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Judge Donald Cheney
Judge Donald Cheney - (Born January 23, 1889) Donald Alexander Cheney was the son of Judge John Moses Cheney who moved here from Massachusetts in 1885.  After attending local public grade schools Donald graduated from Rollins College Academy (prep school)...
Places
Florida Splendid China
Splendid China During the 1990s, local investors partnered with the Overseas Enterprise of of China Travel Service to build the Splendid China theme park in Central Florida which opened to the public in November 1993 and closed just ten years...
People
Joseph S. Guernsey Congratulates Lake Highland Preparatory School Class of 2012
May 26, 2012 letter from Lake Highland Preparatory School founder Joseph S. Guernsey to the class of 2012. Mr. Guernsey is giving a Bible and a copy of the letter to each student graduating from the school.
People
Memorial Day Remembrances: WWII Pilot Joseph S. Guernsey Recalls the Fine Orlando Men Who Gave Their Lives in WWII
Bob and Harold Johnson, Bill Terhune, Pep Ingram, T. K. Johnson, Jr. are some of the fine Orlando men who gave their lives for their country in WWII as remembered by WWII pilot Joseph S. Guernsey in  this audio  excerpt ...
People
Devy Jefferson
Friday, January 27, 2012: Shane speaks with Devy Jefferson for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Ms. Jefferson was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1960, grew up in the Bronx,...
People
Claudia Moon
Saturday, January 28, 2012: Shane speaks with Claudia Moon for the Orlando Memory project during the Zora! Outdoor Festival of the Arts in Eatonville, Florida. Ms. Moon was born in Pontiac, Michigan in 1952 and moved to Florida when she...
Events
Teen Time Capsule Project
The "Teen Time Capsule" project documents and contributes content to Orlando Memory that describes teen volunteer service in the metro Orlando area. The primary objective of this initiative is to increase teen participation in Orlando Memory. Library teen volu...
People
Hannah - Teen Volunteer
Dani, another teen volunteer, interviewed me about my experiences as a volunteer and growing up in Orlando, Florida. I wasn't born here, but I have lived here most of my life. I love living here because of all the things...
People
Dani - Teen Volunteer
Teen Volunteer, Hannah interviewed me about my experience here in Central Florida. We spoke about my life  in Miami and Orlando and also about the things I enjoy doing  in Central Florida  such as the scenery, amusement parks and the...
Places
Underwater Sound Research Division of the Naval Research Laboratory
With a $3.5 million dollar budget, three research facilities, and physicists engaged in unequaled sonar technology for the U.S. Navy, the quiet Underwater Sound Reference Division of the Naval Research Laboratory on Summerlin Avenue, brought high technology an...
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Underwater Sound Research Division of the Naval Research Laboratory
Aerial photo of the  Underwater Sound Research Division of the Naval Research Laboratory, mission statement and description of the scientific work at the Orlando lab on Lake Mary Gem are detailed in this October 20, 1968 Orlando Sentinel article by...
Organizations
Naval Training Equipment Center Brings Technological Research & Development to Orlando
Sophisticated systems for research and development centered in Orlando with the new U.S. Naval Training Device Center discussed in this January 31, 1965 Orlando Sentinel  article, pt. 1, "All's Well! Navy Center Sets Orlando Course".Excerpt: "I think we c...