OrganizationsOral History Interview with Jayne Willis, Chief Nurse Executive for Orlando Health
Good morning, my name is Jayne McMahan Willis and I was born in Chicago, Illinois in July of 1960... my father was an engineer and when I was one years old he relocated with a job to Orlando, Florida. He worked for General Electric initially and then work ... Read more
PeopleOral History Interview with Robert K. Banks
Photo: Jesse Bumby, Jr. seated with his family, first daughter, with Tom Bumby, and his two children, Tommy and Faye. Jesse Bumby, Jr. has his ten foot bullwhip made by Lewis Johnson which is now at the Orange County Regional History Center. Photo cou ... Read more
EventsA Big Bull GATOR Thank You to the Milligans for 50 Years!
Joan and Bill Milligan of Orlando received a big thank you at the Bull Gator celebration for 50 years of outstanding giving in the Bull Gator program!The Orlando couple were honored at the Florida Gators game held at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesvill ... Read more
PlacesOrange Groves, Rattlesnakes, and a Lynching
I-4 was empty, snakes were plentiful, and if you went downtown you would see colored fountains and white fountains. There was no paving of the streets in the black areas only in the white. A visit to Windermere, which was all orange groves at the time, in ... Read more