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Oral History Interview with William L. Eagan
The University Club of Orlando... is an integral part of the history of Orlando. Listen as Orlando attorney William L. Eagan and his wife, Marjorie, share their memories of The University Club and our community in this oral history interview at The Univer ... Read more
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Dr. Alzo Jackson Reddick: Oral History Interview
The first African-American from Orlando elected to the Florida Legislature and the first black male to pass two constitutional amendments, Alzo Reddick grew up at 700 West Jackson Street in downtown Orlando. Dr. Reddick would later lead the historic prese ... Read more
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Dr. Alzo Jackson Reddick, Oral History Interview
Alzo Jackson Reddick, born November 15, 1937 in Alturas, Florida which is a little fruit community outside of Bartow. Attended Union Academy in Bartow, Florida and moved to Orlando during the time I was in the first grade. So I've lived in Orlando from th ... 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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Charlie Gray's Orlando Arena Construction Hat
Charles Gray's Orlando Arena construction hat given to him by Orlando Mayor Bill Frederick.LISTEN as Mr. Gray tells the story behind the hat in this excerpt from an oral history interview at his Gray Robinson law office in downtown Orlando on April 23, 20 ... Read more
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Orlando Police Chief Robert Chewning
Robert Chewning was appointed Police Chief for the City of Orlando in 1967 by Mayor Carl Langford.As chief, Chewning promoted the first black police lieutenant and allowed black police officers to patrol outside black neighborhoods. ... Read more
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Mayor Bill Frederick
Bill  Frederick served as Mayor of the City of Orlando from 1980-1992.       ... Read more
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The Halcyon Days of Orlando
I'm Dann Pottinger and I'm from Orlando, one of those rare creatures that spent all my life here... My career being in the banking business. I was the founder and president of First State Financial and also president later of Commercial State Bank...I ope ... Read more
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The Summit Award
Joan Milligan is presented with The Summit Award from Kathleen R. Russell, right, President of The Central Florida Women's Resource Center.  The Central Florida Women's Resource Center's Eighth Annual Salute to Women was held Thursday, Sept ... Read more