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    • Football game at Sacramento Stadium on November 11, 1932

    • 1932
    • Photograph, taken November 11, 1932, of a football game at Sacramento Stadium on the Sacramento Junior College campus, located at 3835 Freeport Boulevard. The stadium was later renamed Hughes Stadium on November 18, 1944. Built in 1928 for 140,000...
    • 1486
    • Stanley Hack and Dot Weisel

    • 1932
    • Dot Weisel and Stan Hack are posed together in tennis attire in this 1932 photograph. Weisel was cosidered to be one of the best women's tennis players in interwar America. Stan Hack was a major league baseball player who played 16 years for the...
    • 1166
    • Capitol Avenue

    • 1932
    • Taken on May 20, 1932, this photograph of an arcaded Capitol Avenue shows several cars, a home, and street car tracks running the length of the avenue. For May 1932, Sacramento experienced a moderate average temperature of 64.2 degress with 27...
    • 1922
    • Saint Patrick’s Home for Children

    • 1932
    • This November 3, 1932, photograph shows the Saint Patrick’s Home for Children at 5945 Franklin Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar structure was dedicated on August 1, 1932, and received its first tenants three weeks later. It replaced a similar...
    • 1394
    • Sacred Heart Catholic Church from the Southeast

    • 1932
    • Taken from Thirty-Ninth Street while looking north, this February 29, 1932, photograph shows the rear of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. The church’s rectory sits in the foreground. To the right of the rectory are the...
    • 503
    • St. Mary's Cemetery

    • 1932
    • Taken on March 28, 1932, this photograph shows the Mausoleum of the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at 6700 Twenty-First Avenue. The 80,000 dollar structure was built in 1929/30 in the shape of a cross and represented a culmination of the efforts of...
    • 702
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1932
    • Pictured is a July 17, 1932, public gathering at the picnic grounds of East Sacramento's Helvetia Park. Prior to the Park's existence - 1920 to 1953 - it served as the burial ground for Sutter's Fort in the 1840s and 50s. The first person interred...
    • 773
    • Sutterville Aerodrome

    • 1932
    • Pictured in 1932 is the main office building and hangar - also known as Hangar Number Three - for the Sutterville Aerodrome, located on Freeport Boulevard. Opened in 1930, the field replaced a previous venture at Del Paso Park which was scuttled...
    • 84
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1932
    • 1932 aerial views of downtown Sacramento with the Southern Pacific Steamer Terminal in the foreground. Two paddle-wheel boats are tied up to that terminal and two more, including a passenger vessel, are docked at a terminal just south of the...
    • 1189
    • Young Women's Christian Association

    • 1932
    • Taken at corner of Seventeenth and L streets, on January 16, 1932, this photograph captures the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) at 1122 Seventeenth Street. The three-story brick structure was designed by architect Charles F. Dean, and...
    • 1556
    • Church of The Sacred Heart:  Interior

    • 1932
    • The nave, apse and alter of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street are visible in this February 29, 1932 photograph. The walls of the nave were lined with acoustical plaster while the floor was made of marble. The far altar sits below...
    • 505
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars on Parade

    • 1932
    • In this August 1932 photograph, a parade comprised of various posts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars moves eastward, down K Street, between Seventh and Tenth Streets. Their presence represented Sacramento’s hosting of the VFW’s thirty-third annual...
    • 62
    • Sacramento Fire Department, Engine Company No. 8

    • 1932
    • This December 1932 photograph shows the recently-built fire house of the Sacramento Fire Department's Engine Company Number 8. Upon completion, The Spanish-style house won several awards for its structural and landscape architecture. The station,...
    • 614
    • Young Tommy Wins Bantamweight Championship

    • 1932
    • On the evening of January 28, 1932, Fernando "Young Tommy" Opao accepts the California state bantam weight championship belt from ex-heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. Opao claimed a ten round sweep of previous state champion David "Newsboy Brown"...
    • 2140
    • Front of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1932
    • Taken from the north side of J Street, this February 29, 1932, photograph shows the façade of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Prominent in the photograph are a rose window, Romanesque-style entrance, and Lombardy-style steeple. ...
    • 483
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1932
    • In this photograph, taken on September 12, 1932, at Grant Union High School, the student body poses around the flagpole, girls at the left and boys to the right. In front of them sit seven men, and numerous other people stand under the eves of the...
    • 1525


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