Heartbreakingly Cool Footage of Downtown in 1942November 28, 2013 18 comments Print Article
Old 16mm vacation films were recently discovered at a garage sale in San Jose, CA by Tim Peddy and converted to digital courtesy of The California Pioneers of Santa Clara County. It depicts a train ride from California to Florida via New York City, ultimately arriving in Pensacola via Jacksonville. Check out the streets and bridges of downtown during its heyday!
There are four other videos of old florida as well as some really great vintage film on his youtube account,
which you can check out here: http://www.youtube.com/user/KailuaKid
Jacksonville's amazing history. Take a look through the MetroJacksonville.com archives.
When Downtown Jacksonville Was The Place to Be
Screen Shots from the Video:
Annie Lytle Public School (Public School # 4)
It has captured the imaginations of Jaxons for decades. In this essay, photographic artist David Gano captures
incredible images of what's happening inside Annie Lytle Public School.