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34 min 26 sec ago Merita Bakery, November 1933

My father's family was kind of a produce specialist for many years. He worked for various produce companies. I think worked at one time for the Blue Goose which bought produce in this area and he worked as a buyer. Then my mother's family were farmers. My grandfather, if he lived today, we'd call him a truck farmer. But he had a mule and a single tree plow. So he plowed and farmed. He was quite a good carpenter. He would do carpentry work and that kind of a thing... His older son stayed at...

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5 days 7 hours ago Oral History Interview with Florida Horseman Brent Bachand

Brent Bachand on little Charlie, a wild Florida Cracker horse.

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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. It was all country and T.G. Lee Dairy had its cows down there off of what is now 436. There wasn't even a road back then. You would have to go to the Daetwyler Conway Road, Daetwyler Drive to get back that way. And...

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1 week 4 hours ago Inge Koele: I Remember, Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust

Holocaust survivor Inge Koele speaking at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, March 19, 2017.

This is the third program in the 2017 Holocaust Center series entitled, I Remember: Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust.

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Inge Koele was born in Banberg, Germany in 1927. When the Nazis came to power, Inge was sent to Switzerland to a camp and then a...

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1 week 23 hours ago Inge Koele: I Remember, Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust, Part II

Holocaust survivor Inge Koele speaking at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, March 19, 2017.

This is the third program in the 2017 Holocaust Center series entitled, I Remember: Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust.

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Inge Koele was born in Banberg, Germany in 1927. When the Nazis came to power, Inge was sent to Switzerland to a camp and then a boarding school. After being separated from her parents for...

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1 week 23 hours ago Inge Koele: I Remember, Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust, Part I

Holocaust survivor Inge Koele speaking at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, March 19, 2017.

This is the third program in the 2017 Holocaust Center series entitled, I Remember: Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust.

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Inge Koele was born in Banberg, Germany in 1927. When the Nazis came to power, Inge was sent to Switzerland to a camp and then a boarding school. After being separated from her parents for...

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1 hour 11 min ago Inge Koele: I Remember, Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust

Holocaust survivor Inge Koele speaking at The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland, March 19, 2017.

This is the third program in the 2017 Holocaust Center series entitled, I Remember: Reflections of Eyewitnesses to the Holocaust.

LISTEN  Part I  (18:15)

LISTEN  Part II  (13:10)

Program Description:

Inge Koele was born in Banberg, Germany in 1927. When the Nazis came to power, Inge was sent to Switzerland to a camp and then...

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1 hour 7 min ago Brent Bachand Riding

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. It was all country and T.G. Lee Dairy had its cows down there off of what is now 436. There wasn't even a road back then. You would have to go to the Daetwyler Conway Road, Daetwyler Drive to get back that way. And the airport was where UPS is now, that was our airport back then. Everything else was the Air Force Base, McCoy Air Force Base. And everything behind...

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1 week 5 days ago James and Charlie Hughey

The short side of the story, after him was my Grandfather Charlie and my daddy. They were pretty much in the livestock trucking business for all their lives.

James Hughey and his father, Charlie Hughey, far right.

He had just taken delivery of that new 1956 Chevy truck with a cattle trail behind it....

Listen as Charlie's Hughey's grandson, Kenneth Hughey, describes the Hughey Family business in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Mr. Hughey at the Orlando...

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1 week 5 days ago Brent Bachand at the Reins on Lake Eola

I drove carriages in downtown Orlando for ten years. I drove carriages at Church Street Station and I've hauled more people than you could shake a stick at around here and Church Street, Lake Eola. I did over a 1,000 weddings, parades, parties. You name it. Any kind of outdoor event...

Brent Bachand is pictured at Lake Eola waiting to drive a bride and groom in his horse drawn carriage.

Listen as Florida horseman Brent Bachand describes his experiences leading horse carriages...

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1 week 6 days ago James E. C. Perry at Officer Candidate School, 1967

I was drafted right after college. Well, actually I started receiving notices in my sophomore, junior, and senior year. I received deferments while I was in college. So right after I graduated I received a notice that I was being drafted so I had to make a decision. Here I was a poor boy from the projects and I wanted to make some money and in Vietnam they were killing people. I mean it was real. I mean I understood the sense of what the world was about. Not what it was about, but the...

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