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    • Elvie Linwood White

    • Ice cream industry; Cold storage industry
    • Portrait of Elvie Linwood White. Elvie Linwood White (1889- ) was born in Virginia. White moved to Wilmington, NC in 1922 to become manager of the the T.S. Southgate & Company Wilmington branch, where he remained for two years. White purchased...
    • Haywood Edwin White III

    • Lawyers; Legislators
    • Official bio photograph of Haywood Edwin "Woody" White III. Haywood Edwin "Woody" White III (1969- ) was born in Lenoir County, NC. A lifelong resident of southeastern North Carolina, he is a practicing attorney in New Hanover County. Currently...
    • Martin L. and Ruth G. White

    • Grocery trade; Shallotte (N.C.); Brunswick County (N.C.)
    • Mr. and Mrs. Martin Luther White in front of their retail grocery store in Shallotte, NC. Martin Luther White (1874-1948) was born and died in Brunswick County, NC. His wife, Ruth Gore White (1878-1972) was also from Shallotte in Brunswick...
    • Dr. William H. G. Lucas

    • Physicians; White Oak (Bladen County, N.C.)
    • Head shot of Dr. William H.G. Lucas. Dr. William H. G. Lucas (1844-1919) was born at White Hall in Bladen County, his family home for a hundred years. He was a physician in Bladen County for almost fifty years, and a member of the State and...
    • Lori White

    • Singers; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
    • Head shot of Lori White. Dr. Lori N. White was a member of the music faculty at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in the 1990s. She was an assistant professor of Fine Arts, and often gave vocal performances.
    • Dr. William White Harriss

    • Physicians; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Ship brokers
    • Portrait of Dr. William White Harriss. William White Harriss (1824-1901) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College and the medical department of the...
    • 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...
    • NCRPC0905

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • The launching part of the U.S.S. Adirondack took place Jan. 13, 1945. Pictured left to right are Mr. P.F. Halsey; Mrs. Harry T. Johnson; Mr. E.L. White; Mrs. L.B. Grainger; W.S. McMahon; Mrs. J. Chadbourne and Mrs. E.L. White, sponsor.
    • Catherine Ann McKay Fulton

    • Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Black and white photograph of Catherine Ann McKay Fulton. Catherine Ann McKay (1821-1898) was born at Smithville (now Southport) ,NC. Her parents died when she was young, and she went to live with her uncle Dr. William Berry's family in...
    • J. Lowell White House

    • Colonial Revival style house built for Joseph Lowell White (1880-1947), native of Burlington, Iowa, Superintendent of Transportation, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; and wife, Ola Rogers, native of Texas. Purchased in 1957 by William Osler Humphrey...
    • Kristina McNeill

    • Middle schools; Armstrong, Neil, 1930-2012
    • Photograph of Kristina McNeill sitting in her home on the floor with her scrapbooks. Kristina McNeill (1981?- )was a student at Roland Grise Middle School and a member of the Young Astronaut Club when she was selected as one of seven students...
    • 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...
    • Shipyard Canteen, World War I

    • Shipyards; World War I; Local history
    • Photograph of Liberty Shipyard Commissary during World War I. Marion Reaves is the young boy at the counter in the white shirt and tie. He worked from 11:30 through 12:30 for dinner, earning 50 cents a day. Marion W. Reaves (1904-1970) was the...
    • 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...
    • Helen Johnson Carter

    • Bladen County (N.C.)
    • Helen Johnson Carter Johnson in front of White Lake, NC. Helen Johnson (1916-2004) was born in Nash County, NC and raised in Bladen County, NC. She married Daniel Carter, who died in the 1950s, and then Harvie Johnson, becoming Helen Johnson...
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    • Penny Postcard
    • This divided back penny postcard features a black and white photograph of a man in a bathing suit at the beach.
    • Thomas C. Jervay

    • African American newspapers; African American--History
    • Thomas Clarence Jervay with President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House. Thomas C. Jervay (1914-1993) took over the leadership of his family printing and newspaper business after his father passed away. In 1945 he changed the name of the...
    • Charles Venson Medlin

    • Surf City (N.C.); City councils
    • Black and white photograph used in the newspaper obituary for Charles Venson Medlin. Charles Venson Medlin (1923-1998) was a longtime businessman in Surf City, NC. He was a native of North Carolina, having been born in Nash County. He was an...


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