Organizations
Winter Park - Orlando, Florida League of Women Voters
According to History section at the Orange County League of Women Voters' website, the Winter Park - Orlando Leauge of Women Voters " got its official start in Florida in 1939, when women in Winter Haven, Winter Park and St. Petersburg initiated the Flor ... Read more
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Interview with Hurley Suggs and Gerald Eberly
Hurley Suggs and Gerald Eberly are both long-time residents of the Orlo Vista area of Orlando. Mr. Suggs has lived here his entire life and was a barber. Mr. Eberly has lived in the area since he was 21 and worked in the technology field. Both share some ... Read more
People
Interview with Linda Campbell
Linda Campbell was originally born in Jamaica and moved to the UK when she was 10. In 2010 she moved to Winter Garden, FL. Even in the time she has been in the Orlando area, she has noticed changes to the area. ... Read more
People
Interview with Giovanni Perez
Giovanni Perez is an Orlando Resident who moved to Florida from Maryland in 2004. He works at Disney where he enjoys creating magical moments for visiting children and their families. ... Read more
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Interview with Kathy Beyers
Kathy Beyers was born and raised in the city of Winter Garden. She worked for Disney before moving to Los Angeles, CA for work in the film industry. She recalls growing up in Winter Garden and working in Disney during the early years, as well as all the c ... Read more
People
Barbara Anderson
Thursday, January 10, 2013. Long time Orlando resident Barbara Anderson shares some of her personal history, as well as the history of Orlando. PART 1     -     PART 2     -      PART 3 ... Read more
People
Henry V.
Henry V. discusses how he chose to move to Orlando, unique qualities of Orlando, and his experiences as an English instructor at the Southeast Branch, OCLS. ... Read more
Places
Brochure of Orlando, Florida: The City Beautiful
This brochure gives facts about Orlando's historic buildings and businesses. Information includes an overview of the city and of local hotels. View maps, postcards, brochures, photographs and more about the history of Orlando. ... Read more
Places
Sunday Memories of St. James Church in Orlando
The church was right downtown on Orange Avenue. Everything was right downtown...It had wonderful stained glass windows that have been saved all these many years and are still in our new cathedral that we have now. The original church was the only Catholic ... Read more
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Harry P. Leu Gardens Pamphlet
Harry P. Leu Home and Gardens in Orlando.Old pamphlet from Leu Gardens advertising attractions. ... Read more
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Captain Albertson Painting
Captain Charles L. Albertson, a retired police inspector of New York City, and a winter resident of Orlando, had for many years been collecting books at his home in Waverly, New York. In November 1920, Captain Albertson offered his collection to the city ... Read more
Places
Street Map of Orlando, circa 1932
Street Map of Orlando, Showing Route of 23-mile Scenic Drive Around 18 Lakes Images are from a circa 1932 street map of Orlando, Florida, showing the route of a 23-mile scenic drive around 18 lakes.  The map was published by the Greater Orlando Ch ... Read more