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
Oral History Interview with Realtor Pete Vogt
Pete Vogt is the owner of George A. Vogt, Inc. and the current Director of Orlando Regional Realtor Association, Inc. My name is Pete Vogt and I was born in Wauchula, Florida in 1944… My father was in the service and my grandparents and great grandp ... Read more
Oral History Interview with Maury L. Carter
Above image is Maury L. Carter in his Orlando office, Florida Trend, July 1991. Maury Carter, was born in Ferrum, Virginia on April 16, 1933. My dad was a farmer and a carpenter. We had a small farm, 100 acre farm in Virginia not far from Roanoke. And ... Read more
Wayne A. Cooper
Wayne A. Cooper, a long time "real estate man" in Orlando was interviewed by Frank Manual on January 30, 1978.  We are grateful for the Orange County Regional History Center's making this recording available for Orlando Memory. Mr. Cooper came to Orla ... Read more
Joseph S. Guernsey on the Future of Orlando: Then & Now
I think not only is the future extremely bright for Orlando, but I think it is likely to become someday the largest city in Florida... in this excerpt from an oral history interview on May 26, 2012 Mr. Joseph S. Guernsey shares his perspective on the futu ... Read more