Armando Mendez papers
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Scope and Contents
The collection consists mostly of photographs collected by Mendez, along with newspaper clippings surrounding major events. There are also several articles about this period in West Tampa history. In addition to the main body of the collection, there are also 35 mm slides, audio recordings of radio broadcasts, and VHS tapes of news reports on Tampa history.
- Created: 1895-1996
- Other: Date acquired: 12/26/2002
- Mendez, Armando (1914-1997) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/for more information.
4.94 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection consists of the organized materials left behind by Armando Mendez following his research for his book Ciudad De Cigars: West Tampa (1994). The materials cover the tobacco industry and provide information and photographs relating to dozens of factories representing dozens of companies. There are also materials related to West Tampa historic places and people, such as former mayors, schools, and churches.
Source of Acquisition
Frank and Carmen Mendez Putrow
Method of Acquisition
- Cigar bands and labels -- Lithography Subject Source: Usfspeccol
- Cigar industry -- Florida -- Tampa Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- West Tampa (Fla.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- West Tampa Boys Club (Tampa, Fla.) Subject Source: Usfspeccol
- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- Buildings, structures, etc Subject Source: Usfspeccol
- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- History Subject Source: Usfspeccol
- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- Social life and customs Subject Source: Usfspeccol
- Armando Mendez papers
- Justin M. White
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