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    • 100-112 L Street

    • 1960
    • This view of the corner of L Street and Front Street shows a deserted street and a single brick building, circa 1960. The corner business was the Reconditioned Bag Company (100-110 L Street). This building was formerly the Stanford Brothers store.
    • 831
    • 1003-1009 Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken in 1960, of the Jack C. Chew Insurance office at 1009 Fifth Street and the J.C. Owens Shoe Shine Parlor (1003 Fifth Street).
    • 344
    • 101-127 J Street

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of J Street between Front and Second Streets. A single automobile is parked at the curb in front of lots which are bordered by chain link fencing.
    • 967
    • 114-124 J Street

    • 1960
    • Numerous pedestrians walk and stand on the sidewalk in this photograph. Depicted are second story rooms for rent over ground level businesses including a liquor store, and some vacant stores. Adjacent to these stores is the St. Elmo Hotel (118 J...
    • 968
    • 1217-1219 Third Street

    • 1960
    • A single frame building houses the El Molino Rojo tavern and Sacramento Bait and Fish Market (1217-1219 Third Street) at street level with rooms on the upper level.
    • 623
    • 1223-1231 Second Street

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 photograph of the Flying A Service Station at 1223 - 1231 Second Street. A sign advertises Veedol Lubrication.
    • 1523
    • 1950s Racing Car at California State Fair Grounds

    • 1956
    • In circa 1956, a sports car, numbered 180, races along during a Sports Car Club of America event at the California State Fairgrounds at Stockton Boulevard and Fourth Avenue. Sacramento’s chapter of the SCCA was founded in 1952.
    • 2299b
    • 1959 Edsel Station Wagon

    • 1959
    • This 1959 postcard shows an Edsel station wagon, somewhere in Sacramento County. By 1960, in contrast to the county's population of 502,000, it contained some 2,814 miles of roads, being used by roughly 268,000 registered vehicles.
    • BBSAC760
    • 204-206 J Street

    • 1960
    • View of storefronts on J Street. The building bears the sign "Red Front Shoe Shop." Adjacent to the window bearing the sign Winnie's 2nd Hand Store (206 J Street), are the remains of brass letters spelling out Red Front, the previous occupant. A...
    • 965
    • 214-226 K Street

    • 1960
    • This photograph, taken circa 1960, shows a row of businesses along K Street, including the Ring Side Second Hand Store (226 K Street), the International Pharmacy (224 K Street), the El Sombrero Restaurant (222 K Street), Hotel Lal (222? K Street),...
    • 842
    • 220-222 J Street

    • 1960
    • View of a building scheduled to be demolished. Going-out-of-business signs appear behind iron gates on the entrance to the building. In view are the Strand Rooms (220? J Street) and Louie's Barbershop (222 J Street).
    • 966
    • 229-231 J Street

    • 1959
    • The brick building at the corner of J Street and Third houses the Big Mug Tavern (231 J Street). Adjacent to the tavern on the left is Winnie's Second Hand Store (229 J Street) with a "Moved" sign on the window.
    • 963
    • 3033 State Capitol at Sacramento, California

    • Displays of electric light in Sacramento go back to 1879, and during a remodel in 1892 enough electrical outlets were added to power the 1400 incandescent lights on the Capitol Building which greeted the New Year of 1893. During the "Electric...
    • BBSAC248
    • 323- "K" Street, Sacramento California

    • 1955
    • This circa 1950 nighttime image captures the neon at the intersection of Eighth and K streets. Prominent are the Hotel Clunie at 805 K Street and Daniel's Jewelers at 725 K Street.
    • BBSAC884
    • 400-404 J Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph of Salvo's Dry Cleaners (402 J Street), Tong Kee Shoe Shop (404? J Street), the Capitol Palace Cafe & Tavern (400 J Street), and Astor Rooms (404? J Street), 1960. Salvo's is located the former People's Savings Bank location.
    • 293
    • 406 11th Street, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1912
    • Pictured in 1912, is the 406 Eleventh Street home of German immigrant and widow Dorothea Schubert and her four daughters. The house was moved from Thirteenth and C in 1869. Prior to that, and between 1864 and 1869, it was the hospital of the...
    • BBSAC411
    • 48: - State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • A tree-shrouded California State Capitol Building is the focus of this linen-finished postcard published prior to the end of the Second World War in 1945. Aerial or elevated pictures of Sacramento color-tinted or printed were very popular, and the...
    • BBSAC224


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