Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr.'s Key to the City of Orlando

Dublin Core

Title

Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr.'s Key to the City of Orlando

Alternative Title

Mayor Beardall's Key

Subject

Orlando (Fla)
Mayors--Florida

Description

The city key presented to Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr. (1890-1984). Beardall served as Mayor of Orlando from 1940 to 1952. He served four consecutive terms through the turbulent years of World War II and its aftermath. While in office he upgraded the city infrastructure including construction of a new sewage plant, expansion of paved roads and highways, and various airport additions, all of which aided the overall growth of the city.

Source

Original key: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1940-1952

Is Format Of

Original color digital image, 2016.

Is Part Of

Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando City Hall Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

85.1 KB

Medium

1 key

Language

eng

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

Orlando City Hall, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Orange County Regional History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Orlando Remembered

Curator

Bruggeworth, Aric
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Andrews, Mark. "Service Was A Family Tradition For Mayor Beardall And Brothers." The Orlando Sentinel, November 1, 1992. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1992-11-01/news/9210290653_1_beardall-war-i-orlando.
Bacon, Eve. Orlando: A Centennial History. Chuluota, Florida: The Mickler House Publishers, 1977.

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