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People
Maury L. Carter
Maury Carter, born in Ferrum, Virginia.  My dad was a farmer and a carpenter. We had a small farm, 100 acre farm in Virginia not far from Roanoke. And I grew up on a farm with cows and horses and...
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Orlando - The Charm of the South
"Orlando - The Charm of the South" appears to be a promotional brochure created to encourage real estate purchase and home building in Orlando for permanent and winter residents. It includes a map of the county and city published by the South Florida Sen...
People
Oral History Interview with Former Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court Charles T. Wells
I'm Charles Talley Wells and I go by Charley with an "ey" and I was born on March the 4th, 1939 in what was then known as the Orange Memorial Hospital in Orlando. At the time my parents were living...
Places
Orlando Youth Center
Soon to be the new home of the Orlando Ballet, the Loch Haven Community Center, located at 610 N. Lake Formosa Drive, was once the scene of teen activity for the Orlando crowd in the days before Disney came to...
Organizations
Hot Diggity Drive-In & Restaurant
The Hot Diggity Drive-In Restaurant was a short lived food establishment overlooking Lake Barton. It first appears in the November 1956 telephone directory, but there was not a listing in the Yellow Pages. The address at that time was 5053...
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Oral History Interview with Paul Halyard
I'm Paul Halyard and I was born in St. Petersburg, FL in 1935 and I moved to Orlando February 1, 1964. After completing the University of Florida I was living in Gainesville and working at Sperry Electronic Tube Department when...