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Sarasota Herald Panoramic

Photos: Sarasota History

Credit: Sarasota County History Center

Sarasota History - Sarasota Herald Panoramic photo

A panoramic view of the staff of the Sarasota Herald in 1925. Today the Woman's Exchange consignment shop occupies the building.

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Sarasota Herald Launched First Edition 85 Years Ago

By: Ann A. Shank, former County Historian

From this modern building on the northeast corner of Orange Avenue and Oak Street, the Sarasota Herald published its first edition on October 4, 1925. In a front-page article introducing the morning paper to its readers, a journalist praised the publishing facility's efficient layout: "From the executive offices in the rear, the paper is produced in one continuous motion."

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