Nelson Poynter Memorial Library -- Catalogs; Florida -- Archival resources; Archives -- Florida -- Catalogs; Cuba -- Periodicals; Latin America -- Periodicals; Journalism and Media Studies Provenance
These issues of Bohemia, a magazine published in Havana, Cuba, cover the years 1998 through 2001. A native of West Tampa born December 1903, Rodriguez lived her entire life in West Tampa and Hillsborough County. She passed away at the age of 101 on 11 September 2005. In the late 1990s, she began a dialogue with residents of her ancestral homeland, Cuba. In time, some Cubans began mailing her copies of Bohemia that often included hand-written notes or letters about their lives. Some people also wrote on the covers and inside of the magazines. Generally, this correspondence focused on activities in their lives rather than political conversations.
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Nelson Poynter Memorial Library. Special Collections and University Archives. and Schnur, James Anthony, ""Bohemia' Magazine Collection of Lucille "Lucy" Rodriguez : A Collection Guide" (2008). Special Collections and University Archives Finding Aids: All Items. 40.