American Library Association Annual Conference 2016
Each year the American Library Association (ALA) holds a conference for librarians from around the country.  In 2016 the conference was held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.  Staff from the Orange County Library System were among...
Eau Gallie, Florida
Oral history interview with Reverend Gene Zimmerman and his wife, Emily Ann Zimmerman, as they share details of the friendship between Zora Neale Hurston and Emily Ann's mother, Mrs. H. A. Owen. Ms. Hurston and Mrs. Owen became friends in Eau...
Orlando United
On June 12, 2016 a shooting occurred at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando that resulted in the tragic loss of 49 lives.  The Orlando community responded to this tragedy by uniting in displays of love and support for the victims...
Pine Castle Historical Society Book Discussion with Dr. Paul W. Wehr
Dr. Paul W. Wehr, historian and Professor of History Emeritus at University of Central Florida, discusses his new book: From Mosquito to Orange, the Making of a County, at the Pine Castle Historical Society Quarterly Meeting, June 26, 2016.Dr. Wehr...
Marianna Ross
Fine artist Marianna Hamilton Ross lives and works in Central Florida. Read her interview by her husband, author C. P. Ross.
Trent Tomengo
Read the transcript of the oral history interview  with artist Trent Tomengo conducted 30 December 2014, recorded and transcribed by Charles P. Ross in the studio of  Trent Tomengo   at Maitland Art Center; Maitland, Florida.
Elizabeth Chance
Educator Beth Chance has been teaching Special Education classes since January, 2010, at Lockhart Middle School, Orlando, and she is currently taking graduate courses toward an MA in Archaeology at University of Central Florida.
Oral History Interview with Martin Inventor David L. Emmons
My name is David Leach Emmons and I was born and raised in Wyoming and I lived in Arkansas for a while and then I came to Florida in the 1950's. I came here because I couldn't really make a...
Oral History Interview with Pano John Camichos
My name is Pano John Camichos. I was born in Orlando on March 3, 1933. My name as it appears on the birth certificate is PANOYOTIS. However, I think because of the accents of my father at the time I...
Denali Moose Tracks 10,000 Ice Cream Scoop Challenge
On June 8th 2016, the Denali Moose Tracks 10,000 Ice Cream Scoop Challenge took place at the Orange County Regional History Center. Free scoops of Mayfield Dairy Farms Moose Tracks ice cream were given out to each member of the...