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Immigrants -- Florida -- History

Subject Source: Usfspeccol

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Greco Tampa Midwife records

Identifier: MS-2010-04
Abstract Tampa midwife Maria Messina Greco's midwife records span from 1908 to 1939. Maria Messina Greco, was a Sicilian immigrant and midwife who began delivering babies in Tampa, Florida as early as 1907. She kept a record of each birth in a series of 62 small notebooks. Maria was well educated, having earned a degree in midwifery at the University of Palermo in Sicily. She was said to have delivered as many as 2,000 babies before she came to the United States. The midwife record books show that...
Dates: Created: 1908-1939

J. Allison DeFoor, II papers

Identifier: MS-2005-03
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional and political career of J. Allison DeFoor II. Also in the collection are DeFoor's extensive research files relating to his ancestor, Florida pioneer Odet Philippe [1775 - 1869].

Dates: Created: 1982-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1999

José Luis Avellanal collection

Identifier: MS-1984-01
Scope and Contents The collection reflects the lives and activities of the Avellanals, a prominent pioneering Ybor City family, with the bulk of the collection documenting the life and career of Lt. General José Luis Avellanal y Jimenez. Among the papers in the collection are pamphlets, diaries, ledgers, correspondence, invoices and receipts, contracts, real estate title abstracts, lawsuits (including testimonies), certificates, photographs, corporate minutes, audits, medical reports, patents, stock...
Dates: Created: 1907-1981

L'Unione Italiana records

Identifier: MS-2008-11
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of organizational documents and publications. Also includes photographs, club histories, contracts, circulars, and the society’s ledgers which record the names of members and dues records.

Dates: Created: 1902-1989