January 2014

4 posts

31 Jan 2014

Southbank 1955

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“In the foreground was the cleared land for the new park.  South Main Street leading to the Main Street Bridge, Gibbs Shipyard in the center of picture.  Lobster House on left.  Mary Street on right.  1955.”  LS This photo was taken at a time when the city was starting a building boom with a new [...]

28 Jan 2014

San Marco Film Shoot

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There is no information about what was being filmed but it looks to me like a production shoot, perhaps some type of commercial, late 1940′s or early 1950′s. According to the 1949 Jacksonville City directory the Harry P. Davis Service Station was located at 2045 Hendricks Avenue, just before the San Marco intersection with Atlantic [...]

23 Jan 2014

Bride With Wedding Gifts

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A beautiful bride surrounded by her wedding gifts.  It looks like she did pretty good!  Unfortunately, as with most of the wedding photographs in the Loyd Sandgren collection, there were no notes with this image to identify the newlywed but if anyone can help put a name or location with this photograph, I would love [...]

21 Jan 2014

Photographer Bunny Yeager With Model, 1952

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“Bunny Yeager, a famous model and photographer, poses a model at Cypress Gardens, 1952.  The background was painted, the sand was real.  Hundreds of photographers were there for the program.”  LS Bunny Yeager started out as a model then switched to being a photographer, gaining fame as the only female pin-up photographer of the 50′s. [...]

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

I first met Loyd Sandgren in 1997 as I was putting photo gear back into my car after... Learn More