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The Immgrant World of Ybor City

Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985 (Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Centennial Series)

by Gary R. Mormino

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local,
  • Elements In The U.S. Population,
  • History - General History,
  • Florida,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • History,
  • Italian Americans,
  • Tampa,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9829630M
    ISBN 100252013514
    ISBN 109780252013515


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Excellent research and colorful writing about the village of Spaniards, Cubans, Sicilians and Caribbean Blacks, within the city of Tampa, that catapulted a mosquito invested burg into the industrial giant of Florida at the turn of the 19th century. Mormino sets the well documented stage of the Latino immigrants' passage to s: 12 The Immigrant World of Ybor City lections of immigrants to established groups with roots in and commit ments to Tampa.

Like the Rome of Caesar Augustus, Latins had founded Ybor City on a bed of sand and left it a city of bricks. Many of the first generation had died by this time, and a second generation began to show signs of change.

The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, by Gary R. Mormino and George E. Pozzetta, published in by the University of Illinois Press.

Hardcover book complete in its original dust Rating: % positive. The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, An Illini book Illini book from the University of Illinois Press Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial series: Authors: Gary Ross Mormino, George E.

Pozzetta: Photographs by: George E. Pozzetta: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: University of Illinois. Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, (Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series) View larger image By: Gary R.

Mormino and George E. Pozzetta. Gary Mormino and George Pozetta bring us The Immigrant World of Ybor City, one of the best books on Tampa history. And in reading about Tampa, once the cigar-rolling capital of the world, we’re served a little-known slice of cigar history too.

Starting with the history of Tampa’s Ybor City. The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, by George E. Pozzetta and Gary R.

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() " The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, by Gary R. Mormino and George E. Pozzetta," Tampa Bay History: Vol. Iss. Ybor City came into existence as a direct result of a New York City businessman's failed search for guava trees.

Spanish émigré Gavino Gutierrez was a civil engineer by training, but was employed by a New York City fruit packing and canning firm in the mids. He had heard that there were many guava trees growing wild in the Tampa Bay area and, looking to add to his company's product line.

In Immigrants on the Hill, Gary Mormino traces the Hill's evolution from its roots in Lombardy and Sicily to contemporary times, focusing on those institutions that have sustained and nurtured the community.

He reveals how, in work, play, religion, politics, and even bootlegging, Hill Italian-Americans have consistently encouraged ethnic pride, working-class solidarity, and family honor.5/5(1).

InVicente Martínez Ybor purchased 40 acres of land northeast of Tampa, and there he began the cigar industry that would soon draw thousands of immigrants to Ybor City. The diverse population of the area, known as Tampa's "Latin Quarter," came from Cuba, Spain, Italy, Germany, and Eastern Europe.

Immigrant world of Ybor City. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Mormino, Gary Ross, Immigrant world of Ybor City.

Urbana: University of Illinois Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type.

The local bootleggers were predominantly Italian immigrants who engaged in the trade to supplement their meager salaries.

According to Gary Mormino and George Pozzetta in their book, The Immigrant World of Ybor City, "The potentially large profits to be made, the nearly unlimited demand for and the acceptance of the illegal sale of alcohol by. Ybor City: The Making of a Landmark Town.

Tampa, FL: University of Tampa Press, Mormino, Gary and George E. Pozzetta. The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, – Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Pacheco, Freddie.

Ybor City Chronicles: A Memoir. Gainesville: University of Florida. The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, - Call Number: Reserves F T2 M67 (Indexed) Once a Cigar Maker: Men, Women and Work Culture in American Cigar Factories - For more information visit the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce website.

or call Over 80 resources in the Ybor City Historic District have been documented by the National Park Service’s Historic American Buildings Survey.

Ybor City is the subject of an online lesson plan, Ybor City: Cigar Capital of the World. Spanish American War, by Russell Alexander Alger, Secretary of Warcopyright (available on ) The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns, by Richard Harding Davis, copyright (available on ) The Immigrant World of Ybor City: Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa,byDr.

Founded in by Cuban immigrant Casimiro Hernandez, Sr., the Columbia Restaurant is Florida’s oldest restaurant℠, and the largest Spanish restaurant in the began in Tampa’s Ybor City, (pronounced EE-bore) as a small seat corner cafe known for its Cuban coffee and authentic Cuban sandwiches, frequented by the local cigar.

Radicalism had a powerful but largely unacknowledged influence in the Italian-American community. This study brings together 16 selections that restore to Italian-American history the radical experience that has long remained suppressed, but that nevertheless helped shape both the Italian-American community and the American left.

The detailed introduction by the volume editors interprets the 5/5(1). Ybor City (/ ˈ iː b ɔːr / EE-bor) is a historic neighborhood just northeast of downtown Tampa, Florida, United was founded in the s by Vicente Martinez-Ybor and other cigar manufacturers and populated by thousands of immigrants, mainly from Cuba, Spain, and the next 50 years, workers in Ybor City's cigar factories rolled hundreds of millions of cigars annually.

University Press of Florida Book: Jacksonville and the Roots of Southern Rock. Contributors: Michael Ray FitzGerald. ISBN Numbers: Subject(s): Floridiana. InGeorge Pozzetta and I wrote The Immigrant World of Ybor City. I soon received a phone call asking about the book.

The caller insisted I open the book to page The offending sentence. Ferdie Pacheco (–), who as a teenager worked in the Columbia Restaurant as a waiter, served as Muhammad Ali’s personal physician and was the author of many books, including Ybor City Chronicles, Pacheco’s Art of Ybor City and Tales from the 5th Street Gym: Ali, the Dundees, and Miami’s Golden Age of Boxing.

Ybor City is also unique in how it blended together a mix of cultures from European, Asian, and Cuban immigrants that were drawn there due to the cigar industry that reigned from the late.

Named an All-American Icon by Nation's Restaurant News "A delicious read."--Jacksonville Magazine "A magical creation of food and entertainment."--Tampa Bay History Bring the savory comfort and culinary excellence of the Columbia Restaurant into your home with these twelve cherished recipes from Florida's oldest and most honored Spanish restaurant.

The first cigar rolled in Tampa's Ybor city in marked the beginning of one of Florida's most renowned immigrant enclaves. In the almost century and a half since it was founded by a Spaniard.

A view of Flag Street in Ybor City, an historic neighborhood in Tampa populated by thousands of immigrants, many from Cuba. Factories here produced millions of cigars annually. His deeply researched book covers a century of Tampa’s history, starting with the founding of Ybor City in the s and the numerous immigrant social clubs that were the center of.

Ybor City If not for the efforts of one shrewd businessman, the area that is Tampa's Ybor (E-bore) City likely would have met with a much less remarkable fate. Cuban expatriate Don Vicente Martinez Ybor moved his cigar factory here from Key West inthus opening the door of opportunity for thousands of immigrant workers and their families.InYbor City was in steep decline.

Few of the original inhabitants of this once-vibrant ethnic community remained. Seventh Avenue was a shadow of the thriving commercial center of years past.- Explore Laurie Hohos's board "Ybor City" on Pinterest.

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