Oral History Interview with Tom E. Lewis, Jr.
Tom E. Lewis, Jr. Architect, Attorney, and United States Air Force Colonel (retired). Mr. Lewis came to Orlando during the Vietnam War to serve as Director of Programs for McCoy Engineering Programs. He was instrumental in starting Orlando’s first POW-M ... Read more
Mayor Bob Carr Municipal Auditorium
History The original Orlando Municipal Auditorium was designed in 1925 by Cruz and Parrish, Architects. The classic revival design had an interior arrangement adapted from the Roman Coliseum. It was a very functional design constructed of brick, steel and ... Read more
St. James Cathedral School Golden Anniversary Benefit Dinner Dance
Commemorative booklet for the St. James Cathedral School Golden Anniversary Benefit Dinner Dance, Saturday, December 2, 1978 at Rio Pinar Country Club. Includes: An October 27th, 1978 letter from the Bishop of Orlando, Thomas J. Grady, to the Orlando comm ... Read more
Mayor Langford's Letter to St. James School
Orlando Mayor Carl T. Langford's 1978 congratulations letter to St. James Cathedral School on their 50th anniversary in downtown Orlando. Mayor Langford notes how "The Orlando community has benefited from, and has been blessed by, the tremendous number ... Read more
Florida Builder Jerry Kinsley with Orlando Mayor Carl Langford
Photo of Florida builder Jerry Kinsley of Kinsley Builders meeting with Orlando Mayor Carl Langford and a group of bankers at an Orlando attorney's office. Mr. Kinsley is pictured third from the left and Mayor Langford is third from the right. Pho ... Read more