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This week, we have a treat for our viewers. Sarasota History Alive! has received special permission from Tony Swain at Swain Film and Video to showcase the 1952 song, 'I'm Havin' Fun in Sarasota'.
"Stormy Weather" was not just a dazzling song sung by Judy Garland, but it is a reality on this coast during hurricane season. Why even today we have a storm heading our way.
(photo credit: Sarasota County History Center)
In honor of National Library Week, Lee, your host is visiting the Chidsey building...as what Sarasotan's fondly remember as ‘the library.' It was built in 1941, and this is where every school kid went to do research, browse through the stacks, and find a good read. In fact, everyone went