Oral History Interview with School Principal Irma Achenbach Scudder
I came from Germany when I was 4 1/2 years old. It was 1924 and it was very different from it is now. We lived in College Park and there was no water no lights no street paving... My father... he bought a lot and he and a friend built us a little hous ... Read more
The Open Air School
The life story of education pioneer Erna Wentzler Achenbach and the legacy of The Open Air School, as told by her daughter Irma Scudder Achenbach. The Open Air School was the first private school in Orlando. My mother said that she had to go aroun ... Read more
On Campus with Joseph S. Guernsey, 2012
ABOVE: Orlando Junior College brochure featuring a photo of the college from North Highland Avenue, the same building which is used today by Lake Highland Preparatory School for classes.  Mr. Guernsey served as Board Chairman of Orlando Junior College. ... Read more
Orlando Junior College
Orlando Junior College, a two year, independent, coeducational institution of higher learning was chartered under the Laws of Florida in the spring of 1941. In 1969, due to inability to compete with the new Valencia Community College, Orlando Junior Coll ... Read more