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Real estate transfers.

Wilson Daily Times, 10 October 1911.

  • Abram B. Simms — in the 1900 census of Wilson, Wilson County: Abram Simms, 32, bricklayer, wife Mollie…
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Wilson items.

Raleigh Gazette, 18 September 1897.

  • Clarissa Williams, a Wayne County native, briefly served as principal of the colored graded school after the teacher-slapping scandal.
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He owns 108 houses.

On Samuel H. Vick:

Excerpt from the “Lincoln Graduates in the South” (referring to “theĀ Afro-American, of Charlotte, N.C., which is the leading Presbyterian weekly of the colored people of the South”) in… 7 more words

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Wilson's only colored motion picture theatre.

Wilson Daily Times, 29 July 1921.

The 1922 Sanborn insurance map of Wilson depicts the Globe Theatre on the second floor of a three-story brick building (in pink) occupied by several businesses and a Masonic lodge. 15 more words

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The murder of Nettie Vick Jones.

Ten years after Caesar Wooten shot Mittie Strickland near Wilson’s railroad tracks, another man killed a woman near the Nash Street crossing. Initially, at least, this murder drew wide attention: … 324 more words

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The estate of Henderson Bagley.

Late in the winter of 1906, Henderson Bagley closed his eyes in death. Born a slave, perhaps in Nash County, he had defied odds to accumulate a sizable estate in western Wilson County. 1,411 more words

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