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12 Nov 2018

Perspicacious People Listen to WMBR Radio

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This image was in a binder of of radio station photographs in the Loyd Sandgren collection simply entitled WMBR, WPDQ, WFGA, WJXT. No information about the particular photograph was attached so all I know for sure was that this was the Northeast corner of Hemming Park looking East with the Haverty’s furniture store, now the […]

08 Jan 2018

The Old Gator Bowl

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An undated photo with no caption information of a youth football team in the old Gator Bowl. It might be a Police Athletic League team with the police officer in the photo. It is kind of amazing to think about how much the old metal bleacher stadium has evolved since it was built in the […]

26 Mar 2013

Howard Biser’s Restaurant, 1950’s

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Located at 2300 Kings Avenue, Howard Biser’s Restaurant advertised itself as being “Famed for Florida Sea Foods” and “Serving the best cup of coffee in Florida.”  I can’t vouch for either but according to the sign out front, it was “Recommended by Duncan Hines.” This view is looking North up US 1 from what is […]

31 Aug 2012

Budweiser Sign

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A night scene of a Budweiser beer billboard in an unknown location.  No date is included with this photograph but this label style went into use by Budweiser in the 1940’s and was not changed until around 1960 so the sign predates the Jacksonville brewery which began construction in 1967.

15 May 2012

Where Is She Now?

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The staff of Florida Bonded Pools on Beach Blvd. circa early 1960’s in front of the business and their wonderful sign of world famous swimmer and movie star Esther Williams in all of her 30 foot tall glory.  I stopped by the business to find out more about the sign and had a great conversation […]

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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