All Person Memories

October 9, 2017
by: jtracy
When I was ten years old in 1935 my mother she had what, I guess, you call Florida sand in her shoes. They had come down here earlier on just a camping trip and stayed in motels. So she came down here that summer of 1935 and she bought this place in...
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May 2, 2017
by: jtracy
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April 24, 2017
by: jtracy
My name is Belvin Perry, Jr. I was born October 11, 1949 in Orlando, Florida on Holden Street which is now known as Anderson Street between Division and Parramore. [Were you born at home?] Yes, I was born at home. [And did a midwife come from the...
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April 14, 2017
by: jtracy
My name is Kay VanderLey, I was born in Travers City, Michigan. And my name is Betsy VanderLey, I was also born in Travers City, MI.  Oral history with Orange County Commissioner Betsy VanderLey and her mother, Kay VanderLey, at the Orlando Public...
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March 20, 2017
by: jtracy
Holocaust survivor Inge Koele speaking at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, March 19, 2017. This is the third program in the 2017 Holocaust Center series entitled, I Remember: Reflections of Eyewitnesses to...
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March 13, 2017
by: jtracy
Pete C. Barr. I was born in Washington, D.C.. on the last day of January, 1934. My family was living in northern Virginia at the time and my father was in Maryland. He had gone to George Washington Medical School and had interned at a City Hospital...
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March 8, 2017
by: jtracy
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 James...
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February 27, 2017
by: jtracy
Holocaust survivor Henri Goodheim speaking at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, February 26, 2017. This is the second program in the 2017 Holocaust Center series entitled, I Remember: Reflections of...
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February 22, 2017
by: jtracy
My name is Emerson R. Thompson, Jr. I was born in Jacksonville, FL. I was born and raised there until I went to college in 1966. LISTEN  Part I  (17:18)                                                                                         (Text...
February 21, 2017
by: jtracy
My name is Jerry Chicone and actually I've carried a junior on my name because my dad had the same name and I was born here in Orlando in the only hospital that was in Orange County and it was called Orange General Hospital. And it wasn't until the...
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