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Orange Public Library Local History Collection

About this Collection

The Collection consists of the Florence Flippen Smiley Memorial Archives, on permanent loan from the Orange Community Historical Society, as well as numerous items acquired by the Library through purchase or donation. Covering the period 1871 to the present, this rich and diverse collection includes books, periodicals, photographs, manuscripts, maps, pamphlets, ephemera and artifacts. A variety of subject areas are represented, with particular emphasis on the citrus industry, old businesses, civic and religious organizations, and city agencies. View collection guide.

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Type of Item

1,414 items found in this collection

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