RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 21: Orlando: The Story Behind the Name

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Title

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 21: Orlando: The Story Behind the Name

Alternative Title

Orlando Podcast

Subject

Podcasts
Documentaries
Orlando (Fla.)
Legends--Florida

Description

Episode 21 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Orlando: The Story Behind the Name. 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 21 explores the numerous theories about the origin of the name "Orlando." This podcast includes interviews with various historians and experts who have written about the subject, as well as a descendant of one of the areas first settlers.

Abstract

For decades numerous theories have surrounded the source of the name “Orlando.” While some of these have enjoyed various levels of acceptance throughout the community, none have ever been proven. In this podcast, we examine this intriguing element of Orlando’s history by speaking with various historians and experts who have written about the subject as well as a descendant of one of the area’s first settlers. By comparing these different points of view, it is hoped that you as a listener can better understand how these legends have taken root within the community, and perhaps even decide for yourself which you find most convincing.

Source

Original 16-minute and 45-second podcast, December 15, 2011: "RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 21: Orlando: The Story Behind the Name." RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 2011-12-15

Date Copyrighted

2011-12-15

Date Issued

2011-12-15

Contributor

Dickinson, Joy Wallace
Rajtar, Steve
Brotemarkle, Benjamin D.

Is Part Of

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

Requires

Multimedia software, such as QuickTime.

Format

audio/mp3

Extent

15.4 MB

Medium

16-minute and 45-second podcast

Language

eng

Type

Sound/Podcast

Coverage

Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Theater Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Andrews, Mark. "Legendary Orlando Reeves Was A Remarkable Man - Or Was He?" The Orlando Sentinel, January 18, 1998. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1998-01-18/news/9801161380_1_lake-eola-orlando-reeves-orlando-public.
"City of Orlando's History." City of Orlando. http://www.cityoforlando.net/about/.
Dickinson, Joy Wallace. Orlando: City of Dreams. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2003.
"RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 21: Orlando: The Story Behind the Name." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2473.

Sound/Podcast Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 audio podcast

Duration

15 minutes and 45 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

128kbps

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Categories