All Person Memories

February 21, 2017
by: jtracy
I was born in a Florida Hospital just up the road here on 17-92 between here and Winter Park, May 26, 1934. And my family, my parents had adopted two children. They were married several years, had no children and then I came along; which they didn't...
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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...
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January 19, 2017
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with Florida Supreme Court Justice James E. C. Perry at the Orlando Public Library, December 19, 2016.  My name is James Edward Clark Perry. I was born in New Bern, North Carolina. I was born in the housing projects in New...
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January 10, 2017
by: cmartins
Artist Don Reynolds graduated from the University of Central Arkansas, where he was encouraged to paint and draw by his professors. Eventually relocating to the Orlando area, Reynolds became a prominent local artist. Although he has created many awe...
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October 26, 2016
by: jtracy
Maury Carter, born in Ferrum, Virginia.  My dad was a farmer and a carpenter. We had a small farm, 100 acre farm in Virginia not far from Roanoke. And I grew up on a farm with cows and horses and chickens and all that kind of stuff....   VIEW Maury...
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October 13, 2016
by: jtracy
I'm Charles Talley Wells and I go by Charley with an "ey" and I was born on March the 4th, 1939 in what was then known as the Orange Memorial Hospital in Orlando. At the time my parents were living at 11 East Miller Street which is now part of the...
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September 24, 2016
by: jtracy
I'm Patrick Donovan Dean born here in Orlando General Hospital 28 September '39. I was born here, but during the war my folks moved to Lakeland. My father, Donovan Dean, was an architect, and became the base engineer for the military base in...
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September 21, 2016
by: jtracy
Holocaust survivor Eva Ritt speaking at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, September 18, 2016. This is the ninth program in the year long Holocaust Center series entitled, I Remember: Reflections of...
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September 9, 2016
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with Orlando native Elizabeth Thornton Robinson, (Betty Robinson), at her home on Lake Conway, September 9, 2016.   VIEW A view of Lake Conway from the home of Betty and Jim Robinson My name is Betty Robinson, at least that's...