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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.
A collection of photographs from Al Severson of Burgert Brothers, a commercial photography studio.
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.
Ephemeral materials related to Lewis Carrol's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Examples of materials include miscellaneous writings, doilies, illustrations, cut-outs, a vinyl record, soap, dexterity games, etc.
A collection of photographs from the 1950s and 1960s of Tampa and surrounding vicinities.
Predominantly correspondence, including greeting cards, letters, postcards and telegrams; also contains photographs of Alma Sarett. The correspondence discusses the annual poetry festival and current trends within the field as well as personal correspondence.
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.
This collection consists of the personal papers, artwork, and correspondence of Alvin P. Yorkunas.
A collection of documents and publications from the American Association of University Women Tampa Branch.
A collection of ledgers from the American Cigar Company.
The records consist of meeting minutes from various committees that were formed to discuss the immediate situation of displaced peoples in Western Europe. The records include minutes from the committees on Camps, Displaced Persons, Italy, and France.
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.
This collection is comprised of glass plate negatives and black and white photographs.The collection is largely family-centric, documenting the home and social life of the Slaymaker family in Virginia's Albemarle County during the years leading up to the Civil War. The collection also includes the typescript of a Slaymaker family history in the 20th century written by Addison Slaymaker, a Tampa resident and the donor of this historic photograph collection.
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.
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.
A collection of materials, including magazines, books, photographs and ephemera, that document the historical rarity of the Asian male nude.
This collection is composed of scrapbooks containing photographs and documents related to the Athena Society.
The Autograph Collection is a series of materials acquired and curated by the University of South Florida library, including correspondence, photographs, and assorted signatures.The second series in this collection consists of 49 personal autograph books from the United States, with two books written in the German language.