Building Permit for the Oviedo Woman's Club

Dublin Core

Title

Building Permit for the Oviedo Woman's Club

Alternative Title

Oviedo Woman's Club Building Permit

Subject

Oviedo (Fla.)
Clubs--United States
Construction

Description

A building permit for the new clubhouse for the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC). The permit approved L. L. Faulk and Son has the building contractor for the construction of the new clubhouse. The permit was signed by the town auditor and clerk, Dorothy M. Courier, on April 3, 1961. The Oviedo Woman's Club, which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie Aulin Wheeler, Milcah Yonge, and Mary King. The first clubhouse was constructed in 1914 and also served as Oviedo's first library. In 1916, the club joined the Florida Federation of Women's Clubs (FFWC) and officially changed its name to the Oviedo Woman's Club. In 1923, the woman's club was federated under the umbrella of the General Federation of Woman's Clubs (GFWC). A new clubhouse was built in 1961 on property donated by R. L. Croom, a former member, which is located at 414 King Street. The Oviedo Woman's Club is involved in many civic projects, including the annual Great Day in the Country Arts and Crafts Festival, the Spring Fundraiser, Tasting Luncheons, and Celebrate Spring Teas.

Creator

Courier, Dorothy M.

Source

Original permit by Dorothy M. Courier, April 3, 1961: Private Collection of Beatrice Gestrich.

Publisher

Celery Printing Company

Date Created

ca. 1961-04-03

Contributor

Gestrich, Beatrice

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original permit by Dorothy M. Courier, April 3, 1961.

Is Part Of

Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Medium

1 permit

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Oviedo Woman's Club, Oviedo, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Dorothy M. Courier.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Oviedo Woman's Club and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Beatrice Gestrich

External Reference

"Our History." Oviedo Woman's Club. http://www.oviedowomansclub.org/our-community/our-history.html.

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 permit

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