Black-Owned Businesses

Banquet brochure from the DuPree Press Collection
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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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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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Betty P. Brown Wiggins
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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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