Albertson Library Staff Party - December 1963
Former staff at the Albertson Public Library were invited to a staff Christmas party on December 14, 1963. The date is significant because in September 1964, the Albertson library was demolished to make way for the new Orlando Public Library. Staff create ... Read more
Library Scrapbook - January 1945 to January 1949
Library Scrapbook - January 1945 to January 1949 A fragile scrapbook with treasures from January 1945 to January 1949 was recently found and scanned to preserve its contents. Newspaper clippings, flyers, brochures, and photographs paint a vivid picture of ... Read more
Clara Elizabeth Wendel - Library Director 1943-1970
Early Years Clara Mathilde Elizabeth Wendel was born on June 1, 1904 in Harvey, Cook County, Illinois. Her family moved from Chicago, Illinois to Gotha, Florida in or around 1916. Their home was a typical Florida home from that era, with wrap around porc ... Read more