Autobiography of a person who insisted on writing one

Citation
Autobiography of a person who insisted on writing one

Material Information

Title:
Autobiography of a person who insisted on writing one
Creator:
Cortina Pinera, Gerardo
Marrero, Manuel
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
Place of Publication:
[Tampa, Fla.?
Publisher:
Federal Writers' Project of Florida
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
11 p. : ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Working class -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )
Unemployment -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )

Notes

Summary:
Cortina Pinera's story of how he came to Tampa from Cuba as a teenager and worked in a cafe and as a reader in a cigar factory. During the Depression, he lost his cafe job, then became totally unemployed when cigar factory owners abolished the position of readers in the factories. Cortina Pinera laments the loss of the readers, and describes his life as an unemployed worker and recipient of government relief. The autobiography is followed by comments from Mrs. Jose Quintana, a supervisor at the Emergency Relief Council of Hillsborough County, and author Manuel Marrero.
General Note:
"Translated from Spanish to English."
Statement of Responsibility:
[by Gerardo Cortina Pinera].

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
W27-00834 ( USFLDC DOI )
w27.834 ( USFLDC Handle )

USFLDC Membership

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Tampa WPA Office Papers

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Book

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