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March 9, 2017
by: jtracy
In 1870 when he got elected clerk of court there was some question about his eligibility for being clerk because he had possibly aided the Confederacy. And they had a hearing at Enterprise, Florida, and a judge, I got a copy of the letter, the judge...
February 16, 2017
by: jtracy
Dear Prof. Owen: I sincerely believe that your mother rates the distinction of MOTHER OF THE YEAR. I am certain that numerous others in this State will agree with me. I am therefore taking the initiative in doing something about it.... Read the...
February 15, 2017
by: jtracy
The first time I saw Zora Neale Hurston, she was coming down the sidewalk in Eau Gallie, Florida, jaunty and breezy, calling out to my mother-in-law with a loud voice, "Good Mornin, Owen", she said. "Mornin, Zora. The coffee is on the stove, go on...
January 25, 2017
by: jtracy
Archives for The University Club Scholarship, including the 1925 letter of proposition for the scholarship, scholarship applications, letters of reference, and telegraph of congratulations for the graduate. The University Club of Orlando Scholarship...
January 24, 2017
by: jtracy
Newton Pendleton Yowell was born in Luray, Page County, Virginia on December 16, 1871. He was the first of five children of David and Susannah Yowell. In 1884, because of his father's serious illness the Yowell family moved to the Orlando area...
January 20, 2017
by: jtracy
Articles, invitations, membership lists, and news clippings from the archives of The University Club of Orlando.
January 20, 2017
by: jtracy
Article I. The name of this organization shall be THE FRATERNITY CLUB and its principal activities shall be carried on in and about Orlando. Article II. The general nature of the purposes for which this club is organized and the activities to be...
January 20, 2017
by: jtracy
We, the undersigned incorporators, do hereby associate ourselves together for the purpose of forming a corporation not for profit, under the laws of the State of Florida, and do hereby adopt the following ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION as the charter for...
January 20, 2017
by: jtracy
Ladies Night at the Club will be celebrated Thursday, March 15th, 8:30 P. M. Bridge will be the main attraction with prizes offered for the Ladies. Reserve this evening and bring the ladies. Reservations are not necessary but desirable. Some...
January 17, 2017
by: jtracy
The son of an iron worker who helped build bridges across the United States, Robert Joseph Chewning also built bridges - ones of community spirit and public trust through his chosen career on the Orlando Police Department... Read more in A Legacy...