Tony Pizzo's Tampa - Television Series

Tony Pizzo's Tampa, Part 01, "Genesis," 1979

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Publisher

WUSF

Publication Date

1979

Abstract

Part One, "Genesis" of Tony Pizzo's Tampa Series aired on WUSF in 1979. The episode had guest speakers, Dr. Ray Williams and Dr. James W. Covington and documented Tampa history from the time of the Timucua and Calusa tribes to the time of Fort Brooke as ordered established by President Andrew Jackson. Included are mentions of archaeological digs in the region, Ponce de Léon, Pánfilo de Narváez, Juan Ortiz, Hernando de Soto, Hernando d'Escalante Fontaneda, Friar Luis Cáncer, Pedro Menendez, the Seminole nation, Bernard Roman, and Wills Hill (the Earl of Hillsborough).

Keywords

Discovery and exploration--Spanish, Florida history, Timucua, Calusa, Seminole, Juan Ponce de Léon (1460?-1521), Explorers, Conquerors, Pánfilo de Narváez ( -1528), Hernando de Soto (approximately 1500-1542), Hernando d'Escalante Fontaneda, Luis Cáncer ( -1549), Pedro Menéndez de Avilés (1519-1574), Bernard Romans (1741? - approximately 1784), Wills Hill Marquis of Downshire (1718-1793)

Extent

00:28:43

Subject: geographic

Hillsborough County (Fla.); Tampa (Fla.)

Language

English

Digital Date

2024

Media Type

Documentary film

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