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A letter from Gary I. Sharp to the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, dated May 19, 1977. In the letter, Sharp states that he is no longer able to continue his efforts to have the Gourd Neck Springs area purchased by the State of Florida for use as a…

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The second issue of The Watermark was published on September 14, 1994, and focused on a wider spectrum of LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning, and others) topics. Kicking off the news was the cover article covering the "Gayby…

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A letter from Edward A. Zagar, a fisheries biologist for the Florida Game and Fresh Water Commission, to Arthur W. Sinclair, from the Winter Garden Chamber of Commerce. In the letter, Zagar discusses the seine survey program for Lake Apopka and for…

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A newspaper article by Elvis Lane, published in The Orlando Sentinel, discussing the hiring of James B. Lackey, a retired University of Florida (UF) professor, to study water quality in Lake Apopka and the connected chain of lakes. The study was…

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A newspaper article by Elvis Lane, published in The Orlando Sentinel, describing remarks by Florida Secretary of State Thomas Burton Adams, Jr. (1917-2006). Adams served as Secretary of State for Florida from 1961 to 1971. His remarks quoted in this…

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A newspaper article by Elvis Lane, published in The Orlando Sentinel, describing a University of Florida (UF) study focusing on eutrophication in Central Florida lakes. The study aims at understanding the processes by which pollution introduces…

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An oral history interview of Dann Pottinger, conducted by Caitlin Baldwin on November 9, 2015. Pottinger was born August 14, 1947, on the British Bay Island in Honduras. He moved to Orlando, Florida as a small child and attended primary school in the…

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The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as building permits, road…

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The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by the Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as the awarding of street paving…

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A newspaper article from The Orlando Sentinel discussing fish camp owners in Lake County, Florida. The camp owners share their feelings regarding pollution in their lakes, and the impact this has had on the fish population and the fish camp industry.

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A newspaper article from The Orlando Sentinel discussing the resignation of biologist Heyward Mathews from the Orange County Water Conservation Department. Mathews claims the Orange County Commission is unconcerned with aquatic pollution and has…

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A political advertisement, published in The Orlando Sentinel, promoting Ben Crabbe for the office of Orange County Commissioner for the 4th District. The ad highlights Crabbe's commitment to cleaning up aquatic pollution in Orange County, Florida. To…

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A newspaper article written by Mark Pankowski and published in The Orlando Sentinel on July 26, 1990. The article discusses the Oviedo Historical Society, Inc.'s search for a site for a new museum. The Oviedo Historical Society was organized in…

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A newspaper article published in The Orlando Sentinel on June 17, 1995. The article discusses the use of pickle casters in the 19th century. The article also includes a photograph of an antique pickle caster from 1885 that was worth $325 at the time…

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A newspaper article written by Jim Toner and published in The Orlando Sentinel in February of 2006. The article describes the club's activities, including Great Day in the Country, as well as the club's history.The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in…

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The Maitland News was a local newspaper originally published by the Maitland Realty Company (and later by The Maitland News Company) which began circulation in April 1926. This edition features articles on topics such as a tropical storm,…

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A newspaper column published by The Orlando Sentinel on May 6, 1964. The column, "Goin-A-Fishin," reprints a letter from C. W. Sheffield, the director of the Orange County Water Pollution Department. In the letter, Sheffield discusses how the 1963…

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A newspaper article from The Orlando Sentinel about the Mead Manor residential subdivision and the men behind it. Named for horticulturalist Dr. Theodore Luqueer Mead, Mead Manor was developed by the Oviedo Land Company, which was formed by B. F.…

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A newspaper article from The Orlando Sentinel issue published on August 13,1963. The article discusses C. W. Sheffield, sanitary engineer for the State Board of Health, and his urgings for a thorough survey of Lake Apopka, Florida, by K. K.…

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A newspaper article from The Orlando Sentinel issue published on August 9, 1963, by Don Rider. The article discusses the findings of a report showing a high DDT content in fish taken from Lake Apopka, Florida. The scientist who performed the…

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A newspaper clipping for Rock Super Bowl V, featuring Jimmy Buffett (b. 1946) & The Coral Reefer Band, The Steve Miller Band, The Little River Band, Randy Meisner (b. 1946), and South Paw, at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The concert…

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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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The Orlando Sentinel Almanac for February 17, 1983. This newspaper column features the birthdays of former sportscaster Red Barber (1908-1992), as well as writer Margaret Truman Daniel (1924-2008). Born on in Columbus, Mississippi, on February 7,…

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Episode 44 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: The Construction of Inequality: Politics and Influence on I-4. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These…

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Episode 36, Part 2 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Harry T. Moore. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or…

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Ep 11 Harry Moore An Interview with Dr. Jim Clark.mp3
Episode 11 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Harry T. Moore: An Interview with Dr. Jim Clark. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve…

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Oral history of Linda Moscato, interviewed by John Settle on March 2, 2013, for the UCF Public History Center's History Harvest. In the oral history, Moscato discusses the items she contributed to the History Harvest, which including photographs,…