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African American Experience in Florida
Excerpt from the Works Progress Administration Tampa Office Records
590 800 tcollinson

Works Progress Administration Tampa Office records

The bulk of this collection consists of manuscripts and revised typescripts of the Florida edition of the American Guide Series, with a substantial number of essays on Ybor City and its immigration history.

Dates: 1917-1943
Extent: 24 linear feet (39 boxes)

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407 342 tcollinson

USF Department of Anthropology African Americans in Florida research project

The collection includes materials for the USF Department of Anthropology’s African American in Florida research project, the department’s Central Avenue Legacies Project, and materials originally created and/or collected by the CETA Black History of Tampa Project.

Dates: 1930-1980
Extent: 10.5 linear feet (22 boxes)

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407 342 tcollinson

Racism in Florida collection

This collection contains audio recordings and transcripts of interviews by Suzanne Robb with members of the United Klans of America and the Aryan Youth Movement.

Dates: 1979, 1988
Extent: 1 box

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Portrait of Otis R. Anthony
800 600 tcollinson

Otis R. Anthony collection

The papers of community organizer and activist Otis R. Anthony include audio cassettes and compact discs, oral history transcripts, and biographical and historical essays conducted and written by Anthony.

Dates: 1977-2009
Extent: 1 box

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Pedestrians on Franklin Street in Downtown Tampa, 1922
700 569 tcollinson

Jack B. Moore papers

As a professor and researcher, Moore’s four-decade career at USF included emphases on African American studies, American literature, popular culture, photography, and baseball.

Dates: 1922-1993
Extent: 16 boxes

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407 342 tcollinson

Al Hackett papers

The Al Hackett papers consist of assorted documents collected or produced by Al Hackett on the topics of Florida wildlife, historic sites, and tourism.

Dates: 1961-1980
Extent: 1 box

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An excerpt from the Florida Negro Papers
600 776 tcollinson

Florida Negro papers

The bulk of the materials, which cover a variety of topics, consists of interviews with African American, Native American, and Hispanic residents of Florida. The first-hand accounts provided by formerly enslaved individuals offer a glimpse into Southern daily life during the Civil War era.

Dates: 1936 – 1948
Extent: 4.5 linear feet (9 boxes)

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Banquet brochure from the DuPree Press Collection
978 1024 tcollinson

DuPree Press collection

The DuPree Press collection consists of brochures, announcements, catalogs, and other publications printed by the DuPree Press for Black and African American organizations in the Tampa Bay area.

Dates: 1958-1994
Extent: 2 linear feet (5 boxes)

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Helen Saunders, Robert Saunders, and Steve Lawson
1024 782 tcollinson

Robert W. and Helen S. Saunders papers

The Robert and Helen Saunders Collection contains historically significant materials dealing with Civil Rights. Although the collection primarily centers on Tampa, Florida, materials relating to the Federal government’s efforts to deal with poverty through the Economic Opportunities Act also are included.

Dates: 1950 – 2001
Extent: 46 linear feet (77 boxes)

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