A Portrait of Alfonso Garcia who came to Tampa in 1886 and opened Gonzales Mora Cigar Company.

Material Information

A Portrait of Alfonso Garcia who came to Tampa in 1886 and opened Gonzales Mora Cigar Company.
Tony Pizzo Collection ( Contributor )
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Physical Description:
1 photograph ( 13 x 8 cm )


Subjects / Keywords:
Print, Photographic ( Documentary Artifact, Communication Artifact ) ( nmc )
Garcia, Alfonso. ( nmc )
Gonzales Mora and Company (2311 18th Avenue) ( nmc )
Cigar industry ( lctgm )


General Note:
The Ybor City Land and Improvement, Company, to encourage factories to move to Ybor City, donated land, a large three story cigar factory building, and a fine residence for the firm manager, to the following cigar manufacturing companies: Lozano, Pendas & Co.; Trujillo and Benemelis; Gonzales,Mora & Co.; Arguelles, Lopez & Bro.; Jose M. Diaz & Bro.; and Creagh, Gudnecht & Co. These factories were built in modernstyle and fitted with elevators, fine tile bath-rooms and brick cellars.
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Source Institution:
University of South Florida (USF)
Holding Location:
Special Collections, Tampa Library, University of South Florida (USF)
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