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    • Murf’s Market

    • 1944
    • This photograph of Murf's Market at 1600 Broadway was taken on January 18, 1944. “Murf” was Albert J. Murphy, a Nebraska native and butcher who would eventually align his business with the Inks brothers and their various Cardinal grocery stores. ...
    • 144
    • El Rancho Drive-In Theater

    • 1946
    • Taken on October 31, 1946, this photograph shows the entrance to the El Rancho Drive-In Theater on the Davis Highway, now 2000 West Capitol Avenue, in West Sacramento, California. The 13-acre, 600-car El Rancho was the first drive-in theater in...
    • 808
    • Sixth and I Streets

    • 1960
    • The ornate facade of the Court Hotel at 910 Sixth Street is shown in this circa 1960 photograph. Also visible are the David Candy Company at 908 Sixth Street and the Capitol Bail Bond Agency at 912 Sixth Street. Also present is a sign for the New...
    • 594
    • Sacramento Boys Hexathlon Team

    • 1924
    • The 1924 California Boys Hexathlon team from Sacramento, the state championship winners for 1924, are featured on this group portrait taken on a rooftop. Hexathlon is a coined term, and what the six events were that the the competition consisted...
    • 1160
    • Sacramento Bee building

    • 1955
    • Pictured in circa 1955, at the corner of Twenty-First and Q, are the plant and offices of the “Sacramento Bee” newspaper. The building was opened in spring 1952, boasting 200,000 square-feet in work space and claiming the equivalent of two...
    • 1739
    • Golden Parlor Portrait

    • 1948
    • Captured on June 21, 1948, are several members of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, posing for a photograph during the group’s sixty-second annual Grand Parlor session. Subjects stand in two rows, dressed in white dresses and holding...
    • 2385
    • Sacramento City hall, Sacramento, Cal. - E.C. Kropp

    • February 8, 1914
    • Captured on February 8, 1914, this image shows a still young Sacramento City Hall, having just opened in 1912. It housed the principal offices of city government with the exception of law enforcement which were placed within the Hall of Justice at...
    • BBSAC205
    • O'Kanes Restaurant

    • 1940
    • This circa 1947 postcard promotes O'Kane's Restaurant, located at 2315 Tenth Street. Established in the mid-1940s by Charles and Kenny O'Kane as "One of the finest Cocktail Lounges in Sacramento," the spot's specialities were "Steaks and Roast...
    • BBSAC652
    • California State Capitol Building, West Front

    • 1930
    • Deodor Cedar branches flank this 1930 photograph of the California State Capitol building's west facade and its eight signature fluted columns, capped with Corinthian capitals.
    • 257
    • Budweiser Coach in Front of the Elks Temple

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows a horse-drawn Budweiser wagon resting outside of the Elks Temple at 925 Eleventh Street. To the right of the picture is a sign for the Top of the Town Restaurant, a fourteenth-floor eatery and lounge that provided...
    • 911
    • Victorious Gospel Mission

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a former liquor store at 1121 Second Street, and the Victorious Gospel Mission at 1123 Second Street.
    • 1516
    • Sutter's Fort Eastern Entrance and Jail

    • 1925
    • The eastern entrance of Sutter's Fort is captured in this circa 1925 photograph. To the left of the frame is the fort's turreted jail. The fort is located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets.
    • 1226
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph shows the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Located between Fifteenth and Sixteenth Streets on J Street, was built in 1927 to commemorate veterans of the First World War.
    • 1744
    • State Capitol, State Office Building and State Library

    • The California State Capitol Building is flanked by the State Library and Courts Building in this linen-finished postcard published before the end of the Second World War in 1945. Legislation passed in 1914 cleared the way for the two proposed...
    • BBSAC223
    • State Buildings, Sacramento, California

    • By the time the United States entered World War I California State agencies were in dire need of new headquarters and plans were made to construct two new buildings near the State Capitol Building. State Office Building Number One, pictured above,...
    • BBSAC349
    • Greenback Notes, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
    • Jim Patterson Hats

    • 1935
    • This September 16, 1935, photograph captures Jim Patterson Hats. Located at 901 K Street, Patterson opened his store in December of 1934. The store was located in the southwest corner of the Odd Fellows Temple building. Benning started his...
    • 296
    • Seventh Street:  1116 through 1122

    • 1961
    • The Wonder Cafe at 1116 Seventh Street, Jade Liquor at 1118-and-a-half Seventh Street, Frank's Apartments at 1118 Seventh Street, ABC Cleaners at 1120 Seventh Street, Hotel Marshall at 1122 Seventh Street, Rainbow Jewelers at 1127 Seventh Street,...
    • 1612
    • Cans on Loading Belt at Bercut Richards

    • 1942
    • This August 1942 photograph shows stacks of cans and a loading belt at Bercut Richards Packing Company. Two workers are removing cans from the belt.
    • 1269


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