Orlando Log Rolling Convention

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Title

Orlando Log Rolling Convention

Alternative Title

Orlando Log Rolling Convention

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Log rolling (Aquatic sports)
Sports--Florida

Description

A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. The article describes plans for a logrolling convention to be held in Orlando, with 5,000 delegates expected to attend. The convention was hosted by the Central Florida Log Rollers' Association, which was a branch of the Woodmen of the World, on July 3-4, 1930. Logrolling was a sport in which two athlete would stand on the end of a log of wood floating in water. The competitors would then attempt to sprint and kick the log until his/her opponent would fall off.

Source

Original newspaper article: "Orlando Log Rolling Convention." The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1, No. 9, June 20, 1930, page 2: Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.

Publisher

The Central Florida Press

Date Created

ca. 1930-06-20

Date Copyrighted

1930-06-20

Date Issued

1930-06-20

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: "Orlando Log Rolling Convention." The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1, No. 9, June 20, 1930, page 2.

Is Part Of

"The Central Florida Press, Vol. 1. No. 9, June 20, 1930." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/5674.
Oviedo Historical Society, Oviedo, Florida.
Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

195 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by The Central Florida Press.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Central Florida Press and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Log Drivers and River Pigs." LOGROLLERS.COM. http://www.logrollers.com/Logrollers/History.html.

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