Recent Donations

NOVEMBER 2021

ACCESSIONED
Chris and Michelle McDermott: Covid-19 vaccination button and photograph, 2021.
Barbara Heath Pendergrass: marriage certificate, 1887.
Sheryl K. Mays: New Hanover County service award pin, Wilmington Rotary Club materials, NAACP membership card, 2010s.
Verandas Bed and Breakfast Inn: respirator masks, 2020. 

UNACCESSIONED (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)
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OCTOBER 2021

ACCESSIONED
Elizabeth Harris: Azalea Belle cutout display, 2021.
Wilmington Sharks Baseball: bobblehead, jersey, and baseball cap, 2019. 
Kitty Yerkes: “We will not yield” campaign button, 2020. 
Jack Mills: Pandemic-themed cartoons, 2020.
Champion McDowell Davis Charitable Foundation: portrait of Champ Davis, about 1950. 

UNACCESSIONED (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)
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SEPTEMBER 2021

ACCESSIONED
Margaret Marie Ashworth:  New Hanover High School yearbooks, 1956-1957 
Sneed Family: Under the Dome set prop, 2013.
Ducky Garner: “Essential employee” letter, 2020. 

UNACCESSIONED (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)
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AUGUST 2021

ACCESSIONED
Sheryl Mays: Biden/Harris Inauguration ticket, 2021. 
Agnes Beane: dollhouse and doll furniture, 1940s. 
William H. Sessoms, Jr.: Navassa Guano Company photographs, 1800s.
Panice H. Clark: James Walker Memorial Hospital nursing school yearbook, diploma, and cape, 1952. 
Simon Lashford: Covid-19 vaccination button, 2021. 

UNACCESSIONED (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)
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JUNE 2021 – JULY 2021 – NO ACQUISITIONS

MAY 2021 

ACCESSIONED
Dorothy Hathaway: WWII and Queen’s Coronation trip scrapbooks, 1940s-1950s.
Debbie Scheu: Azalea Belle gown, 2011.
Mary Pongonis: handmade scrub cap, headband, and mask, 2020.
Dr. Jim Baldwin: “Hunkered Down Homilies” bound book of sermons, 2020.
Anonymous: television, 1980s.
UNCW student: wedding invitation and election mailer, 2020.
Angela Hankins Metts: piano, 1969.

UNACCESSIONED (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)
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APRIL 2021 – NO ACQUISITIONS

MARCH 2021 

ACCESSIONED
Geoffrey Honaker and Deborah Covington: fire extinguisher, 1930s.
Anonymous: North Carolina Board of Elections pen, 2020.
Anonymous: election canvassing materials, 2020.
Douglas Erickson: 9/11 Red Cross materials, 2001.
Nanci Ann Cofflin & Stephen Chiappisi: Hurricane Florence collage art, 2018.
Anonymous: political campaign mailers, 2020.
Anonymous: political campaign mailers, 2020.

UNACCESSIONED (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)
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FEBRUARY 2021 – NO ACQUISITIONS

JANUARY 2021

ACCESSIONED
E. A. Laney HIgh School: graduating senior class yard signs, 2020.

UNACCESSIONED (For Demonstration Collection, Research Library, or use in Museum Operations)
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Covid-19 vaccination button, 2021.
2021.026.0001
Gift of Chris and Michelle McDermott

Marriage certificate, 1887.
2021.030.0001
Gift of Barbara Heath Pendergrass

New Hanover County service award pin, 2018.
2021.031.0001
Gift of Sheryl K. Mays
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