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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 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • J. Lowell White House

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Cornelius Harnett School

    • schools, Cornelius Harnett School, James B. Dudley
    • The Cornelius Harnett School constructed in 1914, and located at 920 N. 6th St. It was named in honor of Cornelius Harnett, the revolutionary patriot. White children were educated there until it closed in 1942. It reopened in 1949 with an...
    • Bishop James Walker Hood

    • Hood, James Walker, 1831-1918; African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
    • Black and white copy print of a drawing of Bishop Hood. James Walker Hood (1831-1918) was sent as a church Elder to do mission fieldwork in North Carolina. He was Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1868 to 1870, and he co-founded...
    • Boating at Greenfield Lake

    • Recreational activities, boating, WPA projects, Azaleas, parks, 3rd Street, spillways, Dr. Samuel Green
    • Canoes and rowboats being paddled between the cypress trees on Greenfield Lak where men are shown dressed in dark pants, white shirts, ties and hats. The lake was named for Dr. Samuel Green who owned a rice plantation on the site. The land was...
    • 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...
    • Rev. Dr. A. J. Wilson

    • A. M. E. Church
    • Copy of a black and white newspaper photograph of the Rev. Dr. A.J. Wilson. Rev. Dr. Allen Jeffrey Wilson (1870-?) was the pastor of several A.M.E. churches throughout North Carolina, including Wilmington's St. Stephen A.M.E. from 1913-1917. ...
    • 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...

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