May 2014

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29 May 2014

Loyd Sandgren Business Card, 1950′s

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One of Loyd Sandgren’s business cards from the 1950′s. He made these himself and printed them on photographic paper.  The high angle view of Hemming Plaza shows it when it had a bandshell. The Tourist and Convention office was housed there and there was a billboard in the corner of the park.  The photo may [...]

20 May 2014

Frozen Orange Juice, The Early Years

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“1946. This was taken in Lakeland, Florida.  This was the first frozen orange juice for the commercial market.  At that time people were very afraid of this.  It took some time before the public accepted it.”   LS During World War II there was a demand for processed fruit so research funded by the Florida Citrus [...]

07 May 2014

Bodybuilder And Radio Personality, 1960′s

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Bodybuilder Gene Hill inspects the bicep of WMBR Radio personality Tommy Tucker during a bodybuilding competition at the old bandshell at Jacksonville Beach in the early 1960′s. You can tell by the cigarette in Tucker’s hand that the event was all about healthy living.  

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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