People
Mary Lou Clutter James, FSSDAR interview
An oral history interview with Mary Lou Clutter James, long time member of the Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recorded September 17, 2010. [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Mary_Lou_Clutter_Ja ... Read more
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Helen Marie Struthers - Obituary
Obituary Helen Marie Struthers, originally from central Florida, died August 15, 2010, of  complications of an autoimmune liver disease with  which she had lived for 13 years. She  was 61. She is survived by her sister Elizabeth Str ... Read more
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Light Waves Installation
"Light Waves" is an interactive glass sculpture located on the western wall of the Orlando Public Library. The installation was designed by artist Christopher Janney and contains a series of "touch plates" that trigger light and sound when activated by ... Read more
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Orlando Remembered Display Case
When the San Juan Hotel at the NWC of Orange Avenue and Central Boulevard was slated for demolition, many citizens felt that the past was slipping away - by wrecking ball and bulldozer - and soon would be forgotten. The displays are intended to showcase a ... Read more
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American Flag
The plaque at the base of the flag states that it was given to Charles W. Scott Col. USAF Ret upon release as an Iranian hostage. January 25th, 1982. Colonel Scott published a book entitled "Pieces of the Game: The Human Drama of Americans Held Hostage in ... Read more
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Love Ball Sculpture
The "Love Ball" hangs in the fourth floor of the Orlando Public Library near the genealogy collection. It was created by artist Jennifer Wilfong. (http://www.jenniferwilfong.com) ... Read more
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Orlando Public Library Painting
This painting shows a panoramic view of the 1985 additions to the Orlando Public Library in Downtown Orlando  painted by artist Jim Herzberger. ... Read more
Events
Orlando Public Library - Remodeling 1st Floor
The remodeling of the first floor of the downtown Orlando Public Library began in August 2002 with the relocation of materials to other floors.Magazines and periodicals were relocated to their new home on 4th Floor and audio visual materials and fiction b ... Read more
Events
Orange County Library - Staff Day 2006
 Orange County Library System held Staff Day in 2006 on 11 November at the downtown Library at 101 East Central in Orlando.  A scrapbook page was created by each department and branch to celebrate staff and their contributions to the library sys ... Read more
Organizations
Orlando Public Library - Florida Magazine 6 April 1986
The Florida Magazine section of the Orlando Sentinel published on 6 April 1986 heralded the opening of the new edition of the Orlando Public Library. The special supplement to the Orlando Sentinel was entitled: "The New Edition - Check It Out: A user's gu ... Read more
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Orlando Public Library - Expansion Celebration 1986
The referendum to expand the Orlando Public Library was approved on September 9, 1980, and construction began in December 1982. Construction on the library expansion was completed in March 1985, expanding the library's boundaries to the entire block borde ... Read more
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Teen Ambassador Project 2009 Beta
The Teen Ambassador Project is based on a model of peer-to-peer training. The Library introduces a group of teens to our databases and then they in turn earn community service hours for giving presentations to groups of their peers.   Over the s ... Read more