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A photograph of an underwater filming scene showing Newton "Newt" Perry in a diving helmet at an underwater camera, some time between 1950 and 1970. This photograph may be either from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park or from Newton "Newt" Perry's…

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A photograph of a swimming area with bathers in front of a building at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Florida, around 1950. Newton "Newt" Perry was born in Valdosta, Georgia in 1908, and moved with his family to Ocala, Florida in 1922. He was a…

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Photograph of underwater diver in diving suit with a sunken treasure chest, some time between 1950 and1970. The photograph may be either from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park or from Newton "Newt" Perry's career as an underwater filmmaker. Newton…

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A photograph of a mermaid swimming in front of an underwater filming tank created by Newton "Newt" Perry some time between 1950 and 1970. The photograph may be either from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park or from Newton "Newt" Perry's career as an…

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An exterior photograph of the underwater theater at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Florida, around 1950. Newton "Newt" Perry was born in Valdosta, Georgia in 1908, and moved with his family to Ocala, Florida in 1922. He was a member of the swimming…

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A signed photograph of Eileen Perry Hogshead, the daughter of Newton "Newt" Perry, aged fourteen, as a Weeki Wachee Mermaid. The photograph was taken by Newton Perry around 1950. On the reverse of the photograph is a hand-written caption by…

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Advertising card for Weekiwachee Spring from around 1950. Newton "Newt" Perry was born in Valdosta, Georgia in 1908, and moved with his family to Ocala, Florida in 1922. He was a member of the swimming and diving teams at the University of Florida.…

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A letter dated March 26, 1981, from the Acting Chairman of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame, Val Darling, to Newton "Newt" Perry, informing Perry of his selection to the Florida Sports Hall of Fame for his "immense contributions to the world of…

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A letter dated March 31, 1997, from the director of the Museum of Florida History, Gaye Guita, to Delee Perry. In the letter, printed on Florida Department of State letterhead, Gaye Guita invites Delee Perry to attend the opening reception for an new…

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A small poster for Weeki Wachee Springs. The background of the poster is black, featuring a cartoon mermaid and three fish. The text reads, "Weeki Wachee Live Mermaids. U.S. 19 and Florida 50." Newton "Newt" Perry was born in Valdosta, Georgia in…

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A letter from John May to Joe and Martha Seltzer, the management of Weeki Wachee Springs. The letter details May's sadness that Seltzer was resigning. May expresses that he hopes to remain in contact and that Seltzer and his wife can leave their…

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An oral history interview of Sister Gail Grimes, a Roman Catholic sister from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who moved to Apopka, Florida, in January of 1975 to serve the farmworker, low-income and immigrant communities. This interview was conducted by…

Hickey Oral History.pdf
An oral history interview of Robert Hickey, a descendant of the Hickey family of Ocoee, Florida. The interview was conducted by Geoffrey Cravero at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, on February 26, 2019. Some of the topics…

In this edition of WUCF Artisodes, entertainer Michael Feinstein serves as a mentor to new singers through the Songbook Academy. University of Central Florida student Nick Drivas not only got to experience the Academy, but also the experience of a…

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This edition of WUCF Artisodes highlights a Central Florida singer with a passion for opera, a Grammy-winning ukulele player who loves music for more than beautiful sounds, Student Artist of the Week, Santiago Escobar, and an exhibition on The…

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In this edition of WUCF Artisodes, a Central Florida couple open their home for a concert, bringing together folk musicians and fans, an upstate New York barbershop doubles as a hair salon by day and a music lounge by night, Student Artist of the…

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A promotional pamphlet for Bluebird Citrus Products containing information on the company's history, products and quality. The pamphlet features images of Bluebird canned juices and frozen concentrate. Bluebird brand citrus juices were manufactured…

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An issue of Bluebird News, which was an employee-produced newsletter for Southern Fruit Distributors, Inc. The issue covered April of 1983, featuring stories on Bluebird employees, an article on the "Broker of the Year" Award, and freeze tunnels for…

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An issue of Bluebird News, which was an employee-produced newsletter for Southern Fruit Distributors, Inc. The issue covered May of 1982, featuring stories on Bluebird employees and a new 3-year contract with the Retail, Wholesale and Department…

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An issue of Bluebird News, which was an employee-produced newsletter for Southern Fruit Distributors, Inc. The inaugural issue covered February and March of 1982, featuring stories on the crop freeze of the 1981-82 season, telephone operator Kriss…

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A label for Bluebird Halves Yellow Freestone Peaches in Heavy Syrup. The labels include an illustration featuring the fruit sections in the container. Bluebird brand citrus juices were manufactured and distributed by Southern Fruit Distributors,…

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A label for Bluebird Grapefruit Sections. The labels include an illustration featuring the fruit sections in the container. Bluebird brand citrus juices were manufactured and distributed by Southern Fruit Distributors, Inc., a company founded by…

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A black oval patch with "Bluebird Citrus" embroidered in yellow. Bluebird brand citrus juices were manufactured and distributed by Southern Fruit Distributors, Inc., a company founded by Philip Caruso. The Bluebird juice company is currently part of…

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A matchbook from Southern Fruit Distributors, Inc. in Orlando, Florida. The logo of Bluebird Florida Citrus Juices appears on both the front and back of the book. It is noted that the juice is packed under continuous inspection of the U.S. Department…

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A set of labels for Bluebird Citrus Products in Arabic. The labels include an illustration featuring the fruit juice in the container, including apple, grapefruit, orange, and pineapple. Bluebird brand citrus juices were manufactured and distributed…

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A program for Eleventh Annual Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on November 12, 1987. The banquet honored Mid-Florida businesses and their election into the Hall of Fame. It was sponsored by the Junior Achievement of Central Florida…

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A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "A Lotta Night Music: Cabaret", on June 28, 2014, at the Orlando Museum of Art in Loch Haven Park in Orlando, Florida. The program includes an outline of the show's itinerary, a list of the production…

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A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Love Is... Classic", on February 15, 2014, at the First United Church of Christ in Orlando, Florida. The program includes an outline of the show's itinerary, a list of the production staff and chorus…

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A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "A Lotta Night Music", on June 29, 2013, at the Orlando Museum of Art in Loch Haven Park in Orlando, Florida. The program includes an outline of the show's itinerary, a list of the production staff and…

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A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Oliver Button is a Sissy", on March 23, 2003, at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando, Florida. The program includes short biographies on the Artistic Director Terry Thomas, the…

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A genre-based bibliography for the Ocoee Project from the Alliance for Truth and Justice.

The Alliance for Truth and Justice (ATJ) is a volunteer-based organization that engages with the community to promote education concerning the truth of…

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A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "The Fight for the Right 2B Tour", on April 9, 1994, at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida. The program includes program notes, an outline of the show's itinerary and a list of chorus…

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A pamphlet and calendar for the 1993-1994 concert season of the Orlando Gay Chorus. The pamphlet includes short biographies on Music Director Dr. Charles Callahan and Accompanist Ken Thompson, II, a brief history of the Orlando Gay Chorus, a music…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert "Uncut Cabaret". The event was held in the Footlight Theater at Parliament House in Orlando, Florida on October 23, 2014. The poster features a model's bust displaying female features, i.e long hair and…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert "Many Songs, Countless Stories, One Voice". The event was held at The Plaza Theater in Orlando, Florida on June 13 &

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus Cabaret "Love is... Classic". The event was held in the Crimson Hall at the First United church of Christ in Orlando, Florida on February 14, 2014. The poster features a red backgroung with multiple hearts. A black…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert "Divas on the Halfshell". The event was held at The Plaza Theater in Orlando, Florida on May 17 &

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert "Out! Outh with the People!". The event was held at The Edyth Bush Theater at the Civic Complex in Loch Haven Park in Orlando, Florida on June 20 &

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus holiday concert "Reasons for the Seasons". The event was held at The Plaza Theater in Orlando, Florida on December 15 &

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert tour "The Fight For the Right 2B". The event was held in three Florida cities: Orlando on February 19, 1994, Jacksonville on February 26, 1994 and Pensacola on April 9, 1994. The show was directed by Dr.…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert, "Divas on the Halfshell". The event was held at the now defunct Tupperware Convention Center, located at 14901 South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, Florida, on March 22, 1997. The show was directed by…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus, entitled "Changing Hearts and Minds for 25 Years". The poster is not for an event, but commemorates a range of concerts held between 1990 and 2015. The OGC logo is in the center, surrounded by thumbnails of…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus show, "Holiday Concert”. The event was held at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College, located at 1000 Holt Avenue in Winter Park, Florida, on December 14 and 15, 1991. The show was directed by Dr.…

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A poster for the annual Orlando Gay Chorus show, “Premiere Concerts.” The event was held at the Orlando Museum of Art, located at 2416 North Mills Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on June 23 and 24, 1990. The poster has a black background with white…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert, "Come As You Are". The event was held at the Ann Giles Densch Civic Theater Complex (now the Orlando Repertory Theater), located at 1001 East Princeton Street in Orlando, Florida, on June 21 and 22, 1997.…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert, "Sing…Be Merry”. The event was held at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College, located at 1000 Holt Avenue in Winter Park, Florida, on December 13, 1992. The show was directed by Dr. Charles…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert, "The Colours of Life”. The event was held at University High School, located at 2450 Cougar Way in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, April 14, 1996. Sponsored by Watermark, the Arts Services Council, and…

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A poster for the Orlando Gay Chorus concert, "Sump'n for Christmas”. The event was held at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College, located at 1000 Holt Avenue in Winter Park, Florida, on December 16, 17 and 18, 1994. The show was directed…