Olive Brumbaugh - Orlando's Librarian 1923-1943
The Duties of the Head Librarian The duties of the “librarian” enumerated in Article IX of the library’s Articles of Incorporation (pp. 3-4) indicate that, in addition to serving as a librarian, the person hired as head librarian oversaw all depar ... Read more
Albertson Public Library Blueprints
On February 21, 1922, the city of Orlando held a bond election for funds to build a public library and other municipal improvements. The vote was 155 against and 446 in favor! PLANS APPROVED - BIDS SOUGHT The May 13, 1922, Orlando Morning Sentinel annou ... Read more
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 Br ... Read more