People
Oral History Interview with Robert Kahn
My name is Robert Kahn, I was born in Orlando at Orange General Hospital, July 23, 1945... I grew up in Orlando. My family's first home was a garage apartment on Palmer Avenue. They didn't have numbers back in the day and that first home that they bought ... Read more
Events
College Park Oral History Night with Kathy Anderson and Neil Wittenstein
College Park Oral History Night with special guest speakers Kathy Anderson and Neil Wittenstein. The College Park Historical Committee hosted their sixth College Park Oral History Night on September 28, 2015. The event was held at the College Park Com ... 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
People
Don Dunn Oral History Interview
My name is Don Dunn and I've lived in the Orlando area since 1961, but visited for the first time in 1947 in the springtime... there were six of us in a '38 Chevrolet that belonged to my stepfather, my mother, my brother Ken, and my brother George, and my ... Read more
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Summer Picnic, Orlando 1947
Paul and Doris Schankweiler, far right, with daughter Ruth, far left, her sister Joan, cousin Butch Dunn, Don Dunn's brother, Lois Scankweiler far right and neighbor Ethel Wolfe celebrate summer outdoors at their home on Orange Blossom Trail in 1947. VIEW ... Read more
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Gassing Up for G. T. Willey
My name is Don Dunn and I've lived in the Orlando area since 1961, but visited for the first time in 1947 in the springtime... there were six of us in a '38 Chevrolet that belonged to my stepfather, my mother, my brother Ken, and my brother George, and my ... Read more
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Don Dunn, Auto Service Business Owner
My name is Don Dunn and I've lived in the Orlando area since 1961, but visited for the first time in 1947 in the springtime... there were six of us in a '38 Chevrolet that belonged to my stepfather, my mother, my brother Ken, and my brother George, and my ... Read more
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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
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Remember when ...
JC Penney's store was located in downtown Orlando at the corner of Orange Avene and Washington Street?  If you worked downtown in the 1970's, it was a great place to go to during your lunch break. An overtime parking ticket only cost $1.00?&n ... Read more