More than 16,000 photographs and postcards have been collected from the 1870s to the present to document Central Florida history. The photo archive collection of the Historical Society of Central Florida was established, and is maintained, through donations from hundreds of individuals and companies. These photos depict people, buildings, businesses, streets, hotels, banks, churches, historic homes, cities, and sports.

Visiting Hours
Monday - Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. by appointment only.

Photo Archivist
(407) 836-8587
Appointments preferred.
Whitney Broadaway

Reporter Star News Boys Band, Orlando, circa 1925.

Featured Collections

American Fire and Casualty Company Collection

Bob Carr Collection

Carl Langford Collection

Central Florida Fair Collection

Commissioner Mary I. Johnson Collection

Dr. Phillips Collection

Dr. Stanley Scott Collection

Eccleston-Callahan Memorial Hospital for Crippled Children Collection

Gary's Duck Inn Collection

Joseph Brechner/ Channel 9 Collection

Orlando Federal Savings and Loan Collection

Orlando Naval Training Center Collection

Reggie Moffat Collection (World War II related)

Robert E. Dittrich Collection

T.P. Robinson Collection

How to Build an Acid-Free Records Storage Box, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 2011