Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Andux, Evelio
Cook, Robert
Cook, Robert Harrison
Kennedy, Stetson
Dates 1939
Location Florida
United States
Ybor City
Language Castilian
Subjects Cuban Americans
Field Recordings
Hillsborough County
Spoken Word
Tampa, Florida
Ybor City
Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse
Contributor Names
Andux, Evelio (performer)
Kennedy, Stetson (collector)
Cook, Robert Harrison (collector)
Kennedy, Stetson (speaker)
Andux, Evelio (speaker)
Created / Published
Ybor City, Florida, 1939-08-24.
Subject Headings
-  Cuban Americans
-  Tales
-  United States -- Florida -- Ybor City -- place of recording
Field recordings
Spoken word
-  Evelio Andux, age 37, of Cuban descent (father of French descent), born in Key West, Florida, tells the story of "Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse," in Spanish.
-  Ybor City, now a neighborhood within Tampa, was settled in 1886 by Cuban cigar manufacturers under the leadership of Vicente Martínez de Ybor. The cigar companies moved from Key West to avoid unionization of their workers.
-  The sound quality of this recording is poor.
-  Performance Note: "Miss Martinez Cockroach and Mr. Perez Mouse" (spoken) performed by Evelio Andux at Ybor City, Florida, on August 24, 1939.
sound recording
sound disc
1 sound disc (3 minutes, 4 seconds) : analog ; 12 in.
AFC 1939/013: AFS 03530 A02 DLC-AFC American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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