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Pine Castle Pioneer Days Local History Presentations on February 22, 2020
Pine Castle Pioneer Days, February 2020, magazine featuring cover art by local artist Mark Baird. As noted in the magazine, his original artwork depicts Will Harney's original Pine Castle on the shores of Lake Conway... Enjoy these speaker highli ... Read more
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Earl K. Wood: 1916-2012
Photo of Earl Kenneth Wood,  "Woody" as he was known in the 397th Infantry, 100th Infantry Division where he served as Technical Sergeant during World War II. Play Video interview. Photo from video interview in September 2011 when Mr. Wood wa ... Read more
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Teresa Jacobs, Orange County Mayor
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs discusses her life in Orlando, how much the city has changed, and her favorite local places to go. ... Read more
Places
The Quality of Education in Orange County: Then & Now
ABOVE:  Photo of the champion Dr. Phillips Math Team, led by Mrs. Anna Mae Patz, Advanced Placement Calculus instructor at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, FL. Pictured from left to right beginning with the first row from the bottom are: Amanda Jo ... Read more
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Dr. Benjamin Patz Explains Orlando's Charge Particle Accelerometer Project
Before moving to Orlando, research scientist Dr. Benjamin Patz worked at Martin Marietta in Middle River on Orlando's  Charge Particle Accelerometer Project. Specifically, he was asked to calculate what the discharge rate would be due to cosmic rays. Whe ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Earl K. Wood
ABOVE: Earl K. Wood at 2012 oral history interview. Play Oral History Video. Earl K. Wood was assigned to the 100th Infantry Division, replacement forces in the Battle of the Bulge. He put in for the Army Air Force and made it. "Woody" served 5 years a ... Read more
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WWII Veteran Felix Monell
Known as the Bazooka Man by his platoon, Felix Monell spent days behind enemy lines stringing up wire for U.S. troop communications in Italy during WWII. He was awarded the bronze star with the oak leaf cluster for his service to our country in the 361st ... Read more
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Saint 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 excerpt. LISTEN Part I (6:21) [embed]http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/upl ... Read more
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Sister Mary Katherine Palisin, Sisters of Notre Dame nun.
ABOVE: March 18th, 2011 photo of Sister Mary Katherine Palisin in front of the Tabernacle at Saint James Catholic Cathedral in downtown Orlando.   Sister Mary Katherine Palisin, Sisters of Notre Dame nun, remembers how her parents had a "living l ... Read more
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Oral Histories of Orlando
Orange County Commissioner Scott Boyd, March, 2010 (Video) Orange County Mayor Richard T. Crotty, Cctober 19, 2009 (Video) City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, December, 2011 (Video) Long time citrus professional and central Florida resident Fr ... Read more