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1 hour 53 min ago Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church Commemorates L. Claudia Allen Day, 2017

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church Commemorates L. Claudia Allen Day, Sunday, July 23, 2017.

Meghan Patrice Campbell, Ranika Griffin, Aubren V. Ryles, and Xavier V. Thomas are the 2017 L. Claudia Allen Scholarship Recipients.

Read about the outstanding achievements of the current and previous L. Claudia Allen Scholarship Recipients in this commemorative booklet.

L. Claudia Allen started Boy Scout Troop 87 and Girl Scout Troop 87, the first scout troops...

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3 days 9 min ago Oral History Interview with Senior Judge Emerson R. Thompson, Jr.

My name is Emerson R. Thompson, Jr. I was born in Jacksonville, FL. I was born and raised there until I went to college in 1966.

LISTEN Part I (17:18)                                                      (Text highlights from audio recording.)

What was a typical Sunday like for you growing up?

Well, we'd go to church, Sunday School, church. Then, we'd have dinner either at church or at home or at my grandmother's house. Then, we'd come home, we being my two brothers and...

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2 days 2 hours ago Oral History Interview with Jerry Chicone, Jr.

My name is Jerry Chicone and actually I've carried a junior on my name because my dad had the same name and I was born here in Orlando in the only hospital that was in Orange County and it was called Orange General Hospital. And it wasn't until the second World War that it was changed to Orange Memorial Hospital to honor the veterans. And in those days it was not on Orange Avenue. The road that was in front of it was called Kuhl Avenue and when you went down Orange Avenue you ran into Lake...

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1 week 3 days ago Blue Tip Brand, Citrus Crate Label

Blue Tip Brand, West Orange Citrus Growers Orange Crate Label from the Jerry Chicone, Jr. citrus label collection currently on display at the Orlando Public Library through the summer 2017.

Listen as Jerry Chicone, Jr. describes how he got started collecting citrus labels in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Mr. Chicone at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017.

LISTEN Part II (19:25)

They had on PBS, they kept having spots and they said,"Save...

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1 week 3 days ago Justice, Indian River Fruit Crate Label

Justice Brand, Vero Indian River Producers Association citrus crate label from the Jerry Chicone, Jr. citrus label collection currently on display at the Orlando Public Library through the summer 2017.

Listen as Jerry Chicone, Jr. describes how he got started collecting citrus labels in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Mr. Chicone at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017.

LISTEN Part II (19:25)

They had on PBS, they kept having spots and they...

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1 week 3 days ago Florida Cowboy Brand, Citrus Crate Label

Florida Cowboy, Kissimmee Citrus Growers Orange Crate Label from the Jerry Chicone, Jr. citrus label collection currently on display at the Orlando Public Library through the summer 2017.

Listen as Jerry Chicone, Jr. describes how he got started collecting citrus labels in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Mr. Chicone at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017.

LISTEN Part II (19:25)

They had on PBS, they kept having spots and they said,"Save some...

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1 month 4 days ago Oral History Interview with Larry Grimes

I was born in a Florida Hospital just up the road here on 17-92 between here and Winter Park, May 26, 1934. And my family, my parents had adopted two children. They were married several years, had no children and then I came along; which they didn't really need another mouth to feed, but what can you do. And, it was tough. My dad had a shoe business going in Winter Garden and had to close it because people couldn't pay for what they were buying. And he lucked out and got a job with Yowell...

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1 month 1 week ago "30 Minutes with Mable Dillard Grimes" by her son, Larry Grimes

Early times in Winter Garden... "30 Minutes with Mabel Dillard Grimes," 8/10/1892 to 12/4/1983 as conducted by her son Larry Grimes.

Listen as he recalls the interview in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Larry Grimes at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017.

LISTEN Part IV (15:05)

I transcribed a record of her that I made in 1977. At the time she was 86 years old, but bright mind. And she could remember intricate details of growing up in Winter...

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1 month 1 week ago Mable Dillard of Winter Garden

Mable Dillard, born in Winter Garden in 1891.

Dillard Street in Winter Garden is named after her father, J. L. Dillard, who owned a home and property in the area of what is now downtown Winter Garden.

Listen as her son, Larry Grimes, describes a week at the family fish camp with his mother in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Larry Grimes at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017.

LISTEN Part I (20:08)

$100 Lot on Lake Butler

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1 month 1 week ago Mrs. Biggers's Kindergarten Class, 1939

Jerry Chicone is pictured center and Larry Grimes is third from the left in this photo of Mrs. Bigger's kindergarten class in Winter Garden, 1951.

Mrs. Bigger and her husband owned the kindergarten and the theater in Winter Garden.

Listen as Larry Grimes describes working with Jerry Chicone on preserving the history of Winter Garden in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Mr. Grimes at the Orlando Public Library on February 20, 2017.

LISTEN Part IV (15:05)...

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