1940s Orlando

March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Dr. Robert Byrd, an Orlando native, recalls the sacrifice and work ethic of his uncle, Marshall Edwards, in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Dr. Byrd at the...
November 3, 2016
by: jtracy
Photo of the Fort Gatlin area home built by Dr. Louis Orr prior to World War II. Listen as Orlando native Charley Wells describes growing up in this area and learning to ski...
June 10, 2016
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My name is Pano John Camichos. I was born in Orlando on March 3, 1933. My name as it appears on the birth certificate is PANOYOTIS. However, I think because of the accents of...
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June 7, 2016
by: jtracy
The Southland Restaurant at 17 North Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando in 1948. Mr. John Camichos, owner of the restaurant, can be seen standing, center, and his wife, Geneva...
June 4, 2016
by: jtracy
Harry Pappas, center, and, John Camichos, far right, discuss business at a meeting in downtown Orlando, circa 1940's. Mr. John Camichos owned the Ritz Cafe at 13 North Orange...
June 4, 2016
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"Lightning" Theodore Brown, the great cook of The Southland Restaurant, is pictured second from the right in this 1944 staff photo. The Southland Restaurant owned by Mr. John...
May 28, 2016
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The Southland Restaurant dinner menu for June 22, 1943. Mr. John Camichos owned the Southland Restaurant at 13 North Orange Avenue. Well, in 1947, the people that owned the...
May 28, 2016
by: jtracy
The Southland Restaurant daily luncheon menu for Tuesday, January 12, 1943. Mr. John Camichos owned the Southland Restaurant at 13 North Orange Avenue. Well, in 1947, the...
May 28, 2016
by: jtracy
Well, in 1947, the people that owned the Rock Building which that building was known as at the time, and by the way, that little two story structure in La Belle Fur Company...
October 28, 2015
by: jtracy
A record book listing contributions by Orlando Greek-American businessmen to the Greek War Relief Fund. Entry includes name and contribution amount such as Harry Pappas - $...