PeopleSkip to the content

Nixon S. Collins

Nixon S. Collins – came here in 1920 from Chuluota, Florida.  His uncle owned the first automobile in Chuluota, a 1910 Buick.   This interview was conducted on July 29, 1975 for the Friends of the Orlando Public Librarys’s Oral History Committee.  We are grateful for the Orange County Regional History Center‘s making this recording available for Orlando Memory.

Part 1:  Reminences life in Chuluota:  Uncle’s medical practice; trains; lumber companies;  visiting Orlando before cars (required an over night stay); high school; descriptions of downtown; anscesters in the Civil War

Part 2: Baking bread; Rough Riders; airplanes; diregibles; funerals; class reunion; baptists.

Interview Part 1

Interview Part 2

Back to top
TAGS: , , ,

There are currently no images related to this memory.
Interview with Nixon Collins Part 2

Interview with Nixon Collins Part 1

There are currently no video related to this memory.
There are currently no links related to this memory.
There are currently no documents related to this memory.

Leave a Comment