The Burgert Brothers Photographic Collection presents a unique pictorial record of the commercial, residential and social growth of Tampa Bay and Florida’s West coast from the late 1800s to the early 1960s.
The Library History Collection contains the history of the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative. The collection is comprised of documents, photographs, and other types of media that chronicle the libraries’ past.
Hillsborough Remembers is a project designed to create and encourage improved understanding and communication between generations in Hillsborough County through a program of oral history collections that connect younger and older citizens in a positive educational environment. Special oral history projects are included that highlight …
The Art and Artifact Collection is a digital selection of prints, drawings, paintings, sculpture and realia from the libraries of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System. The collection comprises permanent art, city and county public art, ongoing acquisitions by the Friends of the Library, and community artifacts.
A collection of original records for biographical, genealogical and historical research of Hillsborough County. It includes hundreds of funeral home records from the early 20th century, the 1850 agricultural census for the county, plus maps.
The goal of this collection is to record and preserve the stories of African American residents in Hillsborough County. This project began when the library was awarded a grant from 'StoryCorps @ your library,' a national program designed to encourage multi-format public programming on broad themes of oral narrative, local …
Tampa’s Stories is a partnership between the library and the Glazer Children’s Museum.
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The Temple Terrace Beacon was a weekly community newspaper that was established in 1931 in Temple Terrace, Florida. This digital collection is comprised of over 700 issues dating from 1978 to 1995.
In honor of the Library’s 100th anniversary beginning in 2014, this digital project of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System celebrates the culture and heritage of the Tampa Bay area.