Oral History Interview with School Principal Irma Achenbach Scudder
I came from Germany when I was 4 1/2 years old. It was 1924 and it was very different from it is now. We lived in College Park and there was no water no lights no street paving... My father... he bought a lot and he and a friend built us a little house ... Read more
The Open Air School
The life story of education pioneer Erna Wentzler Achenbach and the legacy of The Open Air School, as told by her daughter Irma Scudder Achenbach.The Open Air School was the first private school in Orlando. My mother said that she had to go around and wh ... Read more
On Campus with Joseph S. Guernsey, 2012
Joseph S. Guernsey's friendship with Carl Langford started in the second grade at Marks Street School when a bully picked on him and Carl came to his rescue. Mr. Guernsey recalls that Carl Langford, who would later become Mayor Carl Langford, "was a wonde ... Read more
Orlando Junior College
Orlando Junior College, a two year, independent, coeducational institution of higher learning was chartered under the Laws of Florida in the spring of 1941. Read more about the college's history and organization.As outlined in the Lake Highland Preparator ... Read more