Organizations
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 o ... Read more
Organizations
Albertson Public Library - Books and Beyond
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 ... Read more
Organizations
Albertson Public Library - In the beginning 1921-1931
Offer Made and Agreement Signed On November 10, 1921, Captain Charles L. Albertson, a winter resident of Orlando and a retired Police Inspector from Waverly, New York, met with the Orlando City Commissioners and a committee from the Chamber of Commerce ... Read more
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
People
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