Carey Hand Funeral Home
Carey Hand Funeral Home Still a major name in Orlando’s funerary business, the Carey Hand Funeral Home got its start in the early 20th century. The story of the Carey Hand Funeral Home starts with Elijah Hand, Carey Hand’s father and the first emb ... Read more
OPL Under Construction 1964-1966
ABOVE: Photo taken December 1, 1965, looking southeast from the AT&T building on Wall Street. Notice how close the new library is to the former Salvation Army Citadel in the lower right corner of the photo. Also, visible is the former staff lounge cal ... Read more
Guide to Orlando's Afro American Heritage
Central Florida Society of Afro American Heritage The Central Florida Society of Afro American Heritage was formed in 1986 to preserve the heritage of the African American community in Orlando. The Florida Division of Corporations lists Deborah Murphy as ... 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 announc ... Read more
Downtown Orlando Historic District
Walking tour brochure created by the City of Orlando features information about the officially designated Downtown Orlando Historic District. Learn about 28 locations in historic downtown Orlando and take a walking or driving tour using the included ma ... Read more