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14 Aug 2015

Swisher Gym At Jacksonville University, 1957

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“The Swisher Gym, donated by Mr. Swisher of the cigar company.  One of the first big buildings built at Jacksonville University  1957.”  LS According to the Jacksonville University timeline, JU started as William J. Porter University in 1934, meeting in the 3rd. floor auditorium of the First Baptist Educational building. In 1935 the school changed [...]

11 Apr 2013

Mathews Bridge Early 1950′s

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An early 1950′s view of the Mathews Bridge shot from Arlington looking North West toward Jacksonville’s Talleyrand area.  The 7736 feet long by 58 feet wide steel bridge first opened to traffic April 15, 1953 and is celebrating it’s 60th. anniversary connecting downtown Jacksonville to the Arlington neighborhood and opening the door to the commercial [...]

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