RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 12: Lawton House: Cracker Architecture in Oviedo, Florida

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Title

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 12: Lawton House: Cracker Architecture in Oviedo, Florida

Alternative Title

Lawton House Podcast

Subject

Podcasts
Documentaries
Oviedo (Fla.)

Description

Episode 12 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Lawton House: Cracker Architecture in Oviedo, Florida. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or cooperation of local area partners.

Episode 12 focuses on the Lawton House, a tiny cracker house built in the 1890s and moved to 190 West Broadway Street in 1902, in the middle of Downtown Oviedo, Florida. This podcast includes an interview with the former Mayor of Oviedo, Miriam "Mimi" Bruce, and the President of Oviedo Historical Society, Lars White.

Abstract

The Lawton House is an anachronistic sight in the middle of busy downtown Oviedo. The tiny cracker house is bound to elicit curiosity from travelers. Josh Pettit sits down with a former mayor of Oviedo and the President of Oviedo’s Historical Society to find out exactly what this slice of Florida’s past is doing in the middle of a busy town.

Creator

Pettit, Josh

Source

Original 17-minute and 31-second podcast by Josh Pettit, August 15, 2011: "RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 12: Lawton House: Cracker Architecture in Oviedo, Florida." RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 2011-08-15

Date Copyrighted

2011-08-15

Date Issued

2011-08-15

Contributor

Bruce, Miriam "Mimi"
White, Lars

Is Part Of

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.
RICHES Podcast Documentaries Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

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Multimedia software, such as QuickTime.

Format

audio/mp3

Extent

16.1 MB

Medium

17-minute and 31-second podcast

Language

eng

Type

Sound/Podcast

Coverage

Lawton House, Oviedo, Florida
Lawton House, Downtown Oviedo, Florida
Oviedo Historical Society, Downtown Oviedo, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Visual Arts Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Josh Pettit and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"The Cracker Style: Contemporary Efficiency with Historic Florida Flair." Florida Solar Energy Center. https://secure.fsec.ucf.edu/en/consumer/buildings/homes/designs/cracker.htm.
Haase, Ronald W. Classic Cracker: Florida's Wood-Frame Vernacular Architecture. Sarasota, Fla: Pineapple Press, 1992.
"Oviedo Historical Society." Oviedo Historical Society. http://oviedohs.com/.
Roberts, Gary. "Oviedo Historical Society Moves into Lawton House." Seminole Chronicle, May 26, 2010. http://www.seminolechronicle.com/vnews/display.v/ART/4bfdaa9dc4689.
"RICHES Podcast Documentaries" RICHES of Central Florida. http://riches.cah.ucf.edu/podcastsblog.php.
Valle, Erick. "Florida Vernacular Architecture." Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. http://web.archive.org/web/20060519110335/http://www.tndhomes.com/phd05.htm.

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Original Format

1 audio podcast

Duration

17 minutes and 31 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

128kbps

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