Places
Sunday Memories of St. James Church in Orlando
The church was right downtown on Orange Avenue. Everything was right downtown...It had wonderful stained glass windows that have been saved all these many years and are still in our new cathedral that we have now. The original church was the only Catholic ... Read more
Organizations
Mardi Gras at Saint James Cathedral
Enjoying Mardi Gras in the Saint James Cathedral Community Life Center in downtown Orlando. Father David Page, St. James Cathedral Pastor from 1972-1986, envisioned a community center at a time when much of the population had left downtown for the subu ... Read more
People
LBJ's Lake Eola Handshake
President Lyndon B. Johnson, the first president ever to sleep in Orlando, stayed at the Cherry Plaza just around the corner from the Buning's family home on Lake Eola during his 1964 campaign visit. Alice Buning remembers competing with her brother, Rick ... Read more
Places
Growing up on Lake Eola with Grace
Alice Buning grew up in the last family home on Lake Eola at the corner of Robinson Street and Rosalind Avenue. Her father, Mr. Bill Buning, had his insurance office downstairs, and her grandfather had his insurance office downtown. Alice grew up with Orl ... Read more
People
Joan Buning, St. James Cathedral Parishioner
Joan Buning of St. James Cathedral expresses her gratitude for life in the United States in this excerpt from an  oral history interview  April 21st, 2011. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Buning lived in the last family home on Lake Eola at the corner of R ... Read more
People
Cathy Steiger, St. James Parishioner
Listen to this interview    with Catherine Buning Steiger  recorded  at the "Sneak Preview" for Saint James Cathedral in downtown Orlando, November 13th, 2010. Catherine Buning was born in Orlando in 1957, the sixth child in a family o ... Read more