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Material Information

Title:
Armando Mendez Papers
Physical Description:
5.00 : (9 boxes) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Mendez, Armando, 1914-1997

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Cigar industry -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )
West Tampa Boys Club (Tampa, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- Buildings, structures, etc   ( lcsh )
Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- History   ( lcsh )
Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- Social life and customs   ( lcsh )
West Tampa (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
Cigar bands and labels -- Lithography   ( lcsh )
Cigar bands and labels -- Lithography
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Notes

Scope and Content:
The collection consists mostly of photos collected by Mendez, along with newspaper clippings surrounding major events. There are also several articles about this period in West Tampa history. In addition to the main body of the collection, there are also 35 mm slides, audio recordings of radio broadcasts, and VHS tapes of news reports on Tampa history.
Preferred Citation:
Armando Mendez Papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Acquisition:
Frank and Carmen Mendez Putrow

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at [url=http://www.copyright.gov/%C2%A0]http://www.copyright.gov/[/url]for more information.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - M33
usfldc handle - u29.296-m33-ead
System ID:
SFS0032111:00001


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abstract 520$a Abstract The collection consists of the organized materials left behind by Armando Mendez following his research for his book emph render italic Ciudad De Cigars: West Tampa (1994). The materials cover the tobacco industry, and provide information and photographs relating to dozens of factories representing dozens of companies. There are also materials related to West Tampa historic places and people, such as former mayors, schools, and churches.
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Donation
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Preferred Citation:
Armando Mendez Papers, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
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Scope and Contents
The collection consists mostly of photos collected by Mendez, along with newspaper clippings surrounding major events. There are also several articles about this period in West Tampa history. In addition to the main body of the collection, there are also 35 mm slides, audio recordings of radio broadcasts, and VHS tapes of news reports on Tampa history.
COLLECTION METADATA
BEGIN SUBORDINATE COMPONENTS
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Detailed List of Contents
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Introduction / General Materials
c02 file
id118632
1
Folder 1
Introduction, Index and Reference, Armando Mendez
id118634
1
2
West Tampa Capital of a Nation of Smokers (photos)
id118636
1
3
West Tampa Capital of a Nation of Smokers
id118639
1
4
West Tampa Cigar Industry General
id118640
1
5
West Tampa Early Land Plats and Maps
id118641
2
Cigar Factories: A-H
id118642
2
1
Cigar Factories: A
id118643
2
2
Cigar Factories: B
id118644
2
3
Cigar Factories: C
id118654
2
4
Cigar Factories: Cuesta & Rey Co.
id118645
2
5
Cigar Factories: D
id118682
2
6
Cigar Factories: Andres Diaz Cigar Company
id118646
2
7
Cigar Factories: E
id118647
2
8
Cigar Factories: F
id118648
2
9
Cigar Factories: G
id118650
2
10
Cigar Factories: H
id118649
3
Cigar Factories: K-Z
id118651
3
1
Cigar Factories: K
id118652
3
2
Cigar Factories: L
id118653
3
3
Cigar Factories: M
id118681
3
4
Cigar Factories: Morgan Cigar Company
id118655
3
5
Cigar Factories: N-O
id118656
3
6
Cigar Factories: P
id118683
3
7
First Cigar Factory: A. Del Pino
id118657
3
8
Cigar Factories: Q-R
id118658
3
9
Cigar Factories: S
id118659
3
10
Cigar Factories: T
id118660
3
11
Cigar Factories: U-Z
id118661
4
West Tampa History / Historical Public Places
id118662
4
1
Fernando Figuerdo
id118663
4
2
West Tampa Mayors
1985-1925
id118664
4
3
Hugh C. MacFarlane Founder of West Tampa
id118665
4
4
Tampa Electric and the Street Cars of West Tampa
id118666
4
5
West Tampa Fire Department and Early Fires
id118667
4
6
Cespedes Hall School; Methodist Church and School; Rosa Valdez Settlement
id118668
4
7
St. Joseph's Church and School
id118669
4
8
A. L. Cuesta School; West Tampa Early Schools; West Tampa Jr. High School
id118670
4
9
West Tampa Theatres; West Tampa Hotels and Clubs
id118671
4
10
West Tampa Stores; West Tampa Social Activities
id118672
5
West Tampa History / Historical Public Places
id118673
5
1
Marti-Colon Cemetery
id118674
5
2
Oaklawn Cemetery
id118675
5
3
Centro Asturiano Cemetery; American Legion Cemetery; Funeral Directors
id118676
5
4
West Tampa articles and documents
id118677
5
5
West Tampa Centennial
id118679
5
6
West Tampa Boys Club
id118680
5
7
Other West Tampa Historic Places
id118684
5
8
Hillsborough County
1885-1958
id118685
5
9
Italian Heritage in Tampa
id118686
5
10
Tampa Aid to Spanish Loyalists
id118687
5
11
Dr. L. S. Oppenheimer
id118688
6
Papers and Notes
id118689
6
1
Tobacco Journal 50 Years of Cigars
id118690
6
2
West Tampa Early City Directories
id118691
6
3
West Tampa Early Notes and Comments
id118692
7
Audio Tapes
item
id118693
7
West Tampa. A. Mendez
2-24-85
id118694
7
Young Ramon, Salcines, Aguerro, A. Mendez
March, 1985
id118695
7
West Tampa. A. Mendez
3-03-85
id118696
7
West Tampa. A. Guerro, Sam Arenas, A. Mendez
3-17-85
id118697
7
Henry Beltran, Armando Valdez, Sam Sanchez, Venigo Aguerro, A. Mendez
4-14-85
id118698
7
Marsero, Sanchez, A. Mendez
4-21-85
id118699
7
Dr. E. Fernandez, Henry Beltrao, Aguerro, A. Mendez
5-03-85
id118700
7
Bolesta, Aguerro, Von Gaschernaw, A. Mendez
5-13-85
id118701
7
Sanchez, Aguerro, Maria Sanchez, Ramon Mendendez, A. Mendez
6-04-85
id118702
7
Joe Menendez, Sanchez, Aguerro, Choni, A. Mendez
6-23-85
id118703
7
Bob Martinez, Pazo, Aguerro, Dr. E. Fernandez, Pirolo, A. Mendez
July, 1985
id118704
7
Priolo, Ivon, Benny, A. Mendez
8-11-85
id118705
7
West Tampa Hurricane of 1894. Aguerro, Pirolo, A. Mendez
8-18-85
id118706
7
Hernandez, A. Mendez
9-18-85
id118707
7
Veni, Priolo, Papito, Ocala Reps., A. Mendez
10-13-85
id118708
7
Ven, A. Sanchez, Pirolo, A. Mendez
10-20-85
id118709
7
Pirolo, Venisio, S. Sanchez, Sam Morotta, A. Mendez
12-29-85
id118710
7
Rerira, Veniso, S. Sanchez, Papito, Pirolo, A. Mendez
1-12-86
id118711
7
Orinella, Alfonzo, A. Sanchez, Aguerro, A. Mendez
2-16-86
id118712
7
Rosa Figueredo, Sister Carmen Morgano, Pandiella, Veni, Sanchez, Pirolo, A. Mendez
2-23-86
id118713
7
Manrard Story. Pulido, A. Murgado, Pandiella, Veni, Pirolo, A. Mendez
3-23-86
id118714
7
Continuation from 3-23-86
id118715
7
Transportation of Arms to Cuba. Sanchez, Veni, Pirolo, J. Menendez, A. Mendez
4-12-86
id118716
7
Cespedes Hall (1895) and West Tampa Fire (1896)
4-27-86
id118717
7
Cespedes Hall and bridges across streets
May, 1986
id118718
7
La Peda de West Tampa. Venicio, J. Menendez, Victor Lanz, A. Mendez
May, 1986
id118719
7
Cigar Factories. A. Sanchez
5-21-86
id118720
7
Civil War.
June, 1986
id118721
7
Roberts City
6-08-86
id118722
7
Hugh Brady (Mayor). A. Sanchez, Veni, Pereria, A. Morgado, Pandiella, A. Mendez
6-19-86
id118723
8
35 mm slides and VHS tapes
Scope and Contents
35 mm slides are contained in labelled boxes inside
id118724
8
1
35 mm slides Cigar Factories: C1-C41
c03
id118725
8
1
C1: El Arte Cigar Factory
id118726
8
1
C2: Bustillo Bros. Cigar Factory
id118727
8
1
C3: F. Garcia Cigar Factory
1895
id118728
8
1
C4: Fernandez Bros. Cigar Factory
id118729
8
1
C5: Juan La Paz Cigar Factory
id118730
8
1
C6: Julius Ellinger Cigar Factory
id118731
8
1
C7: Andres Diaz Cigar Factory
id118732
8
1
C8: Barranco, Rico & Guerra Cigar Factory
id118733
8
1
C9: Leopold Powell Cigar Factory
id118734
8
1
C10: Erlich Cigar Factory
id118735
8
1
C11
id118736
8
1
C12
id118737
8
1
C13: Marsicano Cigar Factory
id118738
8
1
C14: Santaella Cigar Factory
id118739
8
1
C15: E. C. Berriman Cigar Factory
id118740
8
1
C16: Samuel Davis El Sidelo Cigar Factory
id118741
8
1
C17: Berriman Bros. Cigar Factory
id118742
8
1
C18
id118743
8
1
C19: Santaella Cigar Factory postcard
id118744
8
1
C20: J. M. Martinez Cigar Factory
id118745
8
1
C21: A. Del Pino Cigar Factory
id118746
8
1
O'Halloran Cigar Factory
id118747
8
1
C23: Old Cuesta & Rey Cigar Factory
id118748
8
1
C24: O'Halloran Cigar Factory in color
id118749
8
1
C25: O'Halloran Three Brothers Label in color
id118750
8
1
C26: Antonio Cespedes Cigar Label
id118751
8
1
C27: La Venga Cigar Label
id118752
8
1
C28: Morgan Cigar Factory Label of Building
id118753
8
1
C29: Morgan Cigar Factories Label of three buildings
id118754
8
1
C30: Morgan Cigar Label of Juan De Fuca
id118755
8
1
C31: Morgan Cigar Label of Don Sebastian
id118756
8
1
C32: A. Santaella Label of Optimo
id118757
8
1
C33: Carl Upman Cigar Factory. NW Corner of Spruce and Tampania
id118758
8
1
C34: Celestino Vega Cigar Factory. NW Corner of Armenia and Cordelia
1907
id118759
8
1
C35: Schwab Davis Cigar Factory. NW Corner of Habana and Union
1924
id118760
8
1
C36: L. Golovine Cigar Factory. NW Corner of Howard and St. Louis
1923
id118761
8
1
C37: S. Fernandez & Co., E. Regensburg & Sons Cigar Factory
id118762
8
1
C39: Cuesta & Rey Cigar Factory interior view
id118763
8
1
C39: Serrano Bros. Cigar Factory
id118764
8
1
C40: West Tampa Home of the Clear Havana Cigar
id118765
8
1
C41: West Tampa Cigar Box Factory
id118766
8
2
35 mm slides West Tampa Government: G1-G14
id118767
8
2
G1: Seal of West Tampa
id118768
8
2
G2: Cespedes Hall
id118769
8
2
G3: Fernando Figueredo. First Mayor of West Tampa
id118770
8
2
G4: Fernando Figueredo as a young man
id118771
8
2
G5: West Tampa Home of Fernando Figueredo
id118772
8
2
G6: George Benjamin. Second Mayor of West Tampa
id118773
8
2
G7: Francisco Milian. Third Mayor of West Tampa.
id118774
8
2
G8: Peregrino Rey. Fourth Mayor of West Tampa
id118775
8
2
G9: West Tampa Home of Peregrino Rey
id118776
8
2
G10: Hugh Brady. Fifth Mayor of West Tampa
id118777
8
2
G11: James D. MacFarlane, Sixth Mayor of West Tampa
id118778
8
2
G12: Blas O'Halloran. Seventh Mayor of West Tampa
id118779
8
2
G13: Enrique Henriquez. Eighth and Last Mayor of West Tampa
id118780
8
2
G14: West Tampa City Council
1895
id118781
8
3
35 mm slides West Tampa: WT1-WT26
id118782
8
3
WT1: Cespedes Hall
id118783
8
3
WT2: Main Street looking East
Circa 1896
id118784
8
3
WT3: Main Street Looking East
1908
id118785
8
3
WT4: Main Street Looking East
id118786
8
3
WT5: Main Street looking West
1908
id118787
8
3
WT6: Main Street looking North
1908
id118788
8
3
WT7: Main Street looking South
1908
id118789
8
3
WT8: Cigar Workers Cottage Homes
id118790
8
3
WT9: Tree in middle of Armenia Avenue
id118791
8
3
WT10: Himes and Tampa Bay Blvd.
1926
id118792
8
3
WT11: Hillsborough River looking West
id118793
8
3
WT12: Cigar Workers Cottages
id118794
8
3
WT13: Looking East
id118795
8
3
WT14: Bay Queen on Hillsborough River
id118796
8
3
WT15: "Shotgun" Cottages
id118797
8
3
WT16: Looking East near North Blvd.
id118798
8
3
WT17: Looking West
id118799
8
3
WT18: West Tampa Streetcar
id118800
8
3
WT19: West Tampa Building (unknown)
id118801
8
3
WT20: Dominguez Liquor Company
id118802
8
3
WT21: Padilla Milk Company
id118803
8
3
WT22: Panaderia Galleteria Bakery
id118804
8
3
WT23: Valdez Grocery at Armenia and Cordelia
id118805
8
3
WT24: El Bien Publico Drug Store on Howard Ave.
id118806
8
3
WT25: Avellanal Drug Store on Main Street
id118807
8
3
WT26: Diaz Drug Store
1915
id118808
8
4
35 mm slides West Tampa: WT27-WT48
id118809
8
4
WT27: Mugge Hotel at Howard and Walnut
id118810
8
4
WT28: Seville Building
id118811
8
4
WT29: Historic SE Corner of Main and Howard
id118812
8
4
WT30: Cazin Theater
id118813
8
4
WT31 MacFarlane Park Pavillion
1909
id118814
8
4
WT32: MacFarlane Park Work Crew
1909
id118815
8
4
WT33: MarFarlane Park Ribbon Cutting
1909
id118816
8
4
WT34: West Tampa Cock Fight
id118817
8
4
WT35: Great Fire of West Tampa
1904
id118818
8
4
WT36: Great Fire of West Tampa
1918
id118819
8
4
WT37: West Tampa Fire Department
1907
id118820
8
4
WT38: West Tampa Fire Department
id118821
8
4
WT39: West Tampa Fire Department
id118822
8
4
WT40: West Tampa Fire Department
1919
id118823
8
4
WT41: West Tampa Fire Department
id118824
8
4
WT42: Old West Tampa Fire Department Station at Albany and Main
id118825
8
4
WT43: Academy of Holy Names
1896
id118826
8
4
WT44: St. Joseph's Church
1917
id118827
8
4
WT45: Methodist Church at Union and Albany
id118828
8
4
WT46: Congregation Church, School and Parsonage
id118829
8
4
WT47: A. L. Cuesta School
1917
id118830
8
4
WT48: West Tampa Boy Scout Troop #38
1932
id118831
8
VHS: Tape of 7th Avenue (Ybor City). A. Mendez is interviwed regarding Ciudad De Cigars West Tampa
id118832
8
VHS: Tape of Hampton (WFLA) interviewing A. Mendez regarding West Tampa. Two TV sequels regarding teh missing graves at Marti/Colon Cemetery in West Tampa
id118833
8
VHS: Tape of Channel 61 Nuestra Tampa interviews. 1. Yolanda Fernandez Cuba 1994. 2. Ferdie Pacheco Ybor City. 3. A. Mendez & E. J. Salcines West Tampa
id118834
8
VHS: Tape of Marker Dedication of West Tampa First Cigar Factory
6-15-90
id118835
8
VHS: Tape of Marker Dedication of West Tampa Boys Club, 2-23-91. tape of Marker Dedication of St. Joseph's Church/School, 9-28-96
id118836
8
VHS: Tape of Marker Dedication of West Tampa Centennial
id118837
8
VHS: Tape of West Tampa Centennial
id118838
9
Misc. Photos