The University Club Oral History Interview with Leon Hunter Handley
Leon Hunter Handley, I was born in Lakeland and after 30 months in the service and seven academic years at the University of Florida, I came to Orlando and I've been here ever since. Leon Hunter Handley holding a photo taken of him getting off the ship ... Read more
Veterans Day 2012
We thank and honor the United States Military Veterans who have served our nation. As we remember our veterans this Veterans Day 2012, we invite you to share in their firsthand accounts of military service:  interviews,  narratives,  videos  and  wri ... Read more
Army Air Base Chapel Served Generations of Military Families
ABOVE:  The Post Chapel at Orlando Air Base, located in tropical garden environs is unique in that it is the only chapel in the entire army that has its steeple on the ground and to the side of the chapel. The chapel is so near the end of an airdrome ru ... Read more
Washington Shores Memories Grace Chapel
Interview at Washington Park Branch on February 18, 2012 with Grace Chapel a member of the Washington Shores community, conducted by Orange County Library System librarian Sharon Ricket. Grace Chapel, a long time community activist, tells her story of ... Read more
Attorney Frank Pyle Interview
Interview with Attorney Frank Pyle at Delaney Street Baptist Church in Orlando, FL, June 30th, 2010. Mr. Pyle served 26 years in the military and shares his experiences as a military lawyer including assignments such as visiting American GI's in German pr ... Read more
ABOVE: Photograph of WWII Veteran Audrey Tracy. Orange County Library System salutes the Central Florida Veterans who served our country! Hear firsthand accounts of their service in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and other military service ... Read more