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Oral History Interview with Betty Robinson
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' ... Read more
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Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church
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Lynda Hope Swenk: a College Park Oral History
My family moved down here in 1949. We lived briefly on Canton Street. We rented a house that was knocked down for I-4. And while we lived there my parents built the house at 913 Silver Drive so we would visit very often. LISTEN (18:51) as College Park re ... Read more
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Marjorie Maull Rogers Oral History Interview
My name is Marjorie Alice, maiden name is Maull, Rogers. I married a Rogers. He was a Yankee from Chicago. I was born and raised in Pine Castle and I'm still a Pine Castle girl. I know I live right, a half block in from Pine Castle to Belle Isle and when ... Read more
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Father Bowman Blessing the Children at Saint Michael's Church
Father Dick Bowman blesses the children at the altar of Saint Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park. Reverend Richard  Bowman became the fourth rector of St. Michael's Church in February 1987. St. Michael's Church services started in Duckw ... Read more
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Ruth Butler's Oral History Interview
My father gets to Lake Monroe with his truck and at that time there was no I-4, he was going around Lake Monroe with their palm trees and just fell in love. And he sent my mom a postcard and he said, "We're moving to Florida. Start packing!" LISTEN Pa ... Read more
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Don Dunn Oral History Interview
My name is Don Dunn and I've lived in the Orlando area since 1961, but visited for the first time in 1947 in the springtime... there were six of us in a '38 Chevrolet that belonged to my stepfather, my mother, my brother Ken, and my brother George, and my ... Read more
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Summer Picnic, Orlando 1947
Paul and Doris Schankweiler, far right, with daughter Ruth, far left, her sister Joan, cousin Butch Dunn, Don Dunn's brother, Lois Scankweiler far right and neighbor Ethel Wolfe celebrate summer outdoors at their home on Orange Blossom Trail in 1947. VIEW ... Read more
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Ruth Schankweiler Butler
My father gets to Lake Monroe with his truck and at that time there was no I-4, he was going around Lake Monroe with their palm trees and just fell in love. And he sent my mom a postcard and he said, "We're moving to Florida. Start packing!" LISTEN Pa ... Read more
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Gassing Up for G. T. Willey
My name is Don Dunn and I've lived in the Orlando area since 1961, but visited for the first time in 1947 in the springtime... there were six of us in a '38 Chevrolet that belonged to my stepfather, my mother, my brother Ken, and my brother George, and my ... Read more
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Don Dunn, Auto Service Business Owner
My name is Don Dunn and I've lived in the Orlando area since 1961, but visited for the first time in 1947 in the springtime... there were six of us in a '38 Chevrolet that belonged to my stepfather, my mother, my brother Ken, and my brother George, and my ... Read more
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The Halcyon Days of Orlando
I'm Dann Pottinger and I'm from Orlando, one of those rare creatures that spent all my life here... My career being in the banking business. I was the founder and president of First State Financial and also president later of Commercial State Bank...I ope ... Read more