All Topic Memories

March 23, 2017
by: jtracy
Brent Bachand on little Charlie, a wild Florida Cracker horse. VIEW LISTEN Part I (20:41) Central Florida Cow Pastures I grew up on the east side of Orlando down by Jetport, Curry Ford, 436, and nothing like it is now. That was all country back then...
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March 7, 2017
by: jtracy
I'm Emily Ann Zimmerman and I was born in Night Station which is just a little bit north of Plant City, but I grew up from age six in East Palatka in Palatka, Florida. I'm Gene Zimmerman. I was born in Crystal Beach which is about five miles south...
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March 3, 2017
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with Florida Supreme Court Justice James E. C. Perry at the Orlando Public Library, December 19, 2016. My name is James Edward Clark Perry. I was born in New Bern, North Carolina. I was born in the housing projects in New Bern...
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January 12, 2017
by: jtracy
I'm Patrick Donovan Dean born here in Orlando General Hospital 28 September '39. I was born here, but during the war my folks moved to Lakeland. My father, Donovan Dean, was an architect, and became the base engineer for the military base in...
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December 14, 2016
49 pavers with the names of the 49 lives lost on June 12, 2016 at the Pulse Nightclub circle the entrance of Lake Beauty Park at Orlando Health. 
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October 22, 2016
by: fischer
"Orlando - The Charm of the South" appears to be a promotional brochure created to encourage real estate purchase and home building in Orlando for permanent and winter residents. It includes a map of the county and city published by the South...
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October 4, 2016
by: jtracy
I'm Paul Halyard and I was born in St. Petersburg, FL in 1935 and I moved to Orlando February 1, 1964. After completing the University of Florida I was living in Gainesville and working at Sperry Electronic Tube Department when a man down the street...
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September 6, 2016
Following the tragic loss of 49 lives on June 12, 2016 in Orlando,the Pulse nightclub has become a memorial to the lives lost, the lives fighting for recovery, and the love and support Orlando and the world has for the victims. 
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September 1, 2016
by: jtracy
I am Paul Wehr and I'm from a lot of different places. Born in Hamilton, Ohio lived in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, and Florida and now resident here since 1969.   Dr. Paul W. Wehr LISTEN  Part I  (16:01) What was a typical Sunday like...
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September 1, 2016
by: jtracy
My name is James C. Robinson, I'm Jim Robinson, I'm from Rock Hill, South Carolina. My family moved here in about 1925 and I was just a little boy. After I started school, I went to Hillcrest Elementary School two years and then the family moved to...
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