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The Pine Castle Woman's Club Fifth Grade Essay Contest Winners for 2020
The First Place Essay written by Miss Myla Evans of Blankner School of Innovation. I joined Girl Scouts about a year ago. My favorite thing about Girl Scouts is it's all about learning to be a successful woman of the future....
Organizations
Oral History Interview with Patricia Sassner, RN, MSN
Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando, FL. My name is Patricia Sassner and I was born as Patricia Sikerick in Sanford, Florida. Listen: 11:07 You're a Florida native. I'm a Florida native. My mother was a Florida nati...
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Oral History Interview with Faye Stine Whyte, RN, MAC
Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center - Orlando, FL. My name is Faye Stine Whyte, I was born in Sparta, Tennessee... I was an Army brat. I lived all over the United States and in Germany for three years. And even...
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Oral History Interview with Gail O'Brien, RN
Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando, FL. Gail Hyrons O'Brien and I was born in Darby, Pennsylvania... we moved to Maitland when I was five, 1952, and then I grew up here and came right into nursing...
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Oral History Interview with Colonel Peggy Medvedev, USAF, RN
Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando, FL. I'm Peggy Medvedev. I was born Margaret Ann Sebold and I was born in Summit, New Jersey, but I moved to Florida to a little town called DeLeon Springs...
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Oral History Interview with Dr. Charlotte A. Wisnewski, PhD, MS, RN, CDE, CN
Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center – Orlando, FL. Hi, I'm Charlotte Wisenewski and I was born in Eatonton, Georgia. Listen: 12:59 Is that where you grew up in Georgia? I lived there until I was 11 years old and...
People
Oral History Interview with the Honorable Mable Butler, Part I of II
Book cover for 1820 Mable Butler Avenue by The Honorable Mable Butler with a photo of her on the cover. The Honorable Mable Butler was the first African American female to be elected to the Orlando City Council and the...
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Pine Castle Pioneer Days Local History Presentations on February 22, 2020
Pine Castle Pioneer Days, February 2020, magazine featuring cover art by local artist Mark Baird. As noted in the magazine, his original artwork depicts Will Harney's original Pine Castle on the shores of Lake Conway... Enjoy these speaker highlights recor...
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Alafaya Branch Library's 20th Anniversary Celebration
Thank you all for contributing to Alafaya's awesome 20th anniversary celebration. it was an amazing success thanks to all of your efforts. Here's to 20 more years! -Lynette Schimpf Alafaya Branch Manager
Organizations
Oral History Interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin, Part II of II
"Growing Concern" by Linda Chapin Reprinted with Permission from The Orlando Sentinel, Sunday, July 31, 2005. The second oral history interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin on October 28, 2019 at the Orlando Public Library. In this second meeting...
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The Honorable Bakari F. Burns Presents at Orlando Remembered, February 2020
City of Orlando Commissioner for District 6, The Honorable Bakari F. Burns spoke on the history of healthcare for black people in Orlando and politics at the Orlando Remembered meeting on February 19, 2020, Black History Month, at the Orange...
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Mrs. Nils M. Schweizer and Architect Jerry Uhran Special Guest Speakers at Orlando Remembered, January 2020
Mrs. Nils M. Schweizer and Architect Jerry Uhran were the Special Guest Speakers at the Orlando Remembered meeting on January 15, 2020 in the Melrose Center at the Orlando Public Library. Mrs. Schweizer is the widow of Architect Nils M. Schweizer...