Organizations
Sorosis of Orlando
Sorosis of Orlando Sorosis of Orlando has a long history of service in Orlando: "In 1893, ten soft-spoken women of Orlando met at the home of Mrs. Robert Howe to organize a study club. Mrs. W. R. Anno, Miss Maud Anno, Miss Blanche Anno, Mrs. Annie Colema ... Read more
Organizations
Albertson Public Library - Bookmobile
A proposal for the addition of a bookmobile was presented to the board of the Albertson Public Library by the Orange County Chamber of Commerce in early 1949. Photo of bookmobile wrapped up with note: To You, Merry Christmas, From Your Public Library. ... Read more
People
Hatabel Hyer
Miss Hyer was the oldest daughter of Edward Pringle Hyer who came here from Georgia with three of his brothers in 1875. Edward operated his own school books and supplies store on Orange Avenue from 1886 to 1889, and served on the city council during the 1 ... Read more
Topics
History of the Orange County Library System
Sorosis Club of Orlando The beginnings of the current Orange County Library System can be traced to the circulating library collection of the Sorosis Club of Orlando. The collection was initially housed on the second floor of the old Armory building on C ... Read more