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
Albertson Public Library - Books and More
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 p ... Read more
Albertson Public Library - In the beginning 1921-1931
ABOVE: Postcard of the Albertson Public Library at 165 East Central Avenue at the corner of Central and Rosalind. Offer Made and Agreement Signed On November 10, 1921, Captain Charles L. Albertson, a winter resident of Orlando and a retired Police Inspec ... Read more
Sorosis of Orlando
ABOVE: Sorosis Club at 108 Liberty Street in Orlando circa 1923. 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. ... Read more
Elizabeth Abbott Christ
Elizabeth Abbott Christ, widow of Dr. Calvin. D. Christ, a local physician / surgeon for many years.  Dr. Christ and Elizabeth Abbott were married at Moorestown, New Jersey in 1911. Her father, George Abbott, was a minister in the Society of Friends. ... Read more