Archive by category American History

The Old Jacksonville, Florida Veterans Memorial Coliseum, The Civic Auditorium, The Thunderbird Hotel

I’m pleased to present to you another History Jacksonville Special: A Tribute to the old Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Civic Auditorium (Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts), and the Thunderbird Motor Hotel, Lounge, and Conference Center in Arlington. I know you’re all going to love it 🙂 Pictures span from the 1960s up to […]

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3875 Wilshire Blvd-An Art Deco Masterpiece

On March 5, I enjoyed filming 3875 Wilshire Blvd-An Art Deco Masterpiece-The Wilshire Professional Building which is still in operation. Enjoy a blend of historic and contemporary images. This show concludes my Wilshire and Western mini-series. Don’t forget to check out the proceeding shows about The Wiltern. The mini-series is part of my filming series […]

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Los Angeles’s Wiltern Theatre: A History

On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 2nd of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. In this show I merge historic images of the theatre as well as details about the beginnings and survival […]

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At Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave-An Architectural Profile of The Wiltern Theatre

On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 1st of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. Be sure to check out Show 2 which focuses on the history of the theatre.

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Jacksonville Grows-Amazing Pictures & Illustrations from Jacksonville History 1919-1975

On this episode of History Jacksonville, George Farrar brings you amazing pictures and illustrations from 1919 thru the mid 1970s, as Jacksonville was experiencing phenomenal growth. He shows you the openings of the old Acosta, and Main Street Bridges, Jacksonville’s old railroad station, the Annie Lytle School, The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Regency Square […]

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Jacksonville Drive-Ins of Yesteryear-The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime, and even more

On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to Drive Ins in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had back then and profiles The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime…and even more.

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Going to the Movies in Jacksonville -1976-1989-Regency, Arlington,Town & Country,Cedar Hills ,& More

On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to the movies in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had at The Regency Twin, The Arlington Theatre, The Town & Country, Cedar Hills, and the “dollar theatres”. Next in our “mini-series” […]

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JAX 87 Jacksonville in 1987 The Landing Opens, Tommy Hazouri Takes Over

George Farrar presents JAX 87 – Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1987. George talks about the opening of The Jacksonville Landing, the legacy of Mayor Jake Godbold and the agenda of the new Mayor- Tommy Hazouri as he reminisces about growing up in Jacksonville at age 12. This show is one episode in […]

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