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John L. Tracy: A Patriot
Born on September 7th, 1927, John L. Tracy was too young to enlist in the military for World War II. But as soon as he was of age, he entered the U.S. Armed Forces because he wanted to serve his country. His work involved using the latest technology from ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Maury L. Carter
Above image is Maury L. Carter in his Orlando office, Florida Trend, July 1991. Maury Carter, was born in Ferrum, Virginia on April 16, 1933. My dad was a farmer and a carpenter. We had a small farm, 100 acre farm in Virginia not far from Roanoke. And ... Read more
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Maury L. Carter
Above: Maury L. Carter and his son, Daryl Carter, featured in Florida Trend, July 1991. Maury Carter, born in Ferrum, Virginia.  My dad was a farmer and a carpenter. We had a small farm, 100 acre farm in Virginia not far from Roanoke. And I grew up ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Mike Woods
Oral History interview with Attorney Mike Woods at his Orlando law office, July 27, 2016. The following is T. Michael Wood's profile from Woods & Woods, PA "T. Michael (Mike) Woods has been practicing law in Florida since 1971. Initially, his pr ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Martin Inventor David L. Emmons
Featured photo above: Colleagues from Martin Marietta enjoy dinner together at Julian's Dining Room, circa 1980. Pictured second from the left, McDonald Wiggins - Martin communications, Julian Rentro - Martin patent attorney, and David Emmons - Martin i ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Central Florida Developer James Brown
My name is James B. Brown. I am originally from Texas. I was born in Wichita, Texas December 14, 1933. Week before I was five years old my parents moved us back to their home place which was in Freestone County which was in Fairfield. I graduated from Fai ... Read more
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Donald Hickman: Director of the Pershing Missile Project Oral History Interview
ABOVE: Colonel Quill in charge of Pershing Missile training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, General Boyle, Commander of the 56th Brigade, Donald Hickman, Pershing Program Manager for Martin Marietta Orlando, and Colonel William J. Fiorentino, Army Program Manager ... Read more
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The Martin Marietta Orlando Presentations Department, circa 1960's
DOWN TO EARTH: Pulling a ripcord and pushing a launch button really aren't very different. In both cases lives are at stake. And in both cases the product must perform the way it was intended. This calls for careful designing, the correct materials, and p ... Read more
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Zero Defects Graphics From The Martin Marietta Orlando Presentations Department, circa 1960s
DOWN TO EARTH: Pulling a ripcord and pushing a launch button really aren't very different. In both cases lives are at stake. And in both cases the product must perform the way it was intended. This calls for careful designing, the correct materials, and p ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Martin Inventor David L. Emmons
ABOVE: Dr. James Crouch, right, and David Emmons standing in front of the Elevated Site System at Martin Marietta in Orlando. My name is David Leach Emmons and I was born and raised in Wyoming and I lived in Arkansas for a while and then I came to Florid ... Read more
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Donald Hickman: Oral History Interview with the Director of the Pershing Missile Project
ABOVE: Donald Hickman, left, presents a Pershing model to Brigadier General William E. Sweet Pershing Commander in Europe. VIEW Article  The trade that President Reagan made was he'd take Pershing II's out of Europe if they would decommission all the S ... Read more
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Walter Trippe, Martin Director of Research and Development
I was fortunate to be involved with a number of programs... which became major programs for the company, multi-million dollar, billion dollar programs for the company. And some of those programs are still striving and doing well today. They have a long h ... Read more