About Tomaro I. Taylor
Tomaro Taylor is an Associate Librarian at the University of South Florida Libraries, where she earned bachelors and master's degrees.
Her career in libraries, archives, special collections, and special libraries began in 2003 when she was named the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Henrietta M. Smith Residency Program at USF. She currently serves the Libraries as the USF Tampa Library's liaison to Africana Studies, Anthropology, Humanities & Cultural Studies, Religious Studies, and the Institute on Black Life, and as the FMHI Research Library's Collections Librarian and Archivist.
Tomaro has been active in the archives and library communities, serving the Board of Directors for the Society of Florida Archivists, Academy of Certified Archivists, and Florida Library Association. She has served the Society of American Archivists in a number of capacities ranging from AACR newsletter editor to Chair of the Student Program Sub-Committee. She is currently a member of several university and local committees.
American Studies, American Popular Culture, Digital Humanities, Film and Media Studies, Other Arts and Humanities, Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Library and Information Science, Archival Science, and Collection Development and Management
Conference Papers (7)
Negotiating Community: A Case Study of the International Longshoremen Association ...
Race and Place: Cultural Landscapes of Black Life in America (2014)
Studies documenting the lived experiences of African American longshoremen in North America are relatively scarce. Few works capture the day-to-day ...