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Cher-O-Key (November 9, 1928)
Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 1 edition was published on November…

Cher-O-Key (November 23, 1928)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927.. The Volume I, Number 2 edition was published on…

Cher-O-Key (December 7, 1928)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 3 edition was published on…

Cher-O-Key (December 21, 1928)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 4 edition was published on…

Cher-O-Key (February 1, 1929)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 5 edition was published on…

Cher-O-Key (February 21, 1929)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 6 edition was published on…

Cher-O-Key (March 8, 1929)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927.The Volume I, Number 7 edition was published on March…

Cher-O-Key (March 22, 1929)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 8 edition was published on…

Cher-O-Key (April 12, 1929)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 9 edition was published on…

Cher-O-Key (April 26, 1929)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 10 edition was published on…

Cypress Gardens Booklet
Cypress Gardens booklet from the 1950s that includes information on plants, Cypress Gardens' water-ski show, and motion pictures filmed at Cypress Gardens. Billed as Florida's first commercial tourist theme park, Cypress Gardens opened on January 2,…

913th Engineers First Anniversary Booklet
First anniversary yearbook of the 913th Engineers Air Force Headquarters Company of the Army Air Force School of Applied Tactics in Orlando, Florida. The company was first established at Mitchel Field, New York on November 1, 1942. After the addition…

First Church of Christ, Scientist Postcard
Postcard showing the First Church of Christ, Scientist, formerly located on 24 North Rosalind Avenue. The building was constructed between 1926 and May 1928. Architect George Foote Dunham built it in the Italian Renaissance and Classical Revival…

Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being!
Florida state brochure titled, "Florida: A Fabulous State of Well-Being!" The brochure includes a welcome note from then Governor LeRoy Collins (1955-1961).

Florida Circle Tours Brochure
Florida Circle Tours brochure produced by United Tours in 1950. The brochure details a nine-day coach tour of Florida starting in Jacksonville and traveling to Silver Springs, Orlando, Winter Haven, Cypress Gardens, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Snell…

Florida Cypress Gardens Booklet
Cypress Gardens Booklet from the 1950s that includes information on plants, Cypress Gardens' water-ski show, and motion pictures filmed at Cypress Gardens. Billed as Florida's first commercial tourist theme park, Cypress Gardens opened on January 2,…

Florida's Weeki Wachee: Spring of Live Mermaids
Brochure for Weeki Wachee produced in the mid-1950s. Weeki Wachee features performances by underwater mermaids, a glass-bottom boat ride, and other natural attractions. The springs are named after the Seminole words for "little spring" or "winding…

Grant's Tourist Guide of Orlando, Florida with Map
Tourist guide of Orlando, Florida published in 1919. Grant's Tourist Guide includes a sketch of Orlando written by Samuel A. Robinson and delivered as a speech in 1918 to the Orlando Board of Trade. The guide has numerous printed photographs of…

Lawn Bowling Handbook
Lawn Bowling Handbook, complied and edited by Harold L. Esch and published in 1948. The book contains a history of lawn bowling and a description of the rules. On the last page is an advertisement by the Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce for lawn…

Map of the City of Orlando, Florida
Orlando street map printed in 1914 by the State Bank of Orlando. The cover of the map lists the officers and directors of the State Bank of Orlando, as well as a listing of churches. The map was made for the Carl Dann Real Estate Company of Orlando…

Orange Blossom Trail: The Scenic Route Through Central Florida
Pamphlet on the scenic route of Orange Blossom Trail north from the Georgia-Florida border to Key West. The pamphlet lists roadside attractions near or on OBT, in an era before the construction of I-95, I-75 and I-4 nearly ended the traditional…

Orlando: City Beautiful Brochure
Pamphlet on tourist attractions in Orlando, Florida. The pamphlet shows many photos of Central Florida, as well as a basic map of the state of Florida showing US-441, which is present-day Orange Blossom Trail. Images include a aerial view of downtown…

Programme of the First Concert of the Orlando Choral Union
A programme for the First Concert of the Orlando Choral Union at the Orlando Opera House, held on Monday, April 13, 1891. Located on 119-125 South Court Avenue, the Opera House was owned by Charles Weimer and built by N. C. Stubblefield in 1884.

Russ Mattress and Manufacturing Company Fan
A fan advertising the Russ Mattress and Manufacturing Company that was located at 1122 West Church Street in Orlando, Florida. The front of the fan shows a winter scene with snow-covered houses and a U.S. Patent number # 1655229. The fan was produced…

San Juan Hotel Brochure
Brochure on the San Juan Hotel, one of the oldest hotels in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The brochure showcases that activities for tourists in Orlando Florida, as well as the luxury of the San Juan. The brochure was published around 1955.

The San…

Santa Claus Joins Army Air Forces, Christmas 1943
An Army Air Forces menu created for the Christmas of 1943. The cover shows Santa Claus piloting an airplane over an airbase. There are illustrations of a decorated Christmas tree, a palm tree and what appears to be orange trees. The interior has a…

Florida's Famed Underwater Fairyland...Silver Springs
Brochure produced in 1959, promoting Silver Springs, Florida. It also shows a map of Florida showing pre-Interstate system roads as several other Florida roadside attractions. Silver Springs was originally settled by the Timucuans in the early 1500s.…

Street Map of Orlando
Street map of the City of Orlando, Florida, printed in 1936. The map shows the route of a 23-mile scenic drive around 18 lakes in Orlando. It has listings of apartment houses, churches, hotels, real estate brokers, newspapers, schools, clubs,…

The Legend of the Bridal Chamber at Florida's Silver Springs Brochure
Brochure, produced in 1951, promoting the Silver Springs' attracting "The Bridal Chamber". The brochure also shows a map of Florida showing pre-Interstate highway roads as several other Florida roadside attractions. Silver Springs was originally…

The Mountain Lake Sanctuary
Booklet about the Bok Tower Gardens published in 1950. Edward Bok retired to the town of Lake Wales, Florida. Bok set out a plan to establish a natural garden and bird sanctuary where people to visit to quietly enjoy nature.He engaged Frederick Law…

What To Do and See in the Cape Canaveral Area
Booklet on tourism in the Cape Canaveral area including Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Eau Gallie, Melbourne, and Titusville. The cover shows Mercury Astronaut Leroy Gordon Cooper. The booklet is an aid for people vacationing or moving to the…

Lady Liberty at Seminole Big Tree Park
Lady Liberty at Seminole Big Tree Park in 2006. The "companion tree" for The Senator. Lady Liberty is 89 feet high, 10 feet in diameter, and approximately 2,000 years old.

Big Tree Park is located at 761 General Hutchinson Parkway in Longwood,…

Lady Liberty Historic Marker
The historic marker for Lady Liberty at Seminole Big Tree Park in 2006. The "companion tree" for The Senator. Lady Liberty is 89 feet high, 10 feet in diameter, and approximately 2,000 years old.

Big Tree Park is located at 761 General Hutchinson…

Orlando, Fla. The City Beautiful
Tourism booklet from the mid-1920s. It contains 16 pages and shows many Orlando city sights including buildings in the Orlando commercial district.The Orlando area was originally occupied by the Creek and Seminole tribes. In 1838, Fort Gatlin was…

Recruit Training Sounds to Remember
Seven-inch, 33 1/3 speed record titled "Recruit Training - Sounds to Remember" Naval Training Center, Orlando, Florida. The record was produced by the Walsworth Publishing Company of Marceline, Missouri.The Orlando Naval Training Center (NTC) was…

Seaboard Air Line Railroad Time Tables: Route of the Steamliners
Brochure listing the Seaboard Airline Railroad time tables for 1948. The brochure illustrates the benefits of traveling to Florida by rail. The railroad dates back to 1832 when the Portsmouth & Roanoke Rail road was chartered in Virginia. The…

State Bank of Orlando Check to Burlington Savings Bank (January 4, 1905)
State Bank of Orlando check to Burlington Savings Bankdated January, 4th. 1905. The check was paid to the order of the State Bank of Orlando and the value received and charge was to Burlington Savings Bank of Burlington, Vermont in the sum of $300.…

The Scottish Rite Fall Reunion Pamphlet
A cover of a pamphlet for the Scottish Rites of the Masons, Fall Reunion in Orlando in 1976. The Scottish Rite Temple was located at 74 West Gore Street.

Visit of President Lyndon B. Johnson to Orlando, Florida Program
The program President Lyndon B. Johnson's visit to Orlando, which took place on October 25 and 26, 1964. The program includes the schedule of arrival in Orlando and the program at Colonial Plaza. The program also lists various important Orlando and…

Walt Disney Road Atlas for Cast Members
Cast Member Map of Walt Disney World from 1986, showing such locations as the Magic Kingdom, EPCOT Center, the future location of the Disney-MGM Studios, Fort Wilderness Campground, the Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista Village, Walt Disney World…

Cher-O-Key (May 17, 1929)
The Cher-O-Key, the bimonthly school newspaper published by the Journalism Club of Cherokee Junior High School, which was located at 550 South Eola Drive in Orlando, Florida when it opened in 1927. The Volume I, Number 101 edition was published on…

Early Settlers of Orange County, Florida: Reminiscent-Historic-Biographic
Early Settlers of Orange County, Florida, printed in 1915 and published by Clarence E. Howard of Orlando, Florida. The book also includes an article "Early History of Orlando" written by J.N. Whitner of Sanford, Florida. This 68-page book contains…

Florida's Turnpike and Interstate System Map, 1967
Road map showing the Florida Turnpike, it's toll plazas, exits and service stations. The brochure was produced in 1967. Construction for the Florida Turnpike began on July 4, 1955 in response to unprecedented growth in population and tourism in…

Florida's Turnpike Map, 1964
Road map showing the Florida Turnpike, its toll plazas, exits and service stations. The brochure was produced in 1964. Construction for the Florida Turnpike began on July 4, 1955 in response to unprecedented growth in population and tourism in…

History of Orange County, Florida: Narrative and Biographical
Selected pages from History of Orange County Florida: Narrative and Biographical by William Fremont Blackman, Ph.D., L.L.D. Blackman was formally a professor at Yale University and President of Rollins College. The book was published by the E. O.…

Standard Oil Florida Road Map with Pictorial Guide
Standard Oil road map of Florida from 1954. The map shows the state of Florida, especially Central Florida and Orlando in 1954. Details of cities and towns, and major roads before Central Florida was bisected by interstate highways and the Florida…

Beacham Theatre, 2001
The Beacham, located at 46 North Orange Avenue, in 2001. The was originally built as a jail for Orange County in 1884. Braxton Beacham Sr. bought the building in 1917 and opened it as the Beacham Theatre in 1921. As of 2013, The Beacham operates as a…

Dr. Phillips Theater, 2002
The Dr. Phillips Theater, located at 23-29 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. In 1916, Dr. P. Phillips hired Murray S. King to design his theater on the northeast corner of Orange Avenue and Pine Street. In July of 1917, Dr.…

Bumby Hardware Building
The Bumby Hardware Building, located at 102-110 West Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida,in 2001. Originally from England, Joseph Bumby, Sr. relocated to Orlando and built a large, Late Victorian Commercial-style building across the street…

Dickson & Ives Building
The Dickson & Ives Building, located at 214 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. In the 1880s, H. H. Dickson and Sidney Ives, Sr. arrived in Orlando and opened mercantile establishments independently of one another. The two…

Dolive Building, 2002
The Dolive Building, located at 110-114 North Orange Avenue in Orlando, in 2002. The original stucco structure was built around 1918 by Silas Dolive with twentieth century-style and some Spanish colonial elements. Dolive relocated to Orlando in 1886…

Dolive Building, 2003
The Dolive Building, located at 110-114 North Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. The original stucco structure was built around 1918 by Silas Dolive with twentieth century-style and some Spanish colonial elements. Dolive relocated…

Downtown Orlando Skyline, 2002
The Downtown Orlando skyline, with Lake Eola in the distance, in 2002. The Orlando area was originally occupied by the Creek and Seminole tribes. In 1838, Fort Gatlin was erected on the shores of Lake Gatlin, just a few miles south of present-day…

Elijah Hand Building
The Elijah Hand Building, located at 13-25 West Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. The site, formerly occupied by the Magnolia Hotel, was purchased by Elijah Hand in 1905. Hand migrated to Orlando from Shelbyville, Indiana, in 1885…

Empire Building, 2001
The Empire Building, located at 13 West Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. The building was occupied by the Orlando Telephone Company in the late 1890s. The Empire Block, as it was also known, was occupied by other tenants, such as…

Empire Building, 2002
The Empire Building, located at 13 West Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. The building was occupied by the Orlando Telephone Company in the late 1890s. The Empire Block, as it was also known, was occupied by other tenants, such as…

Sun First National Bank of Orlando
The Sun First National Bank of Orlando, located at 190 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. In 1911, Seth Woodruff founded the People's National Bank and renamed it the First National Bank in 1920. In 1926, the bank announced…

Hanson Building
The Hanson Building, located at 27 East Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. The building was constructed during 1883-1884 in the nineteenth-century commercial style. In 1894, Andrew Hanson purchased the property for the Hanson Shoe…

JCPenney Building
The JCPenney Building, located at the corner of Orange Avenue and Jefferson Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. James Cash Penney established his company in the early 1900s. The company was incorporated under the name J. C. Penney Company…

S. H. Kress & Company Building Floor Plans
The floor plans for the Kress Building, located at 15 West Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. The plans include marquise, plaster ceilo grilles, and plaster plans. S. H. Kress & Company is a chain of retail department stores…

S.H. Kress & Company Building
The Kress Building, located at 15 West Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. S. H. Kress & Company is a chain of retail department stores founded by Samuel H. Kress in 1896. The building was designed with Art Deco details by Edward…

Kuhl-Delaney Building, 2001
The Kuhl-Delaney Building, located at 69 East Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. In 1882, James Delaney opened a grocery store in a wooden building at the corner of Pine Street and Magnolia Avenue. The building caught fire on January…

Kuhl-Delaney Building, 2002
The Kuhl-Delaney Building, located at 69 East Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. In 1882, James Delaney opened a grocery store in a wooden building at the corner of Pine Street and Magnolia Avenue. The building caught fire on January…

Orlando Masonic Temple, 2002
The Masonic Temple, located on 205 East Central Boulevard, in Downtown Orlando, Florida, 2002. The building was constructed in the 20th Century Commercial style in 1925 and was dedicated on January 13, 1926. The original owner was the Free and…

Entrance of J. G. McCrory's, 2002
The entrance of the McCrory Building, located at 101 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. The Art Moderne-style structure, with parts from an 1888 building, was constructed by the J. G. Stores Corporation in 1942. McCrory…

J. G. McCrory's, 2001
The McCrory Building, located at 101 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. The Art Moderne-style structure, with parts from an 1888 building, was constructed by the J. G. Stores Corporation in 1942. McCrory operated its store and…

McEwan Sanitarium, 2000
The McEwan Sanitarium, located at 100 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2000. The two-story clinic was constructed in 1911 and expanded to three stories around 1920. The building served as the hospital of Dr. John McEwan, who…

Metcalf Building, 2002
The Metcalf Building, located at 101 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida. in 2002. The building opened in 1924 and was the third skyscraper in Orlando. A. G. Bentley built the structure for the Orlando Federal Savings and Loan…

Orlando SouthTrust Bank, 2002
The Orlando SouthTrust Bank, located at 135 West Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. In 1887, the SouthTrust Corporation was founded as Birmingham Trust and Savings Company in Birmingham, Alabama. The bank was renamed the…

Rutland Building, 2002
The Rutland Building, located at 63 North Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. The original two-story structure was designed by F. Earl Deloe in the Art Moderne-style for Joseph Rutland's menswear store in 1941. In 1952, three…

Former State Bank and Trust Company Building, 2002
The former site of the State Bank of Orlando, located at 1 North Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. The bank was formed in 1893 with Louis Massey as president. In 1919, the State Bank converted into the State Bank and Trust Company…

Teele Building, 2002
The Teele Building, located at 123 West Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. This site was originally occupied by Joseph Bumby's warehouse for hay, grain, and fertilizer. In the late 1880s, W .L. and Silas Dolive operated a packing…

Vivaldi Ristorante, 2003
Vivaldi Ristorante, located at 107 West Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. Vivaldi is an Italian restaurant named after Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, a Baroque composer, Catholic priest, and violinist in Venice, Italy, during the 18th…

Wall Street Plaza, 2001
Wall Street Plaza, located at 26 Wall Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. Wall Street Plaza is a complex of locally-owned bars, restaurants, and nightclubs established in 1995. The plaza originally had just one bar and has grown to include…

Woolworth-McCrory Building, 2001
The Woolworth-McCrory Building, located at 101 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2001. Woolworth's was a retail company established by Frank Winfield Woolworth in 1879. McCrory's was a chain of five-and-dime stores established by…

Demolition of Woolworth-McCrory Building, 2003
Woolworth-McCrory Building, located at 101 South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, during demolition in 2003. Woolworth's was a retail company established by Frank Winfield Woolworth in 1879. McCrory's was a chain of five-and-dime stores…

Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
The Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, located 1 Citrus Bowl Place in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. The Citrus Bowl was constructed in 1936 as a Works Project Administration (WPA) project. The football stadium was originally called the Orlando…

Grand Opening of the Orlando Skate Park
The grand opening of the Orlando Skate Park, located at 400 Festival Way in Orlando, Florida, in 2003.

Clark C. Griffith Memorial at Tinker Field
The Clark C. Griffith Memorial at Tinker Field, located at 287 South Tampa Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. Clark Calvin Griffith (1869-1955), also known as "The Old Fox," was a Major League Baseball pitcher, team manager, and team…

Tinker Building, 2003
The Tinker Building, located at 16-18 West Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. After moving to Orlando in 1920, Joseph B. Tinker constructed the Commercial-style in 1925, using glazed brick tiles and terracotta, for his real estate…

Tinker Building, 2002
The Tinker Building, located at 16-18 West Pine Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2002. After moving to Orlando in 1920, Joseph B. Tinker constructed the Commercial-style in 1925, using glazed brick tiles and terracotta, for his real estate…

Tinker Field Stadium, 2003
The Tinker Field Stadium, located at 287 South Tampa Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. Tinker Field is named after Joseph B. Tinker, who was a shortstop for the Chicago Cubs, manager of the Orlando Tigers, and the first Floridian to be…

Headstone for Dr. David Fort Anderson and Eliza Harrop Kenderdine Anderson at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of Dr. David Fort Anderson (1830-1923) and Eliza Harrop Kenderdine Anderson (1844-1886) at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. Dr. Anderson was the grandson of United States congressman, Isaac Anderson (November 22, 1760 -…

Headstone for Joseph Katz Barber, Ronald Joseph Barber, and Dixie Pharr Barber at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of Joseph Katz Barber (1902-1959), Ronald Joseph Barber (1925-1928), and Dixie Pharr Barber (1904-1998) at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. Joseph Katz Barber served as Orange County Commissioner from 1937 to 1943 and…

Headstone of David Mizell, Jr. at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of David Mizell, Jr. (1808-1884), an early settler on Lake Mizell, at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. Mizell became the first chairman of the Orange County Commission in 1869 and served until through 1871. He also…

Headstone for Joseph A. Barber at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of Joseph A. Barber (1860-1920) at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. Born on Lake Conway, Barber became the first tax collector for Osceola County in 1890 and served in said position for four years. He also served as a…

Headstone for Morgan Montgomery Mizell at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of Morgan Montgomery Mizell (1841-1907) at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. Mizell was the son of David Mizell, Jr. and Mary Pearce Mizell. He served in the Third Seminole War during 1856. Mizell served again during the…

Headstone for Sarah Crawford Cullen at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of Sarah Crawford Cullen (1893-1957) at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. Cullen, the daughter of Senator George White Crawford and Sarah Mizell, served as chairman of the Orange County Democratic Committee. Cullen…

Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery, 2011
The Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2011. Located at 3401 South Conway Road in Conway in Orlando, Florida, the Conway United Methodist Church (UMC) was formed in 1870 as the Prospect Methodist Episcopal Church, South (MECS). In 1874,…

Headstone for William Harrison Holden, Nancy A. Mizell Holden, and Florence C. Holden at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of William Harrison Holden (1826-1913), Nancy A. Mizell Holden (1836-1902), and Florence C. Holden (1876-1903) at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. William Harrison Holden arrived in Orlando from Virginia in 1865, after…

Headstone for George White Crawford at Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery
Headstone of George White Crawford at the Conway United Methodist Church Cemetery in 2003. Crawford arrived in Orlando, Florida, from Tennessee in 1873. During the Civil War, he served as second lieutenant of the 5th Tennessee Infantry for the…

Greenwood Cemetery, 2002
Greenwood Cemetery, located at 1603 Greenwood Street in Orlando, Florida, in 2002. The cemetery was established in 1880 and officially named Greenwood Cemetery at the suggestion of Samuel Robinson and Cassius Boone. In 1911, the cemetery was expanded…

Headstone for July Perry at Greenwood Cemetery
Headstone of Julius "July" Perry (1868-1920) in the Section K of the Greenwood Cemetery, located at 1603 Greenwood Street in Orlando,Florda, in 2002. An African-American landowner in Ocoee, July Perry is best known as a victim of mob violence during…

Lake Hill Cemetery, 2001
Lake Hill Cemetery, located at 5950 Old Winter Garden Road in Orlando, Florida, in 2001. The cemetery, just west of Orlando, is the site of the remains of various early settlers of the city, including Aaron and Mary Jernigan. Originally called …

Headstone for Aaron David Jernigan at Lake Hill Cemetery
The headstone of Aaron David Jernigan (1813- 1891) at Lake Hill Cemetery, located at 5950 Old Winter Garden Road in Orlando, Florida, in 2001. He was born to Aaron Jernigan and Martha Patsey Deas Jernigan in Camden County, Georgia. The Jernigans are…

Headstone for John Bonnelll Ivey at Lake Hill Cemetery
Headstone of John Bonnell Ivey (1834-1923) at Lake Hill Cemetery, located at 5950 Old Winter Garden Road in Orlo Vista in Orlando, Florida, in 2001. Ivey was the son of Robert Ivey and Priscilla Bonnell Ivey. He married Elizabeth Matilda Ann Roberson…

Orange Hill Cemetery, 2001
Orange Hill Cemetery, located approximately at 1700 East Michigan Street in Orlando, Florida, in 2001. Forty acres of land for the graveyard was purchased by Orange County in 1904 to use for the burial of paupers. The cemetery was active from 1917 to…

Powell Cemetery, 2003
Powell Cemetery, located at 3858 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, in 2003. The cemetery is located on land originally owned by Isaac and Sarah Ann Powell. The cemetery is approximately a quarter of an acre and has 32 gravestones, many of…

Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 2003
Ebenezer United Methodist Church (UMC), located at 594-596 West Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. The earliest structure at this location was a wooden church built in 1872 on Terry Avenue. Ebenezer was the first African-American…

First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 2003
The First United Methodist Church (UMC) of Orlando, located at 142 East Jackson Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in 2003. In 1859, Methodist circuit riders began conducting services in Orlando. Originally called the Methodist Episcopal Church,…

Dublin Core

Title

Thomas Cook Collection

Alternative Title

Cook Collection

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Orange County (Fla.)
Longwood (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
Lake Wales (Fla.)
Silver Springs (Fla.)
Weeki Wachee (Fla.)
Winter Haven (Fla.)
Osceola County (Fla.)
Winter Park (Fla.)

Description

Collection of digital images, postcards, documents, and other records from the private collection of Thomas Cook. Series descriptions are based on special topics, the majority of which students focused their metadata entries around.

Contributor

Cook, Thomas

Has Part

Postcard Collection, Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Language

eng

Type

Collection

Coverage

Cape Canaveral, Florida
Lake Wales, Florida
Longwood, Florida
Orange County, Florida
Orlando, Florida
Osceola County, Florida
Winter Haven, Florida
Winter Park, Florida

Rights Holder

All items in the Thomas Cook Collection are provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

Antequino, Stephanie Gaub, and Tana Mosier Porter. Lost Orlando Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub, 2012.
"Downtown Orlando Historic District Walking Tour." City of Orlando. http://sanfordhistory.tripod.com/Links/wtour.pdf.
Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.
Osborne, Ray. Cape Canaveral. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2008.
Smith, Margaret. The Edward Bok Legacy: A History of Bok Tower Gardens: The First Fifty Years. Lake Wales, Fla: Bok Tower Gardens Foundation, 2002.
Pelland, Maryan, and Dan Pelland. Weeki Wachee Springs. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2005.
Flekke, Mary M., Sarah E. MacDonald, and Randall M. MacDonald. Cypress Gardens. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2006.

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