People

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  • 4th & Market Streets 'Bus Transfer' area with a Del. Coach Co. dispatcher on duty
  • Albert (Puglisi), carried groceries home in his wagon from Hearn Brothers Grocery Store, Lancaster & Broom
  • Ashmen
  • Banana Man
  • Barefooted, Bearded Peddler, usually seen on 400 block King Street
  • 'Big Nose' Sammy, the newspaper man, 8th & Market Streets
  • 'Bob' The Ragman
  • Bowling Pin Boys
  • Breadmen
  • 'Cleaner Man'
  • Charlie Chip Man
  • Diamond Ice & Coal "Icemen" (Dominick; Mr. Tucker with cigar)
  • Diamond Ice & Coal "Coalmen"
  • Egg Man
  • Fuller Brush Man
  • Georgie, The Funny Bunny ice cream man, that was in GarfieldPark in New Castle
  • 'Herbie' the newspaper man, 6th & Market Streets
  • 'Hoagie', The Pizza Man
  • Hucksters (Teddy; Mr. Jones; Mr. Woodward)
  • 'Ice Cup Man' selling ice-cups at Buzz Zebley Field
  • Iceman with his horse saying "Ice Man , any Ice?"
  • 'Jake', the Blind Broom Man
  • 'Javelle' man selling bleach
  • Jewell Tea Man
  • 'Katrina' the Raglady
  • 'Klean-Rite' man selling bleach
  • Knife Grinder, Alvise and son Francis DeLena
  • Milkmen
  • Moonlight rides on the Wilson Line
  • Movie theater 'Ushers' with flashlights
  • 'Mr. Peanut' walking on Market Street
  • 'Paper Boys' making bill collections using their 'hole punch', customers' card' and 'change maker' on their belt
  • Policemen directing traffic on Market Street
  • "Radio Rick", walked around in the Collins Park area with his radio
  • Salvation Army Band, 5th & Market Streets
  • 'Shaggy' Sharp, the traffic cop, 10th & Market Streets
  • 'Spitting Johnny', Junkman, 13th & Heald Streets
  • Tetu, the 'Iguana Lady', she had an Iguana on a leash on her shoulder.
  • 'Teddy' the Huckster
  • Pony Photographer
  • 'Roasted Peanut' vendor, 4th & King Streets
  • Waffle Truck man
  • 'Yo-Yo Man'
  • Wilmington born Clifford Brown, legendary jazz trumpeter
  • Wilmington Police Officer Lem Winchester who became a jazzvibrophonist
  • 'Zelda', the woman who carried an umbrella on Market Street talking to herself and who often chased people


Revised: June 26, 2009