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    • Billie Ruth Sudduth

    • Sudduth, Billie Ruth; Baskets
    • Billie Ruth Sudduth standing next to one of her baskets on display. Billie Ruth Sudduth (1945- ) is a world-renowned basket maker. Her work has been displayed at numerous institutions, including the Smithsonian, the Mint Museum, and the Cameron...
    • Dave Nathans

    • Churches; Historic preservation
    • Dave Nathans standing in front of what is probably St. Andrews' Presbyterian church during his work on its restoration. Dave Nathans, originally a contractor with Urban Building Development, became involved in the preservation and restoration at...
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi

    • Pottery; Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum;
    • Hiroshi Sueyoshi working on a student's vase during a pottery class at the Pancoe Art Center in the Cameron Art Museum. Hiroshi Sueyoshi (1946- ), master potter, exhibitor, and teacher/mentor, has lived in North Carolina since 1971, and...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • W. P. A. workers developed land for the public park in addition to building the road around the lake. During the Depression, construction workers built the five mile drive around the lake. It was completed in July, 1931, as part of a Works Project...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who had a job contributed a day's wages to help with the road construction, putting some of the numerous...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who had a job contributed a day's wages to help with the road construction, putting some of the numerous...
    • Claude Howell

    • Howell, Claude, 1915-1997
    • Photograph of Claude Howell in his studio/apartment. Claude Howell (1915-1997) was one of North Carolina's premier painters. His paintings were mainly concerned with the North Carolina coastal areas, documenting the people and landscapes of the...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • Cleaning the underbrush and trees, W.P.A. workers prepare the site for the construction of Community Drive. During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who...
    • Greenfield Lake Park.

    • Greenfield Lake, Community Drive
    • The Community Drive/W.P.A. Project in the process of development. During the Depression, employees of the Workers Progress Administration (W.P.A.) built a road (Community Drive) around the lake. Those who had a job contributed a day's wages to...
    • Sunward Yacht Corp.

    • boat repairs, boats, New Hanover County, businesses
    • John Werdal, Dave McCall, Mark Nedabylek, and Randy Lewis finish a splash rail and prepare the bottom of a 48 ft. power boat for painting. The men all work Sunward Yacht Corp. The work was done at Port Cape Fear Marina and Boatyard on River Road...
    • Don Hyatt and Joseph N. Hutcherson

    • Shipyard; Savings bonds; World War II
    • Don Hyatt, foreman of the Drillers department, handing two War Bonds totaling $1,500 to Joseph N. Hutcherson, a member of the department. Joseph Hutcherson had the record for the most holes drilled during any regular shift at the time of this...
    • Rev. William H. Milton, D.D.

    • St. James Church (Wilmington, N.C.); Milton, William Hammond, 1869-1946
    • The Rev. William H. Milton, D.D., standing in front of what is probably St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington, NC. The Rev. William Hammond Milton, D.D. (1868-1946) was Rector of St James from 1906-1936. He was very involved in the National...
    • Major William Arthur Snow

    • United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Wilmington District; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
    • Military photograph of Major William Arthur Snow in uniform. William Arthur Snow (1894-1940) was born in New York and was a graduate of the United States Military Academy and M.I.T. A decorated veteran of World War I, he served with the 2nd...
    • Blaine Daugherty

    • Bonsai; Master gardeners
    • Blaine Daugherty working on a pine tree during a Cape Fear Bonsai Society workshop, probably held at the New Hanover County Arboretum auditorium. Blaine's wife, Marie Brinton, is watching his work. The Cape Fear Bonsai Society was organized in...
    • William Roy Yopp

    • Printing; baseball
    • Portrait of William Roy Yopp. William Roy Yopp (1886-1937) was born in Florence, South Carolina. He came to Wilmington in 1908 and first started work as a motorman on the street car lines. In 1911, Yopp helped to found the Regwill Printing...
    • Oscar Andrew DuRant

    • City council members; Bridges; Businessmen; Brunswick County (N.C.)
    • Portrait of Oscar Andrew DuRant. Oscar Andrew DuRant (1862-1944) was born in Town Creek, Brunswick County, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Brunswick County and then went to work for his father's public grain mill company. In 1892 he...
    • C. Conley Wilson III

    • Iron foundries
    • Newspaper photograph used in C. Conley Wilson III obituary. Charles Conley Wilson III (1945-1997) was born and died in New Hanover county, NC. He was the president of Wilmington Iron Works. The company that came to be known as the Wilmington...

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