PeopleOral History Interview with Tom E. Lewis, Jr.
Tom E. Lewis, Jr. Architect, Attorney, and United States Air Force Colonel (retired). Mr. Lewis came to Orlando during the Vietnam War to serve as Director of Programs for McCoy Engineering Programs. He was instrumental in starting Orlando’s first POW-M ... Read more
EventsThe University Club Oral History Interview with Leon Hunter Handley
Leon Hunter Handley, I was born in Lakeland and after 30 months in the service and seven academic years at the University of Florida, I came to Orlando and I've been here ever since. Leon Hunter Handley holding a photo taken of him getting off the ... Read more
PeopleOral History Interview with William L. Eagan
The University Club of Orlando... is an integral part of the history of Orlando. Listen as Orlando attorney William L. Eagan and his wife, Marjorie, share their memories of The University Club and our community in this oral history interview at The Univer ... Read more
TopicsThomas Tart: Florida's First Transportation System
Thomas Tart, a fifth generation Floridian, has been selected to receive the University of Florida's Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a Civil War expert, works diligently to get WWII historic markers placed in our state, and has a legacy of servic ... Read more
PlacesSaint James Cathedral: This is where God lives...
September 11th, 2011 oral history interview with Orlando attorney Michael R. Walsh at Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando. Hear highlights from his interview in this 6 minute excerpt. Mr. Walsh came to Orlando in May 1964 and remembers how beau ... Read more
PeopleAttorney Frank Pyle Interview
Interview with Attorney Frank Pyle at Delaney Street Baptist Church in Orlando, FL, June 30th, 2010. Mr. Pyle served 26 years in the military and shares his experiences as a military lawyer including assignments such as visiting American GI's in German pr ... Read more