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Oral History Interview with 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 chickens and all that kind of stuff.... VIEW Maury L. ... Read more
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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 chickens and all that kind of stuff....   VIEW Mau ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Martin Inventor David L. Emmons
My name is David Leach Emmons and I was born and raised in Wyoming and I lived in Arkansas for a while and then I came to Florida in the 1950's. I came here because I couldn't really make a good living in AR, wages were too low. And I'd been through schoo ... Read more
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Oral History Interview with Central Florida Developer James Brown
My name is James B. Brown. I am originally from Texas. I was born in Wichita, Texas December 14, 1933. Week before I was five years old my parents moved us back to their home place which was in Freestone County which was in Fairfield. I graduated from Fai ... Read more
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Donald Hickman: Director of the Pershing Missile Project Oral History Interview
The trade that President Reagan made was he'd take Pershing II's out of Europe if they would decommission all the SS-20's. And that happened. So that was a big deal. I never realized at the time, I don't think, how important Pershing II was to the nation. ... Read more
Places
The Martin Marietta Orlando Presentations Department, circa 1960's
DOWN TO EARTH: Pulling a ripcord and pushing a launch button really aren't very different. In both cases lives are at stake. And in both cases the product must perform the way it was intended. This calls for careful designing, the correct materials, and p ... Read more
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Zero Defects Graphics From The Martin Marietta Orlando Presentations Department, circa 1960s
DOWN TO EARTH: Pulling a ripcord and pushing a launch button really aren't very different. In both cases lives are at stake. And in both cases the product must perform the way it was intended. This calls for careful designing, the correct materials, and p ... Read more
People
Oral History Interview with Martin Inventor David L. Emmons
My name is David Leach Emmons and I was born and raised in Wyoming and I lived in Arkansas for a while and then I came to Florida in the 1950's. I came here because I couldn't really make a good living in AR, wages were too low. And I'd been through schoo ... Read more
People
Donald Hickman: Oral History Interview with the Director of the Pershing Missile Project
The trade that President Reagan made was he'd take Pershing II's out of Europe if they would decommission all the SS-20's.  And that happened. So that was a big deal. I never realized at the time, I don't think, how important Pershing II was to the n ... Read more
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Walter Trippe, Martin Director of Research and Development
I was fortunate to be involved with a number of programs... which became major programs for the company, multimillion dollar, billion dollar programs for the company. And some of those programs are still striving and doing well today. They have a long his ... Read more
Organizations
Missionary Computer Fellowship
Missionary Computer Fellowship is featured in the book: Presbyterians: a spiritual journey by Dirk Wierenga. Missionary Computer Fellowship volunteers include Orlando residents John Tracy, Bob Smith, Lloyd Riffe, and Walter Trippe who volunteer at t ... Read more