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    • Unknown Woman at Orton Plantation

    • Orton Plantation
    • Helen Lovering's shadow can be seen taking the photograph of this unknown woman in front of a treet at Orton Plantation. Although born in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Helen had strong family ties to Wilmington and lived there for most of her adult...
    • Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Legal secretaries; Women politicians
    • Photograph of Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright. Vivian Loretta Seigler Wright (1932- ) was born in Wilmington, NC. She attended New Hanover High School and was awarded the Amy Bradley Medal for scholastic achievements. Wright also attended Woman's...
    • Cape Fear Motor Sales

    • Automobile dealers--United States
    • Taken at Cape Fear Motor Sales at the opening of the Mercury Dealership at North 2nd Street in Wilmington, NC between 1940 and 1955. The woman on the left holding the bottle is Easter Peeler (1921-2003), buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The...
    • Blueberry Farm

    • North Carolina, farming, fruits, produce, blueberries
    • A woman (wearing an Adidas tee and Meredith College shorts) weighs a large wooden bucket of blueberries on a portable scale as a young African American boy (wearing a ball cap that reads Chemical Serv Company Grace)looks on. A metal cash box is on...
    • Dr. Hubert Eaton, Sr.

    • Eaton family, Burnett family, physicians, General Practioners, civil rights, integration
    • Dr. Hubert Arthur Eaton, Jr., son of Chester A. Eaton, M.D., and Estelle A. Eaton, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He married Celeste Burnette, daughter of Foster F. Burnett, M.D. and they had a son, Hubert A. Eaton, Jr. M.D. He attended...
    • Portrait of a Young Woman

    • This portrait is probably of actress Daisy Lovering (1869-1950), aunt of Helen and Susan Lovering. She toured with the Mason and Morgan Duo, performing in cities such as Cass City, Michigan in 1888. She was a head member of the ensemble for the...
    • Merrily Locke

    • Women political activists
    • Photograph of Merrily Locke in her home for the Star-News Woman of the Week. Merrily Locke (1948- ) was a former teacher, American Red Cross worker, and political activist living in Wilmington, NC for a period of time. Locke also ran for City...
    • Gladys Almon Sneeden

    • Independent insurance agents; Wilmington (N.C.); Women volunteers
    • Newspaper photograph of Mrs. LaMar Whiteford McIver on the occasion of her wedding, taken at her parents' home on Harbor Island, NC. Gladys Sneeden McIver (1922- ) was born in the Sea Gate area of Wilmington, NC. She went to Isaac Bear School,...
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    • Beach
    • This divided back linen postcard features a hand colored photograph of a woman in a bathing suit posing by an umbrella at Wrighsville Beach.
    • Helen Grey Smith

    • Golf; Women Golfers; Ladies Professional Golf Association
    • Helen Smith hitting a golf ball out of the sand. Helen Grey Smith (1925-2010) was an outstanding golfer and golfing teacher in the Wilmington, NC area during the 1960s and 1970s. She and her husband, former state senator William Smith, moved to...
    • Willie Earl Vereen

    • Wilmington (N.C.); School integration; Race Riots
    • Willie Earl Vereen speaking after his parole from prison, in Wilmington. From left to right: Reverand Leon White, James McKoy, and Willie Earl Vereen. Willie Earl Vereen (1953- ) and James McKoy (1952- ) were both members of the Wilmington Ten. ...


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