Quintessential Sarasota

Quintessential Sarasota

Stories And Pictures From The 1920s To The 1950s

Book - 2004
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From local writer and historian Jeff LaHurd comes Quintessential Sarasota: Stories and Pictures from the 1920s and the 1950s celebrating the history, people and places of Sarasota, Florida. Written in a light and entertaining style and using extraordinary historical images, LaHurd conveys a nostalgia for Sarasota's heyday in the early 20th century.

This collection of columns takes a light and entertaining look back at colorful past. Using many unique and archival images, LaHurd reminisces on the events and attractions of Sarasota's past, including the Ringling Brothers' Circus Winter Quarters, the Prohibition Era, the local radio shows and the favorite restaurant hangout, the Smack.
Publisher: ©2004
Charleston, SC :, History Press,, 2004, 1990
Edition: History Press edition
ISBN: 9781596290235
Branch Call Number: NCR 975.91 S24s L184q
Characteristics: 93 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm

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