Margaret Normant Thornton
Margaret Normant Thornton First generation Orlandoan born in 1893, in her grandfather's home on Lucerne Circle. Mrs. Normant Thornton was also the mother of Betty Robinson and Peggy Petris. This interview was conducted by Sandra Hinson on April 12, 1975 ... Read more
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
Lake Conway
Oral history interview with Mr. James C. Robinson at his home on Lake Conway,  March 11, 2016.   Attorney James C. Robinson  wrote the Laws of Florida Chapter 57-1643, House Bill No. 1626, to be known as "Lake Conway Water and Navigation Control Di ... Read more
James Carson Robinson - Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina and became an Orlando citizen when his father brought his family to Florida in 1926. Jim attended Hillcrest Elementary School for the first two years and was in the class with a cute little blonde named ... Read more
Orlando High School Homecoming VI
Orlando High School classes of 1927 through 1952 gather every few years at the site of their old Alma Mater, now Howard Middle School.  Howard Middle School has been carefully maintaining  the classic exterior look of the original high school making it ... Read more
La Coterie Club
La Coterie was a club formed of couples from the First United Methodist Church, Orlando Florida.  They built a clubhouse on two lots adjacent to Lake Conway, land given to them by "Aunt Molly" Randall. The Coterie Club held a housewarming party for th ... Read more