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Jo Anne Feldstein
CRASH KILLS LIBRARY VOLUNTEER By Rene Stutzman Orlando Sentinel Staff Writer Jo Anne Feldstein, 88, who was hit and killed by an SUV last week after volunteering at the Orange County public library downtown, was a New York fashion model in the 1940 ... Read more
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The Florida Collection
The Florida Collection at the Downtown Orlando Public Library holds many unique and interesting literary Florida gems. Items dating back to the 1800s and up to present day show hints of previous ownership, like an author's  scribbled  signature ... Read more
Organizations
Orlando Public Library - Library Square Proposal
VIEW FULL SIZE IMAGEFeatured in the  Orlando Central City publication at the end of the two year development period, Library Square is detailed in the Library Square Proposal.Below  from pages 25-26 in Orlando Central City: Library Squar ... Read more
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Orlando circa 1968
Explore the pages of a booklet published around 1968 with information and photographs of Orlando and surrounding areas including shopping, sports, education, leisure, employment, real estate and more. The purpose of the publication appears to be to entice ... Read more
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The Florida Magazine - Grand Opening 1986 Expansion - Orlando Public Library
The Florida Magazine portion of the Orlando Sentinel on 6 April 1986 was dedicated to the grand opening of the new edition of the Orlando Public Library on that same date. Entitled: The New Edition - Check It Out," the entire Florida Magazine served as a ... Read more
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Albertson Public Library
The Original BuildingOn February 21, 1922, the City held a bond election, and the vote was 446 for and 155 against a bond issue for certain municipal improvements, including a public library building. Mr. Murray S. King was instructed to prepare plans for ... Read more
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Remembering Dorothy Lumley Melrose and the Melrose Family
Memories of Dorothy Lumley Melrose and the Melrose family are shared by some of the family's lifelong friends, including: Alan Goforth, Richard Swann, Jane Newsom Beaty, Rodney Kincaid, Ron Strickler, Charlie Wells, and Cecil Moore. Recorded on April 16, ... Read more
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Louise Collins Orlando Public Library
LISTEN  as Louise Collins remembers  her fondest memories of the city beautiful, Orlando. One of her fondest memories was visiting Lake Eola on Sundays after church with her father, mother and nine siblings. She moved to Orlando in 1959! He ... Read more
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Kris Woodson
Interview with Kris Woodson - Life in Orlando Interview with Kris Woodson -  Working at OCLS  Kris Woodson  (far left) at Library Central grand opening. Kris Woodson - Back Row, second from left with the Community Relations staff. ... Read more
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Interview with Kris Woodson
Shane Roopnarine interviews Kris Woodson about working for the Orange County Library System and her life in Orlando. Kris describes the different jobs she has held over the years and the memorable people she has met, including a famous author. She also ta ... Read more
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Halloween 2010 at Orlando Public Library
Some of the staff at the Orlando Public Library donned Hogwart's garb on October 31, 2010, in anticipation of the upcoming Harry Potter movie release in November. Professor Minerva McGonagall (Deputy Head Mistress at Hogwarts), and students from Gryffindo ... Read more
People
Mary Lou Clutter James, FSSDAR interview
An oral history interview with Mary Lou Clutter James, long time member of the Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recorded September 17, 2010. Mary Lou discusses the various roles she has held with the DAR and about her own con ... Read more