People
Pals and Gals by Miss Joan Cayce
  Peak into the life of Orlando's It Girl with a look at Joan Cayce's "pasteup book", circa 1950s.The parties, invites, photos and newsy clippings tell the story of an Orlando debutante enjoying the good life!Edgewater High School football games, fe ... Read more
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Edgewater High School, Class of '58
CJ and Sandy walked to Edgewater High School together in the 1950s when Sandy lived on Elizabeth Street. Albert's Drugs was the after school hangout which was not far from Palm Terrace Beauty Salon, Sandy's mom's shop, on Edgewater Drive. The Bell Twins, ... Read more
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Edgewater High School Renovation
Edgewater High School Comprehensive for renovation of the 1952 building at 3200 Edgewater Drive in Orlando, FL. (View.)Construction Manager: W.G. Mills / Mims Construction, a joint venture.Architect: C.T. Hsu & Associates.Estimated cost of completion: ... Read more
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School Days
Air raid drills to Apopka, Elvis in Orlando, and the Concord School tunnel, school days remembered in this excerpt (14:22) from an oral history interview with Edgewater High School graduates Katherine Beasley Bornstein, Patricia Bell Peters, and Eleanor C ... Read more
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Orville Rhoads Davis
Orville Rhoads Davis came to Orlando in 1929 to serve as principal of Memorial Junior High School, which was located on Rosalind Avenue, facing Lake Eola, where The Metropolitan at Lake Eola condominiums stands today.  (Many may remember this locatio ... Read more
People
My Entrance Into the Orlando Jewish Community
We would meet on Orange Avenue with our swimsuits and go to Palm Beach where the shops closed at 5:30. "I really felt like I was on vacation even though I was working."  From the Lerner Shop on Orange Avenue to the shores of Palm Beach, centenarian M ... Read more