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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Chris Taylor
WATCH as Chris Taylor shares his Orlando memories at the Southeast Branch in October 2012. ... Read more
Places
Brochure of Orlando, Florida: The City Beautiful
This brochure gives facts about Orlando's historic buildings and businesses. Information includes an overview of the city and of local hotels. View maps, postcards, brochures, photographs and more about the history of Orlando. Hotels and businesse ... 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
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Harry P. Leu Gardens Pamphlets
Peruse images of old pamphlets for Leu House and Gardens under Attachments below. Listen to interview with Harry P. Leu from 1977.         ... Read more
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Captain Albertson Painting
ABOVE: Painting of Captain Charles L. Albertson by Mark French. Captain Charles L. Albertson, a retired police inspector of New York City, and a winter resident of Orlando, had for many years been collecting books at his home in Waverly, New York. In N ... Read more