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    • 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...
    • Jonathan Cooper

    • Football; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Jonathan Cooper as featured in the John T. Hoggard high school yearbook. Jonathan Javell Cooper (1990- ) was born in Wilmington, NC and attended John T. Hoggard High School. He played guard at Hoggard and was ranked 8th in the state and 21st...
    • Marines Prepare Machine Gun

    • Training, Camp LeJeune, NC
    • Sweltering in near 100 degree heat, Marines in foxholes on Onslow Beach prepare .50-caliber machine gun for anti-aircraft use. While Hawk surface-to-air missiles were the primary line of defense against drones playing the part of enemy aircraft ,...
    • Oakdale Cemetery - Monument of Henry Bacon.

    • Oakdale Cemetery, Cemeteries, Graves, Henry Bacon
    • Monument is to Henry Bacon (1866-1924), who spent his childhood in Wilmington while his father, Henry Bacon, Sr. (1822-1891), was the chief engineer for the "Rocks", a Federal navigation project (begun in 1875) to close New Inlet near Federal...
    • Boy Scouts Camping

    • Bruswick County, North Carolina, camping, scouting, organizations
    • Micheal Randolph, left, and Jeffray Hankins enjoy each others company while resting on cots in their tent at a scouts campsite. They are members of Troop 243, Bolivia, NC.
    • Linwood Dozier Latta

    • New Hanover County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners
    • Photograph of Linwood Latta taken while on vacation in 1949. Linwood Dozier Latta (1882-1961) was born in Wilmington, NC and worked for 18 years with N. Jacobi Hardware Company. In 1924 he moved to Goldsboro, NC. In 1929 he returned to...
    • Hardin and Northrop Family Papers, 1849-1953

    • Hardin, Mark Bernard, -- 1838-1916 -- Correspondence; Harding family; Northrop, Fannie; Northrop, William H.; Northrop family.
    • The Collection contains a series of letters transcribed from primary sources located at the Virginia Military Institute archives concerning Mark Bernard Hardin. Letters of correspondence with Mark B. Hardin range from 1849 to 1899, while letters...
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...
    • GROW Collection, 1979-1998

    • Gay rights -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County; AIDS activists -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County; Counseling -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County; Gays -- Abuse of -- North Carolina; Lesbians -- Abuse of -- North Carolina;...
    • The Collection contains a series of letters transcribed from primary sources located at the Virginia Military Institute archives concerning Mark Bernard Hardin. Letters of correspondence with Mark B. Hardin range from 1849 to 1899, while letters...
    • President Woodrow Wilson

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
    • A program for the Centennial Memorial Service held for Woodrow Wilson at the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) is the only U.S. president to have called Wilmington home. President Wilson's parents moved to the...
    • Martin S.  Willard Collection, 1810-1993

    • Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933; Willard, Martin Stevenson, -- 1858-1933. -- Correspondence; Carolina Insurance Comany -- History; North Carolina. -- Dept. of Insurance -- History; New Hanover County (N.C.). -- Board of Commissioners --...
    • This collection contains 35 boxes holding ledgers, correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, deeds, photographs, and insurance documents. Boxes 1-6 contain ledgers filled with correspondence from Willard’s insurance business. There are 16...
    • Sonny Jurgensen

    • Jurgensen, Sonny, 1934-; Football Players
    • Sonny Jurgensen as a senior in the New Hanover High School 1953 yearbook. Christian Adolph "Sonny" Jurgensen III (1934- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. He started in three sports during his time at New Hanover High School. He averaged at least 12...
    • James Albert Loughlin

    • Civil Engineers; Southport (N.C.)
    • Photograph of James Albert Loughlin, 16 years old, in his Old Point Comfort Military Academy, VA, uniform. James Albert Loughlin (1890-1967) was born in Warrenton, NC, but his family moved to the Southport area while he was in military school in...

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