Reel Them In

December 13th, 2010, 10:00H · Topics: Girls · Print

Variations on a girl with a fishing rod shot on 4X5 film on the Southbank of the St. Johns River in the 1950’s. The life ring identifies the location as the old Lobster House restaurant.  This is one of hundreds of contact sheets in the Loyd Sandgren Collection.  No information on the identity of the model.

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  1. 1 Martha Harris April 9th, 2013 13:07H

    This beautiful lady is Jean Hayden, a 1954 graduate of Landon High School. She attended Fla. State and dated Buddy Reynolds, aka Burt Reynolds. she was Miss Jacksonville and was very talented as a dancer and singer as well as being beautiful. She and I were roommates at Fla State and she lives in the St. Augustine area. Martha Harris

  2. 2 bob April 9th, 2013 13:34H

    Thank you Martha! What a great back story. If she is still down in St. Augustine please direct her to her photographs. I’d love to hear from her. Bob Self/Vintage Jacksonville

    • 3 Martha Harris April 14th, 2013 10:27H

      The last time I saw her she was at a class gathering in st. Augustine. Her last name was Kunkle, her ex-husband being Kurt Kunkle.
      I will try to get more info from our class historian, William Burton.

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