Title

Eugenio Rodriguez

Files

Interviewer

Mormino, Gary R.; Jamison, Gayla

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

July 1984

Publication Date

4-28-2009

Abstract

This is an oral history interview with Eugenio Rodriguez, longtime resident of Ybor City. His parents, immigrants from Spain, came to Tampa when Rodriguez was a baby. Both Rodriguez and his father were cigar makers, working at several different factories. In this interview, he discusses the cigar trade, the custom of lectors (readers) in factories, and the mutual aid societies.

Keywords

Spanish Americans--Florida--Tampa, Cigar Industry--Florida--Tampa, History--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.), Social Life and customs--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)

Description

1 sound file (61 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file

Subject: topical

Spanish Americans--Florida--Tampa; Cigar Industry--Florida--Tampa; History--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.); Social Life and customs--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)

Language

English

Type

Article

Genre

oral histories, online audio

Format

audio

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Ybor City Oral History Project

Identifier

Y10-00063

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