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    • Motor Corps

    • World War, 1914-1918--Women--United States
    • A photograph of women in the Motor Corps. The caption reads "Just a part of our Motor Corps, Wilmington North Carolina." Names included on the photograph, left to right: Fennell (possibly Charlotte), Dickinson, Lewis, Bluethenthal, Rankin,...
    • John D. Bellamy Building

    • Commercial building constructed as rental property for John D. Bellamy, Jr. (1854-1942), attorney and U.S. congressman; and wife, Emma May Hargrove (1857-1944), native of Hibernia Plantation, Granville County, NC. Remained in family for forty-five...
    • North Front and Chestnut streets, looking north.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison Building, Feast of Pirates
    • At eleven stories, the Murchison-First Union Building is the tallest structure in Wilmington. Built 1913-1914, Wilmington native, Kenneth M. Murchison (1872-1938) of New York, was the architect for the Neoclassical Revival building, which...
    • Eleanor Wright

    • Upper class women; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Newspaper photograph of Miss Eleanor Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Wright, aboard the Holland America Liner Statendam, off for a mid-winter cruise through the Caribbean. Eleanor Wright Beane (1915-2002) was the granddaughter of...
    • Donora Smog Victims

    • Donora (Pa.)
    • Newspaper clipping of a photograph of the forty victims of the Donora fog of 1948 arriving in Wilmington, NC at Bluethenthal Field. In late October of 1948, a rare weather condition caused pollution from the smokestacks at Donora Zinc Works to...
    • Mary Lily Kenan

    • Bingham, Mary Lily Kenan, 1867-1917; Upper class women; Philanthropists
    • Studio photograph of Mary Lily Kenan. Mary Lily Kenan (1867-1917) was born to the Kenan Family of Wilmington, NC. She married late in life in 1901 to Henry M. Flagler, an extremely wealthy gentleman. He was 71, she was 34. They were married at...
    • North Front Street - 200 block.

    • N. Front Street, Murchison, Chestnut Street
    • Chestnut Street - 100 block - north side The main buildings are (from left) the first floor of the Murchison Building, (built 1913/1914); the Murchison National Bank-Acme Building (1902) and the tall building to the left, the Cape Fear Hotel...
    • Alice Heron London

    • 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...
    • Theresa Parsley

    • Upper class women
    • Studio portrait of Theresa Parsley, 14 months old. Theresa Parsley (1895-1977) was the daughter of George and Katherine Parsley. She married Carl H. Abel in 1915. Carl Abel was a lieutenant on the Coast Guard Cutter "Seminole." She died in Dade...
    • Ann Eliza McKay Lucas

    • Bladen County (N.C.); Upper class women
    • Head shot of Mrs. Ann Eliza McKay Lucas. Ann Eliza McKay (circa 1850 -1915) was married to Dr. William Lucas. She was a descendant of General McKay of Bladen County and revolutionary war fame. Dr. and Mrs. Lucas had ten children.
    • Susan Eugenia Beery Moore

    • Upper class women; Charity organization; Grace United Methodist Church (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Portrait of Susan Eugenia Beery Moore. Susan Eugenia Beery Moore ()1849-1925) was the daughter of Benjamin Beery. Eugenia was a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal Church through most of her childhood and early adulthood and later joined...
    • Third and Market streets.

    • St. James Episcopal Church, Third Street, Market Street, Carolina Apartments, Colonial Apartments
    • St. James Episcopal Church is at the center, with the tower of the church's Great Hall and Carolina Apartments in the distance. At left is the Colonial Apartments with its mansard roof. The top of the red brick YMCA building can be seen next to the...
    • Murchison Building

    • Murchison Building
    • At eleven stories, the Murchison-First Union Building is the tallest structure in Wilmington. Built 1913-1914, Wilmington native, Kenneth M. Murchison (1872-1938) of New York, was the architect for the Neoclassical Revival building, which...
    • Rinaldo Burrus Page

    • Wilmington star-news (Wilmington, N.C.); Newspaper publishing; North Carolina State Port Authority
    • Portrait of Rinaldo B. Page. Rinaldo Burrus Page (1890-1955) was born in Columbus, GA. Born into family with a long and prominent history in southern journalism, Page began his career working as a staff member for various newspapers owned by his...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Lumina.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Lumina, Lumina Pavilion, Movie Screen
    • View from the upper story of the famous pavilion, looking east at bathers in the ocean. Note movie screen at extreme left. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and...
    • Melva Boney Carr Pearsall

    • Duplin County (N.C.); Upper class women; National Society Daughters of the American Revolution of North Carolina
    • Photograph of Miss Melva Boney Carr at Queens College, age 13-14. Melva Boney Carr Pearsall (1892-1990) was born in Rose Hill, Duplin County, NC. She is the child of Charles Carr and his wife Annie Boney. She taught in Charlotte, NC for several...
    • Margaret Tannahill Sprunt Hall

    • Upper class women; Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • Margaret Tannahill Sprunt Hall. Margaret Tannahill Sprunt (1844-1914) was the wife of Benjamin Franklin Hall. She was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, British West Indies.


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