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38th Annual NAACP Florida State Convention in Orlando

Program cover 38th Annual NAACP Convention State of Florida

The 38th Annual State Convention, Florida State Conference of NAACP Branches was held in Orlando October 21, 22, 23, 1977 at the Hilton Inn West at 3200 W. Colonial Drive. The conference was hosted by the Orange County Branch, N.A.A.C.P., Mr. Willie H. Williams, President. 

The attached program provides information on the Orange County branch officers and executive board members, special guests and speakers, greetings from local politicians and businesses, as well as a list of patrons, and advertisements. Orange County Branch President, Willie Williams and Florida State Conference President Charles W. Cherry are featured with their photographs. 

Included in the list of patrons is the library’s beloved librarian Mrs. Elinor Williams. The program can be found in the Florida NAACP vertical file at the Orlando Public Library or you may peruse it here.

Advertisers include: Washington Shores Federal Savings and Loan Association, Chic Nic Center, P & D Grocery Store, Jam Factory Super Disco, Inc., West Indian and American Groceries, Walkers Dirt & Landscaping Service, Hilton Inn West, Century 21 – The Wamsley Company, Rev. C. B. Fulse and Mrs. Sally Fulse, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Dr. Alzo J. Reddick, Bruton’s Funeral Home, Davis Superette, Wootson Real Estate, Johnny Williams, Jr. Realtor, Al’s Army Store, Inc., Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. W. Hawkins, Leo’s Fina, Veteran’s Radio Cab & Service Station, A.J.’s Restaurant, Wilson Leonard Hardware, Soul-Tronics, Trail Rexall Drugs, Thomas TV Sales and Service, Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Niblack and daughters, Collins Ranch, Rackard’s Personnel Service, Ever-Ready Women’s Club, Church’s Fried Chicken, Dr. P. Phillips Memorial Nursing and Convalescent Home, Bates’ Men’s Clothing and Furnishings, Hosey’s Spur Service Station, Irene and Aris Dining Room, Moderneers Club, Dr. and Mrs. Alzo J. Reddick, Landmark Bank of Orlando, Jumar, Family Mobil Station, Central Life Insurance Company, Grants Furniture Company of Orlando, The Pyramid Club, Metropolitan Orlando Urban League, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Dr. Lorraine K. Stretcher and son Vincent, The Friendly Recreation Club, Young Women’s Civic Club, Willie H. Williams family, Orlando Chapter of Links, Whoo AM/FM, Sunlite Grocery Store, Davidson’s Amoco Service, Good Neighbors Floral Club, Martin Marietta, The Sentinel Star, Orange County Classroom Teachers Association, City of Orlando, Walt Disney World, Carl T. Langford, Black Community Game.

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