OrganizationsGuide to Orlando's Afro American Heritage
Central Florida Society of Afro American Heritage The Central Florida Society of Afro American Heritage was formed in 1986 to preserve the heritage of the African American community in Orlando. The Florida Division of Corporations lists Deborah Murphy as ... Read more
OrganizationsMount Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church
ABOVE: The first church structure of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church was according to church history, "a bush harbor or bush arbor, so called because it was an open area enclosed by loose bushes, vines and branches bent over to form the ... Read more
PeopleDeaconess Lillian Lancaster: Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church Oral History Interview
ABOVE: Deaconess Lillian Lancaster in the sanctuary of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Institutional Church, August 16, 2012. The earliest memory would be the day that we came to Orlando in July 1972 because Deacon Lancaster had a job interview. And I was ... Read more
Organizations"What Are You Going to Do for the Master Today?"
L. Claudia Allen, she was a great leader in our church. We also sponsor a program which is called L. Claudia Allen Day and that's a fundraiser for scholarships and then we present scholarships in her honor. Yes, I remember her. I knew her very well becaus ... Read more