People
Interview with Dewey Vick Mathews
Mrs. E. Lee Mathews (and daughter of Ezekiel C. Vick) was interviewed by Hatabel Hyers on April 16, 1975 in the Mathews' home in Oakland, Florida.  Officially established in 1887, Oakland is one of the oldest communities in Orange County (it was already ... Read more
Places
Orange General Hospital
When Orange General Hospital opened in 1918 it was the first full service hospital in the county. It had 50 rooms and the most modern equipment available. Although many people believe it is a city or county facility, the hospital has always been a private ... Read more
People
My Grandmother, Mary Raab, and Orlando Regional Medical Center
My grandmother, Mary Raab, was an amazing woman and I loved her very much. In 1922, when she was 18 years old, my grandmother, then Mary Ellman, moved to Winter Garden, Florida  with her family.  They later moved to Orlando to become founding members ... Read more
Places
Orlando Then & Now
The changing face of Orlando!!!! Orange Avenue then - looking south circa 1940.   Orlando buildings now.     Peruse the images from Orlando's past and present below. Click on the first image to begin the slide show. ... Read more