Roper Realty Company Advertisement

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Title

Roper Realty Company Advertisement

Alternative Title

Roper Realty Co. Ad

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Real estate --Florida

Description

Andvertisement for the Roper Realty Company in the Florida Polk's Orlando City Directories: Including Conway, Maitland and Winter Park for 1949. Located at 200 South Main Street (present-day Magnolia Avenue) in Downtown Orlando, Florida, Roper Realty Co. was a real estate agency during the 1940s and 1950s. Amons Andrew Rope migrated to the Orlando area in 1930, with his son, George Oliver Roper, following in 1945. Roper Realty Co. appears in city directories as early as 1946, but seems to have ceased to exist by 1956. In 1949, the business moved from its original location at 72 East Church Street to its new location on Main Street. The real estate broker, associate, and salesman for the company were Amos A. Roper, George O. Roper, and C. J. Gray, respectively. In 1961, both Roper and his son passed away.

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.

Date Created

1949

Date Copyrighted

1949

Date Issued

1949

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

123 KB

Medium

1 advertisement

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Roper Realty 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." 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.
R. L. Polk & Company. "Street Directory." Florida Polk's Orlando City Directories: Including Conway, Maitland and Winter Park. Richmond, Va: R. L. Polk, 1949.
Sanborn Map Company. Insurance Maps of Orlando, Florida. New York: Sanborn Map Co, 1956.

Transcript

208 REAL ESTATE
AMOS A. ROPER, Broker GEO. O. ROPER, Associate
ROPE REALTY CO.
General
REAL ESTATE
C. J. Gray, Salesman

200 S. Main Phone 2-3433

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