These vintage postcards show just how much Orlando has changed in the past century

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Orlando is a city that's always evolving. Buildings come up and go down pretty quickly, which has been the case for pretty much all of the City Beautiful's history. The small town that had a population of 2,481 in 1900, has now evolved into a major metropolitan area with more than 2.5 million residents across the region. These vintage postcards and captions from the State Archives of Florida show just how much Orlando has changed in the past century, starting in the early 1900s to the late 1990s.

| Photos by State Library & Archives of Florida