Carolyn T. (Tony) Anderson – Born, raised, and living in the same house at 249 Center Street in Winter Garden. She had seven living children at the time of this interview and all of them are college graduates.
Points of interest: There was no school for blacks during her early childhood – Denies social injustice – Ocoee incident – First person in Winter Garden to finish 8th Grade – Parents, leaders, and teachers of black community – County paid only 6 months of schooling, parents paid the other two months – Parents stressed education.
This interview was conducted for the Friends of the Orlando Public Library’s Oral History Committee circa 1968-1975. We are grateful for the Orange County Regional History Center‘s making this recording available for Orlando Memory.
Carolyn T. Anderson Part 1
Carolyn T. Anderson Part 2
Carolyn T. Anderson Part 3
Interview with Carolyn T. Anderson Part 2
Interview with Carolyn T. Anderson Part 3