Tampa (Fla.) -- History
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of photographs from the 1950s and 1960s of Tampa and surrounding vicinities.
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.
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.
Includes account books of William O. Bearss, tax assessments, abstract titles of land, Amanda Bearss’ autobiography (manuscript, photocopy and typescript form), and assorted family papers documenting the family’s citrus and other agricultural enterprises, land dealings and activities.
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.
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.
This collection includes financial and administrative records of the El Porvenir organization, which specialized in providing physician services to members of the cigar manufacturing community of Tampa Bay.
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).
This collection of documents is an artifical collection of historic materials collected by Special Collections. Included is correspondence, land deeds, finanicals, and assorted documents.
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.
The collection consists of syndicated newspaper clippings, ephemera, correspondence, brochures, photographs, and articles written about the various places and people of Florida.
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.
This collection contains materials from the Himes family of Tampa, representing the local government and volunteer activities of Elizabeth Himes; John Rutland Himes, her husband; William F. Himes, her father-in-law; and the Himes children, Sara Allen and John Fraser.
The collection consists of title abstracts relating to the Rohrer’s property in Tampa. Also includes Rohrer’s journal (ca. 1916 - ca.1959) which contains an account of the 1921 Tampa hurricane and an account of the flood resulting from the breaking of the Hillsborough River dam in 1933.
The Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago are a Tampa based group dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Tampa's rich Latin heritage and culture. The collection contains files, photos, and event programs for the Tampa Knight Parade and the Gasparilla Parade from 1973- 2013.
This collection consists primarily of research conducted by Hawes for articles that were published in the Tampa Tribune. The collection also includes some correspondence, newspaper articles, and items relating to the history of Tampa.
This collection includes photographs of the Watrous family, especially Louise and her sisters Mary and Margaret, photos of Claibourne and Louise Phipps, correspondence, copies of news clippings about the Phipps family, a journal (1854), a character book (1913), and an autograph book (1881-1883).
Materials in this collection include personal papers, newsletters, pamphlets, corporate documents, newspaper clippings, periodicals, maps, photos, ephemera, post cards, and various artifacts related to Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company and the Anheuser-Busch Amuseument Park properties (Busch Gardens).
The collection includes some printed programs and catalogs from the club’s shows and exhibitions but is mostly comprised of handwritten meeting minutes, ledgers, and membership rosters.
Materials include correspondence, publications, reports, legislative proposals, campaign materials, maps, photographs, newspaper clippings, bills, and charters. The range of subjects covered includes busing, education, transportation, state universities, the Hillsborough County Charter, housing, taxes, reapportionment, the revision of the State Constitution, school desegregation in Hillsborough County, the Equal Rights Amendment, and the Johns Committee.
Images in this collection depict military camp life of officers stationed in Tampa during the Spanish American War, as well as the innerworkings of the Port of Tampa during the period. Identified regiments include: 4th Cavalry, 69th New York, and 32nd. Unidentified troops, cavalry, medical officers, bugle players, officers, and Red Cross officials are represented in the photographs. Also pictured are ships, weaponry, and military drills. All photographs are dated 1898.