Mormino, Gary R.
University of South Florida Libraries
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.
Urban renewal--Florida--Tampa, Historians--Interviews, History--Tampa (Fla.), Social life and customs--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)
1 sound file (85 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file
Urban renewal--Florida--Tampa; Historians--Interviews; History--Tampa (Fla.); Social life and customs--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)
oral histories, online audio
University of South Florida
Ybor City Oral History Project
University of South Florida Libraries--Florida Studies Center and Pizzo, Tony, "Tony Pizzo oral history interview" (2009). Ybor City Oral History Project. 22.