Title: The Centro Espanol's "La Benifica" Clinic located on 10th Avenue and 15th Street in Ybor City.
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 Material Information
Title: The Centro Espanol's "La Benifica" Clinic located on 10th Avenue and 15th Street in Ybor City.
Physical Description: 1 photograph ( 20 x 25 cm )
Creator: Robertson and Fresh Photographers, 1925-1960 ( Photographer )
Publication Date: 1906
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Subjects / Keywords: Hospital ( Building, Structures )   ( nmc )
Hospitals   ( lctgm )
Centro Espanol's La Benifica Clinic (10 Avenue at 15th Street)   ( lctgm )
Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) -- Photographs   ( lctgm )
Streets -- 10th Avenue   ( lctgm )
Streets -- 15th Street   ( lctgm )
Spatial Coverage: Tampa |z 1271000 |2 ceeus
Hillsborough County |z 12057 |2 ceeus
United States of America -- Florida -- Hillsborough County -- Tampa
 Notes
General Note: Tampa had no existing philanthropic or charitable institutions at the beginning of this immigration wave and, in comparison to other communities, religious institutions played a relatively modest role there. El Centro Español was founded by the Spanish elite who dominated Ybor City, to preserve their identity, provide recreational opportunities and to offer low-cost health care for the many single men and the increasing number of families settling in the area. The club's Sanatorio, completed in 1906, was probably the most modern and complete hospital in Florida at the time.
Funding: Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Ephemeral Cities Project.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: SF70000063
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of South Florida
Holding Location: University of South Florida, Tampa FLorida, Special Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved. 2005.
Resource Identifier: R05-11892

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