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Oral History Interview with Attorney Jim Robinson
My name is James C. Robinson, I'm Jim Robinson, I'm from Rock Hill, South Carolina. My family moved here in about 1925 and I was just a little boy. After I started school, I went to Hillcrest Elementary School two years and then the family moved to Conway ... Read more
People
Dr. Benjamin Patz & Mrs. Anna Mae Patz: Education for Life
We've been married 50 years and we celebrated that this past year. The thing I admire most about him is the fact that he is as brilliant as he is and yet as humble as he is. You can ask him any question on any subject and he will explain it to you in grea ... Read more
Places
Cutting Edge Engineering From the Early Days of FTU to the UCF Achievers of Today
ABOVE: Photo of Dr. Benjamin Patz, computer engineer, electrical engineer, research scientist. UCF (FTU) would be starting in 69. At that time we were called electrical engineering and computer engineering. It was one department. When we went out there f ... Read more
People
Gerald Ford at Florida Technological University
Sometime between 1974 and 1975, President Gerald R. Ford visited the campus of  Florida Technological University (FTU) now University of Central Florida (UCF) to speak to the Society of Professional Journalists. My husband was attending school there and ... Read more
Events
President Nixon at FTU
ABOVE: President Nixon addressing graduates on 8 June 1973 at Florida Technological University (FTU) now University of Central Florida (UCF).   On June 8, 1973, then President Richard M. Nixon addressed graduates and guests numbering almost 10, ... Read more
Events
Florida Technological University
The pond was drained and used as an amphitheater for graduations as in the one where President Richard Nixon spoke in June 1973. ABOVE: This print version of a watercolor original by artist Richard Lewis is Florida Technological University as it ap ... Read more