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August 3, 2017
by: jtracy
When we moved down here, Sundays often entailed everybody loading in the car and heading over to New Smyrna Beach or Port Orange or some place like that and spending the day on the beach. You would get a hot dog from the vendor, now they're called...
August 3, 2017
by: jtracy
I remember I had a younger brother that was mischievous. I remember he and some of his buddies- you know we get these huge torrential rain storms in the summer - and he and some of his buddies decided they would create a playground for us to enjoy....
July 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Book cover for  Florida's First Billboards: Florida Citrus Crate Labels  by   Jerry  Chicone, Jr. and Brenda Eubanks Burnette featuring the  Florida Cowboy, Kissimmee Citrus Growers Orange Crate Label from the Jerry  Chicone, Jr. citrus label...
July 24, 2017
by: jtracy
Well, I've grown with Orlando. When I came here I came about the same time Martin came, now Lockheed Martin. I knew of the Martin Company because of being in the Washington area. They're over in Baltimore and so, they discovered Orlando about the...
June 25, 2017
by: jtracy
Blue Tip Brand, West Orange Citrus Growers Orange Crate Label from the Jerry Chicone, Jr. citrus label collection currently on display at the Orlando Public Library through the summer 2017. Listen as Jerry Chicone, Jr. describes how he got started...
June 25, 2017
by: jtracy
Justice Brand, Vero Indian River Producers Association citrus crate label from the Jerry Chicone, Jr. citrus label collection currently on display at the Orlando Public Library through the summer 2017. Listen as Jerry Chicone, Jr. describes how he...
June 25, 2017
by: jtracy
Florida Cowboy, Kissimmee Citrus Growers Orange Crate Label from the Jerry Chicone, Jr. citrus label collection currently on display at the Orlando Public Library through the summer 2017. Listen as Jerry Chicone, Jr. describes how he got started...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Mable Dillard, born in Winter Garden in 1891. Dillard Street in Winter Garden is named after her father, J. L. Dillard, who owned a home and property in the area of what is now downtown Winter Garden. Listen as her son, Larry Grimes, describes a...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Jerry Chicone is pictured center and Larry Grimes is third from the left in this photo of Mrs. Bigger's kindergarten class in Winter Garden, 1951. Mrs. Bigger and her husband owned the kindergarten and the theater in Winter Garden. Listen as Larry...
June 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Mrs. Cora Johnson holding Larry Grimes of Winter Garden, Florida, circa 1940. Listen as Mr. Grimes recalls his wonderful caretaker in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Larry Grimes at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017....