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An article announcing that tennis player Jack Kramer (1921-2009) would be enrolling at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Before attending Rollins, Kramer was the sixth ranking singles player in the country and a member of the national…

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The Florida From the House...To Your Home newsletter mailed to citizens of the 5th Congressional District of Florida, represented by U.S. Representative Louis Frey, Jr. (1934-), who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1969 to 1979. Rep.…

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One of the "In Memoriam" pages from the 1947 edition of The Seminole, the yearbook for the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Florida. This page honors alumni of UF that sacrificed their lives in World War II. A notable individual shown on…

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A page from the 1939 edition of Technique, the yearbook for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This page shows the directory of students. A notable student listed is Major Jack Cameron Heist (1919-1944). Maj.…

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A page from the 1941 edition of The Seminole, the yearbook for the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Florida. A notable individual shown on this page is Captain Aquilla A. Calhoun, Jr., a native of Panama City, Florida. Upon his graduation,…

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An oral history interview of Bernard O. Blackwood, conducted by Alexandra Dobson on March 19, 2015. Blackwood was born on April 9, 1933, and attended the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Florida. After graduating from college, Blackwood…

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An oral history interview of Edwin White and Carolyn White, conducted by Porsha Dossie on April 18, 2015. Around 1967, the Whites moved to Oviedo, Florida, where they established a horse ranch. In the interview, the Whites discuss how Oviedo has…

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A postcard depicting the main entrance of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, now known as Texas A&M University, in College Station, Texas. The college was established as the first public higher education institution in Texas in…

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A postcard depicting the patio of the University of Antigua. Built in 1763 to house the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, the building was turned into a public school in 1832. At that point, the university was moved to its current location in…

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In this interview, Ingrid Bryant, a long-time resident of Oviedo, Florida, recalls her experiences growing up and living in this community. Bryant discusses her birth in Munich, Germany, in 1944, during the height of World War II, and her subsequent…

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"To Attract, Retain and Grow: The History of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council" is a paper by Dr. Connie L. Lester and Dr. James C. Clark of the University of Central Florida (UCF). Dr. Lester is an Associate Professor of History concentrating…

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Episode 45 of A History of Central Florida podcasts: Diploma Plate. 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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Born in Fleyh, Czechoslovakia, in 1931, pop artist Dr. Walter Gaudnek is known for his blend of his bold colors, philosophy, religious symbolism, labyrinth installations, and mixtures of performance and art. He also draws heavy inspiration from…

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Judy Albertson was active in the art community when she met gallery owner Louise Peterson. Fifteen years later, they established the Albertson-Peterson Gallery as a unique fine arts crafts gallery. Together, the pair developed a dialogue that led to…

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Born in Fleyh, Czechoslovakia, in 1931, pop artist Dr. Walter Gaudnek is known for his blend of his bold colors, philosophy, religious symbolism, labyrinth installations, and mixtures of performance and art. He also draws heavy inspiration from…

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A self portrait of Steve Lotz in 2005. Lotz received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Lotz became an instructor of art at the…

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Jeannette Genius McKean (1909-1989) was a painter, interior designer, and trustee, and benefactor of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Born in Chicago, Illinois, she visited her grandfather, Charles Hosmer Morse, in Winter Park. On one summer…

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Hugh F. McKean (1908-1995) moved to Orlando, Florida, from College Hill in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, where he was raised. He earned his bachelor's degree from Rollins College in Winter Park in 1930 and joined its faculty in 1932, later heading its…

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A newspaper article that examines Oviedo's growth through the creation of number of subdivisions, most notably Mead Manor. Named for horticulturalist Dr. Theodore Luqueer Mead, Mead Manor was developed by the Oviedo Land Company, which was formed by…

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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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Dr. Mary Jane Mcleod Bethune presenting the First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt an honorary degree from Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Florida, on March 19, 1953. The two women had developed a friendship previously and Roosevelt had arranged for…

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A portrait of Albert McLeod Bethune, Sr., which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. Albert Bethune was the only child of Albertus Bethune and Dr. Mary Jane…

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An autographed portrait of Arrabella Dennison, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dennison was the secretary for Dr. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune at…

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A portrait of Charlotte Clark Ford, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. Ford was the Dean of Instruction at Bethune-Cookman College.Originally the Daytona…

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An autographed portrait of Dr. John Hope, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dr. Hope was born in Augusta, Georgia, on June 2, 1868. He is well-known as…

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A portrait of Dr. James Allen Colston, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. Born in 1910, Dr. Colston is best known as the second president of…

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Oral history of Hal McIntosh, conducted by Erin Parke on March 16, 2015. McIntosh is a nationally renowned artist who currently resides in Winter Park, Florida. Born in 1927, Hal McIntosh began his formal studies at the Detroit Art Institute in…

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A portrait of Wilhelmina White Colston, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was a student and later teacher at Bethune-Cookman College (BCC). In 1935,…

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A portrait of Edward "Rod" R. Rodriguez, which is housed at the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, located at 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Florida. Rodriguez was the foster son of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955). He was…

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An oral history interview of Michael Partain (b. 1968), who served in the U.S. Navy during the Cold War Era. Partain was born at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina on January 30, 1968. He enlisted in the Navy on January 2, 1988, but was…

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An oral history interview of William Reuter (b. 1961), who served in the U.S. Navy from 1979 until 2012. Reuter was born in Camden, New Jersey on April 21, 1961. He served in Libya during the Action in the Gulf of Sidra and in the fjords of Norway.…

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An oral history interview of Philip Rogers (b. 1953), who served in the U.S. Navy from 1978 to 1998. Rogers was born in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, in 1953. He attended Lehman College for undergraduate school and Indiana University…

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Florida’s Purge: The Johns Committee Witch Hunt, known colloquially as The Committee, is a short film about the Florida Legislative Investigation Committee's investigation of communism and homosexuality amongst students and faculty at Florida…

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An oral history of Dr. William Blank, who served in the U.S. Army (USA) from 1971 until 1974. Dr. Blank ultimately reached the rank of Specialist 4 and was stationed in Mannheim, Germany. Now the Director of Career Development at the University of…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Brevard County, Flagler County, Lake County, Marion County, Orange County, Osceola County, Seminole County, and Volusia County, Florida for 1940. The census divides the population by gender, race…

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The former location of the Chase & Company office, located at 110 West First Street in Sanford, Florida, in 2011. The building served as Chase & Co.'s office since 1887 and its office for fire insurance beginning in 1917. The building is…

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Letter from Hazel Skjersaa, the Maternity Nursing Coordinator at Valencia Community College, to Marie Jones Francis, a midwife in Sanford, Florida. In the letter, Skjersaa thanks Francis for a series of lectures she gave students in her home during…

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University of Central Florida (UCF) college representative speaking to Oviedo High School seniors during the 1985-1986 school year. The students photographed are Danielle Draper, Sherrie Coleman, Eric Flynn, Lynne Weiss, Chris Cammack, Erik Vick,…

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Episode 40 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Bethune Cookman University Founding. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the…