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    • Benjamin Franklin Keith, Jr.

    • Wilmington Race Riot, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
    • Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Keith, Jr. Benjamin Franklin Keith, Jr. (1858-1924) was a planter and land owner in the Lower Cape Fear region, credited with much of the agricultural and industrial development of the area. He was a wholesale...
    • 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,...
    • Charlotte and Mary Fennell

    • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
    • Photograph of Charlotte and Mary Fennell. Charlotte Fennell Wylie (1889-1918) and her sister Mary (Mamie) J. Fennell (1897-1970) lived at 807 Market Street in Wilmington. They were neighbors with the Metts family, and gave James I. Metts the album...
    • Johnnie Van B. Metts, Jr.

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of John Van Bokkelen Metts, Jr., captioned "Little John, 1920, in Raleigh." John Van Bokkelen Metts Jr (1915-2003) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was in the Coast Guard during World War II, and served as President of the North Carolina...
    • Jimmie I. Metts, Jr. and neighbor

    • Wilmington (N.C.); Children
    • Jimmie I. Metts sitting on the front porch of either his house or his neighbor's on Market Street. He is sitting with his dog and the neighbor, Ms. Fennell, either Charlotte or Mary, who went by Mamie. James Isaac Metts, Jr. (1910-1990) lived at...
    • John Van Bokklen Metts, Sr.

    • Metts, John VanB. (John VanBokkelen), 1876-1959; New Hanover County Board of Commissioners; World War, 1914-1918
    • Black and white photograph of John Van B. Metts, Sr., labeled "Uncle Jack at Camp Severe, 1917." This photograph was probably taken at Camp Sevier, SC, before the soldiers were shipped overseas. John is in the middle front row. John Van...
    • Jimmie I. Metts on Front Street

    • Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph of Jimmie I. Metts. The black and white photograph is labled "Hep Cat! Zoot Suit, Drape Shape!!" and shows James Isaac Metts walking down Front Street in Wilmington, NC. Metts (1910-1990) was the grandson of the Civil War General...
    • Maria Wilkinson

    • Roses; Wilmington (N.C.); American Rose Society
    • Maria Wilkinson, Rresident of the Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society, standing in the backyard of her home in Wilmington, NC. Maria Wilkinson is the wife of Chris Wilkinson. The Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society is affiliated with the American...
    • Richard Evers

    • Orchids; Wilmington (N.C.); American Orchid Society
    • Richard Evers holding one of his beautiful orchids, probably at the auditorium of the New Hanover County Arboretum. Richard P. Evers (1944- ) is a member of the Cape Fear Orchid Society. The Cape Fear Orchid Society was founded in 1987 to study...
    • Richard & Betty Gail Buggeln

    • Camellias; American Camellia Society; Gardening Societies, etc.
    • Richard and Betty Gail Buggeln in the backyard of their home in Wilmington, NC. They are standing in front of one of their large camellias (C. japonica 'Mathotiana'). Richard Buggeln (1942- ) and Betty Gail Buggeln (1945- ) are leaders in the...
    • Hickman Family visiting at Ft. Fisher

    • Fort Fisher (N.C.); Children
    • Photograph of the two Hickman children sitting at one of the outdoor cannons at Ft. Fisher, NC with a friend. From left to right: John Crutchlow (friend visiting from New Jersey), Johanna Hickman, and Michael Hickman. John Crutchlow (1978- ) and...
    • YMCA Youth Basketball Team

    • YMCA of the USA; Basketball teams
    • Indoor team photograph of a youth basketball team in the YMCA on Market Street. The girl in the back row is Johanna Hickman (1981- ), standing next to Coach Freddie Wilson (1951- ) .
    • Johanna Hickman at Canterbury Stables

    • Stables; Equestrian centers
    • Photograph of a temperamental gelding named Rooster on the left and Johanna Hickman (1981- ) on the right, taken at Canterbury Stable on Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington, NC. Canterbury Stables has been a fixture in Wilmington for over forty...
    • Beverly S. Maurer

    • Flower arrangement, Japanese; Ikebana International
    • Beverly S. Maurer standing next to her ikebana arrangement at the annual Art in Bloom show presented by Ikebana International,Wilmington Chapter 212. Ikebana International is an organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Ikebana,...
    • Blaine Daugherty

    • Bonsai; Master gardeners
    • Blaine Daugherty working on a pine tree during a Cape Fear Bonsai Society workshop, probably held at the New Hanover County Arboretum auditorium. Blaine's wife, Marie Brinton, is watching his work. The Cape Fear Bonsai Society was organized in...
    • Betty Loughlin

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; East Carolina University
    • Magazine cover for Life Around Wilmington, featuring Betty Loughlin. Life Around Wilmington was an information /shopping guide to the Wilmington, NC area published in the 1950s. In the spring of 1953, Betty Loughlin had her engagement pictures...
    • Vocal ensemble at St. John's Art Museum

    • Singers; Wilmington (N.C.); University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Cameron Art Museum
    • Small a cappella vocal ensemble performing for an event at St. John's Art Museum (now Cameron Art Museum) in Wilmington, NC. From left to right: Margaret Hickman (1951- ), Tandy Brown (1956- ), Susan Deankel (1946- ), Thad Dankel (1942- ). ...
    • Big snow storm of 1989

    • Snow; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • In the backyard of Joe and Margaret Hickman's home in Wilmington, NC, the day after the big snowfall of Christmas 1989. Michael Hickman and snowman. Michael Patrick Hickman (1984- ) is a native of Wilmington. Wilmington received around 15 inches...
    • Howard Manson Loughlin

    • Surveyors
    • Photograph of Howard Manson Loughlin standing in front of family home at 2014 Pender Avenue. Howard Manson Loughlin (1924-2013) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was a member of the New Hanover High School Class of 1942, and attended North Carolina...

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