September 2012

5 posts

26 Sep 2012

Little Big Man

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Bodybuilder Gene Hill with an unidentified bathing beauty at one of Jacksonville’s beaches in the early 1960′s.  Admit it, as corny as it is we’ve all taken one of these shots at some point in our lives.

19 Sep 2012

Philips Highway Honeymoon Suite

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“The Honeymoon Suite at a motel on Philips Highway, about 1951.  Picture was taken at night, with two flashbulbs on the inside of room.  This room was a great showcase, as you drove down the street, you could hardly miss it.  A 4X5 view-camera was used.”  LS Things have changed a little bit at the [...]

13 Sep 2012

Things That Go Boom!

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“This shows the mine that was laid in many places at Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach and many other places around our area.  I have no idea how many were put in our waters but this was the way it was done.  1943, 1944.” LS From the US Navy web site reference to Mine Warfare:  “The [...]

11 Sep 2012

IBM Proof Machines, 1950′s

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There is no information with this photo but the little sign in the upper right corner led me to what looks like the IBM 803 Proof Machine.  According to information from a site with information on vintage IBM equipment this was used to “sort, list, prove and endorse checks, sales tickets, vouchers and other business [...]

05 Sep 2012

Jose “El Grand” Lotharo Ready For Action

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Update on this previously posted photo:  This is not The Great Malenko as the note with the print led me to believe but after a heads up by Vintage Jacksonville viewer LP Steve who is obviously more knowledgeable about vintage professional wrestling than I am, it looks like it it actually Jose “El Grand” Lothario. [...]

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