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Albertson Public Library - January 1945 to January 1949
Scrapbook Remnants of a scrapbook with treasures from January 1945 to January 1949 was recently found. It contains a collection of newspaper articles, flyers, brochures and photographs pertaining to the Albertson Public Library, the three branches, library st...
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Albertson Public Library - Books and Beyond
ABOVE:  "A Woman's War Record" donated by Captain Charles Albertson. When the Albertson Public Library opened to the public in November 1923, most of the books in the collection were gifts from individuals and organizations. A number of books were also...
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Albertson Public Library - Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis Correspondence, financial statements, newspaper clippings and annual reports indicate that the library encountered financial difficulties after the stock market crash in October 1929. In a letter dated June 5, 1929, Librarian Olive Brumbau...
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Albertson Public Library - In the beginning 1921-1931
Offer Made and Agreement Signed On November 10, 1921, Captain Charles L. Albertson, a winter resident of Orlando and a retired Police Inspector from Waverly, New York, met with the Orlando City Commissioners and a committee from the Chamber of Commerce to...
People
Oral History Interview with Congresswoman Val Demings
Congresswoman Val Demings is Florida's 10th District Representative to the United States House of Representatives of the 117th Congress. She assumed Congressional Office during the 115th Congress on January 3, 2017. Her Congressional Committee Appointments i...
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Albertson Public Library - Furnishings 1923
The Library Bureau Library Bureau catalog pages, blue prints, orders, and correspondence provide an interesting look at the process of choosing the furnishings for the new library. Captain Albertson appears to have made the first contact with the Library ...
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Albertson Public Library - Monthly Reports 1923-1931
Above: Photograph of the 1923 Albertson Public Library. Monthly Reports November 1923 - December 1931 The Albertson Public Library staff first welcomed Orange County residents to their new library on November 8, 1923. Beginning that month, a monthly repor...
Events
Unsung Zeros Farewell Show
Poster promoting the farewell show of Orlando band Unsung Zeros at House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista on March 31, 2005. Supporting bands included In Passing, Abagnale, and My Getaway. Formed in 1998, Unsung Zeros gained a loyal following...
Places
Barbarella
Photographs of the outside of Barbarella nightclub, located at 70 N. Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando. Opened in 1987 with the name Beach Club, the location quickly became a popular destination for live music and dj’d dance parties. Renamed Barbarella...
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Oral History Interview with Carolyn Fennell Senior Director of Public Affairs for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
Ms. Carolyn Fennell is Senior Director of Public Affairs for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. She is responsible for communication for Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport including all domestic and international media relations a...
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Orlando Remembered Round Table Oral History, March 16, 2022
Orlando Remembered Round Table oral history presentation conducted at the Orlando Public Library on March 16, 2022. We welcome you to listen to this oral history collection of Orlando Remembered members.  Listen (31:34) [audio mp3="https://orlandomemory.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/OR3.16.22mp3.mp3"][/audio]
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Dr. Robert Serros Orlando Remembered Oral History
Listen as Dr. Robert Serros, recalls the origins of Orlando Remembered and the influential members through the years dedicated to preserving landmarks of Orlando history. Dr. Serros and his brother Andy Serros, standing, served as leaders for Orlando Rememb...