American Legion Building Postcard

Dublin Core

Title

American Legion Building Postcard

Alternative Title

American Legion Postcard

Subject

Buildings--Florida
American Legion
Orlando (Fla.)
Postcards--Florida

Description

Postcard showing the American Legion Hall, located at the 900 block of Orange Avenue on Lake Ivanhoe. The hall was constructed in 1938 with a Spanish Colonial Revival Style. The building cost $82,000 and replaced an earlier American Legion Hall built on the same location in May of 1924.The World War I German cannon that was on display outside the entrance was donated to the World War II war effort as scrap metal to make shells to fight Germany once again.

Creator

C. T. American Art

Source

Original 5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard by C. T. American Art: Asheville Post Card Company, Asheville, North Carolina: Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Publisher

Asheville Post Card Company

Date Created

ca. 1940

Contributor

Cook, Thomas

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of 5.5 x 3.5 inch original color postcard by C. T. American Art: Asheville Post Card Company, Asheville, North Carolina.

Is Part Of

Private Collection of Thomas Cook.

Postcard Collection, Thomas Cook Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

631 KB

Medium

5.5 x 3.5 inch color postcard

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Orlando, Florida

Spatial Coverage

28.531135, -81.376601

Temporal Coverage

1940-01-01/1940-12-31

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Visual Arts Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by C. T. American Art and published by the Asheville Post Card Company.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by C. T. American Art and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cook, Thomas

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Thomas Cook

External Reference

American Legion. The American Legion. Indianapolis, IN: The American Legion, 1981.

Rajtar, Steve. A Guide to Historic Orlando. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.

External Reference Title

Transcript

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, THE CITY BEAUTIFUL. O-48
AMERICAN LEGION BUILDING.
PUBLISHED BY ASHEVILLE POST CARD CO., ASHEVILLE, N. C.
BEAUTIFUL FLORIDA SERIES
C. T. American Art
THIS SPACE FOR MESSAGES
POST CARD
THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESS ONLY
Slautey

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 color postcard

Physical Dimensions

5.5 x 3.5 inch

Locations

Categories