College Park Oral History Night 2023 with Educational Leader Gary Schadow
Reading is so important. I used to say to dads all the time, "Are you reading with your children?" And by the way, I have seven. I was an educator. But anyways, and I would say, "Read with them nightly. Because if all they ever see you do is sports, outd ... Read more
Orlando Magazine - The first years
The first edition of the Orlando Magazine was published in July 1922 by the Orlando Chamber of Commerce. The first twelve issues of the magazine were bound and presented to the Albertson Public Library prior to its opening in November 1923, by someone wi ... Read more
Guide to Orlando's Afro American Heritage
Central Florida Society of Afro American Heritage The Central Florida Society of Afro American Heritage was formed in 1986 to preserve the heritage of the African American community in Orlando. The Florida Division of Corporations lists Deborah Murphy as ... Read more
1934-1935 Grand Avenue School Year Book
1934-1935 Grand Avenue School Year Book made by the Publicity Committee on PTA Speedograph as an Art Project. VIEW the yearbook. Includes Certificate from the Florida Branch National Congress of Parents and Teachers, April 29- May 3, 1935, Miami, Flori ... Read more
Azalea Park Baptist School
Azalea Park Baptist Church opened its School in a newly completed building in 1961. From the beginning, the school's co-founder, Rev. James S. Raskins, was determined to offer a quality education superior to that offered by the public school system. More ... Read more
Robert E. Lee Junior High School
ABOVE: Alyce Blau Shames in front of Lee Middle School were she served as school librarian for 22 years. (Robert E. Lee Junior High School, also known as Lee Middle School, is now College Park Middle School.) Orlando Memory interviewed Alyce Blau Shame ... Read more
Bertie Hunt's Concord Park School Day Memories
ABOVE: The 4th grade Girl Scout Troop of Concord Park Elementary School, circa 1950. Concord Park Elementary School was truly a beautiful school... pristine white, bells in the towers, built about 1925, as Bertie Hunt remembers it from her school days an ... Read more
The Nativity Scene at Marks Street Elementary School, 1953
ABOVE IMAGE: Patsy Driggers, Jimmy Cayce, Kathryn Miller, and Richard Czerner dramatize The Nativity at Marks Street Elementary School Christmas Program directed by Mrs. Louise Stanley, December 1953. Mrs. Milligan's brother, Jimmy Cayce, appears second ... Read more
A Christmas Message from Our Principal
But through all this excitement boys and girls let us not forget the true meaning of Christmas - the first Christmas when to all the world was given the greatest gift of all times - the babe in the Manger, Our Savior. It was out of love for the Savior th ... Read more
Concord Park Elementary School, Circa 1949
Ms. Anderson's third grade class at Concord Park Elementary School are all smiles as photographer Alan Anderson takes the shot. Mr. Anderson had the contract for Orange County Public School photos for about 25 years. Photo courtesy of Bertie Martin Hun ... Read more
Princeton Elementary Report Card, 1946-47
Miss Eleanor Bell's Princeton Elementary first grade report card for school year 1946-47. "We believe in the SPIRITUAL welfare of your child and to this end we urge that he be regularly identified with a CHURCH and SUNDAY SCHOOL organization" - front o ... Read more
Edgewater High School Renovation
Edgewater High School Comprehensive for renovation of the 1952 building at 3200 Edgewater Drive in Orlando, FL Construction Manager: W.G. Mills / Mims Construction, a joint venture. Architect: C.T. Hsu & Associates. Estimated cost of completi ... Read more