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    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • 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
    • Bedell's

    • From 1939 until 1961 Edwin Bedell's Restaurant at 1117 11th Street rivaled the long-established Hotel Senator and later the El Mirador Hotel and Posey's Cottage as a gathering place and watering hole for the political elite in the Capitol City....
    • BBSAC638
    • 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
    • Hansen Machine Works

    • 1935
    • Waldemar Hansen was in his twenties when he decided to leave Illinois for Sacramento and take a position as a machinist. By 1925, he had broken out on his own, opening Hansen's Machine Works on 728 Twelfth Street. Pictured here in 1935, the...
    • 433
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • Heading east on K Street, a saddled color guard leads the way during the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade. Above the lead riders is a banner reading "Welcome Rodeo." Visible businesses include the Fox Senator Theater at 912 K Street, the...
    • 1929a
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • As part of the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade, several riders, including some children, make their way east on K Street. Throngs of spectators, a few resting upon parked cars, crowd the parade route. Visible businesses include as follows: ...
    • 1929b
    • Safeway market

    • 1939
    • This photograph of a Safeway grocery store at 2600 Franklin Boulevard was taken on May 5, 1939. By this time, Safeway had placed well over twenty of its stores through Sacramento County. While the country was still recovering from the drags of...
    • 457
    • 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
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • This May 1939 photograph captures the World's Fair Rodeo Parade. Riders make their way east on K Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets, while spectators line the route. Businesses along the route include as follows: Auslender's Women's...
    • 1929f
    • Celebration at Sutter's Fort

    • 1939
    • Sacramento and Sutter's Fort celebrated its100th anniversary in 1939 with a "Golden Empire" Centennial. Many of the celebrants dressed (and posed) in pioneer costume. The ladies are on the balcony of the central building at the Fort while the...
    • 1183
    • Sutter's Office, Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1939
    • This 1939 postcard shows one of Captain John Sutter's offices, this one connected with his bedroom and kitchen, long the fort's western wall. Many believe this to be the very location where James W. Marshall, on the evening of January 28, 1848,...
    • BBSAC860
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Golden Melody Parade of '49

    • 1949
    • This 1949 program highlights events accompanying the Golden Melody Parade, which enjoyed a two year run - 1948 and 1949 - at the California State Fair. Held before the event's grandstand, it involved 32 male singers, and 25 women, serving as...
    • EC-CSF-b01f02i02
    • Dawn of Gold and Historical Spectacle

    • 1939
    • This photograph captures the pyrotechnics of the Dawn of Gold and Historical Spectacle, held at Sacramento Municipal Stadium in August of 1939 to celebrate the Golden Empire Centennial. The event lasted three days and provided music and...
    • 821
    • McClellan Field, Sacramento, California

    • 1948
    • This circa 1948 postcard shows Gate One at McClellan Field. Just 12 years earlier, on May 7, 1936 - and after a visit from General H. "Hap" Arnold - it was decided that a 7 million dollar repair and supply depot would be established. When it was...
    • BBSAC750


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