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Mayor Bob Carr (1899-1967), who served as the Mayor of Orlando, Florida, from 1956 to 1967. Mayor Carr is best known for being the first mayor in Orlando to promote civil rights while in office. He was also the first mayor to hire minority police…

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A plaque commemorating the former 1958 Orlando City Hall, which was imploded on October 25, 1991, for the filming of Lethal Weapon 3. The building was replaced by a new one in 1991 as a product of Mayor Bill Frederick’s (b. 1934) efforts to…

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A newspaper article detailing Mayor Bob Carr's (1899-1967) pleas for soft soap usage. Carr served as Mayor of Orlando, Florida, from 1956 to 1967. In the article, City Purchasing Agent Walt Fish says that Orlando now only purchases biodegradable…

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The contract drawings for the heating and air conditioning systems that were to be installed in Orlando City Hall in Downtown Orlando, Florida. Drawings contain the name of the commissioners of the city of Orlando. The old Orlando City Hall building…

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The commemorative key to Orlando, Florida, that was presented to Mayor Bob Carr (1899-1967). Robert Spencer Carr served as mayor of Orlando from 1956 to 1967. In 1945, when Carr was president of the Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce, he helped…

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An invitation from Mayor Bob Carr (1899-1967) sent for an early preview of the new Orlando City Hall, which was to be dedicated on October 3, 1958. Mayor Carr served from 1957 through January 29, 1967, when he died in office. It was during his tenure…