C-02. Florida Studies Collections
Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scrapbooks and other organizational documents generated by the Alpha Rho Chapter (Tampa, FL) of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority.
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.
The records of the Barrio Latino Commission include architectural drawings and plans, correspondence, financial records, construction permits and permit applications, as well as petition approvals for construction, demolition, repair, and other alterations to structures located within the geographic boundaries defined by the commission. Meeting minutes and agendas are also included, in addition to preliminary drawings for buildings located within the Ybor City urban renewal boundaries.
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 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.
The Centro Asturiano de Tampa Collection consists of club and hospital records, meeting minutes, photographs, ephemera, zarzuelas, playbills, financial records, memorias, sheet music, and cemetery records. Included in the ephemera, are flags, trophies, printing plates, and various artifacts 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.
Collection consists of research materials used by the Historic Tampa-Hillsborough County Preservation Board to designate the Citrus Park Colored School as an historic landmark.
This collection contains official documents, stock and shareholders’ information, meeting minutes, cigar label art, family photographs, family clippings, and similar records of a factory in Tampa and comprises a variety of materials that document the history of the Corral family and the rise of Corral, Wodiska y Ca.'s in Tampa during the early 1900s.
The Ogden collection is being donated in pieces, and original order will be maintained. Currently, the library has Binders 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 23.
This collection contains original cartoons by Baker Country Press and Artizans cartoonist Ed Hall from his 2003 book entitled Code Red—Editorial Cartoons and his 2006 book entitled Diversions. These cartoons, which originally ran from 1996-2006, cover topics including Florida politics, national politics, popular culture and the war in Iraq. Select cartoons were not donated and are not part of the collection.
The papers of Edith Daly, a lesbian activist who co-founded the Women's Energy Bank, a group based in Pinellas County that supported progressive political causes and published the monthly newsletter Womyn's Words.