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A pamphlet about Bettye Jean Aulin Reagan (b. 1934), a pastel painter based in Lake Mary, Florida. Born on January 27, 1934, Reagan is the granddaughter of Andrew Aulin, Sr. (1843-1918), who is credited with naming Oviedo. Reagan married Joel Edwin…

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An oral history interview of Bettye Jean Aulin Reagan, conducted by Rebecca Schwandt on April 2, 2015. Born January 27, 1934, Reagan is the granddaughter of Andrew Aulin, Sr. (1843-1918), who is credited with naming Oviedo, Florida. In this oral…

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Created in 1954 by Sanford’s city engineer, Fred H. Williams, this surveyor's map depicts Seminole County, Florida. During his tenure as city engineer from the 1920s through the early 1940s, Williams created multiple maps that show how Sanford has…

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Created in 1928 by Sanford’s city engineer, Fred T. Williams, this surveyor's map depicts Seminole County, Florida. During his tenure as city engineer from the 1920s through the early 1940s, Williams created multiple maps that show how Sanford has…

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Created in October of 1926 by Sanford’s city engineer, Fred T. Williams, this surveyor's map depicts the City of Sanford, Florida, and its environs. During his tenure as city engineer from the 1920s through the early 1940s, Williams created…

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Created in 1936 by Sanford’s city engineer, Fred T. Williams, this surveyor's map depicts Seminole County, Florida. During his tenure as city engineer from the 1920s through the early 1940s, Williams created multiple maps that show how Sanford has…

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A history of Joseph Lawton (1753-1815), who was the son of William Lawton of England and Mary Sams. Lawton was born on his father's Plantation, Steamboat Creek, on Edisto Island, South Carolina on October 18, 1753. By 1774, Lawton moved his family to…

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The centennial edition of The Oviedo Outlook published in 1979 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Oviedo, Florida. The newspaper begins with a brief history of Oviedo, followed by articles devoted to important members of the…

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An envelope sent from A. Dellinger to Elaine Pancake, the customer relations coordinator for the Downtown Orlando Post Office, located at 51 East Jefferson Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida. This particular post office was constructed in a Spanish…

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A newspaper article published by The Lion's Tale, Oviedo High School's student newspaper, in February of 1984. This article discusses the Secondary Level Examination Program (SLEP), which grants high school credits to students that successfully…

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An area map of Oviedo, Florida, and its surrounding areas. A number of advertisements from the businesses surrond the perimeter of the map. While the date is unknown, the map is believed to have been published sometime between 1970 and 1978. The…

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An oal history of Bette Skates, conducted by Diana Dombrowski on July 9, 2010. As the historian of the Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Sanford, Florida, Skates discusses growing up in Sanford, how Sanford has changed over time, her educational and…

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An oral history of Bette Skates, conducted by Austin Smith on July 14, 2010. As the historian of the Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Sanford, Florida, Skates discusses the history of the church and other churches in Sanford, missionaries at…

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An oral history of Dick Quentin Harkey (b. 1942). In 1942, Harkey was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth child in his family. In 1957, his family moved to Gainesville, Georgia. Harkey attended Young Harris College and the University…

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Episode 31 of A History of Central Florida Podcast: Quilt Stories. A History of Central Florida Podcast series explores Central Florida's history through the artifacts found in local area museums and historical societies. These podcasts can involve…

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A Special Olympics track practice at Lake Mary High School, located at 655 Longwood Lake Mary Road in Lake Mary, Florida, on April 12, 1997. Lake Mary High first opened in 1981. From 2002 to 2006, the school has underwent a $20 million construction…

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An oral history of John Louis Salsbury, conducted by Joseph Morris on September 9, 2011. Salsbury was born in Tampa, Florida, but he has spent much of his life in Sanford. In the interview, Salsbury discusses his family's history, Port Tampa during…

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This document is an acknowledgement of a registered letter received by what appears to be the Post Office of Newport, Rhode Island, from Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). The referenced letter was addressed to D. G. Ambler. Ambler was a banker…

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This is a personal check written on June 8, 1871, and addressed from Edwin G. Eastman to S. B. Hubbard in the amount of $238.06. Eastman was an associate of Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). The two initially met through their mutual service in the…

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This is a receipt of payment for Edwin G. Eastman, created by M. Thayer on July 20, 1871. In the receipt, Thayer acknowledges the sale of two horses to Eastman for $750. Thayer attests in the handwritten receipt that both horses are of generally…

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This is a receipt of payment for Edwin G. Eastman from R. A. Sages, created on July 20, 1871. Eastman paid $28 for four linen horse sheets and tube halters, as well as other indiscernible objects. All of the objects purchased were accessories needed…

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This is a receipt acknowledging full payment in the amount of $10. The money was paid from the account of Edwin G. Eastman on July 20, 1871. The payment was made to what appears to be M. Thayer. It is not clear what service or product the payment…

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This is a receipt of payment for Edwin G. Eastman from Joe Baker written on July 17, 1871. Baker charged Eastman $5.00 "for consultation  advice in relation to a pair of horses bought." It is unclear who Joe Baker was. The two horses mentioned were…

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This is a receipt of payment produced for O. C. Rollins on July 20, 1871, by the Erans Hotel. The hotel charged Rollins $16 for eight days board. It is unclear where the Erans Hotel was located. It is also unclear who O. C. Rollins was or why he…

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This is a receipt of payment produced for Edwin. G. Eastman. Eastman paid $5 from the account of Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) for an unspecified service or product to an undecipherable seller. Eastman was an associate of Henry Shelton Sanford.…

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This is a receipt of payment created by S. Johnson for Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). On July 18, 1871, Sanford rented a horse and buggy for one day from S. Johnson. The cost of the rental was $7. According to the receipt, the rental served to…

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This is a check written on June 8, 1871 by Edwin G. Eastman, made payable to himself in the amount of $80.00, likely related to a transaction involving Belair Grove. Eastman was an associate of Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). The two initially met…

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Personal check from Edwin G. Eastman paid to G. W. Twain in the amount of $6.30 on June 8, 1871, likely related to a transaction involving Belair Grove. Eastman was an associate of Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). The two initially met through…

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Personal check from Edwin G. Eastman paid to Manuel Medicis in the amount of $100.50 on June 8, 1871, likely related to a transaction involving Belair Grove. Eastman was an associate of Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). The two initially met through…

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This is a check written on June 8, 1871 by Edwin G. Eastman, made payable to himself in the amount of $100.00, likely related to a transaction involving Belair Grove. Eastman was an associate of Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). The two initially…

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This is a check written on June 4, 1871 and addressed to Jacob Brock from Edwin G. Eastman in the amount of $16.50, likely related to a transaction involving Belair Grove. Eastman was an associate of Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891). The two…

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A letter from Florida House Representative Chris Dorworth recognizing and congratulating Creative Sanford, Inc. and its then-President Trish Thompson for their work preserving and presenting community history through folk-life plays, specifically…