Mormino, Gary R.; Jamison, Gayla
University of South Florida Libraries
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.
Spanish Americans--Florida--Tampa, Cigar Industry--Florida--Tampa, History--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.), Social Life and customs--Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.)
1 sound file (61 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file
Spanish Americans--Florida--Tampa; Cigar Industry--Florida--Tampa; History--Ybor City (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 Rodriguez, Eugenio, "Eugenio Rodriguez" (2009). Ybor City Oral History Project. 9.