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Maury L. Carter
Above: Maury L. Carter and his son, Daryl Carter, featured in Florida Trend, July 1991. 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 ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Martin Inventor David L. Emmons
Featured photo above: Colleagues from Martin Marietta enjoy dinner together at Julian's Dining Room, circa 1980. Pictured second from the left, McDonald Wiggins - Martin communications, Julian Rentro - Martin patent attorney, and David Emmons - Martin i ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Martin Inventor David L. Emmons
ABOVE: Dr. James Crouch, right, and David Emmons standing in front of the Elevated Site System at Martin Marietta in Orlando. My name is David Leach Emmons and I was born and raised in Wyoming and I lived in Arkansas for a while and then I came to Florid ... Read more
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RADA: Random Access Discrete Address
Martin Company poster for RADA: Random Access Discrete Address, circa 1950s, drawn by Martin illustrator Roy Gronnell.  LISTEN (2:10) as Robert Buck, Martin Orlando Presentations Chief, describes the poster in this excerpt from an oral history intervi ... Read more
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Transition: Martin Marietta Scientists & Engineers Keeping Pace With Tomorrow
Martin Marietta recruiting brochure in book format created to lure top scientists to Orlando, circa 1960. VIEW document. Excerpt: By way of background, the Martin Company experienced a sharp transition from aircraft to spacecraft in the mid ... Read more
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Mel Taylor: Glenn L. Martin Tech Rep
Melvin J. Taylor started his career with Glenn L. Martin Company in 1939 and worked on twin engine, light bombers for the French and British before being assigned to the Martin B-26 Marauder. His first assignment as a B-26 Tech Rep was at Wright-Patter ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Keat Spriggs Interview
Interview with WWII Veteran Keat Spriggs at Delaney Street Baptist Church in Orlando, Florida, June 27, 2010. Keat Spriggs was born in Hellier, Kentucky on July 12, 1924. Veteran Spriggs served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during WWII aboar ... Read more
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John L. Tracy: a Patriot
Born on September 7th, 1927, John L. Tracy was too young to enlist in the military for World War II. But as soon as he was of age, he entered the U.S. Armed Forces because he wanted to serve his country. His work involved using the latest technology from ... Read more
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WWII Veteran William M. Turner Interview
Interview with WWII Veteran William M. Turner at Delaney Street Baptist Church, June 30th, 2010. LISTEN (10:28) [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/mr_turner.mp3"][/audio]   Veteran Turner served in both WWII ... Read more