Home of Fire Chief Maxie G. Bennett

Dublin Core

Title

Home of Fire Chief Maxie G. Bennett

Alternative Title

Home of Maxie Bennett

Subject

Orlando (Fla)
Fire departments--United States
Houses and homes

Description

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 1949, when he took the position as lieutenant. Bennett was also the President of the Florida State Firemans Association. During World War I, he fought in the 101st Infantry in France.

Source

Original black and white photograph: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando Public Library, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1896-1964

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph.

Is Part Of

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

Format

image/jpg

Extent

163 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Type

Still Image

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Orange County Regional History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Williams, Rachel
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Orlando Remembered

External Reference

"History." City of Orlando. http://www.cityoforlando.net/fire/history/.
"Station 1." City of Orlando. http://www.cityoforlando.net/fire/station-1.
Bryant, Ginger. Orlando Firefighting. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2008.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photograph

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