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Transition: Martin Marietta Scientists & Engineers Keeping Pace With Tomorrow
Martin Marietta recruiting brochure in book format created to lure top scientists to Orlando, circa 1960. VIEW. Excerpt: By way of background, the Martin Company experienced a sharp transition from aircraft to spacecraft in the mid-fifties. Exp...
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Pounds Studio
I'm Peggy Jo Pounds van den Berg and I say that because I was born here in Orlando and we had a studio called Pounds Studio so that's why I put the Pounds in there. It was a dance studio....
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Charles Gray Oral History Interview
My name is Charles Gray and I'm from really Orlando except that I was born in Leesburg, Florida. And I moved to Orlando in the fifth grade and I've been here ever since except in 1969 I bought a ranch...
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Don Dunn, Auto Service Business Owner
My name is Don Dunn and I've lived in the Orlando area since 1961, but visited for the first time in 1947 in the springtime... there were six of us in a '38 Chevrolet that belonged to my stepfather, my...
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Good Shepherd Catholic Church
Good Shepherd Mission Church was established through the efforts of Monsignor John G. Bishop.  Ground breaking took place  in 1955 and the first Mass was celebrated on March 18, 1956 by Rev. Roman S. Gromala. Do you have a  Good Shepherd...
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Azalea Park Baptist School
Azalea Park Baptist Church opened its School in a newly completed building in 1961. From the beginning, the school's co-founder, Rev. James S. Raskins, was determined to offer a quality education superior to that offered by the public school system....
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Reverend Willard Lynn
Born in Marianna, Florida, Willard and his wife Earlene attended Florida State University. He was awarded a BA in 1957, and in 1960 he graduated from the  School of Theology, University of the South. Rev. Lynn served as assistant rector...
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Ralph Hansel
My name is Ralph Hansel I was born in Orlando and I moved down here to Pine Castle where I live now. I've never lived anywhere else I've only moved once in my life, from where I was born to...
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Azalea Park Swimming Pool
The  Azalea Park Swimming Pool was built and originally  operated by the developer of the Azalea Park subdivision, Phillips Properties.  Officially managed by Marguerite "Peggy" Phillips with the help of Dixie O'Brian and Betty Hurd, the pool wa...
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Christ the King Episcopal Church
Founded in January, 1955, Christ the King Episcopal Church held its first services in the Azalea Park sales office of Phillips Properties on Lake Barton Road (now known as South Semoran Blvd.) The growing congregation soon moved to their newly...