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Southeast Branch - Blast from 2008
On Saturday, November 16th, the Southeast Branch will celebrate its 25th Anniversary! Check out the gallery below from photos from 2008! Stay tuned for more pictures from the branch celebration. According to our records, Southeast opened in 1986 in its orig...
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Oral History Interview with Dr. Stanley Hand, Jr.
Dr. Stanley Hand Jr. pictured third from the right and to the left of his wife Joanne Hand in this Hand family wedding photo. My name is Stanley Hand, Jr. and I was born in Louisville, KY. My dad was in...
People
Oral History Interview with Dr. Bernard Albert Kahn
Bernie Kahn with his playmates in front of the veranda at 424 East Central. Bernie's brother, Bob Kahn, is pictured at the top and below him pictured from left to right are Jesse Wittenstein (Joe Wittenstein's son), Michael Tobias (Aunt...
Places
The Pioneers of Lake Pineloch presented by Joy & Richard Fox, Orlando Remembered 2019
The trip from primitive land to a residential community took 100 years. It involved Indian trails, land speculators, northerners with health problems, and citrus farms that survived freezes, recessions, and a depression. Richard Fox used old aerial photographs...
Events
Joy Wallace Dickinson, a special presentation at Orlando Remembered
Photo of Joy Wallace Dickinson at Silver Springs, circa 1958 Joy Wallace Dickinson, the featured columnist for The Orlando Sentinel’s “Florida Flashback” column, shares her special memories of Orlando at The Orlando Remembered meeting on September 18,...
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Oral History Interview with Joy Fox
Channel 24's Joy Fox and cameraman Ed KaKavo at the Skylab I launch on May 14, 1973.  My name is Joy Fox and I was born in New York City. I was in New York for the first nine years of...
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...
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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...