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Oral History Interview with Attorney Jim Robinson
My name is James C. Robinson, I'm Jim Robinson, I'm from Rock Hill, South Carolina. My family moved here in about 1925 and I was just a little boy. After I started school, I went to Hillcrest Elementary School two years and then the family moved to Conway ... Read more
People
The Hughey Family Pioneers
Kenneth Hughey. I was born in Kissimmee, Florida. LISTEN Part I (17:58) How did your family come to this area? John Hughey came from Tattnall County, Georgia about 1845 to the Seminole County area which was still Orange at the time. His son J ... Read more
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Pine Castle Historical Society Book Discussion with Dr. Paul W. Wehr
Dr. Paul W. Wehr, historian and Professor of History Emeritus at University of Central Florida, discusses his new book: From Mosquito to Orange, the Making of a County, at the Pine Castle Historical Society Quarterly Meeting, June 26, 2016.Dr. Wehr explai ... Read more
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Charles Gray and Florida Governor Reubin Askew
Photo of Charles Gray and Reubin Askew as pictured in Mr. Gray's Gray Robinson law office overlooking Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. LISTEN as Charles Gray tells the story of how he beat Reubin by eight votes in their run for vice president of the st ... Read more
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Senator John F. Kennedy and Charles Gray
Senator John F. Kennedy is pictured center stage at the Florida Blue Key Banquet at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Orlando's Charles Gray, pictured far left in his student days, invited Senator Kennedy to speak at the event. Mr. Gray r ... Read more
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Historic Orlando
Explore the history of Orlando through photographs, histories, brochures, newspaper clippings, maps, postcards, and more.Featuring images of Orlando from before the advent of the automobile when horse and buggies traversed the earthen streets all the way ... Read more
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Charles Gray Oral History Interview
My name is Charles Gray and I'm from really Orlando except that I was born in Leesburg, Florida. And I moved to Orlando in the fifth grade and I've been here ever since except in 1969 I bought a ranch in Volusia County called, we named it Gemini Springs. ... Read more
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College Park Oral History Night with the Stuart Family
Charlie Stuart speaking at College Park Oral History Night                                   & ... Read more
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College Park Oral History Night with Joan & Bill Milligan
Joan and Bill Milligan, special guest speakers, at College Park Oral History Night at Infusion Tea, October 29, 2012.The Milligans celebrated 50 years of marriage this month and share their history of life in Orlando in these audio excerpts from Coll ... Read more
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Dedication of the New U.S. Post Office and Court House, 1941
1941 United States Post Office correspondence: letters, telegrams, program, history, regarding the dedication of the new U. S. Post Office and Court House in downtown Orlando on April 15, 1941. ... Read more