Jackson Sporting Goods

Dublin Core

Title

Jackson Sporting Goods

Alternative Title

Jackson Sporting Goods

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Sporting goods--United States
Fishing--Florida

Description

A fishing lure handmade by Jim Pfiffer and sold at Jackson Sporting Goods, which was owned by William R. Jackson. From approximately 1935 to 1950, the store was located at 28 East Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida. According to the records reviewed for the 1940s and the 1980s, a Jim Pfiffer was not located by name or profession and remains unknown. This lot, as well as the rest of the block, was later replaced by the CNA Tower and Barnett Plaza.

Creator

Pfiffer, Jim

Source

Original fishing lure by Jim Pfiffer: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Downtown Orlando Information Center, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1938-1950

Is Format Of

Original color digital image by Robert Randall, October 2014.

Is Part Of

Downtown Orlando Information Center Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

147 KB

Medium

1 foot x 8 inch fishing lure

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Jackson Sporting Goods, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Jim Pfiffer.

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

Jeffries, Andrew W.
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"The Historic Icons of Orlando." Orlando Remembered. http://www.historiciconsoforlando.com/.
R. L. Polk & Company "Street Directory." Buyers' Guide and Complete Classified Business Directory. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1940.
R. L. Polk & Company "Street Directory." Florida Polk's Orlando City Directory: Including Winter Park and Orange County. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1941.
R. L. Polk & Company "Street Directory." Florida Polk's Orlando City Directory 1943-44: Including Winter Park and Orange County. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1944.
R. L. Polk & Company "Street Directory." Florida Polk's Orlando City Directory: Including Conway, Maitland and Winter Park. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1945.
R. L. Polk & Company "Street Directory." Florida Polk's Orlando City Directory 1946-47: Including Winter Park and Orange County. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1947.

Transcript

Jim Pfiffer hand made lures as sold
at The Jackson Sport Shop on East
Church street.

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