Letter from J. D. Beggs (March 13, 1941)

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Title

Letter from J. D. Beggs (March 13, 1941)

Alternative Title

Letter from Beggs (March 13, 1941)

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Post offices

Description

A letter of correspondence concerning the formal dedication of the new Downtown Orlando Post Office building, located at 51 East Jefferson Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida. The ceremony was sponsored by the Greater Orlando Chamber of Commerce. The letter is from J. D. Beggs, acting postmaster, to another postmaster concerning his attendance. The ceremony took place on April 15, 1941. Beggs sought to make the ceremony grand, and many prominent guests were there including then U.S. Senator Charles O. Andrews (1877-1946).

Creator

Beggs, J. D.

Source

Original typewritten letter from J. D. Beggs, March 13, 1941: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

1941-03-19

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original typewritten letter from J. D. Beggs, March 13, 1941.

Is Part Of

Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida.
Downtown Orlando Post Office Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

339 KB

Medium

1-page typewritten letter

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Downtown Orlando Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History 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

Gold, Stephen
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Federal Building - Orlando FL - Living New Deal." Living New Deal. April 18, 2015. Accessed October 27, 2015. http://livingnewdeal.org/projects/federal-building-orlando-fl/.
"Letter to U.S. Senator Andrews from Postmaster General J. D. Beggs." Orlando Memory. August 29, 2012. Accessed October 13, 2015. http://www.orlandomemory.info/memory/image/letter-us-senator-andrews-postmaster-general-j-d-beggs.
Dickinson, Joy Wallace. "Church Comes Full Circle With Its Post Office Deal." The Orlando Sentinel, September 2, 2001. Accessed October 11, 2015. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2001-09-02/news/0108310478_1_catholic-school-james-church-church-property.

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1-page typewritten letter

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