape Fear Adventure" Christmas party. Diane Cobb Cashman (1938- ) is a prolific local author and researcher. She was a former president and longtime archivist for the Lower Cape Fear...
    • McKoy Family

    • Ships--Launching; North Carolina Shipbuilding Company; Bacon, Henry, 1866-1924
    • Photograph of the McKoy Family at the launching of the S.S. Henry Bacon in Wilmington, NC on November 11, 1942. Henry Bacon was Katherine Bacon McKoy's father. Front row, left to right: Elizabeth F. McKoy, James Hassel McKoy, Jr., Betty Bacon...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry Smith

    • Upper class women
    • Photograph of Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry Smith. Mary Elizabeth Rose Duclos Barry Smith (1844-1925) was the daughter of Mary Stedman Owen and Jonathan Antoine Barry, a member of the firm of Barry & Bryant in Wilmington, NC. She married Harry...
    • Students Launch Boat

    • CFTI Boats, Wilmington, NC
    • Ron Wahab (right) and John Langone (left) and Sandy Mitchell (far background) help launch the 22 ft hand built wooden boat into the surf at Wrightsville Beach next to the Sheraton Inn on Sat morning. The boat was built at Cape Fear Tech for...
    • Mary Alice Jervay

    • African American Newspapers; African American women; African American--history
    • Photograph of Mary Alice Jervay. Mary Alice McNeill Jervay (1874-1948) was the wife of Robert Smith Jervay, who started a Wilmington weekly newspaper for African American readers in 1927 called "The Cape Fear Journal." She was originally a...
    • Robert Smith Jervay

    • African American Newspapers
    • Robert Smith Jervay Robert Smith Jervay (1873-1941) was born in Summerville, S.C. He moved his family to Wilmington in 1911 for the better educational opportunities, and started a printing business called Jervay Printing. In 1927 his son Henry...
    • Thomas C. Jervay

    • African American newspapers; African American--History
    • Thomas Clarence Jervay with President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House. Thomas C. Jervay (1914-1993) took over the leadership of his family printing and newspaper business after his father passed away. In 1945 he changed the name of the...
    • National Cemetery.

    • National Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves
    • The old caretakers' lodge with the mansard roof is to the left (looking northwest). Burials were first made in this cemetery, located on Market Street at North Twentieth Street, in February, 1867. It contains the remains of those Union soldiers who...

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