Celebrating Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary
A collection of memorable stories and images shared with the Orange County Library System that celebrate Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary. [caption id="attachment_28061" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Lloyd Bridges filming at Epcot 1983. Submit ... Read more
Oral History Interview with Tom E. Lewis, Jr.
Tom E. Lewis, Jr. Architect, Attorney, and United States Air Force Colonel (retired). Mr. Lewis came to Orlando during the Vietnam War to serve as Director of Programs for McCoy Engineering Programs. He was instrumental in starting Orlando’s first POW-M ... Read more
Interview with Giovanni Perez
Giovanni Perez is an Orlando Resident who moved to Florida from Maryland in 2004. He works at Disney where he enjoys creating magical moments for visiting children and their families. Interview with Giovanni Perez ... Read more
Interview with Kathy Beyers
Kathy Beyers was born and raised in the city of Winter Garden. She worked for Disney before moving to Los Angeles, CA for work in the film industry. She recalls growing up in Winter Garden and working in Disney during the early years, as well as all the c ... Read more
Walt Disney World
Having grown up in Orlando, I have many memories of going to Disney World.  In the early 90s my family always had annual passes so we knew the parks like the back of hands.  I remember that the first roller coaster I ever rode was Thunder Mountain (it t ... Read more
Chris Taylor
  WATCH as Chris Taylor shares his Orlando memories with Orange County Library staff at the Southeast Branch Library in October 2012. ... Read more
Larry Hogan
Please join us for Larry Hogan as we discuss his memories and thoughts.  He is an absolute Orlando native (Born and Raised), devoted father and husband, and proud lifelong employee of the Disney universe. This interview includes discussions regarding ... Read more
A Magical Birthday
ABOVE: Magic Kingdom postcard circa 1975. My 17th birthday at Magic Kingdom in Cinderella's Castle My parents took me to the Magic Kingdom with some of my closest friends for my 17th birthday. After a long day of fun and memories, my birthday adventur ... Read more
Epcot Flower and Garden Festival 2007
ABOVE: Bambi, Thumper, and Flower made out of flowers. Mother's Day at Epcot during the Flower and Garden Festival on May 13, 2007. ABOVE: Eeyore and Piglet from Winnie the Pooh in the England Pavilion. Peruse images below under Attachments. ... Read more