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Object ID 1994.038.0005
Object Name Map
Date 1955
Collection Map Collection
Title Map of Greater Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, and Adjacent Territory / Florida Official Road Map
Scope & Content This a two sided fold-out map. Side one is a street map of Orlando and the surrounding area. It shows streets with street names, neighborhood names, Orlando Commercial Airport, Pinecastle Air Force Base, hospitals, schools, lakes, and parks. There is a lake index in the upper right hand corner, and street indexes around the edge of the map corresponding to different municipalities on the map. This side of the map is printed in black, blue, and red ink on white paper.

The reverse of this map contains several different types of information. There is a map of Orange County showing cities and towns, major roads, and lakes. There is also information about Central Title & Trust Company (the map's sponsor), a list of Orange County public schools, both white and "colored", distances from Orlando to other Florida towns, a list of churches according to denomination, Orange County "Points of Interest", and "Things you should know about Orlando - Florida's City Beautiful", including but not limited to industry, population, climate, banks, newspapers, utilities, modes of transportation, libraries, post offices, theaters, radio, clubs, colleges, recreational opportunities, golf courses, opportunities for fishing, emergency services numbers, hospitals, and chambers of commerce. This side of the map is printed entirely in black ink.
Condition Good
Size 35" x 22.5" / 26" x 30.25
Condition Notes Worn, small tears along edges, some discoloration along fold lines and panels on the outside when folded
Dates of Creation 1955 / 1941
People Barber, Merrill P.
Cobb, Needham Tyndale, Jr. (Tyn)
Drake, Trusten P., Jr.
Ghiotto, Robert O.
Kratzert, W. A.
McKethan, Alfred A.
McWhirter, John W.
Nelson, Marion G.
Reynolds, Scott
Smedley, J. M.
Taylor, J. Glover
Turnbull, S. P.
Search Terms Geography