Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman Administration Oral History Project

Title

Steve LaBour

Interviewee

Steve LaBour

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Interviewer

Kerstein, Robert J.; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; University of South Florida -- Tampa Library

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

2005-11-19

Publication Date

8-27-2007

Abstract

During the tenure of Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman (1986-1995), Steve LaBour served as Deputy Director of Communications and as the Mayor's Liaison to Neighborhoods. The interview begins with a discussion of Mr. LaBour's education and what brought him to the Tampa Bay area in 1983. Mr. LaBour also discusses various Tampa neighborhoods, such as Westshore, Old Seminole Heights, Carver City, College Hill, and Lincoln Gardens. He also discusses THAN (Tampa Homeowners Association of Neighborhoods), HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development), and the 1985 Growth Management Act. The interview ends with Mr. LaBour reflecting on Mayor Freedman's management style and her day-to-day involvement with the citizens of Tampa.

Keywords

Community development

Description

1 sound file (78 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file

Subject: topical

Community development

Subject: geographic

Tampa (Fla.)

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories, Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Tampa Mayor Sandy Freedman administration oral history project

Identifier

F50-00018

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