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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...
    • 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...
    • Yopp House

    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Little House

    • 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...
    • Henry Louis Vollers

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Bankers; Grocery trade
    • Portrait of Henry Vollers. Henry Louis Vollers (1859-1922) was born in Wilmington, NC, the son of German immigrants. Vollers was in the grocery business, a member of the firm of Turrentine, Vollers & Company in 1889. He opened his own wholesale...
    • John William King House

    • BUilt for John William King (1851-1923), upholster; and wife, Carrie V. Williams (1852-1935). Remained in the family for twenty-four years. In 1929, purchased by Frfank P. Newkirk (1895-1975), elevator operator at the US Custom House; and wife,...
    • Morrison House

    • Queen Anne style house built for Thomas Morrison (1828-1901), native of Philadelphia, locomotive engineer and Blockade Runner captain and engineer. Remained in family for fifty-seven years. Purchased in 1950 by Ellen Mae Johnson (1902-1988), wife...
    • Vocal ensemble at St. John's Art Museum

    • Singers; Wilmington (N.C.); University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Cameron Art Museum
    • Small a cappella vocal ensemble performing for an event at St. John's Art Museum (now Cameron Art Museum) in Wilmington, NC. From left to right: Margaret Hickman (1951- ), Tandy Brown (1956- ), Susan Deankel (1946- ), Thad Dankel (1942- ). ...
    • William Dallas "Joe" Wright II

    • Blacks--Civil Rights
    • Portrait of Joe Wright. William Dallas "Joe" Wright II (1952-1990) was born in Wilmington on December 25, 1952. Wright was one of the youngest members of the Wilmington 10, all of whom were convicted in a case that made national news in 1972....
    • George  Hardee

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; American Legion Baseball; Wilmington (N.C.). Parks and Recreation Department
    • George "Buck" Hardee standing by the sign at the newly named Buck Hardee field at Legion Stadium. George "Buck" Hardee (1927-2005) was born in Whiteville, NC. He played on a Whiteville American Legion baseball team that went to the National...
    • St. James Episcopal Church (Present)

    • churches, Episcopal churches, Wilmington
    • St. James Parish was established by the General Assembly of the Colony of Carolina in November, 1729. In 1741, the parish was divided, with St. James Parish on the East side of the Cape Fear River and St. Philip's on the West side. The construction...
    • Hinton House

    • Mission style house built for Joseph Hatch Hinton (1870-1952), and wife, Camille Pennington (1876-1950), native of Tarboro, NC. He was the owner and manager of the Orton Hotel from 1906 to 1936; a stockholder of Seashore and Oceanic hotels at...
    • Catherine Kennedy Home

    • Women--Societies and clubs
    • Residents at the Catherine Kennedy home around Christmas time. In 1852 several Wilmington, NCladies came together to help the poor and elderly of the town, specifically women. The driving force was Catherine deRosset Kennedy (1800-1889), who led...
    • John Winecoff

    • Mounted police; Race riots
    • Black and white newspaper photograph of John Winecoff being honored as an Outstanding Young Law Enforcement Officer. John Winecoff (1949- ) joined the Wilmington, NC Police Department in May of 1971, three months after the firebombing of Mike's...


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