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People
Marjorie Rogers Oral History Interview
My name is Marjorie Alice, maiden name is Maull, Rogers. I married a Rogers. He was a Yankee from Chicago. I was born and raised in Pine Castle and I'm still a Pine Castle girl. I know I live right,...
Places
All Souls Catholic Church rectory - April 1912
Sanford Herald, April 28, 1911, no page number, col. 1-2.Parochial Residence of Father Bresnahan. The Catholic Church.Among the many changes and improvements, that have been made in Sanford during the past six months, by no means the least was raising...
Places
All Souls Catholic Church, rectory and school circa 1914
Postcard of All Souls Catholic rectory (constructed 1911), church (constructed 1887) and school (constructed 1912). The black and white photographic post card with colorized foliage.
Events
Drowned on Lake Apopka
The Sanford Herald, March 28, 1913, p. 7, col. 3.Drowned on Lake Apopka.   Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock the bodies of Mr. E. P. Lewis and F. Garner of Apopka and Frank and Clarence Garner of Orlando, the victims of...
People
Orlando Man Disappears - Jerome Palmer Wanders Away
ORLANDO MAN DISAPPEARS. This May be a Case of Self Destruction. JEROME PALMER WANDERS AWAY.  Sanford Herald, front page, March 28, 1913, p. 1, col. 5   Jerome Palmer, an old resident and business man of Orlando, is missing and circumstances...
People
Deaconess Lillian Lancaster: Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church Oral History Interview
The earliest memory would be the day that we came to Orlando in July 1972 because Deacon Lancaster had a job interview. And I was thrilled to see Orlando. It was just about the time that Disney had started their...
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College College Park Oral History Night: Bertie Hunt, Lynda Swenk, Bunny Parish, and Dann Pottinger
College Park Oral History Night with special guests Bertie Hunt, Lynda Swenk, Bunny Parish, and Dann Pottinger sharing memories about growing up in College Park. The oral history event was held at the College Park Community Center located at 2393 Elizabeth...
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Ralph Meloon and the Correct Craft Legacy: Gifted Boat Builders and a Gifted Businessman
The Meloon Family... all of these people are boat builders all the way back into the 17th century when we came to the United States we were boat builders. We built our own boat to come across the waters to...
People
Howard Phillips
(Photo courtesy of  Dr. Phillips Charities, Inc.)   The firstborn son of  Dr. Philip Phillips, Howard served as president of Dr. Phillips, Inc. and a director on the board of the Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of At...
Places
Orlando Centennial 1875-1975 / Pocket History of Orlando Florida
Notes inside front cover:The  Pocket History of Orlando Florida  brings you a thumbnail sketch of Orlando's fascinating history, in word and through pictorial views of a nostalgic past. Its goal is to stimulate an interest in the City's history,...
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Grand Ave. Elementary Yearbook of 2001-02
Grand Avenue Elementary School Yearbook of 2001-02. VIEW.
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James Doyle Mallory Oral History Interview
My name is James Doyle Mallory and I was born in the Conway area and grew up in the Taft area. I started to school in Concord Park Elementary School over on the corner of '50 and the Orange Blossom...