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University of South Florida Libraries Florida Studies Center Oral History Program

Overview
Works: 721 works in 739 publications in 1 language and 734 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews 
Classifications: E185.93.F5,
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Most widely held works by University of South Florida Libraries
Jesse Moore, Rosa Moore by Jesse J Moore( )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Moore and Rosa Moore describe some of their efforts to help Tampa's African American community, and comment on local politics and relationships between African Americans and whites. Mrs. Moore also describes her childhood and family history
Hampton Dunn oral history interview by Hampton Dunn( )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an oral history interview with historian and journalist Hampton Dunn, in which he discusses the history of the radio station WDAE 620 AM, which is the first radio station licensed in the state of Florida. The station was formerly owned by the Tampa Daily Times, the newspaper for which Dunn was a longtime reporter. Dunn describes some of the people associated with WDAE, some of the events it covered, and the book he wrote about the station
Clarence Fort by Clarence Fort( )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clarence Fort discusses his involvement in Tampa's civil rights movement. Fort was head of the NAACP Youth Council, organizing sit-ins and other demonstrations. He describes some of the events that led to the end of segregation in Tampa, including the first sit-in at Woolworth's in February 1960. He also explains how he became the first African American bus driver for Trailways Bus Lines and comments on the current status of race relations in Tampa
Charles Mahan oral history by Charles Mahan( )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Dr. Charles Mahan, former dean of the University of South Florida College of Public Health. Trained as an Ob/Gyn at Northwestern University in Chicago, Dr. Mahan spent his residency in Minneapolis, Minnesota under Navy funding, deferring three years of his residency to serve on active duty on a Marine base at Quantico, Virginia during the Vietnam era. After serving, Dr. Mahan returned to Minnesota for five years as head obstetrician for a federal community health center. Dr. Mahan was then recruited into the faculty of the OB department at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. In 1982, after ten years in Gainesville, Dr. Mahan was invited to spend a year in Tallahassee, where he would go on to write a five-year policy plan related to childbirth education. In 1988, Governor Martinez asked Dr. Mahan if he would become the state health department director, which he accepted. In 1995, Dr. Mahan became dean of the University of South Florida College of Public Health, where he would remain until his retirement. Dr. Mahan still serves on some boards related to maternal and child health, notably the Ounce of Prevention Fund in Florida and the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky
Dan Fernandez by Dan Fernandez( )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Fernandez discusses the founding of Naviera Coffee Mills, its long history, and the current state of the business
Mark Orr by Mark Orr( Recording )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Orr, former Director of International Affairs and professor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, discusses the development of the departments of International Studies and Liberal Arts at USF. He speaks about the role of the International Affairs department and how it contributes to the history and academia of USF. Additionally, Orr discusses life at USF in its early days and how he has seen it grow throughout the 30 years he has been involved with the University
Alton White by Alton White( )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alton White describes his father Moses White's businesses on Central Avenue, Palm Dinette and the Cozy Corner, and his father's position as a community leader. He also discusses urban renewal's impact on Central Avenue
James Hargrett, Sr. by James T Hargrett( )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Hargrett, Sr. discusses his businesses, the Tampa Negro Business Leaders, and the development of Progress Village. The discussion about the Tampa Negro Business Leaders, an African American chamber of commerce, is quite extensive and covers the founding members and their relationship to Mayor Nick Nuccio
Otis Anthony by Otis R Anthony( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otis Anthony introduces the Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project. He describes how the project was created as a part of the Black History Research Project of Tampa in the late 1970s and how he donated the collection to the USF Department of Anthropology in 1994
Julian Lane oral history interview by Julian Barnes Lane( )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an oral history interview with Julian Lane, mayor of Tampa from 1959 to 1963. In this interview, he discusses some of the growth and development issues the city faced during his administration. He describes the annexation of Port Tampa, urban renewal projects, the construction of Curtis Hixon Hall, and desegregation
Grace Allen oral history interview by Grace Allen( )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of John F. Allen, the first president of the University of South Florida, recalls the construction of the first buildings on campus and the founding of the first academic programs
William Poe oral history interview by William F Poe( )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an oral history interview with William Poe, mayor of Tampa, Florida from 1974 to 1979. Poe is also the founder of Poe & Associates, one of the largest insurance agencies in the United States. In this interview, he describes his youth in Tampa, career in the insurance industry, and some of the major accomplishments from his time as mayor
Janet B. Lorenzo oral history interview by Janet B Lorenzo( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Janet Lorenzo, Community Relations specialist for the Tampa/Hillsborough County Library System, recalls her time as a student at USF
Jim Garris by Jim Garris( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jim Garris, Operations Manager, Columbia Restaurant Ybor City, discusses the restaurant's history. The interview begins with a discussion of how Mr. Garris met Casey Gonzmart (late 1980's) and Mr. Garris' initial impressions of him. Mr. Garris describes his first position with the Columbia Restaurant as an assistant manager of the Sand Key location (December, 1989), and discusses the Columbia Restaurant Spanish Cookbook, noting that Richard Gonzmart was instrumental in making the restaurant the commercial success it is today. The interview continues with a brief personal history of Mr. Garris and ends with a discussion of current (2006) management policies at the various restaurant locations
Raul Villamía oral hisory interview by Raul Villamía( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is an oral history interview with Raul Villamía, in which he discusses his involvement in the Cuban Revolution. The interview begins with some background information on Mr. Villamía, who was born in Cuba and came to the United States as a professional baseball player in 1947. There is a lengthy discussion about Fidel Castro, the coup d'état, and the 26th of July Movement, of which Mr. Villamía was a member from 1955 to 1960. Mr. Villamía describes his activities in the Movement and being interviewed by the FBI. The interview concludes with a discussion about communism and Mr. Villamía's family in Cuba
Georg Kleine by Georg H Kleine( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Georg Kleine discusses his personal history and his experiences at USF, where he worked with many individuals and served in various positions including Department of History faculty and Associate Dean of the Honors College
Sylvia Griñan oral history interview by Sylvia Griñan( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oral interview with Mrs. Sylvia Griñan who co-founded with her husband the Pan American Club in Tampa, Florida, an organization that represented Hispanic and non-Hispanic African-Americans. In this interview, Mrs. Griñan discusses some of the ways African-American Hispanics could be better represented in the community and forge better relationships with non-Hispanic African-Americans
Arthur Guilford by Arthur M Guilford( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Arthur Guilford, former Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, talks about the years he spent with the department (then the Departmant of Communicology) and the struggles ahead for the industry of communication health. He also discusses the Communicology faculty, many of whom are deaf
Robert Richards by Robert Sidney Richards( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Richards describes his career as a fisherman, and explains how he and his wife, Helen Richards, came to own the Seabreeze Restaurant
Joseph Chillura oral history interview by Joe Chillura( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is an oral history interview with Joe Chillura, a Tampa architect and statesman. Chillura was a member of the Tampa City Council, the Hillsborough County Commission, and has served on a number of committees, boards, and commissions. In this interview, he discusses the creation of the Downtown Development Authority, in which he played a pivotal role. Chillura comments on several development projects in downtown Tampa, including the performing arts center, the Quad Block and the Franklin Street Mall. Also discussed is urban renewal and its effect on some neighborhoods in Tampa
 
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