politics

January 16, 2018
by: jtracy
 United States Senator Paula Hawkins became the first woman elected to the United States Senate based on her own attributes and the first woman to be a senator from Florida....
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...
August 9, 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...
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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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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...
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November 3, 2016
by: jtracy
Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles T. Wells outlines his transition from Orlando lawyer to serving on the Florida Supreme Court in this excerpt from an oral history...
October 27, 2016
by: jtracy
Listen as former Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court Charles T. Wells reads from his book,...
October 13, 2016
by: jtracy
I'm Charles Talley Wells and I go by Charley with an "ey" and I was born on March the 4th, 1939 in what was then known as the Orange Memorial Hospital in Orlando. At the time...
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October 24, 2015
by: jtracy
Governor Carl Sanders of Georgia at Showalter Flying Service at Herndon Airport, circa 1960's. Carl Sanders served as governor of Georgia from 1963-1967. Showalter Flying...