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People
Oral History Interview with Martha O. Haynie
Martha O. Haynie served as Comptroller for Orange County from 1988 until her retirement on January 2, 2017. Through her leadership, tens of millions of dollars over the years have been added to the Tourist Development Tax collections for Orange...
People
Oral History Interview with Tom E. Lewis, Jr.
Tom E. Lewis, Jr. Architect, Attorney, and United States Air Force Colonel (retired). Mr. Lewis came to Orlando during the Vietnam War to serve as Director of Programs for McCoy Engineering Programs. He was instrumental in starting Orlando’s first POW-MIA...
Events
Celebrating 20 Years at the Herndon Branch
Herndon Branch Library, located near the heart of downtown, celebrated it's 20th Anniversary on November 3, 2018. The celebration included a full day of events that ranged from music, Herndon trivia, performances, arts & crafts, prize giveaways, a trip down...
Organizations
Oral History Interview with Jayne Willis, Chief Nurse Executive for Orlando Health
Good morning, my name is Jayne McMahan Willis and I was born in Chicago, Illinois in July of 1960... my father was an engineer and when I was one years old he relocated with a job to Orlando, Florida. He...
Events
Pine Castle Woman’s Club Fifth Grade Essay Contest Awards 2019
Orange County Commissioner Mayra Uribe of District 3 speaks about her life, citizenship, and female leadership at the Pine Castle Woman's Club Fifth Grade Essay Contest Awards Luncheon on April 10, 2019 at the Pine Castle Woman's Club. Pine Castle  Wom...
Events
The Honorable Regina I. Hill, Orlando City Commissioner District 5, Oral History Presentation for Orlando Remembered, Inc.
The Honorable Regina Hill, Orlando City Commissioner / District 5 with Orlando Remembered, Inc. at the Orange County Regional History Center, February 20. 2019. Commissioner Hill is pictured to the right of the flag next to Orlando Remembered Secretary Grac...
People
Oral History Interview with Realtor Pete Vogt
Pete Vogt is the owner of George A. Vogt, Inc. and the current Director of Orlando Regional Realtor Association, Inc. My name is Pete Vogt and I was born in Wauchula, Florida in 1944… My father was in the service...
Places
Rick Kilby Presents "The Magical Springs of Old Florida"
Rick Kilby, author of: Finding the fountain of youth: Ponce de León and Florida's magical waters speaks on the history and allure of old Florida springs at the Orlando Remembered meeting, July 17, 2019, in the Melrose Conference Room at the Orlando...
People
Oral History Interview with Robert K. Banks
Photo: Jesse Bumby, Jr. seated with his family, first daughter, with Tom Bumby, and his two children, Tommy and Faye. Jesse Bumby, Jr. has his ten foot bullwhip made by Lewis Johnson which is now at the Orange County Regional History...
People
Oral History Interview with Robert Kahn
My name is Robert Kahn, I was born in Orlando at Orange General Hospital, July 23, 1945... I grew up in Orlando. My family's first home was a garage apartment on Palmer Avenue. They didn't have numbers back in the...
People
John L. Tracy: A Patriot
Born on September 7th, 1927, John L. Tracy was too young to enlist in the military for World War II. But as soon as he was of age, he entered the U.S. Armed Forces because he wanted to serve his...
People
Charlie French, Aeronautical Engineer
Charlie French worked 36 years for Martin Marietta (now Lockheed Martin) and served on the following projects before retiring in 1985. Listen to Charlie French's interview: [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Charlie_French.m...