Dixie Village Post Office, 1958
Dixie Village Post Office
Dixie Village Post Office, located at 2860 Delaney Avenue in Orlando, Florida. This photograph was taken during the post office's dedication ceremony on August 2, 1958. Speakers included First Baptist Church of Orlando pastor J. Powell Tucker, City Commissioner Waldron Sanderlin (1925-2014), and Orlando Postmaster Lucius A. Bryant, Jr. (ca. 1919-2012). After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Bryant settled in Orlando's College Park neighborhood. At the time of his death in 2012, Bryant was the longest-serving postmaster for Orlando, a position that he held from 1951 to 1983. In 1952, William Hamer Beardall, Jr. (1890-1984) appointed Bryant to the local aviation advisory board, which he served on for 22 years.
Original black and white photograph, August 2, 1958: Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck.
Buck, Texann Ivy
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph, August 2, 1958.
Is Part Of
Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 black and white photograph
Dixie Village Post Office, Downtown Orlando, Florida
Copyright to this resource is held by Texann Ivy Buck and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Private Collection of Texann Ivy Buck
Tracy, Dan. "Lucius 'Jim' Bryant: Former Orlando postmaster was civic-minded." The Orlando Sentinel, August 6, 2012. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-08-06/news/os-obit-bryant-20120806_1_orlando-sentinel-orlando-international-airport-greg-ethington.