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By Mike Stroud, June 28, 2008
The Coming of the Italians Marker
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Coming of the Italians
With the advent of the cigar industry in 1886, the Italians were attracted in mass to the environs of Ybor City. They found employment in cigar factories, the building of the Tampa Bay Hotel, the construction of railroads, and farming. . . . — Map (db m8780) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — L’Unione ItalianaThe Italian Club
Tampa's first Italian–American society was organized April 4, 1894. During its early years the club assisted members through cultural enrichment, providing education, health care and financial help to the families of deceased . . . — Map (db m8769) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Italian Club Life In Tampa
Tampa's Italians have supported a flourishing club life almost from their first arrival in the 1880's. L'Unione Italiana, the first mutual aid society, was organized in 1894. Initially located directly across the street, the club stood . . . — Map (db m8771) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — F-430 — Il Cimitero Dell’Unione Italiana(Italian Club Cemetery)
L’Unione Italiana, founded in 1894 in Ybor City, institutionalized the Italian funeral in Tampa when in 1896 it purchased this property from the prominent African-American Armwood family and dedicated it as a cemetery. The first Italians were buried . . . — Map (db m43618) HM

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