All Topic Memories

June 19, 2017
by: jtracy
I was born in a Florida Hospital just up the road here on 17-92 between here and Winter Park, May 26, 1934. And my family, my parents had adopted two children. They were married several years, had no children and then I came along; which they didn't...
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May 25, 2017
by: jtracy
Maury Carter, born in Ferrum, Virginia. My dad was a farmer and a carpenter. We had a small farm, 100 acre farm in Virginia not far from Roanoke. And I grew up on a farm with cows and horses and chickens and all that kind of stuff.... VIEW Maury L....
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April 25, 2017
by: jtracy
  VIEW School Principal, Lino Rodriguez, is pictured first row, far right with faculty.   VIEW Mrs. Orduna pictured with her students.   VIEW Mrs. Scoma and her Pre-Kindergarten Class.   VIEW Ms. Synder pictured with her Pre-Kindergarten class.  ...
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April 20, 2017
by: quinn
April 10, 2017
by: jtracy
Oral history interview with Orlando native Elizabeth Thornton Robinson, (Betty Robinson), at her home on Lake Conway, September 9, 2016. VIEW A view of Lake Conway from the home of Betty and Jim Robinson My name is Betty Robinson, at least that's...
April 10, 2017
by: jtracy
My name is Robert Byrd and I was born in Orlando, actually at my grandmother's house on Cottage Hill Road which was a little rock road off of what we then called the Old Winter Garden Highway... It was just a little bit beyond what I think you now...
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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