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The Seminole Indians Visit The Florida Spa
Photos of the Seminole Indians visiting The Florida Spa.LISTEN as Richard Weinsier describes the experience of hearing them speak and sharing perspectives and information to further understanding between cultures. Richard Weinsier's parents, Dr. Stanley Weinsi...
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Pershing II Missile Cartoons Fire at Cape Tests, Martin Employees Fire Back!
Martin Marietta employees create a Pershing II Missile cartoon firing back at The Orlando Sentinel cartoons ridiculing Pershing II missile tests at Cape Canaveral. View series published in The Orlando Sentinel beginning with the Sentinal cartoons and ending wi...
People
John Sobik, Jr. - Sobik's Subs
John Sobik Jr., founder of Sobik's Subs, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 19 in Albany, New York at the age of 76.He was born on June 4, 1938 in Rome, New York to John and Mary Karash Sobik.John Sobik...
People
Lynda Hope Swenk: a College Park Oral History
My family moved down here in 1949. We lived briefly on Canton Street. We rented a house that was knocked down for I-4. And while we lived there my parents built the house at 913 Silver Drive so we would...
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Key West at Sea World
In 1996 Sea World opened Key West at Sea World here in Orlando, featuring sea turtles, a dolphin petting area, a ray petting area, Key West style entertainment and more. They advertised a contest open to middle schoolers to create...
Organizations
Ku Klux Klan
There is not much information to be found on the Ku Klux Klan members that tormented Catholics and Blacks in Central Florida in the 1920s but some disturbing mentions have been found in local newspapers and church histories.These excerpts from...
Events
Meeting President Reagan
Central Florida resident Oliver Peters was Production Manager at WBRC-TV in Birmingham, Alabama, from 1982-1984. During that time, President Reagan encouraged local communities to create opportunities to connect unemployed citizens with companies in need of ...
Events
Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida: Marginalized Communities
The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida hosted the Marginalized Communities program on November 12, 2014 for their 2014 series on Civil Rights. Darryl Owens of the Orlando Sentinel moderated the Marginalized Communities discussion wit...
People
Richard Weinsier Oral History Interview
My name is Richard Weinsier and I'm from Belle Isle in Orlando, Florida... dad brought me down here to be part of his new life that he created. Because he was from New York, he was sickly as a child....
Places
The Martin Marietta Orlando Presentations Department, circa 1960's
DOWN TO EARTH: Pulling a ripcord and pushing a launch button really aren't very different. In both cases lives are at stake. And in both cases the product must perform the way it was intended. This calls for careful designing,...
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Zero Defects Graphics From The Martin Marietta Orlando Presentations Department, circa 1960s
DOWN TO EARTH: Pulling a ripcord and pushing a launch button really aren't very different. In both cases lives are at stake. And in both cases the product must perform the way it was intended. This calls for careful designing,...