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American Association of University Women Orlando-Winter Park Branch
The 1928-1978 50th anniversary yearbook of the American Association of University Women, Orlando - Winter Park Florida Branch states: "Fifty years ago [1928], Mrs. Edgar Hyatt, a charming and accomplished Orlando lady, invited eight key women of vision and ide...
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Sorosis of Orlando
According to the Sorosis of Orlando web site, "In 1893, ten soft-spoken women of Orlando met at the home of Mrs. Robert Howe to organize a study club. Mrs. W. R. Anno, Miss Maud Anno, Miss Blanche Anno, Mrs. Annie...
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Pine Castle Historical Society
The Pine Castle Woman's Club was organized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization in 1940. For many years one of its primary objectives was the preservation of local history. In 2014, they decided to formalize this effort by organizing the...
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Bob and Kim Showalter Oral History Interview
Listen as Showalter Flying Service owners Bob and Kim Showalter share the history of the aviation company and our community in this oral history interview at Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport on January 14, 2015. LISTEN Part I (18:42)...
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Kim Showalter
Listen as Showalter Flying Service owners Bob and Kim Showalter share the history of the aviation company and our community in this oral history interview at Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport on January 14, 2015. LISTEN Part I (18:42)...
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Bob Showalter
Listen as Showalter Flying Service owners Bob and Kim Showalter share the history of the aviation company and our community in this oral history interview at Showalter Flying Service at Orlando Executive Airport on January 14, 2015.LISTEN Part I (18:42)...
Events
Wine & Dine Half Marathon
The 6th Annual runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend was on November 6th and 7th, 2015.  Starting at ESPN's Wide World of Sports and ending at EPOCT, the course was suppose to weave it's way down Osceola Parkway, to...
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Azalea Park Ice Cream Party
More than 300 youngsters flocked to Azalea Park Saturday for an ice cream party. Wellborn C. Phillips, president of Phillips Industries, was host and residents of the Azalea Park development turned out en masse for the event. View the large image See the...
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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...
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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...
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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...