We Appreciate Your Patronage Sign

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Title

We Appreciate Your Patronage Sign

Alternative Title

We Appreciate Your Patronage

Subject

Apopka (Fla.)
Business signs

Description

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 for a character in Zora Neale Hurston's novel Mules and Men. Wall was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, in 1874 and moved to Apopka as a widow. Throughout her lifetime, Wall purchased four parcels, of land. She operated an orange grove and also constructed small wooden buildings that she rented out to migrant workers. Wall was also a friend of Michael Gladden, Jr., the executor of the George W. Oden estates, until her death in 1938.

Source

Original business sign: series I, box 1, folder 1, African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1900-1938

Contributor

Mundy, Carol E.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original business sign.

Is Part Of

Series I, box 1, folder 91, African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.
Carol E. Mundy Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

269 KB

Medium

1 sign

Language

eng

Type

Text

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher

Provenance

Collected by Carol E. Mundy between 1990 and 2009.
Purchased by the University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives in 2009.

Rights Holder

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Apopka Historical Society. Apopka. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004.

Transcript

We Appreciate Your Patronage And Hope To Please You Always.

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Original Format

1 sign

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