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Oral History Interview with Commissioner Betsy Vanderley and her mother Kay VanderLey
My name is Kay VanderLey, I was born in Travers City, Michigan. And my name is Betsy VanderLey, I was also born in Travers City, MI. Oral history with Orange County Commissioner Betsy VanderLey and her mother, Kay VanderLey, at the Orlando Public Libra ... Read more
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Betsy VanderLey Oral History Interview
My name is Kay VanderLey, I was born in Travers City, Michigan. And my name is Betsy VanderLey, I was also born in Travers City, MI.  Oral history with Orange County Commissioner Betsy VanderLey and her mother, Kay VanderLey, at the Orlando Public Lib ... Read more
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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. My name is Betty Robinson, at least that's what I've been called all my life. I was christened Marie Elizabeth Thor ... Read more
People
Oral 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 Uni ... Read more
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Sunday Morning Service at St. Michael's Church
ABOVE: Felicia Marley, Roger Wade, Christopher Wade, Michael Wade, and Arthur Barksdale prepare for Sunday morning service at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park.  The lovely family church nestled beneath the pines at 2499 N. Westmoreland D ... Read more
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Father Bowman Blessing the Children at Saint Michael's Church
ABOVE: Father Dick Bowman blesses the children at the altar of Saint Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park circa 1989. Reverend Richard Bowman became the fourth rector of St. Michael's Church in February 1987. St. Michael's Church services starte ... Read more
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Scrapbook of the Grand Avenue P.T.A. 1938-1939
Scrapbook of the Grand Avenue P.T.A. 1938-1939. VIEW. Includes photo of past P. T. A. president Mrs. W. A. McCree (McCree Construction), Hillcrest School P. T. A. events produced by Grand Avenue School P. T. A., and photos of the Powder Puff Ladies' Mi ... Read more
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A Rose Bouquet for Mother of Bishop William Donald Borders
Joanne Serros presents a bouquet of red roses to Mrs. Borders, mother of Bishop William Donald Borders, at the reception held for him as the first bishop of the Diocese of Orlando. The reception was held in the Egyptian Room of the Cherry Plaza Hotel ... Read more
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Orlando Opera Oral History Interview with Nancy Phipps
So when I moved down here I was ready to help work with the opera... Nancy Phipps started working with the Junior League in Orlando just after their first opera performance in 1958 and has been giving life to opera in Orlando ever since. Mrs. Phip ... Read more
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Christmas Luncheon, 1934
Orlando Chamber of Commerce hosts a Luncheonless Lunch to bring Christmas presents to needy families in Orlando, December 15, 1934. Each year Orlando enjoys a luncheonless lunch... Every member of Orlando's numerous civic organizations, is not only inv ... Read more
Places
Bertie Hunt's Concord Park School Day Memories
ABOVE: The 4th grade Girl Scout Troop of Concord Park Elementary School, circa 1950. Concord Park Elementary School was truly a beautiful school... pristine white, bells in the towers, built about 1925, as Bertie Hunt remembers it from her school days an ... Read more
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Episcopal Youth Community Retreat, Spring 1964
Young adults from Saint Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park enjoy recreational activities at the Episcopal Youth Community Retreat, Spring 1964. Above: Dockside photo of the young people of Saint Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park at the ... Read more