1950s Orlando

December 2, 2017
by: jtracy
Orlando native Glenda Evans, age 3, with her father, Charles Evans, photographing the eclipse in this 1952 photo. Listen as the Honorable Glenda Evans Hood describes her...
October 2, 2017
by: jtracy
So they would meet and Paula was basically the leader and they all felt the same way and so they recruited. Paula wasn't recruited as a city councilman or mayor, but she was...
September 8, 2017
by: jtracy
October 22, 1952 postcard sent to Mr. and Mrs. Worley in Corbin, Kentucky....
September 8, 2017
by: jtracy
October 22, 1952 postcard sent to Mr. and Mrs. Worley in Corbin, Kentucky....
May 15, 2017
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with World War II Veteran Gene Hawkins, spouse of Paula Hawkins, the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate based on her own attributes and the first...
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November 2, 2016
by: jtracy
Ken Melrose, center photo, from the Boone Hi Lights, May 31, 1957, Vol. 5, #16, school newspaper....
October 31, 2016
by: jtracy
Boone Hi Lights,  May 31, 1957, Voume 5, #16, school newspaper for Boone High School. VIEW....
October 24, 2015
by: jtracy
Max Baer's note to Buck Rogers of Showalter Flying Service, 1951. 'Buck, Thanks for flying me on time. Your pal with the long legs plus 250 lbs. - Max Baer, 10/27/51.'   As...
October 22, 2015
by: jtracy
Letter to A. B. Herndon, City of Orlando Engineer, from H. W. Showalter Jr., President of The Showalter Corporation, September 7, 1952. Excerpt: This letter is to request...
June 17, 2015
by: jtracy
Lynda Hope on her First Communion Day, May 1956. Miss Hope is pictured in her living room at 913 Silver Drive in College Park. Her family were charter members of Saint...