Carol E. Mundy Collection

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Letter from William H. Lee to Michael Gladden, Jr. (March 14, 1931)
Policy statement from the Afro-American Life Insurance Company for Michael Gladden, Jr. The letter was sent by the company's secretary, William H. Lee, on March 14, 1931, in regards to Gladden's unpaid life insurance policy account for the annual…

Bible Study Notes
Bible study notes written by an anonymous author in Apopka, Florida. These notes reference the Book of Job, Habakkuk 3:3, and Psalms 11:4 from the Bible.

Chattel Mortgage Property Deed for Black Mule (June 20, 1911)
Chattel mortgage property deed for a black mule named Kate. Kate was mortgaged by George W. Oden to W. W. Carpenter for $25 on June 20, 1911. George W. Oden (1862-1939) was a successful businessman and citrus grower in Apopka, Florida. Born in…

Property Warranty Deed for Ella Wall  (December 8, 1924)
Property warranty deed certifying the transfer of land from A. M. and Julia A. Starbird to Ella Wall on January 26, 1924. The property transferred was the north half of the north half of Lot 27 Block J in the Town of Apopka, Florida. The deed was…

Quit-Claim Deed for Ella Wall (June 1, 1928)
Quit-claim deed certifying the transfer of land from J. D. Beggs, Leila S. Beggs, Annie E. Beggs, Laura B. Casey, and T. L. Casey to Ella Wall on May 22, 1928. The property transferred was Lot 27 Block J in the Town of Apopka, Florida, for $38.28.…

Inventory for George W. Oden Grove
Inventory from one of the citrus groves owned by George W. Oden (1862-1939), a successful businessman and citrus grower in Apopka, Florida. Born in Sylacauga, Alabama, Oden moved to Apopka, Florida, by 1902. He owned four businesses and five parcels…

Warranty Deed for George W. Oden (January 6, 1903)
Warranty deed certifying the transfer of land in Apopka, Florida, from John F. Cogswell and Esther M. Cogswell to George W. Oden on November 1, 1902. The property transferred was 40 acres in the southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 8…

Quit-Claim Deed for George W. Oden (November 3, 1902)
Quit-claim deed certifying the transfer of land from Lucian Dixon and Annie Dixon to George W. Oden on November 1, 1902. The property transferred was the north half of Lot 56 in Block H in Apopka, Florida. The deed was notarized on November 3,…

Letter from Daisy P. White to the Apopka Chief of Police (March 16, 1928)
Letter from Daisy P. White to the Apopka Chief of Police written and mailed on March 16, 1928. Topics discussed in the letter include White's previous attempts to write to the Chief of Police, her plans to return to her home in Florence, South…

Letter from William H. Falconer to Michael Gladden, Jr. (April 29, 1931)
Letter from William H. Falconer, Supreme Vice President of the Woodmen of Union, to Michael Gladden, Jr., a deputy of the Union. In the letter, Falconer urges all local deputies and officers to attend the Deputy and Officers' School, a instructional…

Map of Michael Gladden, Jr.'s Lots
Envelope and hand-drawn maps of Michael Gladden, Jr.'s property, Lots 21 and 27 of Block J in Apopka, mailed to Ella Wall. Michael Gladden, Jr. (1899-1982) was the executor of the estate of George W. Oden (1862-1939), a successful businessman and…

Warranty Deed for State Bank of Apopka (May 20, 1921)
A warranty deed certifying the transfer of land from Michael Gladden, Jr. and Elizabeth Gladden to the State Bank of Apopka for $100 on May 20, 1921. The property transferred was the west quarter of Lot 17 of Block J in Apopka, Florida. The deed was…

We Appreciate Your Patronage Sign
Business sign thanking customers for their patronage. The sign belonged to a business owned by Ella Wall located on Main Street in Apopka, Florida. Ella Wall (1874-1938) was an entrepreneur and businesswoman of Apopka who served as the inspiration…

"States and Their Capitals" Sheet Music
Sheet music for the song, "States and Their Capitals," with words and music by Mary M. Blunt. The cover features a photograph of Blunt. The song was copyrighted in 1944. According to the cover, Blunt lived at 112 North Terry Street in Orlando,…

Dublin Core

Title

Carol E. Mundy Collection

Alternative Title

Mundy Collection

Subject

Apopka (Fla.)

Description

The Carol E. Mundy Collection consists of hundreds of 19th- and 20th-century African-American memorabilia from the Apopk, Florida. The collection provides a snapshot into life within the African-American business community. This collection challenges our preconceived notions of how African-American communities lived in this time period. The entrepreneurial and community spirit thrived despite oppressive conditions.

Contributor

Mundy, Carol E.

Language

eng

Type

Collection

Coverage

Apopka, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1720-Present." African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, 1720-Present. http://www.africanamericanlegacy.com/.
"AAHEC: African American History Education and Culture." African American History Education and Culture. http://mundyhr.com/.
"The Carol E. Mundy African American Cultural and Diasporic Research Center." The Carol E. Mundy African American Cultural and Diasporic Research Center. http://africana.cah.ucf.edu/mundycenter/.
Apopka Historical Society. Apopka. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004.

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