citrus industry

August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
The Tampa Daily Times, Saturday, April 8, 1939, Dr. Phillips Co. Stands for American Ideals, Free Institutions and Endeavor: Efficiency of Operation, Welfare of Employes...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
Our last newsletter concluded with an overview of the beginnings of the planned community now known as the prestigious Dr. Phillips area. The development of Bay Hill on land...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
As was concluded in the last Legacy article, after more than 60 years as a pioneer and leader in the citrus industry, Dr. Phillips sold the agricultural portion of his...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
We concluded the last issue of Legacies with Howard Phillips having graduated from Harvard and contemplating his future. Before him stood a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
Two Brothers: Howard and Walter Phillips’ Roles in the Dr. Phillips Legacy Doc and Della Phillips had two sons – Howard and Walter. We will follow the lives of these two...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
Dr. Phillips Area — the First Master-Planned Community in Central Florida The past five issues of Legacies have detailed the history of Doc Phillips’ citrus empire, the...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
As a citrus pioneer, Doc Phillips quickly came to understand that the citrus industry was very cyclical. Part of the year was hectic with the demands of the industry...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
The first edition of the Dr. Phillips Legacies newsletter explored the events that brought the well-known Dr. Phillips name to the Central Florida community. The second...
July 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Book cover for  Florida's First Billboards: Florida Citrus Crate Labels  by   Jerry  Chicone, Jr. and Brenda Eubanks Burnette featuring the  Florida Cowboy, Kissimmee Citrus...
June 30, 2017
by: jtracy
My name is Jerry Chicone and actually I've carried a junior on my name because my dad had the same name and I was born here in Orlando in the only hospital that was in Orange...