November 2010

8 posts

29 Nov 2010

Go Greyhound 1953

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According to the tag on the bus this was 1953 but I’ll leave Loyd’s note as he wrote it. “This is the way the old Greyhound bus station looked like in the late 1940′s.  The terminal was on Bay and Hogan Streets where Sears built their downtown store.  They look a lot smaller than they [...]

25 Nov 2010

Women Midget Wrestling

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No information attached to the original print but it looks like it was in the Jacksonville Coliseum in the early 1960′s.  One of many professional wrestling photos in the Loyd Sandgren collection.

22 Nov 2010

Mayport Naval Station Baseball 1943

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According to Loyd’s notes this was shot on Sanders Field at Mayport Naval Station in 1943 during the time he was stationed there as a Navy photographer.  The fielding team has Gibbs on their jersey. I can’t read the base runners.

17 Nov 2010

Nice Car

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1961 12 Hours of Sebring race.  With the help of Bill Warner, the Founder of The Amelia Island Concours D’Elegance we pieced together a little information about this particular car.  It is a Porsche RS61 driven by Bob Holbert and Roger Penske for Hubert Brundage/Brumos Racing of Jacksonville.  It finished 5th. overall in the race [...]

13 Nov 2010

1950′s Skyline From Main Street Bridge

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1950′s view of the downtown Jacksonville waterfront and skyline. This photo was shot from the raised span of the Main Street Bridge.

08 Nov 2010

Roller Girls

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Undated photo of Female Roller Derby in the Jacksonville Coliseum.

04 Nov 2010

Miss Duval County

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This looks like the early 1960’s judging from the swim suits and the hair.  Among the competitors for the title of Miss Duval County were Miss Beach News, Miss Putt Putt Golf, Miss Sun Discount City, Miss Pic N’ Save and Miss Sea Side Drive-in.

01 Nov 2010

Votes-Wagen

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Getting out the vote!  A promotion by Brundage Motors with the League of Women Voters getting the keys to a Volkswagen van.

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