Yesterday's St. Augustine
A nostalgic view of St. Augustine, through the eye of the camera, from the 1860's to the 1920's
by Geoff Dobson

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This Page: Richard Twine Photos, 1920's, from Florida Archives
Music: Palm Leaf Rag, Scott Joplin

The Knights of St. Johns

St. Paul's AME Church float, Emancipation Day Parade

Wilbur Philmore Julius, Emancipation Day Parade. Julius was chauffeur for Mrs. Lawrence Lewis

Interior, Palace Grocery.

The building, located at the corner of Bridge and Washington Streets, was owned by black entrepreneur Frank Butler. In another part of the building Butler had his College Park Realty office. The building was remodeled in the 1970's and housed a predecessor law firm of Dobson & Brown now located on Cuna Street.

Sanitary Market.

S. A. Snyder's Store, Grenada Street. Saul Snyder came to the United States at the turn of the century. The building was later occupied in the 1970's and 80's by Millie's Sandwich Shop. The building has since been razed and a parking lot now occupies its location.

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