Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr.
Mayor Billy Beardall
Mayor William Hamer Beardall, Jr., hard at work in his office (1890-1984). Beardall served as Mayor of Orlando from 1940 to 1952. Mayor Beardall made improvements to Orlando International Airport by expanding upon it and creating a larger terminal. Progress in the city’s sewer system was guided by Mayor Beardall along with improved street paving and a new incinerator plant.
Original black and white photograph: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.
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Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph.
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Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando City Hall Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
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Orlando City Hall, Downtown Orlando, Florida
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