Columbia Restaurant Oral History Project

Interviewee

Luis Diaz
Helen Diaz

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Interviewer

Huse, Andrew T.

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

2006-10-09

Publication Date

7-25-2008

Abstract

Luis Diaz, cousin of Columbia Restaurant third-generation owner/operator Cesar Gonzmart, discusses his career at the Columbia Restaurant. Mr. Diaz discusses the wine industry; memories of Havana, Cuba; his family's Spanish heritage; and the cigar-making industry. Mr. Diaz also discusses the challenges of the restaurant business and his relationship with his cousin, Cesar Gonzmart. He also discusses the history of the family name Gonzmart. He ends the interview with a discussion of his children.

Keywords

Restaurants, Florida, Tampa, Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)

Description

1 sound file (95 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

Restaurants

Subject: geographic

Florida; Tampa; Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio

Format

Audio

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Columbia Restaurant Oral History Project

Identifier

C57-00010

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