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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
    • Bret Harte Elementary School

    • 1938
    • Eleven Bret Harte Elementary School (3250 Franklin Boulevard) students pose with their teacher on the lawn with trees for a backdrop, taken on June 3, 1938.
    • 1249
    • California Pine Box Distributors

    • 1938
    • Pictured is the California Pine Box Distributors warehouse as it sat on December 10, 1938. Located at 1401 Front Street, on the eve of the Great Depression, the company was one of four boxers and distributors in the city, which collectively were...
    • 490
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Hotel Sacramento Building at K Street and Tenth Street

    • 1938
    • This March 28, 1938, photograph captures western side of the Hotel Sacramento. Visible on the structure's first floor are the Hotel Sacramento's Coffee Shop (1107 Tenth Street), and Dr. Locke's X-Ray Shoe Store (1115 Tenth Street). The five-story...
    • 582
    • Fulton Avenue at Sierra

    • 1938
    • This November 3, 1938 photograph shows Fulton Avenue at Sierra Boulevard, with automobiles parked in front of an orchard and a sign for a Chiropractor, Dr. P. R. Mandeville in the foreground. A mail box in the foreground bears the name A. J....
    • 1504
    • Capitol Park

    • 1938
    • A 1938 view of the Capitol in Capitol Park. Taken from the northeast, a shrub in full bloom is the focal point of this photograph, with the Capitol dome in the background.
    • 657
    • Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Float

    • 1938
    • A 1938 photograph of a float in a parade honoring the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Also pictured are the band members wearing kilts and carrying bagpipes and drums.
    • 1545
    • Senator Hotel - W.C. Spangler

    • 1938
    • This linen-finished color postcard of the Senator Hotel (or Hotel Senator, as it was originally know as) bears a date of 1938. A statement on the back of the card reads, "The Senator Hotel is one of Sacramento's leading hostelries. The Capitol City...
    • BBSAC493
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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