Text Materials of Central Florida

Authors

Unknown

Description

1911 Orange County Fair first prize winner for public school essays. The students name is not known. They were an eight grade student at Orlando Public Schools and their teacher was Mollie E. Ray. The essay entitled "The Value of Birds in Florida" mentions several different bird species including: the Downey Woodpecker, the Night Hawk, the Owl and the Swallow. The essay focuses on how birds help to maintain the insect population, along with the beauty and singing ability of birds. The cover for the essay has a black-and-white photograph of the Orlando Public School Building taken by Howard and an entry tag attached. Along with the essay is the first place blue ribbon.

Subjects

American essays -- Florida -- Orlando.; Fair of Orange County -- Awards -- Florida -- Orange County.; Orlando Public Schools (Orlando, Fla.) -- Buildings -- Photographs.; Black-and-white photography -- Florida -- Orlando -- Photographs.; Birds -- Florida.

Subject-Personal Names

Ray, Mollie E.

Date Issued

1911

Number of Pages

12 pages (12 digital pages)

Format

Manuscripts; Ephemera; Photographic prints

Format-Medium

Photographic prints on paper

Size

29 x 22 cm.; ribbon 20 x 6 cm.

Call Number / ID #

2001.060.0001

Subject-Topic

Educating our Children

Repository

Orange County Regional History Center

Type

Manuscripts; Ephemera; Still image; Text

Language

English

Coverage-Spatial

Orlando (Fla.); Orange County (Fla.)

Coverage-Temporal

20th century

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information contact the respective holding institution.

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2005.

Digital Reproduction Specifications

This image was derived from an uncompressed TIFF image scanned at a minimum of 400 dpi.

Material Type

Ephemera

Notes

Value of birds to Florida.

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