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12 Apr 2017

Rebound

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This is a wonderful photograph of women’s basketball but photographer Loyd Sandgren left no clue as to the identities of the teams, the location or the date of the photograph. The image probably dates from the mid 1940’s to the early1950’s since the pants still have a belt which went out in the early 50’s. [...]

31 Dec 2013

Gator Bowl Queen

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A Gator Bowl Queen from the 1950′s.  I’m sure someone out there knows the name of these lovely ladies and would like to share them with the rest of us. I spoke with Gator Bowl Association President and CEO Rick Catlett about the history of the Gator Bowl queens.  The game dates back to 1946 [...]

21 May 2012

For Your Pleasant Moments!

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PM Deluxe Blended Whiskey sports themed store display from the early 1950′s.  I could not find a lot of information about the brand except the name is one of the stable of products owned by Beam Global Spirits and Wine, Inc.  the company that started life as Jim Beam.  There are a lot of examples [...]

13 Jan 2012

How To Pitch By Bob Feller

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Bob Feller, pitcher with Cleveland Indians pitching his book “How To Pitch” from the field of the old Wolfson Park baseball field.  The first addition of his this book came out in 1948.  Wolfson Park was built in 1955 and served as the city of Jacksonville’s minor league field until it was demolished in 2002, [...]

18 Nov 2011

Strike!

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“In 1947, I used the first portable Wabash speedlight, this proved to the bowlers that the light could stop the action of a strike.  They said we will have to be in the picture before we believe it and this was the result.  Note, light was not on the camera.” LS An excerpt from a [...]

16 Sep 2011

Volleyball 1940′s

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Sailors use their down time to play volleyball at Naval Station Mayport during the 1940′s.  Loyd Sandgren was stationed there as the base photographer from 1942 to 1945.

12 Aug 2011

Go Chiefs!

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Men’s roller derby in the Jacksonville Coliseum. It is a little hard to see but a number of fans in the background are smoking. 1960′s.

02 Dec 2010

Basketball Tall

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No Nike’s here.  They were cool before they knew it was cool to wear Chuck Taylor All-Stars. “This is the tall and the short of it, two youngsters looking up to the 7 foot 4 inch Miami basketball player.  This was taken in the Coliseum in Jacksonville, Florida. 1962.” LS

25 Nov 2010

Women Midget Wrestling

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No information attached to the original print but it looks like it was in the Jacksonville Coliseum in the early 1960′s.  One of many professional wrestling photos in the Loyd Sandgren collection.

22 Nov 2010

Mayport Naval Station Baseball 1943

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According to Loyd’s notes this was shot on Sanders Field at Mayport Naval Station in 1943 during the time he was stationed there as a Navy photographer.  The fielding team has Gibbs on their jersey. I can’t read the base runners.

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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