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Search for A History of Central Florida Podcast online to get all 50 episodes. This 50-episode podcast will examine the history of central Florida through local area objects found in museums, historical organizations and other places.

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Search for A History of Central Florida Podcast online to get all 50 episodes. This 50-episode podcast will examine the history of central Florida through local area objects found in museums, historical organizations and other places.

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    Episode 50: Vernacular Exhibits

    Episode 50: Vernacular Exhibits

    In this episode of A History of Central Florida we spoke with Dr. Tammy Gordon, Dr. Deepa Nair, Dr. Hong Zhang, and Dr. Katherine McFarland Bruce about ways in which to notice vernacular exhibits in your own neighborhoods. We thank you for joining on these episodes.

    • 16 min
    • video
    Episode 49: La Garita

    Episode 49: La Garita

    In this episode of A History of Central Florida we spoke with Dr. Gary Mormino, Dr. Luis Martinez-Fernandez and Harry Pecunia about the La Garita that sits on the front of the The Asociación Borinqueña de la Florida Central building.

    • 12 min
    • video
    Episode 48: Electronic Communications

    Episode 48: Electronic Communications

    In this episode of A History of Central Florida we spoke with Nancy Pope, James Crescitelli, and Dr. Richard R. John about the emergence of electronic communication in central Florida. The post office boxes and window are at The Winter Garden Heritage Museum, The Telegraph can be seen at The New Smyrna Museum of History, The telephone and switchboard featured in this episode go to The Telephone Museum in Maitland and finally the computer can be seen on exhibit at The Museum of Seminole County History.

    • 16 min
    • video
    Episode 47: John Young's Flight Suit

    Episode 47: John Young's Flight Suit

    In this episode of A History of Central Florida we spoke with Dr. Amy Foster and Cathleen Lewis about the flight suit astronaut John Young wore on his Space Shuttle Missions. The flight suit can be seen along with many other artifacts at the Orange County Regional History Center.

    • 10 min
    • video
    Episode 46: Mickey's Ears

    Episode 46: Mickey's Ears

    In this episode of A History of Central Florida we spoke with Dr. Tracey Revels and Ronald Logan about the impact of Walt Disney World to central Florida tourism. We display the iconic Mickey Mouse Ears hat along with other items on exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center.

    • 12 min
    • video
    Episode 45: Diploma Plate

    Episode 45: Diploma Plate

    In this episode of A History of Central Florida we spoke with Dr. Christopher Loss, Retha Riley Underwood, Dr. Robert Bledsoe, Joyce Hart Perkins, Mike Canavan, and Richard King about the charter class and first graduating class at Florida Technological University, now the University of Central Florida. The diploma plate can be seen at the University of Central Florida Library.

    • 16 min

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