Columbia Restaurant Oral History Project

Title

Joe Roman

Interviewee

Joe Roman

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Interviewer

Huse, Andrew T.

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

2006-11-08

Publication Date

11-2-2007

Abstract

Joe Roman, a retired waiter from the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City, Florida, reminisces about working at the restaurant since 1953. The interview begins with a discussion of Mr. Roman's childhood in Tampa, Florida, his memories of Tampa in the 1930s, and his beginnings in the restaurant business. Mr. Roman describes the early days of the Columbia Restaurant and the changes that occurred during his time there. The interview ends with Mr. Roman discussing some of his favorite dishes served at the Columbia.

Keywords

Cooking, Cuban, Cooking, Spanish, Restaurants, Florida, Tampa, Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)

Description

1 sound file (98 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

Cooking, Cuban; Cooking, Spanish; 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

C57-00003

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