Young Adult Department 1960s -1980s
ABOVE: The Young Adult Department on the first floor in the area now known as the porch or clock area in the Children's Department. 1960s The Orlando Public Library opened to the public in August 1966, with 60,000 square feet of space - several times larg ... Read more
12 Groovy Hits, 12 Florida Bands - Bee Jay Booking Agency
Above image is cover art from a demo album - 12 Groovy Hits, 12 Florida Bands produced at Bee Jay Recording Studios in Orlando. Images and audio clips from the Eric Schabacker archive. Facts: Album Name:  12 Groovy Hits, 12 Florida Bands Produced: Sprin ... Read more
ABOVE: WLOF / Channel 95 AM Radio Top 40 list for the week of February 28 thru March 6, 1970. The weekly top 40 flyers were given away at local Orlando record stores. this one was from Bill Baer Records at Colonial Mall. WLOF was a popular AM rock radio ... Read more
Interview with Mike Worrell and Charlie Hoeck
Listen to segments of an oral history interview with Mike Worrell and Charlie Hoeck, long time employees of the Orange County Library System, conducted by Nick Martinolich on October 21, 2009. The two discuss the history of the library and the ever changi ... Read more
Infinite Mushroom - Colonial Plaza
The Infinite Mushroom at Colonial Plaza During the 1960's and 1970's the Infinite Mushroom was where you went for concert tickets, black light posters and apparently unbeknownst to me (I was rather naive at the time) various paraphernalia used by "Hippie ... Read more
Eddie Graham Sports Stadium
ABOVE: On 23 April 1971, my friend Judy, my aunt Iris and I saw Three Dog Night live at the Orlando Sports Stadium. We were right in front of the stage and this is the photo I got of Chuck Negron. If you look closely at the photo you can see the tin roof. ... Read more