Photos: Sarasota History
Samuel Gumpertz House
This beautiful Mediterranean Revival house was owned by Samuel Gumpertz, John Ringling's General Manager of the circus.
Saprito Bros. Fruit Company
For decades shipping citrus fruit to customers in the north was a major industry in Sarasota. Saprito Bros. was a local mainstay.
Sara DeSoto Pageant Coronation on Sarasota Bay Front
A view of the first coronation of the King and Queen of the Sara DeSoto Pageant in 1916 along the bay in Sarasota, Florida.
Sara DeSoto Pageant Entry
This decorated automobile won first place in the 1916 Sara DeSoto Pageant parade in downtown Sarasota, Florida.
Sarasota Herald Building
This is the site of the Sarasota Herald which opened for business on October 4, 1925.
Sarasota Herald Panoramic
A panoramic view of the staff of the Sarasota Herald in 1925.
Sarasota High School Addition
The Sarasota High School Addition designed by Paul Rudolph in the 1960s.
Sarasota Times on Main Street
C.V.S. Wilson and his wife Rose are pictured here at Sarasota's first newspaper, the Sarasota Times.