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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Andrew Aulin, Sr. (1843-1918), the Swedish immigrant credited with naming the town of Oviedo, Florida. Aulin immigrated to Oviedo in 1870 and, in 1879, he was…

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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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A painting created by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, in 1996. The painting was inspired by photograph of a Sunday school picnic at Clifton Springs located near Lake Jesup in Oviedo, Florida, on November 12, 1910. Some of the…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the Dakin family in Georgetown, Florida. The family consisted of George W. B. Dakin and Anna Marie Olcott Dakin, along with their children: Florence Dakin,…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Michael Dinda, Sr. (1863-1935) and his twin sons, Michael Jacob Dinda, Jr. (1895-1978) and John Paul Dinda (1895-1968) hauling logs in Slavia, Florida, around…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of two women feeding chickens on a farm in Slavia, Florida. Slavia was established in 1911 when the Slavia Colony Company purchased about 1,200 acres of land…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of farm workers loading celery onto a truck in Slavia, Florida. Slavia was established in 1911 when the Slavia Colony Company purchased about 1,200 acres of land…

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A painting of the Econlockhatchee River by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida. Called the Econ River for short, this tributary is the longest river in the state of Florida. The Econ River flows north from Lake Conlin, through the…

This episode features interviews with the guest editors of the special issue of the The Florida Historical Quarterly, Julian C. Chambliss and Denise K. Cummings, speaking about their article, "Florida: The Mediated State." The entire issue is…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, of Mary Alice Powell Aulin (1904-1993) with three of her great grandchildren: Reagan Nicole Wilder (1978-), Brandie Lee Wilder (1980-), and Robert Brady Wilder (1982-). Alice Aulin was…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, depicting farmworkers grinding sugarcane at the Wheeler family farm. The Wheelers lived at 340 South Lake Jessup Avenue in Oviedo, Florida. The family patriarch, Benjamin Franklin…

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A painting of Lake Jesup in 2001 by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida. One of the largest lakes in Central Florida, Lake Jesup is located along the middle basin of the St. Johns River. In the 1990s, after decades of pollution, the lake…

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A painting of Lake Jesup in 2012 by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida. One of the largest lakes in Central Florida, Lake Jesup is located along the middle basin of the St. Johns River. In the 1990s, after decades of pollution, the lake…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the Lawton General Store Oviedo, Florida sometime between 1900 and 1939. The store was run by two brothers: Thomas Willington Lawton (1882-1963) and Winborn…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Joe Lee, an African-American laborer, with Blue Goose celery at Charles Simeon Lee, Sr.'s farm in Oviedo, Florida, in 1928. The two Lees were of no relation.…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of a picnic at Meads Woods near Oviedo, Florida. Mead Woods was named after Dr. Theodore Luqueer Mead (1852-1936), who was famous for hybridizing orchids,…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of a picnic at Meads Woods near Oviedo, Florida. Mead Woods was named after Dr. Theodore Luqueer Mead (1852-1936), who was famous for hybridizing orchids,…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the backyard of Paul Mikler, a history teacher and coach from Oviedo, Florida. Mikler was born on July 8, 1916, and was raised in Slavia, an unincorporated…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Mary Alice Powell Aulin (1904-1993) at the Winter Park Hospital in Winter Park, Florida, as she is being visited by her daughter, Bettye Jean Aulin Reagan…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the Nelson and Company Packing Plant in 1913. The business was originally founded by Steen Nelson and Gus Nelson and called Nelson Brothers. The company…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Broadway in Downtown Oviedo, Florida, during the 1940s. The Timucuan Native Americans originally inhabited the area of present-day Oviedo, although the…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, featuring chickens at the Cross Seminole Trail. The trail was created from the former railroad line of the Sanford & Indian River Railroad, running between Sanford and Oviedo. In the…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the Oviedo Garage, a complete automotive service business located at 139 North Central Avenue in Downtown Oviedo, Florida, operated by Bob Slavik and Helen…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Hotel Oviedo in Oviedo, Florida. The Timucuan Native Americans originally inhabited the area of present-day Oviedo, although the remains of their settlements…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Downtown Oviedo, Florida sometime, between 1880 and 1919. The painting depicts two past businesses located on Broadway: Peters Shoes and J. B. Jones and…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of Downtown Oviedo, Florida sometime, between 1880 and 1919. The painting depicts two past businesses located on Broadway: Peters Shoes and J. B. Jones and…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the road to Clifton Springs, a spring in Oviedo, Florida. Clifton Springs was named in honor of the hometown of Dr. Henry Foster, a wealthy grower from Lake…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, featuring people along the Cross Seminole Trail. The trail was created from the former railroad line of the Sanford & Indian River Railroad, running between Sanford and Oviedo. In…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of men, possibly students, playing baseball in front of the Oviedo School, located at 601 King Street in Oviedo, Florida, in the 1940s. The school was first…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the first bridge built across the Wekiva River. The Wekiva River, sometimes spelled Wekiwa, in a river originating in Apopka and joining the St. Johns River.…

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A painting by Bettye Reagan, a local artist in Central Florida, inspired by a photograph of the Whitney-Wolcott House, located at 6297 Lake Charm Circle, near Lake Charm in Oviedo, Florida. After buying property from Dr. Henry Foster in 1886, Calvin…