Tony Pizzo's Tampa - Television Series

Tony Pizzo's Tampa, Part 08, "Boomtime," 1979

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Publisher

WUSF

Publication Date

1979

Abstract

Part Eight, "Boomtime" of Tony Pizzo's Tampa Series aired on WUSF in 1979. This episode had guest speaker Mitchell Emmanuel and focused on Tampa during the 1920s. Included are mentions of "Suburb Beautiful," Jack Dempsey, Sulphur Springs, Temple Terrace, the development of Davis Islands, sea and plane travel, early "tin can tourists" and tourism in Tampa, the Gandy Bridge, sports in Tampa, Babe Zaharias, Al Lopez, Judy Alvarez, and Prohibition

Keywords

Jack Dempsey (1895-1983), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911-1956), Al Lopez (1908-2005), Baseball, Tennis, Boxing, Golf, Tourism, Prohibition

Extent

00:29:53

Subject: geographic

Hillsborough County (Fla.); Tampa (Fla.); Sulphur Springs (Tampa, Fla.); Temple Terrace (Fla.)

Language

English

Digital Date

2024

Media Type

Documentary film

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