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
City of Orlando Director of Urban Development Walter G. Hawkins Presents at Orlando Remembered for Black History Month, February 2023
Walter G. Hawkins is the Director of Urban Development for the City of Orlando Community Redevelopment Agency. He has served the City of Orlando for almost 30 years. He is responsible for overseeing the revitalization of the Parramore District a ... Read more
Professor S. James Gates, Jr. Presents at Orlando Remembered for Black History Month, February 2022
Dr. S. James Gates, Jr. is the Brown Theoretical Physics Center Director, Ford Foundation Professor of Physics, an Affiliate Mathematics Professor, and a Faculty Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies & Public Affairs at Brown University. ... Read more
The Honorable Bakari F. Burns Presents at Orlando Remembered, February 2020
City of Orlando Commissioner for District 6, The Honorable Bakari F. Burns spoke on the history of healthcare for black people in Orlando and politics at the Orlando Remembered meeting on February 19, 2020, Black History Month, at the Orange County Regi ... Read more
Oral History Interview with Robert Kahn
My name is Robert Kahn, I was born in Orlando at Orange General Hospital, July 23, 1945... I grew up in Orlando. My family's first home was a garage apartment on Palmer Avenue. They didn't have numbers back in the day and that first home that they bought ... Read more
Larry Hogan
Please join us for Larry Hogan as we discuss his memories and thoughts.  He is an absolute Orlando native (Born and Raised), devoted father and husband, and proud lifelong employee of the Disney universe. This interview includes discussions regarding ... Read more
Charlotte J. Chambers
Please join us for Charlotte J. Chambers as we discuss her memories and thoughts.  She is currently 79 + 1 years of age, and was one of the first to play full contact professional football for the Tigers and is known as the "Grid Iron Granny #5."  She a ... Read more
Teen Ambassador Project 2009 Beta
Teen Ambassador Project The Teen Ambassador Project was based on a model of peer-to-peer training. The Orlando Public Library Youth Services staff introduces a group of teens to our databases and then they in turn earn community service hours for giving ... Read more