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Orlando Memory
Community leaders and citizens alike share their memories of Central Florida in this series of video interviews from Orlando Memory. Share your memories at orlandomemory.info.

Corb Sarchet

Corb Sarchet, Orange County Library System Trustee Emeritus, talks about his memories of living in Orlando, including the planning and construction of the Orlando Public Library and founding Fiesta in the Park. (15:16)

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs discusses her life in Orlando, how much the city has changed, and her favorite local places to go. (2:55)

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer recollects his memories of growing up in the city, becoming mayor, and, of course, eating at Ronnie's Restaurant. (4:36)

Earl K. Wood

World War II veteran Earl K. Wood is the longest serving tax collector in Florida, having served Orange County since 1964. In this interview for Orlando Memory, he explains what Orlando was like in the 1930s and how much it has changed since. (4:11)

Commissioner Scott Boyd

Orange County Commissioner S. Scott Boyd reminisces about his time as a child in Orlando and what he loves most about Orange County. (5:27)

Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell

Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell tells Orlando Memory all about her memories of growing up in Orlando and marvels at how much has changed since she was a child. (5:49)

Ted Maines

Orange County Library System Board of Trustees Vice President Ted Maines reflects on the many changes that have come to Downtown and his role in making them happen. (5:58)

Mayor Richard T. Crotty

Orange County Mayor Richard T. Crotty shares his memories of growing up in Central Florida, working at Lockheed Martin, and the renaming of the University of Central Florida. (9:54)

Commissioner Patty Sheehan

Orlando City Council Commissioner Patty Sheehan sits down with Orlando Memory to talk about her memories of growing up in Central Florida. (7:03)
 
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