C-02. Florida Studies Collections
Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:
Abispo Verdi was the author of several satirical manifestos issued in Ybor City. The manifestos made fun of local corrupt politicians and businessmen, which, while causing a scandal among the targets of the ridicule, found support in the community. The real identity of the author, Albert Knapp, was not revealed till 1987.
A collection of aerial photographs for Hillsborough, DeSoto, Hardee, and Polk Counties in Florida, and Concho County, Texas from 1938 until 1988.
These papers are from Al Davis, a local education and voting rights activist. Included are court and legal documents, minutes from the various organizations he was a part of, and his own personal collection of notes as member in these organization.
The Al Hackett papers include photographs, correspondence, and selected articles on topics pertaining to Florida's natural environment.
Collection consists of holograph letters written by Albert Hafner of Tarpon Springs, Florida to his fiancée Elizabeth H. Chandler in Massachusetts. Most of the letters were about his business affairs and social life in Tarpon Springs.
A collection of photographs from the 1950s and 1960s of Tampa and surrounding vicinities.
Scrapbooks and other organizational documents generated by the Alpha Rho Chapter (Tampa, FL) of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority.
Organizational records of Altrusa International of Tampa Bay, Inc.
A collection of documents and publications from the American Association of University Women Tampa Branch.
A collection of ledgers from the American Cigar Company.
Publications, photographs, postcards, cigar labels, maps, realia, manuscripts, diaries, printed ephemera, artifacts, and other materials documenting the history of Tampa, Florida and its vicinity, with particular emphasis on the area’s Cuban, Spanish, and Italian immigrant communities of Ybor City and West Tampa.
Consists of materials related to Antonio Pereira's activities as a professional wrestler and his work with the Boy Scouts of America and the West Tampa Boys Club. Includes correspondence, reports, news clippings, awards, trophies, and photographs. Also includes a key to the city of Tampa, presented by Mayor Nick Nuccio in 1967.
Contains records and related materials documenting the professional and personal lives of the Armwood family, a pioneering African American family in Hillsborough County, Florida.
This collection contains Arsenio M. Sanchez's research files, including photographs and audio/video tapes, predominantly related to West Tampa, the Tampa cigar industry, biography, West Florida, and materials documenting his life and works.
This collection is composed of scrapbooks containing photographs and documents related to the Athena Society.
The collection is comprised of an over-size scrapbook which details the opening of Bartke's Restaurant at Tampa International Airport on August 17, 1952 as well as numerous newspaper clippings and photographs of Tampa International Airport during the 1950s. Included are restaurant reviews, editorials and special feature articles about groups who booked dinners at Bartke's Restaurant.
This collection primarily contains documents pertaining to the Tampa Terrace Hotel and the Floridan Hotel.
Includes account books of William O. Bearss, tax assessments, abstract titles of land, Amanda Bearss’ autobiography (manuscript, photocopy and typescript form), and assorted family papers documenting the family’s citrus and other agricultural enterprises, land dealings and activities.
This collection primarily consists of photographs taken by queer photographer Bobby Smith in the 1950s and 60s. The photos depict scenes of gatherings of queer folks in homes and clubs, giving researchers a rare view of queer life and culture in Florida during the mid-20th century.
The B. P. Brown Enterprises collection chronicles the history of African American businesses, churches, schools, and related organizations in the Tampa Bay area through materials produced by the B.P. Brown Enterprises, Inc. printing business.
The collection consists of Burgert Brothers prints derived from various sources and assembled into a composite collection. The two principle sources for the Burgert images were the photographic holdings of the Tony Pizzo and Hampton Dunn collections. Both had considerable numbers of Burgert prints and negatives dispersed under various subject headings. The collection was assembled into a single, coherent collection in 1993.
Contains the working papers of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Tampa.
Reports, ledgers and correspondence.
The collection consists of daily morning field reports (July-October 1898), payroll ledgers (June-July 1898), and correspondence (1898-1899). The bulk of the collection dates 1898-1899; there is one item dated 1932. Although the collection consists of only a small body of material, there is a significant amount of information regarding various aspects of camp life and daily activities.
A collection consisting of microfilm records relating to local cemeteries. Includes materials from the City of Tampa Parks Department, City Clerk's Office, the Florida State Archives, A. P. Boza's funeral home records, and Andrew Oladell's papers on burials in Marti-Colon.
The Centro Asturiano de Tampa Collection consists of club and hospital records, meeting minutes, photographs, ephemera, zarzuelas, playbills, financial records, memorias, and cemetery records. Artifacts include flags, trophies, printing plates, and various other items related to the club.
The collection provides informative documentation on the organizational evolution of the Children’s Home, between the 1940s and early 1970s. The collection contains board minutes, newspaper clippings, financial statements and other materials.