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Object ID 2002.011.0005
Object Name Documents
Year Range from 1955
Year Range to 2002
Collection Bill Coleman Collection
Title Bill Coleman Collection
Scope & Content These materials, collected and donated by long-time Orlandoan Bill Coleman, encompass a wide variety of local topics. Each series corresponds to a different topic.

The materials in Series II pertain to issues of interest to Senior Citizens. FF4 - FF7 pertain to the Orange County Commission on Aging and span the dates 1998 - 2002. Their main aim was to create an "elder-friendly" community. While these materials address a variety of issues, the main ones addressed transportation needs, housing, health concerns, and the creation of some kind of communications outlet for the dissemination of information of interest to the elderly in the community. FF8 contains materials of a miscellaneous nature.
Series III is comprised of materials related to military issues. FF9 contains materials pertaining to the Naval Training Center. FF10 contains materials commemorating the Battle of the Bulge. FF11 and FF12 contain materials concerning event on Armed Forces Day 2002 and Veteran's Day 2002 respectively.
Series IV contains materials pertaining to various civic organizations. These are the Boy Scouts (FF13), City of Orlando volunteer programs (FF14), Intervention Services Incorporated (an organization devoted to assisting abused youth and young people with mental, emotional, and behavioral problems)(FF15), Restore Orlando (an organization providing various forms of assistance for low-income families in Orlando)(FF16).
Series V contains materials concerning the city of Orlando. FF19 and FF 21 contain information on the issue of Development in Orlando, particularly in terms of downtown Orlando and transportation. FF22 contains information on an Orlando oral history project.
Series VI contains information on Port Canaveral, including a 2002 directory.
Series VII contains a few pieces of information concerning Orlando High School.
Series VIII contains a 1959 advertisement for the Sun Haven housing development and a blotter of First Federal of Orlando.
Series IX contains assorted miscellaneous items.
Condition Good
Dates of Creation 1955-2002, bulk 1999-2002
People Coleman, Bill
Gordy, Bruce
Hawking, Paula
Henson, James E.
Herlong, A. S., Jr. (Syd)
Johnson, Anthony H.
McDonald, Roger J.
Search Terms Battle of the Bulge
Boy Scouts of America
Child Abuse
City of Orlando Government
Downtown Development Board
Local Politics
Naval Training Center
Orange County Commission on Aging
Orange County Government
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Orlando High School
Port Canaveral, FL
Republican Executive Committee of Orange County
Containers I. Senior Citizens -- Orange County Commission on Aging
I. Senior Citizens -- Orange County Commission on Aging
I. Senior Citizens -- Orange County Commission on Aging
I. Senior Citizens -- Orange County Commission on Aging
I. Senior Citizens -- Miscellaneous
II. Military -- Naval Training Center
II. Military -- Battle of the Bulge Memorial Events
II. Military -- Celebrations
III. Civic Organizations -- Boy Scouts
III. Civic Organizations -- City of Orlando Volunteer Programs
III. Civic Organizations -- Intervention Services Inc.
IV. Development -- Orlando
IV. Development -- Port Canaveral
VI. Miscellaneous -- Orlando High School
V. Miscellaneous -- Orange County Sheriff's Office Annual Report
V. Miscellaneous -- Politics