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People
Oral History Interview with The Honorable Glenda Evans Hood
My name is Glenda Evans Hood and I was born in Orlando, Florida on March 10, 1950. I was born at the Orlando hospital which was called Orange Memorial Hospital on Orange Avenue. It was an old brick building and,...
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Songs about Orlando and Florida
A number of songs have been written about the city of Orlando and Florida. Some of these can be found in the Florida Music - Orlando and Florida Music vertical files at the Orlando Public Library. Several little ditties were apparently published...
People
Oral History Interview with Sarah Lou Harkey
When I was ten years old in 1935 my mother she had what, I guess, you call Florida sand in her shoes. They had come down here earlier on just a camping trip and stayed in motels. So she came...
Events
The University Club Oral History Interview with Leon Hunter Handley
Leon Hunter Handley, I was born in Lakeland and after 30 months in the service and seven academic years at the University of Florida, I came to Orlando and I've been here ever since. Leon Hunter Handley holding a photo taken...
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Oral History Interview with Belvin Perry, Jr.
My name is Belvin Perry, Jr. I was born October 11, 1949 in Orlando, Florida on Holden Street which is now known as Anderson Street between Division and Parramore. [Were you born at home?] Yes, I was born at home....