30 Apr 2012
“A very attractive young lady at Jacksonville Beach, FL on a summer day in 1963. As you can see we weren’t alone, lots of onlookers, the car isn’t bad either.” LS The Brumos car dealership is well represented in the collection of Loyd Sandgren’s work as well as attractive young ladies. I don’t know if [...]
27 Apr 2012
“Watermelon grown just for the seeds. They would use pitchforks and throw those melons into the machine.” LS Probably shot in the mid 1940′s when Loyd Sandgren was working for the state of Florida taking photographs promoting business and recreation around the state.
24 Apr 2012
A beautiful boat full of beautiful women. The matching hats on the ladies are a nice touch. Don’t know any details on this particular shot and it is the only image of a Chris-Craft boat I’ve noticed in the collection but it looks like it may have been shot on the Ortega River looking South [...]
17 Apr 2012
“This was the place that they checked trucks, many company’s had all their trucks inspected. This was in the middle 50’s.” LS
12 Apr 2012
Jax Meat “The World’s Most Amazing Food Markets and the World’s Lowest Prices”. How can you beat that? The business was located at the intersection of First and Broad Streets in Jacksonville’s Springfield neighborhood. When I enlarged the section of the photo with the pitiful looking burro behind the covered wagon I discovered the little [...]
10 Apr 2012
A military band makes it’s way down the 400 Block of West Forsyth Street crossing the intersection of Pearl Street. Looking at the cars I would guess this is the mid to late 1940′s. The view is to the West where you can see a nice selection of restaurants on the street, Comptons’s, Carroll’s Chile [...]
05 Apr 2012
Ok, so it is not the Easter Bunny but it is another wonderful photo of model Ruthie Moore in her Bunny costume posing in Oriental Gardens near Jacksonville’s San Marco neighborhood. There are a couple of previously posted photos of Moore here and here.