PeopleOral 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
PeopleOral History Interview with Robert Kahn
My name is Robert Kahn, I was born in Orlando at Orange General Hospital, July 23, 1945... I grew up in Orlando. My family's first home was a garage apartment on Palmer Avenue. They didn't have numbers back in the day and that first home that they bought ... Read more
TopicsOral History Interview with Attorney Jim Robinson
My name is James C. Robinson, I'm Jim Robinson, I'm from Rock Hill, South Carolina. My family moved here in about 1925 and I was just a little boy. After I started school, I went to Hillcrest Elementary School two years and then the family moved to Conway ... Read more
EventsVolos Food Relief Effort: The Orlando Plan
ABOVE: A banquet for dignitaries collecting for Orlando's Relief Effort to Volos, Greece during 1946-1947. The banquet was held in the Marine Room of the Southland Restaurant at 13 N. Orange Avenue in Orlando. Mr. John P. Camichos, the rest ... Read more
TopicsHarriett Lake Oral History Interview
My name is Harriett Lake and I was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.. Listen as one of Central Florida's top philanthropists tells where the money came from, how our community developed, her reasons for giving, and what she plans to give in the fu ... Read more
EventsA Big Bull GATOR Thank You to the Milligans for 50 Years!
Joan and Bill Milligan of Orlando received a big thank you at the Bull Gator celebration for 50 years of outstanding giving in the Bull Gator program! The Orlando couple were honored at the Florida Gators game held at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gaines ... Read more