General Slocum Disaster 1904
What do a  ship disaster  and the Orlando Public Library have in common?The steamship General Slocum burned on 15 June 1904 off North Brother Island, New York. Newspaper articles about the tragedy which took the lives of over 1000 persons i ... Read more
History of the Orange County Library System
Before the Orlando Public Library came into existence, the Sorosis Club of Orlando maintained a circulating library for its members. This collection was initially on the second floor of the old Armory building on Court Street and was subsequently moved to ... Read more