Carlton-Anthony Tampa Oral History Project

Interviewee

Manuel Garcia

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Interviewer

Hawes, Leland; Mormino, Gary

Publisher

University of South Florida Tampa Library

Publication Date

Fall 10-12-1982

Abstract

Manuel Garcia, a prominent Tampa attorney, discusses Florida history and politics. The interview’s primary focus is on Tampa during the mid-20thcentury. Many politicians are discussed, including Claude Pepper, George Smathers, Nick Nuccio, and Dick Greco. Mr. Garcia also discusses bolita, a type of lottery popular in Tampa during the early 20thcentury, and its political role. The interview contains many stories about Tampa political figures.

Keywords

Political planning, History, Manners and customs, Politics and government, Florida, Tampa (Fla.

Subject: topical

Political planning--History--Florida--Tampa (Fla.)--20th century; History; Manners and customs--Tampa (Fla.); Politics and government--Tampa (Fla.)--20th century

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral History

Format

1 sound file (87 mins.) : Digital, MP3 file; 1 transcript (PDF) 43 pp.

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Carlton-Anthony Tampa Oral History Project

Identifier

U11-00080

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