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Palm Sunday at Saint James Cathedral, 1984
Palm Sunday at St. James Cathedral 1984. Photo of parishioners from St. James and St. Luke's Cathedral in the parking lot of Saint James Cathedral on Palm Sunday, April 15th 1984 in downtown Orlando.The parishioners are waving palms for Palm Sunday,...
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Playing Bridge with Jonas Salk
"OPEN EXAMINATION" read the sign at the University of Pittsburgh announcing the opportunity for three chemists to work in the health department under Dr. Jonas Salk. Dr. Salk would choose the chemists with the three highest test scores from an open...
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Alexander Means Hyer - Civil War Pension
Alexander Means Hyer civil war pension and other documents. See IMAGES and other DOCUMENTS below.
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Bill Cordell
Friday, January 28, 2012: Shane speaks with Bill Cordell for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Mr. Cordell has worked as an actor in film, television, and commercials. He has worked...
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Dr. Benjamin Patz Explains Orlando's Charge Particle Accelerometer Project
Before moving to Orlando, research scientist Dr. Benjamin Patz worked at Martin Marietta in Middle River on Orlando's  Charge Particle Accelerometer Project. Specifically, he was asked to calculate what the discharge rate would be due to cosmic rays. When...
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Oil On Beach As WWII Darkens Daytona
We were living in Daytona before my husband was drafted and we had to use a room that was blacked out because we feared the enemy could see the slightest twinkle of light... Then I remember I stood on the...
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122 Years of Catholic Education in Orlando
St. James parish has a tremendous impact on education... we are now into 122 years of Catholic education. The Sisters of St. Joseph from St. Augustine had a tremendous impact and contribution. They opened up St. Joseph's Academy which eventually...
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Samuel Charlton
Samuel Charlton was interviewed during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts 2012. In this photo, he is standing in front of his business in Eatonville. Friday, January 27, 2012: Shane speaks with Samuel Charlton for the Orlando Memory project during...
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Sunday Memories of St. James Church in Orlando
The church was right downtown on Orange Avenue. Everything was right downtown...It had wonderful stained glass windows that have been saved all these many years and are still in our new cathedral that we have now. The original church was...
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Martin Andersen
Mr. Martin Andersen (4 part interview) - Publisher of the Orlando Sentinel and his wife Gracia Barr Andersen discuss coming to Orlando - first impressions; early newspaper career; colorful citizens; acquiring the newspaper; selling it to the Chicago Tribune; h...
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Desegregation in Orange County Schools
Educator Mary Jane Sevick remembers the day her students cleared their lockers at Robinswood Junior High School in response to a court order to desegregate Carver and Robinswood Junior High Schools. Hear her firsthand account of the event and  the...
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Prostell Thomas - Interview
Prostell shares his experiences and reflects on his life and his community. Prostell Thomas - Interview  at the Washington Park Branch Library - "Tell Your Story" event.