AAE

African American Experience in Florida
Gibbs High coach and team
750 599 tcollinson

Neighborhood News photographic collection

Of the 64 images in this collection, many were published in the African American news section of the St. Petersburg Times during the 1940s and 1950s.

Dates: ca. 1948-1951
Extent: 1 box

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407 342 tcollinson

The Jackson Rooming House

The Jackson Rooming House in downtown Tampa, Florida is the last of an era of homes used as segregated boarding structures for African Americans before the 1965 Civil Rights Act.  The house, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was constructed in stages from circa 1901 to 1920. USF Libraries Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections, in partnership with the Tampa Bay History Center, created this 3D pointcloud for joint digital preservation and exhibition efforts.

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Citrus Park Colored School
984 712 tcollinson

Citrus Park Colored School collection

The materials in this collection were assembled to document the historical and cultural role of the Citrus Park Colored School, which operated from 1925 to 1948.

Dates: 1921-1966
Extent: 2 boxes

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Image from the Tokley Papers
800 555 tcollinson

James and Joanna Tokley papers

The papers in this collection document the numerous accomplishments of renowned Tampa poet E. James Tokley and former chief executive officer of the Tampa Urban League Joanna Tokley.

Dates: 1920-2010
Extent: 18 boxes

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Photo Gallery of Jacqueline Woodson
800 617 tcollinson

Jacqueline Woodson collection

The papers in this collection related to Jacqueline Woodson’s professional career and include typescripts, correspondence, and sample dust covers for published works.

Dates: 2001-2003
Extent: 3 boxes

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868 632 tcollinson

Bank of America Black American Music collection

The Bank of America Black American Music Collection consists of approximately 4000 pieces of published sheet music created, performed, or published by African Americans or that portrays African American themes throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in the United States.

Dates: 1818 – late 1980s
Extent: 54 linear feet (35 boxes)

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1024 791 tcollinson

Jordan Park collection

Named for African American developer Elder Jordan, Sr., the Jordan Park public housing subdivision in St. Petersburg, Florida was constructed between 1939 and 1941. The community’s development is documented in site maps, construction photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1884-ca.1980s
Extent: 3.80 linear feet

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800 533 tcollinson

Papers of Norman E. Jones, Sr.

The papers of Norman E. Jones, Sr. include selected recordings, correspondence, documents, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting his controversial opinions on racial integration, civil rights, the Black Power Movement, and Black Studies.

Dates: ca. 1960s-1970s
Extent: 7 boxes

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Betty P. Brown Wiggins
468 654 tcollinson

B.P. Brown Enterprises collection

The B.P. Brown Enterprises collection documents the history of African American families and churches in Tampa, Florida as represented through publications produced by the printing company.

Dates: 1984 – 1994
Extent: 12 linear feet (21 boxes)

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