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Interviews with Ybor City residents

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Title:
Interviews with Ybor City residents
Physical Description:
38 p. : ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Marrero, Manuel
Valdes, F
Conference:
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
Publisher:
Federal Writers' Proect of Florida
Place of Publication:
Tampa, Fla.?
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Cuban Americans -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )
Unemployment -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )

Notes

Summary:
Ten interviews of Ybor City residents done during the Depression. Some were going to leave town to look for work. There are also a few interviews with people who had been in New York and returned to Tampa.
General Note:
Title supplied by cataloger.
General Note:
Interviews conducted by Manuel Marrero and F. Valdes.

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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:
usfldc doi - W27-00848
usfldc handle - w27.848
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SFS0021848:00001


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