This is Orlando

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Title

This is Orlando

Alternative Title

This is Orlando

Subject

Orlando (Fla)
City halls--United States

Description

An aerial view of Orlando City Hall in Downtown Orlando, Florida, in the 1960s or 1970s. Along with city hall, several other buildings are viewable in the background, namely the American Fire and Casualty Company. The photograph is titled "This is Orlando" and contains no publishing information, dates, or discernible origin. At the bottom of the photograph, there is a sentence highlighting the cities desirable parking situation and convenient size. Accompanying this image is a plaque transcribed with a quote by Ormund Powers, whose words highlight the change the city was experiencing during that time. Powers was a journalist for The Orlando Sentinel whose career spanned seven decades.

Source

Original black and white photographic print: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1960-1979

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print.

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

311 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Orlando City Hall, Downtown Orlando, Florida
American Fire and Casualty Company, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography 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

Glendinning, Michael
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Snyder, Jack. "A Pioneer Sentinel Reporter, Ormund Powers Dies At 85." The Orlando Sentinel. May 10, 2010. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2000-05-10/news/0005100005_1_sentinel-lake-county-orlando.

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