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    • James Benson Dudley

    • African American educators; African American newspaper editors; African American freemasonry; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Studio portrait of James Dudley. James Benson Dudley (1859-1925)was born in Wilmington, NC, to John Bishop and Annie Hatch Dudley, who were slaves of Edward B. Dudley, Governor of North Carolina. He majored in elementary education at Shaw...
    • 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...
    • Katherine Howe King

    • African American Nurses; St. Agnes Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.)
    • Katherine Howe King, nurse, with her charge. Katherine Howe King (1882-1948) was the daughter of John Harris Howe (who built many homes in Wilmington, NC) and Abbey Jane Waddell Howe. She went to St Agnes College in Raleigh, NC, one of the most...
    • Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • African American Physicians; Eaton, Hubert A. (Hubert Arthur), 1916-1991; African American tennis players; Segregation
    • Studio Portrait of Hubert Eaton, Sr. Hubert A. Eaton, Sr. (1916-1991) was born in Fayetteville, NC. He received his Bachelor of Science from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte NC in 1937, and went on to the University of Michigan, where he...
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr.

    • African American tennis players
    • Lendward Simpson, Jr. speaking at a memorial service for Dr. Hubert Eaton. He is discussing the time he caught a fish hook in his ear and Dr. Eaton treated him. Lendward (Lenny) Simpson, Jr. (1948- ) was born at New Hanover Hospital, and attended...
    • Boney Family Architects

    • Architects--North Carolina-- Biography
    • Family photograph of the Boneys. From right to left: Leslie Norwood Boney, Sr., Leslie Boney, Jr., William Joseph Boney, Charles Hussey Boney, Paul Boney in front. Leslie Norwood Boney (1880-1964) was a well-known and respected architect in...
    • Alex Manly

    • Armstrong Association of Philadelphia; African American newspaper editors; Wilmington Race Riot, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
    • Portrait of Alex Manly. Alex Manly (1866-1944) was born in Wake County, North Carolina to parents who were freed slaves of Governor Charles Manly. It is believed that Alex Manly is the son of Governor Manly. He attended the Hampton Institute where...
    • Mary Ellen Golden

    • Artists; Watercolorists
    • Mary Ellen Golden sitting in front of an easel. Mary Ellen Golden (1942- ) was born and raised in Rose Hill. She is a talented artist who works in watercolors. She attended Wallace Rose Hill High School and then Duke University, where she met...
    • Margie Worthington

    • Artists; Women artists; Cameron Art Museum
    • Margie Worthington at St. John's Museum of Art. Margie Worthington is an artist and art educator. She moved to Wilmington, NC in 1984 where she became the first Curator of Education at St. John's Museum of Art (now Cameron Art Museum), a...
    • Neil Marcus Woodcock

    • Atkinson (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners; World War II
    • Head shot used in newspaper article on Mr. Neil Marcus Woodcock's death. Neil Marcus Woodcock (1917-1999) was born in Atkinson, Pender County, NC. He was a 1933 graduate of Atkinson High School, and served in World War II for two and a half...
    • 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...
    • Richard Frederick Hewlett, Jr.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Environmentalists; Tennis
    • Photograph of Richard Frederick Hewlett, Jr. used online by the funeral home. Richard Frederick Hewlett, Jr. (1929-2013) was born and died in Wilmington, NC. He grew up in the Dry Pond area of Wilmington, where he became a local and state level...
    • Dr. Graham Barefoot

    • Barefoot family, Murray family, physicians, medicine, James Walker Memorial Hospital
    • Dr. Graham B. Barefoot (1900-1967), son of Napoleon Bonaparte and Freddie Blake Barefoot, was born March 1st, 1900, in Columbus County, N.C. His brother, William Frederick, was also a medical doctor. He married Elizabeth Murray and attended Wake...
    • Dr. Graham Barefoot

    • Barefoot family, physicians, medicine
    • Dr. Graham B. Barefoot (1900-1967), was born in Columbus County, North Carolina, March 1st, 1900. He is the son of Napoleon Bonaparte and Freddie Blake Barefoot and had one brother, William Frederick Barefoot, M.D. He married Elizabeth Murray. He...
    • Robert Buzz Peterson

    • Basketball--North Carolina--Chapel Hill; Basketball Coaches
    • picture caption: "Mug shot for Sports briefs - Buzz Peterson, North Carolina" Robert "Buzz" Peterson (1963- ) is the current head coach of the UNC Wilmington Seahawks men's basketball team. A star high school basketball player, he played...
    • Sheila Boles

    • Basketball coaches
    • John T. Hoggard High School yearbook photograph of Sheila Boles. Sheila Boles (1954- ) graduated from Seventy First High School in Fayetteville, NC in 1972 and started at North Carolina State University, but transferred to the University of North...
    • Brian Rowsom

    • Basketball; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Brian Rowsom shows his framed basketball jersey to the crowd at Trask Coliseum during a halftime presentation when his jersey was retired. Brian Rowsom (1965- ) is from Columbia, Tyrell County, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina...
    • Mr. George Bellamy and Dr. Galloway

    • Bellamy family, Galloway family, physicians, Brunswick County
    • Mr. George Bellamy, also known as the "Duke" of Brunswick County, with Dr. Walter Curtis Galloway. Dr. Galloway (1851-1938), was born in Brunswick County, North Carolina.He earned his M.D. from Washington University in Baltimore (with honors) in...

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