Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Florida Sentinel Bulletin
In 1959, Mr Andrews bought the Tampa Bulletin, merging the two papers, becoming the Tampa Florida Sentinel Bulletin. With a staff of seven, consisting of his wife, Johna, two sons, C. Blythe, Jr. and W.W. (now a physician) and 3 others, the one-time weekly began publishing twice weekly.
In 1962, due to Urban Renewal, The Sentinel office was moved to its present location, 2207 East 21st Avenue. Mr Andrews remained the publisher until his health failed in 1976. His son, C. Blythe Andrews,Jr., became editor-in-chief after his fathers death on April 2, 1977.
In December 1996, Mr. Andrews Jr., turned over the reins of publisher to his daughter, S. Kay Andrews and his son C. Blythe III, became president and comptroller, Mrs. Gwendolyn Hayes was named editor.
The Sentinel has been serving the Tampa community since 1945. It is the only African American publication in Florida that prints twice weekly and owns all its own printing equipment. The Sentinel distributes throughout the U.S. through subscriptions, and
Erected 2004 by The Hillsborough County Historic Advisory Council,The Tampa Historical Society, The City of Tampa.
Location. 27° 58.224′ N, 82° 26.055′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on 21 Avenue near Thelma Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2207 21 Avenue, Tampa FL 33605, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sgt. Nick Matassini (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ossuarium Memoriale (approx. 0.2 miles away); Il Cimitero Dell’Unione Italiana (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Benedict the Moor School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Our Lady of Perpetual Help (approx. 0.6 miles away); La Joven Francesa Bakery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ybor Centennial Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Fire Station No. 4 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
Also see . . . Florida Sentinel Bulletin. (Submitted on June 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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