Ybor City Oral History Project

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Interviewer

Mormino, Gary R.

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

1979-04-14

Publication Date

10-19-2009

Abstract

This is an oral history interview with Tampa historian Tony Pizzo. Pizzo was born in Tampa to Italian immigrant parents in 1912, and grew up in Ybor City. A successful businessman, Pizzo was the founder of the Tampa Historical Society and was a noted local historian. In this interview, he discusses urban renewal, historical markers, José Martí and relationships with Cuba, and Ybor City's mutual aid societies. He also recounts a number of anecdotes and stories about Tampa and Ybor City.

Keywords

Urban renewal--Florida--Tampa, Historians--Interviews, History--Tampa (Fla.), Social life and customs--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)

Description

1 sound file (85 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file

Subject: topical

Urban renewal--Florida--Tampa; Historians--Interviews; History--Tampa (Fla.); Social life and customs--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

oral histories, online audio

Format

audio

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Ybor City Oral History Project

Identifier

Y10-00060

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