Orlando families

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...
April 10, 2017
by: jtracy
My name is Robert Byrd and I was born in Orlando, actually at my grandmother's house on Cottage Hill Road which was a little rock road off of what we then called the Old...
March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
My father was actually born in Orlando here on the 22 of July in 1912. One of the things I've been doing is recovering an announcement of my father's birth and it mentions...
March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Listen as Dr. Robert Byrd, an Orlando native, describes growing up in Orlando in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Dr. Byrd at the Orlando Public Library on...
March 8, 2017
by: jtracy
Kenneth Hughey stopped to see Rocky Mountain National Park while hauling cattle to a big ranch in Fort Collins, Colorado, circa 1970's. The short side of the story, after him...
February 16, 2017
by: jtracy
Photo of Mrs. Clifford Owen, mother of Orlando resident, Emily Ann Owen Zimmerman. Read the letters from Zora Neale Hurston written to the children of Mrs. Clifford Owen...
November 17, 2016
by: jtracy
Architect Donovan Dean with his wife, Mary Ann Dean, and their two children, Patrick Donovan Dean, Junior, right side, and Gregory Lee Dean at scout camp in Florida. Listen...
August 22, 2016
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with Mr. Robert Byrd at the Orlando Public Library August 12, 2016.
August 19, 2016
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with Mr. Robert Byrd at the Orlando Public Library August 12, 2016.
August 19, 2016
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with Mr. Robert Byrd at the Orlando Public Library August 12, 2016.