Hatabel Hyer discusses her oral history project, which she named the Pioneer Party Line, reminiscent of the old multiparty telephone lines residents used to share. She elaborates on the topic and shares anecdotes from her personal life as well as others. We are grateful for the Orange County Regional History Center‘s making this recording available for Orlando Memory.
Interview Part 1 – Introduction; public library’s History Department; Eileen Willis reads some letters from Jekins Dolive, brother Louis and W. Blythe Watson to Helen Putnam; ; residents in attendednce at the founding of the City of Orlando; History of Greenwood Cemetery
Interview Part 2 – Greenwood Cemetery (continued); teacher – Mrs. Terry; First Presbyterian Church
Hatabel Hyer's Pioneer Party Line Part 1