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Oral History Interview with Dr. Robert Byrd
My name is Robert Byrd and I was born in Orlando, actually at my grandmother's house on Cottage Hill Road which was a little rock road off of what we then called the Old Winter Garden Highway... It was just a little bit beyond what I think you now call th ... Read more
People
Oral History Interview with Dr. Robert Byrd
My name is Robert Byrd and I was born in Orlando, actually at my grandmother's house on Cottage Hill Road which was a little rock road off of what we then called the Old Winter Garden Highway... It was just a little bit beyond what I think you now call th ... Read more
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Grand Avenue School Friends Joyce & Herkie
Joyce and I were friends throughout the elementary grades and on through middle school and high school and we are still best friends today... In this oral history interview at Grand Avenue Primary Learning Center, two Orlando natives, Hertieline (C ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with School Principal Irma Achenbach Scudder
I came from Germany when I was 4 1/2 years old. It was 1924 and it was very different from it is now. We lived in College Park and there was no water no lights no street paving... My father... he bought a lot and he and a friend built us a little hous ... Read more
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The Open Air School
My mother said that she had to go around and when she saw a bicycle, tricycle or wagons and things she would go in and tell the people what kindergarten was and how good it was. She had been trained in Germany by professionals. So that's how it started an ... Read more