Topics
Oral History Interview with Larry Grimes
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 reall ... Read more
People
Oral History Interview with Larry Grimes
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 reall ... Read more
Topics
Dr. Alzo Jackson Reddick: Oral History Interview
The first African-American from Orlando elected to the Florida Legislature and the first black male to pass two constitutional amendments, Alzo Reddick grew up at 700 West Jackson Street in downtown Orlando. Dr. Reddick would later lead the historic prese ... Read more
People
Dr. Alzo Jackson Reddick, Oral History Interview
Alzo Jackson Reddick, born November 15, 1937 in Alturas, Florida which is a little fruit community outside of Bartow. Attended Union Academy in Bartow, Florida and moved to Orlando during the time I was in the first grade. So I've lived in Orlando from th ... Read more
Topics
The John Young House
What's it like to live in the house of a famous astronaut? George Williston shares some of the memorable stories of living in The John Young House at the College Park Historical Committee meeting on February 25, 2013. LISTEN (14:20)   John Young ... Read more
Topics
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
Places
Stephen L. Rusk Memorial Chapel Steeple Makes News
Community engages as WWII chapel steeple is moved from its historic location on the old Army Air Base, Orlando Naval Training Center, to downtown Orlando. Read The Orlando Sentinel articles detailing John Moore's efforts to relocate the chapel steeple ... Read more
People
Dena Wild, Orlando City Planner
LISTEN to this nterview with Dena Wild in Orlando, Florida, October 22, 2010. Ms. Wild was an original member of the City of Orlando Planning Department created by Mayor Bill Frederick in the 1980's and worked as a planner for our city for over 20 years. ... Read more