Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- History
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Armando Mendez papers
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.
Centro Asturiano de Tampa collection
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.
Centro Español de Tampa collection
This collection consists of financial records, account journals and ledgers, cash books, minute books, membership records, correspondence, and photographs. Also includes lapel pins, flags, and other ephemera.
Cuban Club records
This collection includes organizational documents such as committee meeting notes, financial records, professional correspondence, insurance records, and programs and announcements for special events. Also includes theatrical playscripts which range in date from the mid-19th to early 20th century.
El Modelo Coffee Mill records
This collection consists of financial and operational materials related to the El Modelo Coffee Mill, a division of Naviera Coffee Mills, Inc. Ed Modelo is located at 1318 East Seventh Avenue, Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, and was formerly owned by Joaquin and Melba Ramos,
Ferdie Pacheco collection
This collection consist of two (2) typescripts of Pacheco’s 1994 book, Ybor City Chronicles: A Memoir; nine (9) untitled black and white ink drawings; a binder containing color copies of paintings, with a price list and descriptions, from Pacheco’s “Ybor Remembered: 1935 to 1945” collection; color slides of unidentified paintings; and Tampa trolley car memorabilia (circa 2002).
Giunta family papers
This collection consists of the personal papers of Domenic "Don" Valenti Giunta, as well as documents related to the Giunta family farm of Ybor City.
Gonzalez family papers
The bulk of this collection consists of photographs and printed materials, such as personal correspondence, marriage certificates, and deeds. Items of particular interest include: numerous photographs of Jose, Carmen and Jose González, Jr.; the marriage certificate of Jose González y Fernandez and Carmen Yraolo; a World War I draft card exempting Jose González from service due to “residential alien” status (Class V); and three personal diaries.
Harris H. Mullen papers
The collection primarily consists of materials related to Mullen's ownership of the Florida Trend magazine and the Ybor Square development. These materials include correspondence, speeches, photos, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks. Most correspondence from 1977-1982 details the development of the Ybor City district in Tampa, Florida and Ybor Square.
Contents of the collection include a marriage certificate, warranty deeds, and other papers belonging to Ignacio and Fannie Haya, dating from 1874 to 1932. The papers relate primarily to the management, purchase, and sale of properties belonging to Sanchez and Haya Real Estate.
José Luis Avellanal collection
José Ramón Avellanal collection
The bulk of the collection documents the life and career of Dr. José Ramon Avellanal, a prominent Ybor City physician and founder of El Bien Publico Clinic. Among the papers are biographical materials, correspondence, patents, estate papers, and documents pertaining to Dr. Avellanal's medical practice, drug store businesses, Public Welfare Company, and other ventures.
Lesley family papers
L'Unione Italiana records
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.