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    • Wayne Jackson

    • Television; University of North Carolina, Wilmington
    • Wayne Jackson on remote at the election boards Wayne Robert Jackson (1926- ) was a pioneer in early television and sports broadcasting in Wilmington, NC. He was one of the first employees of WMFD in 1954, which later became WECT-TV. He was 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...
    • Yopp House

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    • Colonial Revival style house built for Walter E. Yopp (1860-1933), funeral director; and wife, Emma H. Donnelly (1872-1955). He was a Wilmington city alderman for fifteen years, a New Hanover County commissioner for twenty years and a trustee of...
    • Mary Lou Alford

    • Nursing; New Hanover Regional Medical Center
    • Head shot of Mary Lou Alford. Mary Lou Alford (1935- ) was the Chief of Nursing at New Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, NC for 12 1/2 years. She supervised 600 nurses, and retired in 1990 after 34 years in nursing. She was on the New...
    • James E. L. Wade Collection, 1917-1980

    • Wade, James E. L., -- 1889-1980 -- Correspondence; Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company -- History; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen -- History; Wade Realty Company (Wilmington, N.C.) --Correspondence; United Service Organizations (U.S.) --...
    • This collection deals largely with James E. L. Wade’s involvement in the public eye in Wilmington beginning with his career as a city councilman and later as mayor of Wilmington in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The first box contains two folders...
    • Herbert Bluethenthal and Group

    • Philanthropists; Hospitals; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Businessmen
    • Photograph of prominent citizens of the day receiving an award. Front row, left to right: George Alper, Ben Kingoff, Sam Berger, Milton Finkelstein, Benjamin May. Back row, left to right: Herbert Moskowitz, Herbert Bluethenthal, B. D. Schwartz,...
    • Alfred Hargrove Monument - Pine Forest Cemetery.

    • Pine Forest Cemetery, Cemeteries, Hargrove, Monument, Blacksmith
    • Alfred Hargrove (1819-1898) was an African-American blacksmith, who practiced his trade in Wilmington for over fifty years. After his interment, his anvil was placed on a granite stone at his grave. The hammer, which he used, was welded to the...
    • Neil Marcus Woodcock

    • Atkinson (N.C.); Pender County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners; World War II
    • Head shot used in newspaper article on Mr. Neil Marcus Woodcock's death. Neil Marcus Woodcock (1917-1999) was born in Atkinson, Pender County, NC. He was a 1933 graduate of Atkinson High School, and served in World War II for two and a half...
    • William F. Adcock

    • Orchestra; Conductors (Music)
    • William F. Adcock, conducting a class at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. William F. Adcock (1927-1982) was the founding conductor of the UNCW/Community Orchestra, now known as the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. He was on the...
    • George Kirby, Ben Chavis, and Angela Davis

    • Chavis, Ben, 1948- ; Kirby, George, ?-1997; Davis, Angela, 1944-
    • Photograph of George Kirby, Ben Chavis and Angela Davis, and unknown supporter. Ben Chavis (1948 - ) is originally from Oxford, North Carolina. He was a minister from the United Church of Christ's Commission for Racial Justice at the time of...
    • Washington Catlett

    • School principals; School superintendents
    • Portrait of Washington Catlett. Washington Catlett (1852-1934) was born in Port Royal, VA. He attended Kenmore College and came to Wilmington, NC in 1877 to accept an assistant instructor position at Cape Fear Academy. Two years later he became...
    • Bonnie Murray

    • African American women educators
    • Photograph of Bonnie Murray in the North Carolina Room of the New Hanover County Public Library. Bonnie Murray ( ) was an educator in the New Hanover County School System for 35 years. She was originally from Fayetteville, NC, but has lived in...
    • Ernest Addison

    • Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph taken on the occasion of Ernest Addison's retirement from the City of Wilmington after 41 years. Ernest Eugene Addison (1920-2001) worked for the City of Wilmington, NC for 41 years, from 1944 to 1985.
    • Hilton Park.

    • Hilton Park, Christmas Tree
    • On the north side of Wilmington, the World's Largest Living Christmas Tree, photographed in the snow. For many years, Wilmington's community Christmas tree was erected at the entrance to City Hall on Third Street. In the fall of 1928, James E. L....
    • Frederick Hart Fechtig

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Purchasing agents; Oakdale Cemetery (Wilmington, N.C.)
    • Portrait of Frederick Hart Fechtig. Frederick Hart Fechtig (1865-1951) was born in Hagerstown, MD. He began his career with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company in 1881, and over the course of his career, he became its Purchasing Agent....
    • Little House

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    • Dutch Colonial Revival style house built for Fred E. Little (1891-1975), native of Charlotte, president of Wilmington Printing Company, commissioner of Wilmington Housing Authority for 25 years; wife, Elizabeth Albright (1855-1982), native of...

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