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A brief history of Orange and Seminole counties chronicling development from the colonial period to 1965, illustrated with period photographs and facsimile advertisements.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Pioneer and Ante Bellum days, before 1880 -- 1800-1895, The citrus boom -- 1895-1920, The great freeze and slow recovery --1920-1930, The great Florida land boom -- 1930-1950, Depression and war years -- 1950-1965, The space boom -- Planning for future growth -- Bibliography.


Prepared by Orange-Seminole Joint Planning Commission.
Arthur W. White, assistant planner, responsible for this report.
Financed in part by an Urban Planning Assistance grant to the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council from the Housing and Home Finance Agency.
Includes bibliographical references (leaf 33).
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2007. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Orlando (Fla.) -- History; Orange County (Fla.) -- History; Seminole County (Fla.) -- History; Orange -- 12095; Seminole -- 12117; Territorial Florida, 1821-1845; Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913; The Florida Boom and Bust, 1919-1929; Depression and the New Deal Years in Florida, 1930-1941; The Post-War Florida, 1945-1960; Contemporary Florida, 1960-; History; Urban development


Orlando, Fla.


34 leaves : illustrations, maps, facsims ; 26 x 36 cm.



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History of development in Orange and Seminole counties: growth patterns of urban form in the Orlando metropolitan area.



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