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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 […]

07 May 2014

Bodybuilder And Radio Personality, 1960’s

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Bodybuilder Gene Hill inspects the bicep of WMBR Radio personality Tommy Tucker during a bodybuilding competition at the old bandshell at Jacksonville Beach in the early 1960’s. You can tell by the cigarette in Tucker’s hand that the event was all about healthy living.  

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.  […]

18 May 2011

Massey Dodge Garage, 1949

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“Massey Dodge Garage, on West State Street (building still standing), this photo was taken for a slide that would be used on TV, WMBR, Channel 4, 1949.  For that time it was the finest garage in this area.  Massey had 4 dealerships in our city.” LS

28 Apr 2011

Picture in a Picture

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Photo Mural at WMBR Radio “I made this photo mural for the WMBR radio station on South Main Street. in 1948.  The print was mounted on 4”x8” plywood and put up at the station.  The two side Murals were also mounted on 4”x8” plywood.  It was a real job.” LS When I first came to […]

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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