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Aurora Fernandez and Maria Fernandez oral history interview

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Material Information

Title:
Aurora Fernandez and Maria Fernandez oral history interview
Series Title:
Ybor City oral history project
Physical Description:
1 sound file (16 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Fernandez, Aurora, b. 1891
Pozzetta, George E
University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center. -- Oral History Program
University of South Florida -- Tampa Library
Publisher:
University of South Florida Tampa Library
Place of Publication:
Tampa, Fla
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Cuban Americans -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )
Cigar industry -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )
History -- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Social life and customs -- Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
Oral history   ( local )
Online audio   ( local )
Oral history.   ( local )
Online audio.   ( local )
interview   ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
This is an interview with Aurora Fernandez, a longtime resident of Ybor City, Florida. Fernandez was born in Havana in 1891 and came to Tampa with her family in 1909. She worked in various cigar factories from 1913 to 1937. During the 1920 strike, which lasted for ten months, she had her second son, her husband went to Cuba to work, and many other people went to Detroit; they all returned when the strike was over. When Fernandez first came to Ybor City, she lived in a mixed Spanish-Cuban-Italian neighborhood. On Saturday nights, everyone went to Seventh Avenue to walk around, go to dances, and look for potential spouses; she met her husband at the cigar factory. She used to play bolita, a type of lottery, and once won some money to buy her daughter a dress. For this interview, she is joined by Maria Fernandez, possibly her daughter or another relative, who adds comments.
Venue:
Interview conducted April 24, 1980.
Statement of Responsibility:
interviewed by George Pozzetta.

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:
aleph - 002233776
oclc - 656565121
usfldc doi - Y10-00016
usfldc handle - y10.16
System ID:
SFS0022539:00001


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