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African Americans -- Florida -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Usfspeccol

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Federal Writers' Project collection

Identifier: MS-1991-05

The Federal Writers Project consists of selected records used to develop books and pamplets for the American Guide Series. The materials in this collection primarily document the experiences and lives of African Americans, many of whom had previously been enslaved, and includes interviews, typescripts, and other materials photocopied from a collection at the Florida Historical Society.

Dates: Created: 1933-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1933-1938; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1991

James and Joanna Tokley papers

Identifier: T38

This collection documents the personal and professional lives of E. James Tokley and Joanna Tokley and includes original poetry written by James Tokley, photographs, and documents related to Joanna Tokley's work with the Urban League of Hillsborough County.

Dates: Created: 1920 - 2010; Other: 2011-10

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Tampa Office records

Identifier: W27

The bulk of this collection includes manuscripts and revised typescripts for the Florida edition of the American Guide series produced by the Works Progress Administration.

Dates: Created: 1917 - 1943; Other: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1943; Other: 1982