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    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • This May 1939 photograph captures several flag-waving riders, all of whom are part of the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade. They make their way easterly, down K Street. A lead rider holds a flag inscribed with the words "World's Fair Rodeo...
    • 1929d
    • Andy's Drive-In

    • 1939
    • Andy's Drive-In on North 16th street, on the night of February 17, 1939. This thriving restaurant was owned by Andrew J. Swenson and was listed in the February, 1939 telephone book (Main 8974). Surrounded by cars, a male customer is walking...
    • 1889
    • Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts by Day

    • 1939
    • This daylight photograph of Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts at 1510 L Street was taken on November 17, 1939. The pictured store was opened in 1939 by Herbert “Bert” Woodall and the first generation German-American Carl Lehman. Woodall came...
    • 750a
    • Altar of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

    • 1939
    • This 1939 photograph shows the marble altar of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, located at Eleventh and K Streets. It was dedicated in October 1939 during a two-hour consecration, as part of the Cathedral’s Golden Jubilee. Rites also...
    • 474
    • Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts by Night

    • 1939
    • Pictured here on the evening of November 17, 1939, is the 1510 L Street location of Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts. The business was founded by the English born Herbert “Bert” Woodall in 1924 at the Oak Park address of 2753 Thirty-Fifth...
    • 750b
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • Several riders, participating in the 1939 World's Fair, make their way down K Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets, in this May 1939 photograph. The edges of the course are filled with spectators, including many children. Businesses along...
    • 1929e
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1939

    • 1939
    • Taken on November 14, 1939, this photograph shows the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1017 Eleventh Street. Several period cards are parked on Eleventh Street. Designed after Paris’s Church of the Holy Trinity and the passion of Bishop...
    • 472
    • Crystal Creamery, 1939

    • 1939
    • The entrance to the Crystal Creamery at 1013 D Street is captured in this August 13, 1939, photograph. The company was founded in 1901 by George Knox, but it was not until 1921 that the iconic Carl Hansen took ownership of the company. By 1931,...
    • 98
    • Lavenson’s Shoes

    • 1939
    • The salon-like showroom of Lavenson’s Shoes at 1018-1020 K Street is shown in this June 17, 1939 photograph. The store was founded in 1877 by Gus Lavenson. By 1942 it was recognized as the oldest firm of its kind on the west coast under the same...
    • 453
    • Sacramento City Lines Street Car Number 15 on K Street

    • 1939
    • This 1939 photograph captures a busy scene on K Street, near its intersection with Tenth Street. In the foreground, street car 15, carded number five, makes its way west while two pedestrians look for a sidewalk. Hanging above number 15 is a...
    • 2419
    • Woman with Shotgun at Sutter's Fort

    • 1939
    • A woman, dressed in Gold Rush era costume, holds a shotgun as she poses upon one of the cannons in Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets. The occassion was part of the city's 1939 "Golden Empire" Centennial.
    • 1221
    • Lewis Apartments

    • 1939
    • Pictured in 1939, at the corner of Eleventh and N Streets are the Lewis Apartments. Built in 1926 for 350,000 dollars by Manuel and Anna Lewis, the seven floor, 38-unit structure contained apartments of two, three and four rooms. The architect...
    • 1819
    • First Church of Christ, Scientist

    • 1939
    • The interior of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, is revealed in this photograph, taken in 1939, the same year that the church was built for 140,000 dollars. Located at 2231 Capitol Avenue, the large steel frame, concrete-reinforced structure...
    • 479
    • Nugget, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works Administration...
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    • Streetcar and Cathedral on K Street

    • 1939
    • This westerly view, from the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets, was taken in 1939. On the right are the towering spires of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, built in 1889 for 250,000 dollars. Its design was directed by the Sacramento...
    • 733

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