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Tampa : impressions of an emigrant

Author: Wenceslao Gálvez y del Monte; Noel Smith, (Art museum curator); Andrew T Huse
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2020]
Series: New World diasporas series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Translated into English with extensive notes and a wealth of supplementary material, this narrative of a nineteenth-century Cuban emigrant brings to life the early Cuban exile communities in Tampa"--

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Genre/Form: Informational works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gálvez y Delmonte, Wenceslao.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2020]
(DLC) 2020032987
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wenceslao Gálvez y del Monte; Noel Smith, (Art museum curator); Andrew T Huse
ISBN: 9780813066639 0813066638
OCLC Number: 1155324699
Description: xvii, 164 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Biographical and Literary Note / Noel M. Smith --
Historical Introduction / Andrew T. Huse --
Part I. Weyler Is Coming! --
The Exodus-The Passport-Traveling-Key West --
The Arrival --
Part II. Tampa --
Its Residents and an Overview --
Franklin Street --
The First National Bank --
Electric Streetcars-The Employees-Traffic --
The City Hall --
The Barroom --
The Police --
The Black Race-Their Neighborhood-The Cemetery, Its Church --
The Fruit Stand --
The Houses-Roaches-Fort Coffins-The Salvation Army --
The Tampa Bay Hotel: The Patio-The Décor-The Guests --
Doctor Rafael Echeverría --
My Flag --
Benito Aranguren --
Ballast Point --
His Majesty ... the Milkman --
Palmetto-Its Signs-Its Parties-The Return --
The Mailman --
The Oxen --
The Emigrants --
A Baptism in the Hillsborough River --
Part III. Ybor City --
Pachata-An Intalian Buriel-A Fire in Pachata --
My Valise --
The Mockingbirds --
Bonifacio Byrne --
Suna Echemendía --
The Solitary Star (La Estrella Solitaria) --
The Volunteers --
The Train Station --
His Shadow --
Barbershop --
Liceo Cubano --
The Sánchez Sisters --
Club Federico de la Torre --
An Audition for Lector --
Ramón Rivero --
Ice --
Cherokee Club --
Carolina la patriota --
From the Countryside --
Juan Arnao --
Carbonell's Bookstore --
Carriages --
The Cigar Factory-The Reading --
The Café --
Part IV. West Tampa --
Overview --
The River-The Bridge-The Oysters-The Boats --
Martín Herrera --
Céspedes Hall --
Fernando Figueredo --
Series Title: New World diasporas series.
Responsibility: Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte ; translated by Noel M. Smith ; introduction and notes by Noel M. Smith and Andrew T. Huse.


Translated here into English, Wenceslao Galvez's narrative mixes evocative descriptions with charming commentary to bring to life the early Cuban exile communities in Ybor City and West Tampa. The  Read more...


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