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Doris writes a weekly column for LaGaceta, the nation's only trilingual newspaper, which has pages in English, Spanish, and Italian.  Begun in 1922 for Tampa's immigrant community, it continues to thrive more than a century later.  Her column is titled "In Context," as it aims to put contemporary issues in the context of the past.

Women and Libraries

I spoke last Saturday as part of the year-long centennial observance of the founding of the local library system. Our first library began in West Tampa, which then was a separate municipality, in 1914. That sturdy, classic building still remains in use on Howard Avenue, slightly north of I-4.  Read More 
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