Letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to Claude Roy Kirk, Jr. (July 13, 1966)

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Title

Letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to Claude Roy Kirk, Jr. (July 13, 1966)

Alternative Title

Letter from Sinclair to Kirk (July 13, 1966)

Subject

Lake Apopka (Fla.)
Winter Garden (Fla.)
Water quality--Florida
Pollution--Florida
Sports--Florida
Fishing--Florida
Political campaigns--Florida

Description

A letter from Arthur W. Sinclair, Executive Secretary-Manager of the Winter Garden Chamber of Commerce, to Claude Roy Kirk, Jr., the 1966 Republican candidate for Governor of Florida. The letter describes Lake Apopka's current polluted state and its past as a prominent sportsfishing destination, and urges Kirk to take action on restoring the lake if he is elected governor. Kirk was elected as governor that same year, and formed the Florida Department of Environmental Protection during his time as governor.

Creator

Sinclair, Arthur W.

Source

Original 2-page typewritten letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to Claude Roy Kirk, Jr., July 13, 1966: binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

1966-07-13

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 2-page typewritten letter from Arthur W. Sinclair to Claude Roy Kirk, Jr., July 13, 1966.

Is Part Of

Binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Is Referenced By

"Letter from Sally Cameron to Arthur W. Sinclair (July 25, 1966)." RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

261 KB

Medium

2-page typewritten letter

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

San Juan de Ulloa Hotel, Orlando, Florida
Winter Garden, Florida
Lake Apopka, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Arthur W. Sinclair.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Friends of Lake Apopka and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Claude Roy Kirk, Jr.." Florida Governor's Mansion. http://www.floridagovernorsmansion.com/the_people_s_house/former_residents/claude_roy_kirk_jr.

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Original Format

2-page typewritten letter

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