March 2014

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25 Mar 2014

Swimsuit Model With Floor Prop

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A swimsuit model photographed with an odd organic form floor decoration from the late 1940′s or early 1950′s when Loyd Sandgren was working for the C.H. Brown Camera Store.  It was probably shot for an advertisement and the image of the model and prop would have been cut out and reproduced against a white background [...]

12 Mar 2014

Setzer’s On Florida Avenue And A Henry J

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“One of the super Setzer’s store.  It was located on Florida Avenue near Duval Street.  It was burned out during the race riot in the 60’s. Photo about 1952.”  LS Brothers Benjamin and Abraham Setzer arrived in Jacksonville in 1910 after fleeing Lithuania.  They started out in the Ice business and then started a lumber [...]

07 Mar 2014

The Old Acosta Bridge

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“A picture of the Acosta Bridge built in the 20’s and was the only bridge across the St Johns till 1941 when the Main Street bridge was finished.  Now this bridge is just history.”  LS The old Acosta Bridge shown in this undated photograph from the Loyd Sandgren collection.  Originally named the Jacksonville St. Johns [...]

05 Mar 2014

Costume Party At The Little Theatre

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A costume ball for The Little Theatre in San Marco.  According to the note left behind by Loyd Sandgren the photograph was taken around 1949 and the party theme was famous people. Mahatma Gandhi does not look all that thrilled to be there but Pan has his flute and seems ready to party.  

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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