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Sarah Palin in Orlando - November 24, 2009
Sarah Palin supporters began lining up at the Barnes and Noble at Colonel Drive and Bumby around 8 p.m. on Monday, November 23rd. By 6 a.m., November 24th  there were about 400 people in a line that completely circled the...
People
Interview with Janet Nixon - Nov. 16, 2009
November 16, 2009, interview with Janet Nixon, director of the Russell Home and daughter of the home's founder  Vantrease Russell.The Russell Home was the first non-profit institution in the country for brain-damaged children. Today you will  find qu...
Events
Glenn Beck - November 2009
     The Glenn Beck tour bus rolled into Barnes & Nobel on Colonial Drive at Bumby around 10 a.m. on Friday, 20 November 2009. Orlando is a stop on Glenn's 2009 National Book Tour promoting his current best sellers "Arguing...
People
Interview with Angela Jacobe
10-21-09 interview with Angela Jacobe, long time employee of the Orange County Library System. Angela discusses coming to the United States from the Philippines, working at a newly opened Disney World, and how library services have changed over the years.Click...
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Interview with Mike Worrell and Charlie Hoeck
10-21-09 interview with Mike Worrell and Charlie Hoeck, long time employees of the Orange County Library System. The two discuss the history of the library and the ever changing face of Central Florida.Part one:  Growing up and schoolPart two: Early...
Places
Orlando Senior High School - 1927 Yearbook
According to the 1927 Orlando city directory, Orlando Senior High School was located on east Robinson street between north Summerlin Avenue and north Hyer Avenue. If you are familiar with Orlando, you know that this is the location of present...
Events
Reflections of Earth - Earth Globe Barge
From http://www.wdwmagic.com/Attractions/Reflections-of-Earth.htm• Earth Globe o The show's video segment, which is displayed on the "Earth Globe" located in the center of the World Showcase Lagoon, features 56 famous faces and covers 5 continents (screens...
Events
Reflections of Earth Notes
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth officially debuted on October 1, 1999. Previously called "IllumiNations 2000: Reflections of Earth," name change to "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth," on January 1, 2001 following the close of the Walt Disney World ...
Events
Reflections of Earth - Fireworks
The spectacular cosmic explosion which begins the show is made possible through the use of Disney's patented Air Launch Fireworks (ALF) technology. 1,105 shells are fired during each show. Two special floating fireworks effects were created specifically for th...
Events
Reflections of Earth - Abbey Road
 The original music heard every night at EPCOT's Illuminations: Reflections of Earth was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London, known worldwide as the home of most of the Beatles recording sessions between 1963 and 1967. The three photos linked to...