1960s Orlando

November 15, 2017
by: jtracy
Lt. Colonel Roger Phillips of Orlando served as United States Navy Executive Officer on the USS Tom Green County Landing Ship during the Vietnam War and sent a request for...
November 15, 2017
by: jtracy
SANDWICHES ARRIVED 12 NOON FRI 03 MAY VIA HELO FROM SAIGON. CONDITION EXCELLENT AND FLAVOR SUPERB AS USUAL. WARDROOM JOINS ME IN EXPRESSING MANY MANY THANKS. ALL NOW ARE...
November 14, 2017
by: jtracy
22 March 68 Dong Tam, Vietnam Dear Paul and Doris: I thought you might be interested in to see a picture of my ship, the Landing Ship Tom Green County. At the time it was...
January 5, 2017
by: jtracy
The University Club of Orlando, interior photo, circa 1960.
November 29, 2016
by: jtracy
We believe the year 1968 can be referred to as the start of The University Club's expansion program. Our purchase of the Church Property which adjoins the Club's parking lot...
November 29, 2016
by: jtracy
As we embark on our forty-first year, we can all be justly proud of our Club founded in 1926 by a small cadre of dedicated University men and leading citizens of this...
November 29, 2016
by: jtracy
It is being said these days that Orlando is the Action Center of Florida! - a center of influence. ... I think one could easily draw a parallel thought or comparison of this...
November 29, 2016
by: jtracy
It was my privilege on becoming President of the Club to take on a healthy going concern with few really important problems. It was sound financially, had a good membership...
November 29, 2016
by: jtracy
By the end of 1963 the Club should reach its full growth -650 resident members. Thus the expansion program envisioned five years ago will be completed.      In the last...