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Hiawassee Branch
ABOVE: Hiawassee Branch Library 2768 North Hiawassee Road, Orlando, Florida in the J-Mart shopping center. The Hiawassee Branch The Hiawassee Branch began as a bookmobile station in 1962 and was first known as the Pine Hills Library. In later moves the branch...
Events
West Oaks Branch
ABOVE: Opening day crowds. West Oaks branch opened on August 8, 2001 with a door count of 2,319. Located at 1821 E Silver Star Road and Clarke Road in Ocoee, Florida. Above: Grand Opening ribbon cutting August 8, 2001. VIEW Information about West...
People
My Grandmother, Mary Raab, and Orlando Regional Medical Center
My grandmother, Mary Raab, was an amazing woman and I loved her very much. In 1922, when she was 18 years old, my grandmother, then Mary Ellman, moved to Winter Garden, Florida  with her family.  They later moved to Orlando to...
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About
About Orlando Memory Developed by the Orange County Library System, Orlando Memory is a community based digital archive designed to capture and preserve the stories, images and memories of our Orlando community. Orlando Memory is ...
Events
2008 Birthday Blast on the Suncruz Casino
We celebrate my friend Dan's birthday in 2008 on the SunCruz Casino, in style! ABOVE: Emma, Brian, and the birthday boy - Dan on SunCruz Casino cruise from Port Canaveral. Read more about SunCruz Casinos. WATCH SunCruz 30 second television commercia...
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Central Florida Fair
When I was growing up in Marion County, the 4-H Club would bring us down to Orlando on a bus to attend the Central Florida Fair. At the time (in the middle 1950's) the Fair was held where the Amway...
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Halloween 2006 - House Party
We had a small Halloween party at my house off Econlockatchee Trail. I know we are too old for trick or treating, but we did it anyway! John Lennon Paul Bunyan The Invisible Man and Scarlett Cultist. Raiden god of Thunder John Lennon, ...
Places
Remembering downtown Orlando
In the early to mid-1960's, my mom and I would walk a few miles from Orlo Vista to the Pine Hills Shopping Center.  From there, we would catch a bus to downtown where we would always shop at McCory's and...
Places
Remembering Pine Hills
Enjoying the day with my mom in the early 1960's as we walked several miles to the Pine Hills Shopping Center, and a few more miles to McDonalds. As told by L. O'Connor, age 55, Orlando Before my teen years, in the...
Organizations
Civil Air Patrol
ABOVE: Members of the Civil Air Patrol, from the Florida Wing and the Orlando Cadet Squadron, visit the Kennedy Space Center. There have been several Civil Air Patrol units in the Orlando area over the years including the McCoy Cadet Squadron,...
Events
Glenn Beck in Orlando - 2008!
ABOVE: Television personality, talk show host, New York Times best selling author and all around good guy - Glenn Beck was in Orlando on Thursday, December 4, 2008. I stood in line for 2 1/2 hours with over a thousand...
Organizations
Eatonville Branch Children's Library
Eatonville Branch Library was founded in 2003.  It is a vital part of the historic town of Eatonville.  Besides providing the citizens of this area with good books to read, free computer classes and Public Computer to use, we also...