First Methodist Church of Orlando Postcard

Dublin Core

Title

First Methodist Church of Orlando Postcard

Alternative Title

First Methodist Church Postcard

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Postcards--Florida
Churches--Florida
Methodist Church--Florida
Methodists--United States
Methodism
Buildings--Florida

Description

Postcard showing the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Orlando, formerly located at 142 East Jackson Street. The building was constructed in 1913 in Greek Classical Revival style with yellow brick. The building cost $50,000 to construct. The sanctuary was remodeled in 1942 and the church built several additional buildings throughout the years: Wesley Hall was built in 1922, Ashbury Hall was built in 1949, and the Ledbetter Building was built in 1956. The congregation was founded in Orlando in 1881 and was renamed the First United Methodist Church of Orlando in the 1950s.

Creator

Genuine Curteich-Chicago

Source

Original 5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard by Genuine Curteich-Chicago: Orange News Company, Orlando, Florida: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Publisher

Orange News Company

Date Created

ca. 1935

Date Copyrighted

ca. 1935

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color 5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard by Genuine Curteich-Chicago: Orange News Company, Orlando, Florida.

Is Part Of

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

Format

application/pdf

Extent

468 KB

Medium

5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

First United Methodist Church, Orlando, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.538744, -81.377178

Temporal Coverage

1935-01-01/1935-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Genuine Curteich-Chicago and published by the Orange News Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Genuine Curteich-Chicago and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cook, Thomas

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

"Our History." First United Methodist Church of Orlando. http://firstchurchorlando.org/about/our-history/.
Herr, Vivian M. Rivers of Living Water: A History of First United Methodist Church, Orlando, Florida: with a Short Overview of Methodist Beginnings in England and America. Orlando, Fla. (142 E. Jackson St., Orlando 32801): First United Methodist Church, 1984.
Ortmayer, Roger. An House Unto My Name: The Architecture and Art of the First United Methodist Church of Orlando, Florida. Orlando, Fla. (142 E. Jackson St., Orlando 32801): The Church, 1980.

Transcript

First Methodist Church Orlando, Florida, "The City Beautiful"
ORANGE NEWS COMPANY, ORLANDO FLA.
GENUINE CURTEICH-CHICAGO "C.T. ART-COLORTONE" POST CARD (REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.)
POST CARD
PLACE ONE CENT STAMP HERE

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 color postcard

Physical Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 inch

Locations

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