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Study of "La Union Marti Maceo"

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Title:
Study of "La Union Marti Maceo" Cuban club for colored race
Physical Description:
5 p. : ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
Publisher:
Federal Writers' Project of Florida
Place of Publication:
Tampa, Fla.?
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Fraternal organizations -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )

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Summary:
Tells the history of La Unión Martí Maceo, a club for Cuban immigrants of African heritage, formed in Ybor City in 1900.

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University of South Florida Library
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University of South Florida
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Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - W27-00231
usfldc handle - w27.231
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SFS0021830:00001


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.. f.i'.L'U :JJ .. <' 11L \ L'i JJ( :: T : : . H7:C_::: c :-,;D'* ... .,.. __ .. _........,._.,. / / T.w Cubun naaroGs e a!aro.tcd !rom tl cir ocw fo tlw p;:triotio clnbo th.:1t 'iJ re crganizad L1 th1a city to f'und!J for tho Cub e n r:;volnt .:m o / 1 t tha.t poriod thO UOOt lOOO.l1f.i3ll thnt, off< H'Od thO Cuhan sholtor nora Ho\1 Yorlc, rtow Orl()ano, Koy \/Jrlt o.nd whor-.J thoy could onn1 thoir livina in c1ga.r fa.ctor1aa o..nd at tha snr.1a dovolop their 1doal. Tho cuba n noJrooa ccntri..mtad to n arout c;tt.ant to tho proarc:Jo unci dmrolopr.1ont o! tho C1JG.l' industry and a1oo to tho growth of uevornl 'l1utr1oto Yh .. cr Cit.Y, that rounded utatod bof'oro 1 t 1o kno.m t.lln t the 0ubann oro cf' a aptmdtlu .. if\ nn tura o.nd w hclrGvor t.hcy 11 va<.l tholr o ircul.:1tod freoly. The colored Cub .mo found groat faoi.litioa for-woz!:: in o. T i!OY coulu nfford to 11 va >'1'oll nnd occo.eoiorully mado t boo, uoo of i'tll noarnona of th:J chanp r atEi of t .ho tr1r. /\a tlLl C tl.>nno in f .... vor of 11 be rty, f'.-J.IY : :hera tiun :"d tlhl colorc J r:J:m \',"tO nlo.yu \!1 enth wlnatio

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ot t.( tt-aoeo tried to un1 to 1 th tl othor club ... n tt.or a vat .1 m tin" th diroot.ora of both oluuo, o r to to 1 to ono tha t would tor th r1 rnu ro tho oor 1co of ootor o. d. nod1o1no na \1 ll D to ttord roo1 tio Thiu d fln1t ly 00 t1tut d tho "La Union art1-..-ooo ott r1nG w 1r r '' 1 in ruction nd zooroo.tion 0 11 its tn mber hi a vo a bottjr otnn in to t. n ol ao tho number ot momll r ,., r dou:.> p Y1 a a ot eoh:, onouh to covor the u to oro t t d. In vi ot cuccoo tho momborc v1er 1 pir to hav oct l hou ot th ir o.m tha.t r ould tuk o r or 11 tllo1r oou l n d nn to 11 o. o. crioe ot foot1v l r 1v n. .11th th proo ocl they bouaht. o 701 by 90' lot on tho cor or ot 6th Av nuo 1 ncl ll th. Stroo To oo ot.ruot the buildinJ thy tooc o. morta c fo -..10, 000 'l'he o o 1 a a borro .. rod troo Ur. Adnutntz, \Vh arran,ed n n oo.oy 'yrJ t pl n for tho a.dv nt c o Of t lO club. In the yo r 1 .) th oonot uotlon or tho bu1ld1nc was o ornpl t cS. Tl b 11 in 1u u brlok otr ctur t o ctor1oa h1G.l tho round rloor io loont d th n.tor 1 th a o paoi ty tor 300 por no At t \O ontr 1 noo is a. VlJO ibul rrom horo a st:J.iroao() lou :3 into th o oond floor. On t 1 o oond floor aro tou, d th :10 lmll, \ o onu1 ttoo room nn a c all rooc ueod ao n o toot 11',11 t,nlJl 10 uhoro tl r.IOrlb J r lt3 1 toront aaooa. .lith th :1r bu1lc11n complotod an t dop urt-m ntu runot.lonitlG, th olub tt r o por un1ty to otart p oy11 3 tor tho mortcrna Duo 1 u u o ot thoir mt tu .... ia."" tor tllo naw bu11 1:1.:,

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, th ir festivals wero w ell attondad, producing eno a h .monatnry gn1n to pay for the impending debt. By 1918 they had.fully paid all obligationa. Thia club could not oxpond enough beoauae tho population ot Cuban colored ii
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11 'Ot" nd 12 n ombera, It a.,.ao hua o. nolfl r Aid a.nd R corout.ion 1 nto. Tho H lf a.r e Aid Doptrtment 1a in cht rge of at ton ding to ,'ll.ll lL a1ra rulc ot1vo to madioa.l aervioo a.nd rJodio1nos, v;hile the I ,' RiJQl'"tH lon Dcpnrtrlllmt 1a in chu.r c o ot 11 roativnlo tha t tho 'club i c u l L"too. 'l'ho oxocut1 vo io formo d by three members of tho board or dj otoro nd nre reapono 1bl to tho b oo.rd for tha cor.1pltnnco : of ol a.arocmonta ..... nd rules tha t t.hG throe dopartmonta aro to follr J \"lhon thoao Cuba.n troeroaa oreo.n1ced tl e club, thay wa.nt-d to 11umo 1 t ror aomo hero eo ot the revolution an d trom theae thoy 11ruuod tho olub hnrtl wo.a tho n,r.J of tho apostlo ot liberty in th" revolution end tho nu.n tlwt. v11th his v1r1t1ngs and hia dodi

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