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    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X

    • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010; North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.)--History; Cape Fear Garden Club (Wilmington, N.C.)--History
    • Kathryn Grayson, Azalea Queen X, cutting the ribbon at the home of Mrs. Bruce B. Cameron during the 1957 Azalea Festival. Eleanor Spence LeGrand Hervey stands in the background. Kathryn Grayson (1922-2010) was a popular singer and actress and a...
    • Lazarus House Kitchen

    • Built by Aaron Lazarus (1777-1841), a merchant and native of Charleston, SC, as one of two kitchens for his principal residence which still stands to the East. Converted to a residence by 1889. Purchased and enlarged in 1923 by Aaron Goldberg,...
    • Dr. Armand John deRosset III

    • deRosset, Armand John, 1807-1897; Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Published photograph of Dr. Armand John deRosset III. Dr. deRosset III (1807-1897) was one in a long line of doctors in the deRosset family. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1824 with his A.B. degree and received...
    • New Hanover County Animal Control (2)

    • opossums, animal control, New Hanover County
    • Darrell Wolf holds a steel pot containing a rescued opossum Monday morning as fellow Wilmington firefighters Rick Pearsall and James DeVane look on. The opossum was found in the Grace United Methodist Church's dishwasher Monday am by church...
    • Tide Water Power Company

    • power companies, Tide Water
    • An unidentified man stands in front of the Tide Water Power Company building on 217-221 Princess Street, Wilmington, N.C. in 1922. The TWPC was a gas and electric service and Street railways company. A. E. Fitkin of New York, NY was president from...
    • Daisy Lovering Standing on the Street

    • women's fashion, theatre
    • Daisy Lovering stands in front of a brick and stone building in a portrait taken by Nashville photographer Duncan Doris. Lovering's autograph is on the back of the portrait. Lovering (1869-1950), aunt to Helen Lovering, was an actress who...
    • George Davis

    • Confederate States of America; Lawyers
    • Portrait of George Davis. George Davis (1820-1896) was born in Porter's Neck, NC. He established a law practice in Wilmington, NC and served as one of the delegates to the Peace Congress in Washington preceding the Civil War. When the Confederate...
    • Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset

    • deRosset Family
    • Portrait of Catherine, Eliza, and Alice de Rosset. Catherine, Eliza, and Alice deRosset were members of a prominent local family. They were some of the eleven children of Dr. Armand J. deRosset III and his first wife, Eliza Jane Lord. The family...
    • Baseball at Hardee Field

    • New Hanover County, baseball teams
    • Megan St. Ledger stands at attention with her team mates during the national anthem before the Winter Park - Whiteville baseball game at Hardee Field in Wilmington. N.C. Megan is the bat girl, and her father, Jeep St. Ledger, is the coach.
    • North Front Street - Blocks 100 and 200.

    • N. Front Street, Parade, Armistice Day, Murchison
    • Military parade marches south on Front Street, possibly an Armistice Day celebration. Old stone post office (built 1889-1891) was on the southeast corner of Front and Chestnut streets. In the background is the Murchison National Bank/Acme Building...
    • Calvin Wright

    • Pender County (N.C.); Emergency workers; Volunteer fire fighters
    • Calvin Wright stands in front of a Pender County Emergency vehicle. In 1989, Calvin Wright was a volunteer emergency medical technician, a volunteer fireman, and a jailer for the Pender County Sheriff's Department.
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders

    • African American Newspapers; African American Churches
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders Rev. D. J. Sanders (1845? -1907) became the pastor of the Chestnut Street Presbyterian church on May 15, 1874, a small Carpenter Gothic and Italianate style church with a African-American congregation, that still stands on...


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