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Oral History Interview with Scientist and Intrapreneur Dr. Sudhakar "Shan" Shanbhag
My father comes up and stops immediately... He says, "You boys, don't you think it's a good idea, you work very hard, get good grades, get your diploma, your high school degree, then go to college, you study hard, get good grades and get your degree, the ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Attorney Tanisha Nunn Gary, President and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida
Orlando is a wonderful place to visit not just for vacations. Love to come and we're going to hit all the theme parks: Sea World, Universal, Disney. But also, to bring conventions. You know, if you are looking to bring your social or professional convent ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Bill Jennings, President of the College Park Historical Society
Bill Jennings, President of the College Park Historical Society at the Orlando Public Library, October 25, 2023. Photo by Orange County Library System Staff Photographer Amanda Murphy. College Park has produced a lot of great people. I was in a meetin ... Read more
People
Oral History Interview with Interior Designer Mandy Wannen, President of Kaleidoscope Interior Design
Photo by OCLS Photographer Amanda Murphy I was doing a lot of projects, schools for the Department of Defense. And so, I helped design five schools in Germany ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Senior Business Analyst Harry Bryant
The goal, what I feel comfortable about now, is that we have the skill set and the documentation and presentation to show and preserve the culture of the historic Callahan area. It's going to take some time, but the good thing about it is that we can get ... Read more
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"Harriet, Henrietta and Orlando's School for Girls", An Orlando Remembered Presentation by Historian Richard Cronin, March 2021
 In honor of Women's History Month, Historian Richard Cronin elucidates  the local history documenting how the founders of Orlando felt educating women to be very important. Listen as Author Richard Cronin presents Harriet, Henrietta, and Orlando's S ... Read more
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Pine Castle Pioneer Days Local History Presentations on February 22, 2020
Pine Castle Pioneer Days, February 2020, magazine featuring cover art by local artist Mark Baird. As noted in the magazine, his original artwork depicts Will Harney's original Pine Castle on the shores of Lake Conway... Enjoy these speaker highli ... Read more
People
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
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Grand Avenue Elementary School Principal's Album 2006-2007
  School Principal, Lino Rodriguez, is pictured first row, far right with faculty.   Mrs. Orduna pictured with her students.   Mrs. Scoma and her Pre-Kindergarten Class.   Ms. Synder pictured with h ... Read more
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Grand Ave. Elementary Yearbook of 2001-02
Grand Avenue Elementary School Yearbook of 2001-02. VIEW. Explore additional treasures in the Grand Avenue School archives. ... Read more
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Mrs. Marilee Ivy's Extraordinary Life
My folks were pioneers of Orange County and my grandfather came down in the late 1800's around the Civil War time. And he bought land up around Lake Griffin up around Wildwood and that lake was named after them. And that was the first time he came in from ... Read more
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Grand Avenue Elementary School Principal's Album 2005-2006
Mrs. Tillman's 2nd Grade Class from the Grand Avenue Elementary School Principal's Album 2005-2006. VIEW Album.   Explore the treasures in the Grand Avenue School archives. ... Read more