People
Oral History Interview with Realtor Pete Vogt
Pete Vogt is the owner of George A. Vogt, Inc. and the current Director of Orlando Regional Realtor Association, Inc. My name is Pete Vogt and I was born in Wauchula, Florida in 1944… My father was in the service and my grandparents and great grandp ... Read more
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Bob and Kim Showalter Oral History Interview
Listen as Showalter Flying Service owners Bob and Kim Showalter share the history of the aviation company and our community in this oral history interview at Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport on January 14, 2015. LISTEN Part I ( ... Read more
People
Kim Showalter
Listen as Showalter Flying Service owners Bob and Kim Showalter share the history of the aviation company and our community in this oral history interview at Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport on January 14, 2015. LISTEN Part I (18:4 ... Read more
People
Bob Showalter
Listen as Showalter Flying Service owners Bob and Kim Showalter share the history of the aviation company and our community in this oral history interview at Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport on January 14, 2015. LISTEN Part I (18:4 ... Read more
Organizations
Showalter Corporation
Showalter Flying Service opened a new flight school and flying service at Orlando Municipal Airport in October 1947.In May 1951, Showalter Corporation signed a lease with the City of Orlando and agreed to move flying activities from Showalter Airpark in W ... Read more
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Ralph Meloon and the Correct Craft Legacy: Gifted Boat Builders and a Gifted Businessman
The Meloon Family... all of these people are boat builders all the way back into the 17th century when we came to the United States we were boat builders. We built our own boat to come across the waters to land. And the reason why we came was because King ... Read more
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Mrs. Saundra Gray Welcomes Mr. Walt Disney to Florida
Stunning Florida native and top flight water skier, Mrs. Saundra Gray welcomes Mr. Walt Disney to the Sunshine State. Pictured from left to right are Walt Disney, Saundra Gray, Charles Gray, and Florida Governor Haydon Burns. Orlando attorney Ch ... Read more
Organizations
H. J. High Construction
H.J. High Construction opened for business in the City Beautiful in 1936. Harlem "Johnny" High founded the Orlando company which today is led by his grandson, Robert High, company president,  and his father, Steve High, chairman. The legacy of H.J. Hi ... Read more
Places
Remembering the Blessings with Joseph S. Guernsey
One of the strengths in our area it seems to me is the churches. There are so many fine churches in Orlando and generally speaking Orlando's a city of Christian faith. When I was young we rarely had any crime and one of the reasons we did not have crime I ... Read more
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Joseph S. Guernsey on the Future of Orlando: Then & Now
I think not only is the future extremely bright for Orlando, but I think it is likely to become someday the largest city in Florida... in  this excerpt  (3:04) from an oral history interview on May 26, 2012 Mr. Joseph S. Guernsey shares his perspective ... Read more