“Vintage Florida citrus labels are more than brightly colored collectibles; they represent snippets of American history.” So says award-winning Sarasota author and historian Liz Coursen as she looks over her voluminous collection of labels, postcards, photographs, maps, books and other
“Wonderful event today! Thank you very much for all those great gifts for the kids.” Vanessa Bush On July 22, families enjoyed learning about the Florida Citrus Industry and the history of citrus in our state, which actually goes back
This exhibit is a collection of citrus labels that represent the thousands used in Florida between the late 1800s and the 1960s. The labels in this exhibit are framed and ready for hanging and offer viewers a broad cross-section of
On June 23 historian and author, Dr. Frank Cassell, presented an informative talk about his new book, “Suncoast Empire: Bertha Honore Palmer, Her Family, and the Rise of Sarasota” and then he signed copies and chatted one-on-one with attendees.