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Orlando (Fla.)--History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alvin H. Brown collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 4 (03.0078-03.0124), Folder: 03.0107 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0107
Content Description

This collection relates to Alvin H. Brown who served as a B-17 pilot assigned to the 8th Air Force, 95th Bomber Group flying missions over France and Germany from England ending in the summer of 1945. The collection includes an audio tape recording interview and accompanying transcript.

Dates: Event: 1919-2002; Other: Date acquired

Wilson Malcom Clayton papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 1 (03.0001-03.0029), Folder: 03.0015-Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0015
Content Description

This collection relates to Captain Wilson Malcom Clayton who served as a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was assigned as liaison pilot for the 909th Field Artillery Battalion of the 84th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II. He flew L-4 Piper Cubs. The collection contains a handwritten diary that documents his activities during the war.

Dates: December 12, 1944-May 30, 1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-06

Florida County and City Histories

Identifier: MSS 1992-024
Scope and Contents

The materials included in this collection appear to be class papers done by students at the Florida State College for Women around 1922. Among the counties covered are Alachua, Clermont Lake, Manatee, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Walton, Jefferson, Lake, Osceola, Washington, Columbia, and Dade Counties. Among the cities covered are Miami, Jacksonville, Pensacola, Madison, Orlando, Wildwood, Live Oak, De Funiak Springs, Monticello, and West Palm Beach.

Dates: Created: 1922

Grafton W. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 15.0030
Scope and Contents

Although the collection was donated in the name of Grafton W. Johnson, who served as a an Army Staff Sergeant in Florida during WWII, the bulk of the collection consists of private papers of his wife, Doris Hightower Johnson, from her childhood until Grafton's death in 1994.

Dates: 1931-1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1956; Other: Date acquired: 09/10/2015; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-06-08

Lucile M. Jung collection

 Collection — 01.0159 - Box 1
Identifier: 01.0159
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Lucile M. Jung who served with the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve) WAVES during World War II. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, official orders, and photographs.

Dates: 1940-1994; Other: Date accessioned: 2001-04-25