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Oral History Interview with Dr. Bernard Albert Kahn
Bernie Kahn with his playmates in front of the veranda at 424 East Central. Bernie's brother, Bob Kahn, is pictured at the top and below him pictured from left to right are Jesse Wittenstein (Joe Wittenstein's son), Michael Tobias (Aunt Florence's son), D ... Read more
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The Honorable Glenda Hood for Florida Libraries, Part IV
The Honorable Glenda Hood at the Orlando Public Library with the commemorative artwork she donated honoring Florida Libraries.  Photo by Viviana Valencia-Serrano, October 25, 2017. Plaque inscription: These prints were donated to the Orange Co ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Belvin Perry, Jr.
Featured image above: Belvin Perry, Jr., Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida, presiding over a hearing involving the Casey Anthony case, 2010-2011. My name is Belvin Perry, Jr. I was born October 11, 1949 in Orlando, Florida on H ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Tom Beaty
Thomas Beaty, also called Tom Beaty, I was born in Orlando General, October 10, 1934 and I lived actually on Bear Lake which is close to Orlando and Apopka. My family had an orange grove out there and that’s where we lived. LISTEN  Part I  (20:42) ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Jerry Chicone, Jr.
My name is Jerry Chicone and actually I've carried a junior on my name because my dad had the same name and I was born here in Orlando in the only hospital that was in Orange County and it was called Orange General Hospital. And it wasn't until the second ... Read more
People
Belvin Perry, Jr.
Featured image above: Belvin Perry, Jr.,  Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida, presiding over a hearing involving the Casey Anthony case, 2010-2011. My name is Belvin Perry, Jr. I was born October 11, 1949 in Orlando, Florida on ... Read more
People
Oral History Interview with Jerry Chicone, Jr.
My name is Jerry Chicone and actually I've carried a junior on my name because my dad had the same name and I was born here in Orlando in the only hospital that was in Orange County and it was called Orange General Hospital. And it wasn't until the second ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Former Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court Charles T. Wells
Featured image above: Orlando Attorney Charles T. Wells I'm Charles Talley Wells and I go by Charley with an "ey" and I was born on March the 4th, 1939 in what was then known as the Orange Memorial Hospital in Orlando. At the time my parents were livin ... Read more
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Neil Wittenstein Speaks at College Park Oral History Night
College Park Resident Neil Wittenstein My name is Neil Wittenstein and I was born on Rio Grande Street right across from Lake Silver School. My parents met in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and my grandfather [Peter David Wittenstein] came here around 1912 a ... 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 Comm ... Read more
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A Rose Bouquet for Mother of Bishop William Donald Borders
Joanne Serros presents a bouquet of red roses to Mrs. Borders, mother of Bishop William Donald Borders, at the reception held for him as the first bishop of the Diocese of Orlando. The reception was held in the Egyptian Room of the Cherry Plaza Hotel ... Read more
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The John Young House
What's it like to live in the house of a famous astronaut? George Williston shares some of the memorable stories of living in The John Young House at the College Park Historical Committee meeting on February 25, 2013. LISTEN  (14:20) [embed]http:// ... Read more