Letter from Virgil C. Gilbertson to Z. T. Stuart (April 22, 1970)

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Title

Letter from Virgil C. Gilbertson to Z. T. Stuart (April 22, 1970)

Alternative Title

Letter from Gilbertson to Stuart (April 22, 1970)

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Hotels--Florida

Description

A letter from Virgil C. Gilbertson, Manager of Product Publicity for the Onan Corporation, to Z. T. Stuart, General Manager of Travelodge Orlando-Sky Lake, dated April 22, 1970). In the letter, Gilbertson thanks Stuart for allowing Onan to photograph the hotel. The Travelodge Orlando-Sky Lake was located at 7101 South Orange Blossom Trail (OBT), just north of the Bee Line Toll Road, in Orlando, Florida, around 1970. The hotel was constructed in 1970 by Hymen Lake and is currently in operation as the Royal Inn. Photographs from this era show the hotel offered a free continental breakfast, heated pool, and colored television. The Onan Corporation, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, commissioned the photographs. Onan was photographing a standby electric plant that had been recently installed at the hotel.

Creator

Gilbertson, Virgil C.

Source

Original 1-page typed letter from Virgil C. Gilbertson to Z. T. Stuart, April 22, 1970: Pine Castle Historical Society, Pine Castle, Florida.

Date Created

1970-04-22

Date Submitted

120 KB

Contributor

Lake, Harriett

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 1-page typed letter from Virgil C. Gilbertson to Z. T. Stuart, April 22, 1970.

Is Part Of

Sky Lake Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Medium

1-page typed letter on Onan Corporation letterhead

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Onan Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Travelodge Orlando-Sky Lake, Sky Lake, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Virgil C. Gilbertson.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Pine Castle Historical Society and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Barnes, Mark

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"7101 S Orange Blossom Trl." Orange County Property Appraiser. https://www.ocpafl.org/Searches/ParcelSearch.aspx/PID/292327000000030.

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1-page typed letter on Onan Corporation letterhead

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