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05 Feb 2015

Veteran’s Funeral

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Sadly there is no information on this photograph which appears to be a veteran’s coffin on display in a family’s home. Flowers crowd the small room and “My Buddy” is written on one flower display’s ribbon. Two portraits of the deceased are in view.  One sits atop the 48 star flag that shrouds the coffin. […]

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 […]

31 Oct 2013

Southern Belles In Oriental Gardens

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“These two girls first names were the same “Betty”.  They are shown here in Oriental Gardens, a tourist attraction for many years.  I used them in many of my pictures.”  LS What started out as a botanical collector’s location to plant his expanding accumulation of greenery in the 1920’s became Jacksonville’s prime attraction from the […]

12 Jul 2011

Ruthie Moore, Oriental Gardens

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Another photo of Ruthie Moore posing with the hydrangea wearing one of her outfits in Oriental Gardens.  As stated in a previous post she shows up in a number of Loyd Sandgren’s photographs from the early 1950’s when she was in her teens.

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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