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An article announcing the Orlando Women's Golf Association's tournament at Dubsdread Country Club, located at 549 Par Street in Orlando, Florida. The reigning champion, Marian Phipps Lyon, opted not to defend her title. According to the article, the…

This episode features an interview with Laura E. Brock about her article in The Florida Historical Quarterly on the legislative fight for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and the Florida Legislature in the 1970s, titled "Religion and Women's Rights…

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A receipt from the Florida Public Service Company, located at 100 East Central Avenue in Orlando, Florida, for September 3, 1926. The bill was issued to the Oviedo Woman's Club for $2. The Florida Public Service Company provided electric light and…

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A financial statement for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) from the period of May 6, 1927, to March 16, 1928. The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee…

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A letter from Lillian Della Lee Lawton (1882-1977) to the President and members of the Oviedo Women's Club. In the letter, Lawton reports the purchases and finances of the Park Committee.The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo…

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A note listing expenses for even event hosted by the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) on February 23, 1924. Items purchased included ice cream and whole cherries from Clements' Pharmacy, candy and ribbon, and crepe paper napkins.The Oviedo Woman's Club was…

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A receipt from Clements' Pharmacy in Oviedo, Florida, for February 23, 1924. According to the receipt, the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) purchased five gallons of vanilla ice cream and one pint of whole cherries.The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in…

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A newspaper article published in The Seminole Chronicle in February of 2006. The article describes a skit performed by members to recreate what the club was like at the time of its founding. Pennie Mitchem Olliff played club president H. B. "Minna"…

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Four members of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) at the club's 100th anniversary celebration in February of 2006. The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee…

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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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An invitation for the Oviedo Woman's Club's (OWC) centennial celebration. The anniversary tea was held on February 10, 2006, at the clubhouse and the centennial dinner was held on February 11 at the Tuscawilla Country Club, located at 1500 Winter…

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The magazine cover for the November-December 2005 issue of Greater Oviedo Lifestyles. The cover features the 100th anniversary of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B.…

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A booklet for the Oviedo Woman's Club's (OWC) centennial celebration held on February 10, 2006. The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian…

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A list of magazine subscriptions held by members of the Oviedo Magazine Club, which would later become the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), in 1916. Subscriptions included The Century Magazine for Mrs. Crawford, Harper's Magazine for Mrs. Stoner, Pictorial…

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The clubhouse for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie Aulin Wheeler, Milcah Yonge, and Mary King.…

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The installation ceremony for 2006-2008 club officers of the Florida Federation of Women's Clubs (FFWC) at a convention. The photograph features, from left to right, FFWC President Pat Keel, president-elect Linda Dennis, First Vice President Theodora…

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The 100th birthday celebration for Kathryn L. Lawton (1906-2008). The celebration was held at the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) on June 13, 2006, and was hosted by Claire Evans, Louise Martin, Bill Martin, Frank Wheeler, Pat Wheeler, Jean Laney, and Suzi…

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An invitation for the 100th birthday celebration for Kathryn L. Lawton (1906-2008). The celebration was held at the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) on June 13, 2006, and was hosted by Claire Evans, Louise Martin, Bill Martin, Frank Wheeler, Pat Wheeler,…

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An official summary report form for General Federation of Woman's Clubs (GFWC)/Sears, Roebuck, and Company's 1974-1976 Community Improvement Program. This form was completed by Mrs. John W. Evans, President of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). The form…

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A certificate of membership in the General Federation of Woman's Clubs (GFWC) for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). The certificate was issued on November 26, 1923, and signed by GFWC President Alice Ames Winter and GFWC secretary Lonese T. Hays.The…

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A history written by Helen Leinhart chronicling the history of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie…

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A history written by Lillian Della Lee Lawton (1882-1977) chronicling the history of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler,…

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A newspaper article written by Erin Machaby and published by The Oviedo Voice in February of 2006. The article discusses the 75th anniversary celebration the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), held on February 10. OWC members were joined by members of the…

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The 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) on February 22, 1981. The first photograph features, from left to right, Helen Leinhart; Grace Whittier; Nancy Beasley, Teresa Duda, and Florida Federation of Women's Clubs (FFWC)…

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A newspaper article the installation of new officers for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). Claire Evans was installed as the new president, with Teresa Duda, Nancy Beasley, and Karen Morgan as vice presidents. Mary Walker was installed as treasurer,…

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A newspaper photograph about a homemade hat fashion show hosted by the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). Photographed in the front row, from left to right, are Janet Foley, Lynn Nemec, and Louise Martin. In the second row, from left to right, are Nancy…

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A newspaper photograph about the 50th anniversary of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). Photographed from left to right, are Mrs. Homer Hunt, Mrs. Ralph Austin Smith, Mrs. Joseph Leinhart, Mrs. B. F. Wheeler, and Mrs. Cecil Norris. The Oviedo Woman's…

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A note describing the planning stages of the new clubhouse for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). According to the note, the club appointed a building committee and held a number of fundraising events. The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in 1906 as the…

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A newspaper article about a surprise mortgage burning ceremony for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). Harden Webb, the Executive Vice President of the Citizens Bank of Oviedo, joined the club members to burn the mortgage for the clubhouse, which began in…

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A building permit for the new clubhouse for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). The permit approved L. L. Faulk and Son has the building contractor for the construction of the new clubhouse. The permit was signed by the town auditor and clerk, Dorothy M.…

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A newspaper article about the opening of the new clubhouse for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie…

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A letter from L. L. Faulk & Son to the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) regarding a construction contract to build a new clubhouse. The Oviedo Woman's Club, which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall,…

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The 50th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) in 1956. Pictured in the photograph are former OWC president Mrs. Homer Hunt; former Florida Federation of Women's Clubs (FFWC) president Mrs. Ralph Austin Smith; OWC President Helen…

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A letter from Mrs. G. A. Fulmer to the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) dated February 13, 1981. In the letter, Fulmer declines an invitation to attend the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club, which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo…

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A scrapbook for the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) on February 22, 1981. The scrapbook includes a sign-in sheet, notes, letters, envelopes

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The 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) on February 22, 1981. The first photograph features, from left to right, Marguerite Partin, Judy Minter, Dick Perkins, Pat Perkins, Sharon Lindsey, and CheChe Isreal. Pictured in the…

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A letter from Dodie Livingston to the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) dated March 11, 1981. On behalf of President Ronald Reagan, Livingston congratulates club members on the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club, which was founded in…

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An invitation from the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) to Mrs. Glen A. Mathews to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the club. The Oviedo Woman's Club was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade,…

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An invitation from the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) to Mrs. John W. Mace (Mary Mace) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the club. Mace was the President of the Florida Federation of Women's Clubs (FFWC). Mace was based in Cocoa Beach, Florida.The…

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A newspaper article about the 75th anniversary of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie Aulin Wheeler,…

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A newspaper article highlighting local club news. The highlights include a meeting for the United Daughters of the Confederacy, as well as the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). Following the American Civil War, numerous…

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A newspaper article about the 75th anniversary of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie Aulin Wheeler,…

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A letter from Senator Paula Fickes Hawkins to the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC) dated February 12, 1981. In the letter, Senator Hawkins declines an invitation to attend the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club, which was founded in…

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An invitation for the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie Aulin…

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A letter from Shlora Bruth to Herly Mae Wainright dated February 13, 1981. In the letter, Bruth declines an invitation to attend the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club…

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A letter from Senator Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr. to Mrs. Brashears and Herly Mae Wainright dated February 13, 1981. In the letter, Senator Chiles declines an invitation to attend the 75th anniversary celebration of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which…

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A note acknowledging that Mrs. John W. Mace (Mary Mace) had accepted an invitation to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). Mace was the President of the Florida Federation of Women's Clubs (FFWC). Mace was based in Cocoa…

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A note detailing the history of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie Aulin Wheeler, Milcah Yonge, and…

Episode 39 of A History of Central Florida Podcast: Wartime Civil Defense. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation…

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The Southeastern Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (SFCWC) sometime between 1920 and 1955. Photographed from left to right in the first row are Margaret Murray Washington, Dr. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune, and Lucy Craft Laney SFCWC was founded by Dr.…

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An oral history interview of Marc Ennis, who joined the U.S. Navy in December of 1990 and attended Recruit Training Center Orlando (RTC Orlando) for boot camp at age 17. After boot camp, he attended Electronic Warfare training at Corry Station Naval…

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An oral history interview of Martha Reuter (b. 1964), who is nicknamed Connie. Reuter was born in Abingdon, Virginia, on March 20, 1964. She enlisted in the U.S. Navy (USN) on May 7, 1984, and completed her service on April 1, 1988. Reuter…

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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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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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The Seventh United States Census records for Orange County (including present-day Seminole County and part of Lake County and Osceola County) and Marion County for 1850. The census divides the population by race ("White" vs. "Black") and gender. The…

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The Sixth United States Census population records for Mosquito County (including present-day Volusia, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Seminole, Osceola, Orange, Lake, Polk, and Palm Beach counties) for 1840.The Census Act of 1840 was signed…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and his nephew, Franklin W. Chase. Topics discussed in the letter include Joshua's gratitude for the fruit and alligator pears Franklin gave him, the discrepancies in the Isleworth…

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An original letter of correspondence between Joshua Coffin Chase and George E. McCulloch. Topics discussed in the letter include Chase's request for McColloch to obtain a tabulation of residents of Isleworth Grove by race, gender, and age group.Chase…

Episode 20 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Women of Many Hats: The Rossetter Sisters of Eau Gallie, Florida. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These…