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Places
Robert E Lee Junior High School
Robert E Lee Junior High School, located in Orlando Florida, is now known as Lee Middle School.
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Orlando Opera Oral History Interview with Nancy Phipps
So when I moved down here I was ready to help work with the opera... Nancy Phipps started working with the Junior League in Orlando just after their first opera performance in 1958 and has been giving life to opera...
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Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner 1960
James Milligan of Orlando served as chairman of the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. View menu below with contributors and guest list.
Organizations
Orlando Negro Chamber of Commerce
The following early history of Orlando's African American chamber of commerce appears in their 1955 business directory, their 10th anniversary edition (pages 6 - 7.).  Here we find many names of civic leaders familiar to our community.To view the chamber's...
People
Mel Taylor: Glenn L. Martin Tech Rep
Hear Mel's story here.  (See more of Mel's photos here.)Melvin J. Taylor started his career with Glenn L. Martin Company in 1939 and worked on twin engine, light bombers for the French and British before being assigned to the Martin B-26...
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Oral History of Colonel William P. Hayman, Jr. DVM
My name is William P. Hayman, Jr. and I was born in Winter Haven, Florida, August 4, 1923. My father at this time was engaged in the fertilizer business, selling fertilizer to the citrus groves...Oral history of Col. William P....