1930s Orlando

March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Dr. Robert Byrd, an Orlando native, recalls the sacrifice and work ethic of his uncle, Marshall Edwards, in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Dr. Byrd at the...
March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Merita bread baker, Marshall Edwards, pictured, second row, second from the right, with coworkers in this company photo at the Orlando plant, November 22, 1936. According to...
March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
A NEW DELIGHT - THE FINEST CAKE GOOD THINGS WILL MAKE - I'VE APPROVED THE RECIPE AND INGREDIENTS A promotional photo advertising Merita Cakes featuring employees pictured...
March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Delivering fresh baked Merita bread and cakes, the Merita bread truck photographed outside the plant on the corner of South Street and Hughey Avenue in Orlando, November 1933...
March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Staff at the American Bakery Company pose for a company photo holding signs inviting the public to come to the Merita Barbecue and the Merita Weiner Roast. According to Eve...
March 28, 2017
by: jtracy
My father's family was kind of a produce specialist for many years. He worked for various produce companies. I think worked at one time for the Blue Goose which bought...
January 20, 2017
by: jtracy
We, the undersigned incorporators, do hereby associate ourselves together for the purpose of forming a corporation not for profit, under the laws of the State of Florida, and...
January 4, 2017
by: jtracy
 The annual meeting of the University Club of Orlando was held in the Club on Tuesday evening, Dec. 5, with Robert S. Carr in the chair.   Principal matters to come before...
January 4, 2017
by: jtracy
On Friday evening, Aug. 26, the members of the Club enjoyed a mid-summer entertainment feature that was one of the most delightful occasions in recent months. Fortunate in...
January 4, 2017
by: jtracy
Pres. John announces his candidacy to sit on the bench of the Criminal Court of Record of Orange County. Good luck Johnnie. Ray Ellars has qualified for re-election as...