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Teen Ambassador Project 2009 Beta
Teen Ambassador Project The Teen Ambassador Project is based on a model of peer-to-peer training. The Library introduces a group of teens to our databases and then they in turn earn community service hours for giving presentations to groups of their...
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Orlando Senior High School - 1943 Yearbook
The yearbook staff wrote this about the 1943 Tigando. The Impossible has happened! For a long time it was thought that the Senior Class of 1943 would not be able to publish a Tigando this year. Paper was scarce, material was...
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Shirley Nettles Truex Interview - December 16, 2009
Local History Interview with Shirley Nettles Truex a seventh generation resident of Fort Christmas, Florida conducted by Orange County Library System librarian, Sharon Rickett at the Fort Christmas Union School House on 12-16-09. LISTEN (7:47) [audio mp3="http://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/shirley_nettles_truex_int.mp3"][/audio]  
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Christmas, Florida
ABOVE: Seventh generation Fort Christmas resident, Shirley Nettles Truex in a replica of the old Union school house in Christmas These are pictures from Christmas, Florida. LISTEN to an oral history interview with Shirley Nettles Truex recorded on Decemb...
Events
12 Groovy Hits, 12 Florida Bands - Bee Jay Booking Agency
Above image is cover art from a demo album - 12 Groovy Hits, 12 Florida Bands produced at Bee Jay Recording Studios in Orlando. Images and audio clips from the Eric Schabacker archive. Facts: Album Name:  12 Groovy Hits, 12 Florida Bands Produced: Spring,...
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Edvard Radzinsky
Edvard Radzinsky visited Orlando to speak at the University of Central Florida in 1988. On October 23, 1988, the Orlando Sentinel said this about his visit: Edward Radzinsky, the Soviet Union's most popular playwright, will make three appearances this week ...
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Bee Jay Booking Agency and Recording Studios
Bee Jay Recording Studio former owner Eric T. Schabacker now owns Winterwood Studios in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This photo was taken of him at his studios in Arkansas in November 2009.   Orlando's Music History Has a Golden Past Bee Jay Booking...
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Orange County Library 75th Anniversary Quilt
ABOVE featured image: Left to right - Valerie Dawson, Lydia Peters, Dorothy Field. The OCLS Staff Association and the Friends of the Library collaborated to make a quilt to commemorate Orange County Library System's 75 years of library service to this...
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Dario Gonzalez Interview - September 12, 2009
Long-time local resident Dario Gonzalez participated in a University of Central Florida study regarding the development and growth of the Central Florida area's Puerto Rican community of which he is an active member. Listen as he reminisces about his earlie...
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WLOF AM Radio
ABOVE: WLOF / Channel 95 AM Radio Top 40 list for the week of February 28 thru March 6, 1970. The weekly top 40 flyers were given away at local Orlando record stores. this one was from Bill Baer Records at...
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EPCOT - Amerca Gardens Theatre - Candlelight 2009 - Stephen Curtis Chapman
On Saturday, December 5, 2009, my daughter and I spent the day park hopping at Walt Disney World. This was our Christmas present to each other. It rained the first half of the day and then it got COLD and...
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Osborne Family Lights 2009
On Saturday, December 5, 2009, my daughter and I spent the day park hopping at Walt Disney World. This was our Christmas present to each other. It rained the first half of the day and then it got cold and...