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14 May 2013

Crowd At Miss Jacksonville Contest, 1954

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“Here is a picture of the crowd at the Miss Jacksonville Contest of 1954.  The contest was held in the Palace Theatre.  Note the young photographer near center.  People were pretty well dressed compared with today.”  LS Anyone recognize the young photographer wielding the Speed Graphic in the crowd?

24 Apr 2013

Heavy Lifting At Beach Bandshell

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This is another photo by Loyd Sandgren that he took of Jacksonville’s Olympic Weightlifter Joe Dube’ putting on a demonstration for a crowd at the old bandshell at Jacksonville Beach.  Probably shot in the 1960’s.  This was from a group of photographs owned by Joe Dube’ that were shot by Sandgren who covered Dube’ before […]

02 Apr 2013

Live Studio Audience At WMBR

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I’ve never thought much about radio as a spectator event but apparently this show production at WMBR packed them in with the overflow audience watching from outside the viewing window.  Quite the formal affair as well.  I love how the men are all in their suits and ties and the women all wore their hats.  […]

05 Mar 2012

Miss Jacksonville Pageant

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Contestant in the Miss Jacksonville Pageant held in the Palace Theater in downtown Jacksonville.  1950’s.  I’m sure the extension cords stringing the stage lights together were up to code. The Palace was one of almost two dozen theaters located along Forsyth Street, Main Street, Bay Street and a few other locations around downtown Jacksonville during […]

06 Dec 2010

Bob Hope In Jacksonville

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A very young looking Bob Hope during a visit to Jacksonville around 1950.  The notes with the image indicate it was shot in the Florida Theatre although looking at the image I’m not so sure.  Anyone out there with more information?

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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