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    • Peggy Payne

    • Payne, Peggy, 1949; Women authors; Travel writers
    • Peggy Payne in Varanasi, India. Peggy Payne (1949- ) is a native of Wilmington, NC. She graduated from New Hanover High School and Duke University. She is a successful travel writer, freelance journalist, reporter, and author.
    • Captain Frank Conlon

    • North Carolina (Armored cruiser : ACR-12)
    • Military photograph of Captain Frank Conlon. Captain Frank Conlon (1926 - ) is a retired Navy Captain who was the captain/executive director of the USS North Carolina from 1978 to 1991. The USS North Carolina is one of the area's most famous...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Marianne Nyman Helgesen

    • Swedish Americans; Models (Persons)--Sweden; Actresses--Sweden
    • Photograph of Marianne Helgesen from her obituary. Marianne Nyman Helgesen (1937-2013) was born in Lysekil, Sweden, and was the daughter of Eric and Wera Johansson Nyman. She worked as a model for the Lapedus Company and became the first Miss...
    • Kunnering Group

    • McKoy, Henry Bacon, 1893-1991; Jonkonnu (Festival)
    • A group of young men out "Coonering" in Wilmington, NC. Standing (left to right) Henry Bacon McKoy (1893-1991), Douglas Hart McKoy (1894-1925), Edward Ashe (1894-?), Glasgow Hicks (1893-1957). Possibly derived from a festival of West African...
    • Alice Heron London

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    • Studio portrait of Alice Heron London. Alice Heron London (1814-1881) was born in Wilmington, NC, and married Platt Ketchum Dickinson in 1845. They had no children, but Alice and her husband raised her nephew, Pembroke Jones, as their own when his...
    • Bob Mitchell

    • Ferries
    • Photograph of Bob Mitchell on duty as ferry operator. Bob Mitchell served for many years as the operator of the Elwells Ferry on the Cape Fear River between Carvers and Kelly in Bladen County, NC. The ferry provides a shortcut between N.C. 87 and...
    • Shrimp Boats on Calabash Waterfront

    • Shrimping, Calabash, NC
    • The Calabash waterfront where a dozen shrimp boats dock after dragging the strand. The shrimpers travel down the Calabash river, emerging into the ocean in South Carolina waters. The shrimp are sold to tourists who walk up to the docks.

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