Citation
West Tampa; and the O'Halloran Cigar Factory looking nothwest.

Material Information

Title:
West Tampa; and the O'Halloran Cigar Factory looking nothwest.
Creator:
Tony Pizzo Collection ( Contributor )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
1 postcard ( 8 x 13 cm )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Postcard ( Documentary Artifact, Communication Artifact ) ( nmc )
Cigar industry ( lctgm )
O’Halloran Cigar Company (Main Street) ( lctgm )
Shotgun houses ( lctgm )
Streets -- Main 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:
On June 1892 by Hugh C. Macfarlane brought the first industry to the community of West Tampa. First operated by A. Del Pino and Company, it failed financially. In 1894 the O'Halloran Cigar Company occupied the building. On May 18, 1895, a bill passed Florida's legislature creating the municipality of West Tampa. Its first mayor was Fernando Figueredo, a prominent figure in the Cuban revolution.
Funding:
Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Ephemeral Cities Project.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida
Holding Location:
University of South Florida, Tampa FLorida, Special Collection
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Resource Identifier:
P21-0239