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
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
IEEE & Computer Technology in Central Florida
"Who wants to get a computer? Nobody volunteered so I was elected." So I put out a proposal to get a computer system at UCF and we got bids from Data General and Digital Equipment Corporation... Remembering the assembly language, programming, machine c ... Read more
Orlando Alumnae of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women
The Orlando SAI Alumnae Chapter was chartered on April 4, 1957. In April 2007, we celebrated our 50th Anniversary. Although active from the beginning, the chapter gained new impetus in 1976 with the formation of the Zeta Tau Chapter at the University o ... Read more
Orlando Opera - Elixir - Review Orlando Sentinel
Orlando opera `Elixir' light but satisfying; [FINAL Edition] ORLANDO SENTINEL Feb 12, 2006, pg. B.3 Scott Warfield is an assistant professor of music history at the University of Central Florida. To be honest, the operas of Gaetano Donizetti can ... Read more
Gerald Ford at Florida Technological University
Sometime between 1974 and 1975, President Gerald R. Ford visited the campus of  Florida Technological University now University of Central Florida. My husband was attending school there and had the opportunity to meet him and snap a few photos. With ... Read more
President Nixon at FTU
On 8 June 1973, then President Richard M. Nixon addressed graduates and guests numbering almost 10,000 in front of the administration building. The cement pond was drained and graduates sat in chairs placed in that area creating an instant amphitheater. M ... Read more
Florida Technological University
Everyone is familiar with University of Central Florida and its sprawling campus that extends for what seems like miles at the intersection of Alafaya and University Blvd. Did you know that when the first students (around 1,950 of them) took their seats i ... Read more