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Archives Awareness Week

Photo Challenge

Archives Awareness Week Burgert Re-Enactment Photo Challenge
July 10th – 16th •Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library 

Visit us on Instagram @tampahillslib and send us your photos using the hashtag #LikeABurgert. Three randomly selected winners will receive a Burgert Brothers photo print of their choice donated by Bob Baggett Photography. The contest begins July 10, 2022. Last day for submissions is July 16, 2022 by 4 p.m. Winners will be announced on Monday, July 18, on Instagram.


Virtual Galleries

Burgert Brothers Photographic Collection:
Hillsborough’s Historic Neighborhoods

Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library                                                                                                    The Library’s Burgert Brothers Photographic Collection reveals the many changes that our neighborhoods have undergone. To view a selection of photographs that will take you on a virtual tour through the Hillsborough County of the past, please visit: https://bit.ly/3iezuCV

Hillsborough’s Historic Neighborhoods Book List
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
Hillsborough County has a rich and varied history. Read about the unique neighborhoods that have influenced its culture with these fascinating stories. Please visit: bit.ly/3vTOzh1



An Overview of Historic Sanborn Maps
Tuesday, July 12th • 5:00 p.m.
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library • Virtual

Some of the most intriguing insights into Tampa’s history can be found in Sanborn fire insurance maps. They give an amazing insight into how our city grew and changed over time. Learn more about them and their uses in this overview. Following the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3K5ceS1

Money Talks: How Banking Records Contextualize Florida History
Wednesday, July 13th • 5:00 p.m.
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library • Virtual

This presentation will examine the Florida Banking Records collection. It will focus on the origin of the records, how they have been handled, and why these records are important to understanding the history of the Tampa Bay area. 
Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3vmtdv5

Tomes & Treasures of the Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library                
Friday, July 15th • 1:00 p.m. and 4:00p.m.                        
Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library • 1505 N. Nebraska Avenue

Catch an exclusive glimpse of the Saunders Library’s permanent collection! Discover how the library acquired these artifacts and the archival methods used to preserve them for public research.  
Sign Up Links: 
1:00 p.m. https://bit.ly/38b425B
4:00 p.m. https://bit.ly/3L02SIu

Remembering the News at the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library 
Saturday, July 16th • 2:00 p.m. 
C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library • 2607 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

The C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library invites you to tour our Florida Sentinel Bulletin Collection. Join us to learn about this publication’s history and its impact on Tampa’s African American community.  View our periodical and microfilm materials, and more. 
Sign Up Link: https://bit.ly/3xRCJYM