Johnson Electric Company Advertisement

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Title

Johnson Electric Company Advertisement

Alternative Title

Johnson Electric Co. Ad

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Electricians--United States

Description

An advertisement for Johnson Electric Company published in the Florida Polk's Orlando City Directories: Including Conway, Maitland and Winter Park for 1949. Located at 23 East Church Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida, the company furnished services as electrical contractors for business in and around Orlando starting in approximately 1914. According to the ad, Johnson Electric Co. worked with lighting, fixtures, appliances, washing machines, electrical refrigerators, and ironers, and also offered a washing machine repair service. Over the years, the company expanded to included 23-29 East Church Street and, by 1963, Johnson Electric Co. had moved to 260 Magnolia Avenue. In 1981, the company was purchased by Harry A. Ferran, who merged it with Ward Air-conditioning to form Ferran Engineering Group, Inc. Ferran Servicing and Contracting is headquartered at 530 Grand Street.

Source

Original advertisement, 1949: R. L. Polk & Company Florida Polk's Orlando City Directory: Including Winter Park and Orange County. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1949: Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, Florida.

Publisher

Company

Date Created

1905-05-02

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original advertisement, 1949: R. L. Polk & Company Florida Polk's Orlando City Directory: Including Winter Park and Orange County. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1949.

Is Part Of

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

Format

image/jpg

Extent

155 KB

Medium

1 advertisement

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Johnson Electric Company, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by the R. L. Polk & Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the R. L. Polk & Company 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

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.
Company "Street Directory." Florida Polk's Orlando City Directories: Including Conway, Maitland and Winter Park. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1949.
Orwick, Tim. "Johnson Electric Company circa 1960." Orlando Memory. http://dc.ocls.info/memory/image/johnson-electric-company-circa-1960.

Transcript

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
WIRING — RESIDENTIAL and COMMERCIAL

LIGHTING FIXTURES
CRYSTAL IMPORTED CHANDELIERS — RESIDENTIAL FIXTURES
FLUORESCENT FIXTURES OF ALL TYPES
RANGES — WATER HEATERS — WASHING MACHINES
VACUUM CLEANERS — SMALL APPLIANCES
COMPLETE LINE OF FLOOR LAMPS — LAMP SHADES

JOHNSON ELECTRIC CO.
(NOT INC.)
PHONE 5186 23 E. CHURCH ST.

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