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6 edition of Tampa Cigar Workers found in the catalog.

Tampa Cigar Workers

A Pictorial History

by Robert P. Ingalls

  • 211 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Other manufacturing technologies,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Tobacco industry,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Employment,
  • Cigar industry,
  • Careers / Job Opportunities,
  • Tampa,
  • History: American,
  • Florida,
  • Careers - Job Almanacs,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Cigar makers,
  • Cuban Americans,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021805M
    ISBN 100813026024
    ISBN 109780813026022
    OCLC/WorldCa50333742

    Some went to Cuba to seek lector positions in factories which still allowed the practice. Cigar makers at the Cuesta Rey cigar factory at N. They made no further statement today". It is still a social center for the community and holds a lot of pride for Ybor.

    But as fate would have it, I was unexpectedly detained in Tampa this past Halloween eve. This was not the Ybor City I remembered! The club building is still standing on Nebraska and 11th Avenue. This included the cost of dredging and grading, building runways and constructing the terminal building, hangars and administration buildings. Worldwide demand plummeted as consumers sought to cut costs by switching to less-expensive cigarettes, and factories responded by laying off workers or shutting down. They would have tremendous power; if anybody did anything they would ostracize them.

    That the lectores were radicals, they were fomenting revolution from the inaudible. After the beginning of hostilities in Cuba between the Spanish colonial government and Cuban nationalists during that decade, hundreds of thousands Cubans left the island, immigrating to Europe, other Latin American cities, New York City and Florida. Share Share Smoking is one of the great pleasures of life. If you're ignorant and they tell you this is good, and you know no different, you accept it, but if you've been in a place that is nicer than this, you say, "Wait a minute. When concentrating on a novel, a poem or just an ad while working, they never look at the face of the reader but instead pour on the leaf all the passion of what they are listening to, of the adventures they live and the dreams they dream, so that this other great pleasure of life—smoking—turns into supreme ecstasy. GJ: In what way did you think that they were abusing the workers?


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Tampa Cigar Workers book

Such a shortage of skilled labor might conceivably result in higher cigar prices". The members received aid for a variety of issues and family help.

It left them no legal leg to stand on and heavily contributed to them losing the strike. A wage scale agreement is awaiting adoption of a code for the industry".

And when did he move—immigrate? Businesses that had accounts in the closed banks, along with their life savings, had been dealt a staggering blow. Let it die, slowly and with dignity. Burgert Bros.

They worked without amplification, so they had to be able to project their voices. It was also called "Little Italy". Cigar press During the next 3 years, new seawalls were constructed the entire length of the boulevard and new, much wider pavements laid.

Vicente Ybor was sitting in the train station on his way to Jacksonville to look at more property when the Board of Trade a group of five, one of whom was Frederick Salomonson, future 3-time mayor of Tampa arrived and persuaded Ybor to reconsider and the deal went forward from there, the birth of Ybor City.

Tobacco factory Lectors, 1910

Fortunately, I never had to do that, but it was quite common. There is nothing more captivating or more pure in nature than the aroma of a cigar. Additional information is available through the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce. Let us know. Reading out loud gives the text a special resonance with a unique beauty and comprehension that is not found in reading to oneself.

He was a part of leading the way to Tampa for the cigar industry and Cuban and Spanish workers. In linking the photographs with historical text, the authors allow the cigar workers to tell their own story, in the language of their day.

Despite a traditional "loss," the manner in which workers held together showed the power of people in the face of local, state and federal government. You had to have a voice that could carry to the extreme end, see, because if they didn't hear you, they wouldn't pay you. Historically, lectors or readers in a cigar factory entertained workers by reading books or newspapers aloud, often left-wing publications, paid for by unions or by workers pooling their money.

They would have tremendous power; if anybody did anything they would ostracize them. Many of these workers, influenced by readings, decided to learn how to read and write at a time when working was more important than going to school because they had to support their families.

He named his plot of land Ybor City and quickly built a factory and housing for Cuban and Spanish cigar makers who in began production of fine, handmade cigars that gave Tampa national recognition.

The new factory not only provided products to people living in the Tampa region, but also a good working environment and living for the workforces. Young children going to work when they were very young: thirteen, twelve, fourteen.Jose Yglesias remembers the solidarity of the cigar makers and their lectors - Studs Terkel A personal account, as told to the late Studs Terkel, of the cigar workers community in early 20th century Tampa, Florida - its strong traditions of solidarity and self-education; and the.

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