06 Oct 2015

American Art Week Window Display, 1950′s

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“Here is a picture of the Florida National Bank when they were on the corner of Forsyth and Laura. 50’s. It was advertising the Art Week here in Jacksonville, FL.”  LS Upon closer inspection the signage in the widow gives us a little more information about the reason for the display. The banner of one [...]

27 Sep 2013

Golf Window Display At The Sport Shop

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This is another great window display captured by photographer Loyd Sandgren.  He shot them at night to minimize the reflections in the glass but often the few reflections that still show up give clues as to the location when no notes were left behind with the print, which was the case in this photograph.  In [...]

08 Jun 2012

Celebrating The Queen’s Undergarments

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A window display showing “Costumes & Corsetry from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II from the Formfit Collection of Historical Figurines” according to the sign behind the dolls of various queens and their undergarments.  I’m sure Queen Elizabeth II would approve of the label under her figurine, “Majesty, youth, beauty and glamor combine themselves in this [...]

06 Feb 2012

Film-A-Record

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Remington Rand’s San Marco Blvd. window display in the early 1950′s advertising it’s new data storage technology Film-A-Record.  This technology made film based copies of printed documents to reduce record storage space (think microfilm at the library).  The poster at the right of the image shows 160 four drawer file cabinets full of documents that [...]

23 Jan 2012

Eddy Arnold

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The window display at the Lane-Rexall for country music artist Eddy Arnold’s upcoming shows at Jacksonville’s Palace Theatre.  born in 1918 the Nashville sound singer had 147 songs on the Billboard country music charts and sold over 85 million records. He started his performing career in the 1930′s and gave his final concert in 1999, [...]

09 Jan 2012

As Seen In Vogue, 1960

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Window display in the Levy’s store in downtown Jacksonville displaying women’s fashions along with a 1960′s Vogue photo spread that featured the new line of 1960′s Ford automobile offerings alongside the clothing featured in the display.  Some early cross marketing? “This was one of the many pictures that was taken for the different stores downtown.  [...]

11 Nov 2011

The Sport Shop Inc.

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Wilson, MacGregor and Louisville Slugger on display in the baseball themed window display of The Sport Shop but not a Nike product to be found.  I don’t have any information about this particular photo and have not been able to track down anything on the business.  Anyone out there remember anything about The Sport Shop [...]

26 Jul 2011

Beauty At Rest

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An unidentified model demonstrating a Beautyrest Adjust-A-Bed in a storefront window display in downtown Jacksonville.  1960′s.

08 Apr 2011

Under The Sea

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“Here is a window display at Cohen Brothers in the St. James Building on West Duval Street.  I thought this was a very effective display, it looked like it was under water.  50’s.” LS I’ve looked at thousands of Loyd’s prints and have many favorites but this one is just a classic.  It is a [...]

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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