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Neil Wittenstein Speaks at College Park Oral History Night
LISTEN Part III (18:43)College Park Resident Neil Wittenstein My name is Neil Wittenstein and I was born on Rio Grande Street right across from Lake Silver School. My parents met in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and my grandfather [Peter David Wittenstein] came...
People
Howard Showalter
Howard and Sandy Showalter, and Buck Rogers started Showalter Airpark, the first private airport in Winter Park, in 1945.Showalter Airpark made aviation history as "one of the finest privately owned airports in the United States" according to Wings in the...
Topics
The Florida Collection
The Florida Collection at the Downtown Orlando Public Library holds many unique and interesting literary Florida gems. Items dating back to the 1800s and up to present day show hints of previous ownership, like an author's  scribbled  signature or &n...
Places
Alafaya Branch Library
The Alafaya Branch Library was opened on February 1, 2000.