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Object ID 2003.125.0001
Object Name Scrapbook
Year Range from 1967.0
Year Range to 1975.0
Collection Optimist Club of Orlando Scrapbook
Title Optimist Club of Orlando Scrapbook
Scope & Content This scrapbook documents the activities of the Optimist Club of Orlando. It focuses on the year from July 1967 to June 1968 when George Sorn was president of the club.
The scrapbook contains correspondence, photographs, newsletters, programs, and other documents concerning the organization of the club and its charitable activities. It includes a history of the club, lists of members and officers, and financial reports. The club's major fundraising event was selling Christmas trees, but it also sponsored events such as a harness race. It supported activities such as Edgewood Boys' Ranch, Half-Pint Football, Little League Baseball, and Oratorical Contest, Orlando Junior College scholarships, and the Hi Y Club at Boone High School. The photographs show many of these activities as well as the officers of the club.
Condition Good
Condition Notes Back and front cover of scrapbook are detached.
Dates of Creation 1967-1975
Search Terms Baseball
Edgewood Boys' Ranch
Harness Racing
Little League
Optimist Club
Containers Optimist Club of Orlando Scrapbook
Loose Materials
Optimist Club of Orlando Bulletin
Edgewood Boys' Ranch Newsletters