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    • Grant Union High School Football Team, 1938

    • 1938
    • This photograph, taken November 17, 1938, shows Grant Union High School football team, posing near the school's swimming pool. Playing in the Sierra Football League, the Pacers still lined up against local rivals Sacramento High School and...
    • 1234
    • Hotel Sacramento Building, K Street at Eleventh

    • 1938
    • The elegant Hotel Sacramento is captured in this March 28, 1938, photograph. In 1907, a 50 year, 10 month lease was signed by hotel management. The deal expired in 1957 and, with it, the lifespan of one of Sacramento's most prominent downtown...
    • 512
    • Argonaut Liquor Company

    • 1938
    • Here is the Argonaut Liquor Company, as it stood on January 18, 1938. Founded in the mid-1930s, and located at 517-523 I Street, the Argonaut moved into the pictured location in 1937 and was one of just nine liquor wholesalers in Sacramento at the...
    • 711
    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • Hotel Sacramento Building at K Street and Tenth Street

    • 1938
    • The 225-room Hotel Sacramento and Lavenson's Shoes book end the Romanesque K Street entrance to Herman Davis and Sons Optometry in this March 30, 1938, photograph. The Ransom Construction Company of San Francisco built the concrete reinforced...
    • 580
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1938
    • This June 22, 1938, photograph shows poolside sunbathing and table tennis at Grant Union High School. On September 14, 1942, the Sacramento Bee called the pool, which was built in 1934 with grant money from the Federal Government, "the...
    • 875
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1938
    • This 1938 aerial view of Grant Union High School shows campus buildings, including an under-construction Grant Stadium in the upper, right corner. Nearly all of the structures on the Grant campus came courtesy of the Works Progress Administration...
    • 879
    • Hotel Sacramento Building at K Street and Tenth Street

    • 1938
    • This circa 1938 photograph shows a bustling intersection at Tenth and K Streets with the Hotel Sacramento looming in the background. The frontage of the Hotel measured some 160 feet on Tenth Street and 140 feet on K Street. In 1928, W.S. and H.H....
    • 581
    • Corey’s Flower Shop

    • 1938
    • Pictured on November 2, 1938, is Corey’s Flower Shop at 2921 Y Street. The cottage-style shop sits on the north side of Y Street. Its owner, Joseph A. Corey, ran the business from 1937 to 1949. Prior to being a florist, the Sacramento-native and...
    • 51
    • Leo J. Meyberg Company

    • 1938
    • The storefront of the Leo J. Meyberg household appliances store, at 1716 L Street, is captured in this 1938 photograph. The company served as northern California’s official wholesale distributor of RCA Victor and RCA Whirlpool products, opening...
    • 142
    • American Trust Company

    • 1938
    • This photograph of the newly-completed American Trust Company building at 1011 Tenth Street was taken in 1938. The site had been the location of a nineteenth and early twentieth-century livery stable. By 1948, the structure had been expanded to...
    • 1875
    • Florida Inn Motel

    • 1938
    • This June 21, 1938, photograph captures the Florida Inn Motel, located at 6150 Auburn Boulevard. Owned by Henry and Ann Coldani, the Florida was a classic roadhouse, offering its signature half-fried chicken, some of the best parties and live...
    • 578
    • Marshall Elementary School

    • 1938
    • Forty school children from Marshall Elementary School, located on 2700 G Street, pose for the camera in this class photograph taken on May 26, 1938.
    • 1937
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1938
    • A 1938 aerial view of Grant Union High School, located at Grand and Orange Avenues, showing school buildings as well as the stadium.
    • 878a
    • Suction Dredge on the Sacramento River

    • 1938
    • Photo, taken on August 4, 1938, of a hydraulic or suction dredge, at an unknown location along the Sacramento River. A suction or hydraulic dredge was a floating excavator of material from the river bottom, which was then transferred to nearby...
    • 1118
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1938
    • A 1938 aerial view of Grant Union High School, located at Grand and Orange Avenues, showing school buildings as well as the stadium.
    • 878b
    • Veterans of Foreign War Float

    • 1938
    • Taken prior to a 1938 parade, this photograph captures the float of Sacramento's Lieutenant Lansdale Post, or Post 67, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Four uniformed men pose in combat stances while one is prone and being attended to by a nurse.
    • 1544

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