All Topic Memories

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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June 29, 2016
On June 12, 2016 a shooting occurred at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando that resulted in the tragic loss of 49 lives.  The Orlando community responded to this tragedy by uniting in displays of love and support for the victims through out the city.
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June 17, 2016
by: jtracy
My name is David Leach Emmons and I was born and raised in Wyoming and I lived in Arkansas for a while and then I came to Florida in the 1950's. I came here because I couldn't really make a good living in AR, wages were too low. And I'd been through...
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April 23, 2016
by: fischer
As stated in the front of the 1937 Social Register of Orlando: "The Social Register of Orlando has been compiled primarily for the benefit of subscribers. The attention of all whose names have been omitted is called to this fact." The register...