Ybor City recreation

Ybor City recreation

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Ybor City recreation
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
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[Tampa, Fla.?
Federal Writers' Project of Florida
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4 p. : ;


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Card games -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )
Dominoes -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )
Billiards -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )


Talks about the Centro Español de Tampa, a club for Cuban immigrants in Ybor City, and the card games, dominoes, and billiards that are played at the club.

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Ybor City recreation.
[Tampa, Fla.? :
b Federal Writers' Project of Florida,
c 19--?].
4 p.
Talks about the Centro Espaol de Tampa, a club for Cuban immigrants in Ybor City, and the card games, dominoes, and billiards that are played at the club.
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Centro Espaol de Tampa.
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The younaor man are mora suaceptiblo to new ideas and the dieouaaion of local a nd n ational-con-ditiona. Thoy are arudoua to adopt new theories on very lit tlo study bec ause of promises of elevating them to tho so c alled hi3hcr soci<1l It is also interesting to note thnt_thoae ho are in the lower educationn.l n nd financ i a l cla sses are the ones who o.re more suocoptiblo to this, as it io the world over. Recreatio n in order of popularity are as follons1 Dominoes, Poker, Pinochl,o, Rununy, Co.sino, Billarda, Tuto, Solo, llusc and Troecillo. The latter three are Spa.niah gomos of co.rds brought from Spain, but diocardod by tho m....'ljority for aruncs of Poker, Ru.mn\y and Caoino. The later \-:ere the c:tr.1oa Generally plnycd nt onfoo o.nd ao.loono a nd c;rn.dually oupp lo.nted tho ernmoa. The quoution hao boon n:Jk-.:<1 .:hy do eo the Spunio.r d waoto hie timo n t tho cUub n.nd dor1 inoco. To c noor v:o muo t unucrot. n 1 him thorou :hly. l'ho S >nn-inrd 1o of po o : Lnt enviromonto a nd in oor.Jr.uni tico nft r d ark thoro io only <.linne r n:i t.c.:diir o But hare tho Sp:1ni. rd h : a hi t1 \ ork to do dur in the d lY time ho ht1.o 13\\'l "Cr oix p U:-.tur:tlly :'.ft. r thnt ho ho fc ., or Hio on y in r...:!!it bcaidco ork io r r ncti c : ly nil o o n c : r : of d o.tinoc.:3 or c : r.!o (


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