Orlando Public Library Collection

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Albertson Public Library Entrance Lamp
An entrance lamp from the Albertson Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Before there was a public library in Orlando, the local Sorosis Club ran a circulating library for the city. After years of…

Albertson Public Library
The Albertson Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Before there was a public library in Orlando, the local Sorosis Club ran a circulating library for the city. After years of running the library out of…

Albertson Public Library Stamp
A stamp inside a library book from the Albertson Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Before there was a public library in Orlando, the local Sorosis Club ran a circulating library for the city. After…

Albertson Public Library Silver Anniversary Flyer
A flyer for the Albertson Public Library's silver anniversary. The library, which is located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida, celebrated its silver anniversary in November of 1948.Before there was a public library in…

Public Libraries in the United States of America: Their History, Condition, and Management from the Albertson Public Library
A library book called Public Libraries in the United States of America: Their History, Condition, and Management from the Albertson Public Library. The book is from the Albertson Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown…

Orange Book Festival Flyer
A flyer for the Orange Book Festival at the Albertson Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The Orange Book Festival was held in the summer of 1950.Before there was a public library in Orlando, the local…

Orlando Chamber of Commerce Building
The Orlando Chamber of Commerce building, located at 113 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Before there was a chamber of commerce in Orlando, there was the Board of Trade. It was established 1913 and aimed to promote the growing…

Orlando Chamber of Commerce Building Interior
The interior of the Orlando Chamber of Commerce building, located at 113 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Before there was a chamber of commerce in Orlando, there was the Board of Trade. It was established 1913 and aimed to…

Orlando Chamber of Commerce Building Tile
A tile from the Orlando Chamber of Commerce building, located at 113 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Before there was a chamber of commerce in Orlando, there was the Board of Trade. It was established 1913 and aimed to promote…

Home of Fire Chief Maxie G. Bennett
The home of Maxie G. Bennett, located at 130 Wall Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Born and raised in Orlando, Bennett became the seventh Fire Chief for the Orlando Fire Department in 1940. He held the position for nine years until his removal in…

City of Orlando Fire Station No. 1
The City of Orlando Fire Station No. 1, located at 19 North Main Street (present-day Magnolia Avenue) in Downtown Orlando, Florida. In 1883, after a dressmaking store in Orlando caught fire, William C. Sherman, a previous member of the Boston Fire…

City of Orlando Fire Station No. 1 Fire Hose Nozzle
A fire hose nozzle from the City of Orlando Fire Station No. 1, located at 19 North Main Street (present-day Magnolia Avenue) in Downtown Orlando, Florida. In 1883, after a dressmaking store in Orlando caught fire, William C. Sherman, a previous…

Orlando Junior Chamber of Commerce Gavel
A gavel from the Orlando Junior Chamber of Commerce, also known as the Jaycees. In 1927, a group of young men between the ages of 18 and 35 organized the Orlando Junior Chamber of Commerce to support the Orlando Chamber of Commerce and the…

Orlando Salvation Army Band
The Salvation Army band at its location on the corner of East Church Street and South Orange Avenue in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The Salvation Army originated in London by way of William Booth (1829-19120, an Evangelical preacher. During the…

Orlando Salvation Army Building Doorknob
The doorknob to the Salvation Army building at its location 22 West Pine Street location in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The Salvation Army originated in London by way of William Booth (1829-19120, an Evangelical preacher. During the mid-1800s, Booth…

Orlando Public Library
The Orlando Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Before there was a public library in Orlando, the local Sorosis Club ran a circulating library for the city. After years of running the library out of…

Orlando Remembered Exhibit at the Orlando Public Library
An exhibit created by Orlando Remembered at the Orlando Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The Orlando Remembered Committee of the Historical Society of Central Florida, Inc. was created to "showcase…

Dublin Core

Title

Orlando Public Library Collection

Alternative Title

Orlando Library Collection

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Libraries--Florida
Chambers of commerce
Fire stations--Florida
Salvation Army--United States

Description

Historic artifacts from an exhibit created by Orlando Remembered at the Orlando Public Library, located at 101 East Central Boulevard in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The Orlando Remembered Committee of the Historical Society of Central Florida, Inc. was created to "showcase artistic renderings of the time depicted, with artifacts and historical memorabilia from the location in an effort to preserve the memory of Orlando's history while acknowledging the potential of the City's future." The exhibit at Regions Bank memorializes several businesses and churches located around the Albertson Public Library (now the Orlando Public Library), including the Orlando Chamber of Commerce building, City of Orlando Fire Station No. 1, and the Salvation Army building.

Date Created

2014-07-30

Contributor

Williams, Rachel

Is Part Of

Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando Public Library, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Language

eng
lat

Type

Collection

Coverage

Albertson Public Library, Downtown Orlando, Florida
City of Orlando Fire Station No. 1, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Home of Maxie G. Bennett, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Orlando Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Orlando Junior Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Orlando Public Library, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Salvation Army, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Orlando's First Library." Orange County Library System. http://www.ocls.info/About/History/default.asp.
Bacon, Eve. Orlando: A Centennial History. Chuluota, Fla: Mickler House, 1975.
Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.

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