Places
Greenwood Cemetery
Greenwood Cemetery Prior to the construction of Greenwood Cemetery, there was no set burial grounds in Orlando. This unfortunately led to missing burial records for individuals buried before land at Greenwood was set aside for use as a cemetery. Green ... Read more
Topics
Orlando History Through Postcards
Orlando History Through Postcards More than just being something nice to send a friend or a relative while on a trip, these postcards show Orlando through the years and offer a glimpse at what the City Beautiful looked like to tourists through the years. ... Read more
Organizations
Winter Park - Orlando, Florida League of Women Voters
According to History section at the Orange County League of Women Voters' website, the Winter Park - Orlando League of Women Voters "got its official start in Florida in 1939, when women in Winter Haven, Winter Park and St. Petersburg initiated the Florid ... Read more
Topics
Interview with Hurley Suggs and Gerald Eberly
Hurley Suggs and Gerald Eberly are both long-time residents of the Orlo Vista area of Orlando. Mr. Suggs has lived here his entire life and was a barber. Mr. Eberly has lived in the area since he was 21 and worked in the technology field. Both share some ... Read more
People
Interview with Linda Campbell
Linda Campbell was originally born in Jamaica and moved to the UK when she was 10. In 2010 she moved to Winter Garden, FL. Even in the time she has been in the Orlando area, she has noticed changes to the area.   Linda Campbell Interview on You ... Read more
People
Interview with Giovanni Perez
Giovanni Perez is an Orlando Resident who moved to Florida from Maryland in 2004. He works at Disney where he enjoys creating magical moments for visiting children and their families. Interview with Giovanni Perez ... Read more
People
Interview with Kathy Beyers
Kathy Beyers was born and raised in the city of Winter Garden. She worked for Disney before moving to Los Angeles, CA for work in the film industry. She recalls growing up in Winter Garden and working in Disney during the early years, as well as all the c ... Read more
People
Barbara Anderson
Long time Orlando resident Barbara Anderson shares some of her personal history, as well as the history of Orlando and Orlo Vista with Ken Gibert at the Hiawassee Branch Library on January 10, 2013. View the three videos here.  PART 1     - ... Read more
People
Henry Van Hegan
Henry Van Hegan discusses how he chose to move to Orlando from New Jersey, unique qualities of Orlando, and his experiences as an English instructor at the Southeast Branch, OCLS in September 2012. ... Read more
People
Chris Taylor
  WATCH as Chris Taylor shares his Orlando memories with Orange County Library staff at the Southeast Branch Library in October 2012. ... Read more
Places
Brochure of Orlando, Florida: The City Beautiful
This brochure gives facts about Orlando's historic buildings and businesses and an overview of the city and of local hotels. View maps, postcards, brochures, photographs and more about the history of Orlando. Hotels and businesses mentioned in the ... Read more
Places
Sunday Memories of St. James Church in Orlando
The church was right downtown on Orange Avenue. Everything was right downtown...It had wonderful stained glass windows that have been saved all these many years and are still in our new cathedral that we have now. The original church was the only Catholic ... Read more