The USF Department of Anthropology African Americans in Florida research project primarily consists of materials gathered by the USF Department of Anthropology to support its African Americans in Florida research project. The collection also includes files of the department’s Central Avenue Legacies Project, a study of Tampa’s historic African American business district. Comprising the collection are oral history audio cassettes and transcripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, reproductions of journal articles, book chapters, theses and dissertations, and copies of state, city and federal documents. Also included are materials originally created and/or collected by the CETA Black History of Tampa Project, a federally-funded research project that took place in 1977 – 1978 under the direction of Otis Anthony.
Extent: 10.5 linear feet (22 boxes)