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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • North Second Street and Chestnut Street.

    • Post Office Park, Cape Fear Motel, Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood House, Cape Fear Club, N. Second Street, Chestnut Street
    • An unidentified man stands next to a flower bed in Post Office Park. At left is the corner of the Cape Fear Hotel. The Dr. Thomas Fanning Wood House is on the northeast corner, with the Cape Fear Club in the center across Second Street.
    • George Reade French

    • First Baptist Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.); Bank of Wilmington (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Studio portrait of George Reade French. George Reade French (1802-1889) was a boot and shoes merchant in Wilmington, NC. He was also the President of the Bank of Wilmington, and Director and President of Oakdale Cemetery. He played a major role...
    • Lucy M. Giles House

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    • Lucy Murchison Giles (1850-1913) inherited this property in 1867 from her father Joshua Grainger Wright, Jr. In 1896, the lot was divided for two Queen Anne style houses built for rental purposes by her husband, Clayton Giles (1844-1917). The...
    • 2nd St.

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, guest houses, historic buildings, downtown,
    • An old building at 7 S. 2nd St.( an original brick street) near the corner of Market and 2nd Streets is the proposed site of a bed & breakfast. Today this site contains Courtyard Developers, which has "Diamond Feed Store" painted on front of...
    • Hill Haven Rehabilitation and Convelescent Center

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, disabilities, nursing homes, long term care facilities, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, patients, residents, parties
    • John Sola, in a balloon decorated wheelchair, is congratulated on celebrating his 30th birthday by UNC-W cheerleaders. His father, Bob Sola, stands behind him. John is a resident at Hillhaven Rehabilitation and Convalescent Center on 16th St.
    • South Water Street - 100 block.

    • S. Water Street
    • Albert Franklin Fales (1891-1943) stands next to an eighteen foot porpoise at the entrance of his father’s business, J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116 Water Street. The porpoise was harpooned by Capt. Will Moore on June 23, 1932. George Clark and...
    • South Water Street - 100 block.

    • Fales' Fish House, S. Water Street, Shark
    • In June 1932, a shark was hung in front of J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116 South Water Street. Albert Franklin Fales (1891-1943) stands next to an eighteen foot porpoise at the entrance of his father’s business, J. B. Fales’ Fish House at 116 Water...
    • Delores Delgado Stevens Holt

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    • Delores Delgado Stevens was born in Charleston, S.C. in 1872. She married Edwin Cameron Holt, a prosperous cotton manufacturer, on April 19, 1893. Delgado Cotton Mills, later Spofford Mills, was named by Edwin Holt for his wife. They had one...

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