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Scrapbook of the Grand Avenue P.T.A. 1938-1939
Scrapbook of the Grand Avenue P.T.A. 1938-1939. VIEW. Includes photo of past P. T. A. president Mrs. W. A. McCree (McCree Construction), Hillcrest School P. T. A. events produced by Grand Avenue School P. T. A., and photos of the Powder Puff Ladies' Mins ... Read more
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Grand Avenue School Friends Joyce & Herkie
ABOVE: Joyce (Bossi) Erickson's Florida souvenir photo album with Grand Avenue School photos of her happy times growing up in the City Beautiful. Joyce Bossi is pictured in the center left, 1940-1941 student at Grand Avenue School. Joyce and I were friend ... Read more
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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 house i ... Read more
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The Open Air School
Education pioneer Erna Wentzler Achenbach was trained in Germany by Maria Montessori and Friedrich Froebel. She and her husband came to settle in College Park where she started the Open Air School and introduced our community to the concept of "kindergart ... Read more
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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 around and ... Read more
People
Leon H. Handley: Icon of a Southern Gentleman
Oral history interview with Mr. Leon H. Handley at his law office in downtown Orlando, December 11, 2012. Growing up in Lakeland. My father joined the company that was called the Mulberry Explosives Supply Company formed to serve the phosphate mines and ... Read more
Places
The Nativity Scene at Marks Street Elementary School, 1953
ABOVE IMAGE: Patsy Driggers, Jimmy Cayce, Kathryn Miller, and Richard Czerner dramatize The Nativity at Marks Street Elementary School Christmas Program directed by Mrs. Louise Stanley, December 1953. Mrs. Milligan's brother, Jimmy Cayce, appears second ... Read more
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Concord Park Elementary School, Circa 1949
Ms. Anderson's third grade class at Concord Park Elementary School are all smiles as photographer Alan Anderson takes the shot. Mr. Anderson had the contract for Orange County Public School photos for about 25 years. Photo courtesy of Bertie Martin Hun ... Read more
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Back to School Blessings at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church
Lucas Boyce of Orlando Magic, Fabiola Gaines of Hebni Nutrition, Mr. Modeste, inspirational poet, and Orange County School Board's Kat Gordon speak at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church's Back to School Celebration & Conversation. Comm ... Read more
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Academic Excellence at Dr. Phillips High School
Featured image, above, is of Anna Mae Patz, Advanced Placement Calculus Instructor at Dr. Phillips High School, with Kathi Brooks Myers, award winning math student at Dr. Phillips, photo circa 1980s. Anna Mae Patz coached the Dr. Phillips High School M ... Read more
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Youth Bible Study at St. Michael's Episcopal Church
ABOVE: 1960's photo of Youth Bible Study at Saint Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park. Girls engaged in Bible study at Saint Michael's Episcopal Church in College Park. Circa 1960s. Boys engaged in learning at Youth Bible Study at S ... Read more
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Princeton Elementary Report Card, 1946-47
Miss Eleanor Bell's Princeton Elementary first grade report card for school year 1946-47. "We believe in the SPIRITUAL welfare of your child and to this end we urge that he be regularly identified with a CHURCH and SUNDAY SCHOOL organization" - front o ... Read more