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    • State Office Building, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows State of California Office Building Number One, as seen from Ninth Street and Capitol Avenue. M Street’s name was changed to Capitol Avenue in 1940 by Sacramento’s City Council.
    • BBSAC979
    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1940

    • 1940
    • This November 21, 1940, photograph shows the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street, and its effort to promote "Northwest Mounted Police," starring Gary Cooper and Madeleine Carroll. Three men are dressed as Canadian mounted policemen, posing with a...
    • 690
    • Capitol and State Office Building No. 1, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is State Office Building Number One and, in the background, the California State Capitol building, as seen from Ninth Street, between L and M streets. Consisting of five stories and a basement, the office building and its twin in the...
    • BBSAC239
    • Christmas Parade on K Street

    • 1940
    • This November 1940 photograph shows Sacramento’s annual Christmas Parade as, led by Santa Claus, it proceeds east on K Street between Sixth and Seventh. Sponsored by the “Sacramento Bee,” the Sacramento Retail Merchants’ Association and...
    • 60
    • Revetment Construction along the River

    • 1940
    • A work crew toils away at constructing a portion of the revetment along the Sacramento River in this July 1940 photograph. Just days prior to this, Colonel Warren T. Hannum of the Army Corps of Engineers declared that the Sacramento Valley's levee...
    • 284
    • KCRA Announcer Steve George

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is the luminous Steve George, a sports casting legend in Sacramento for over 60 years. A native of Butte, Montana, George took a position with the Sacramento Union in the early 1920s. With the advent of the Second World War, he then...
    • 1470
    • Municipal Auditorium, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in circa 1940 postcard shows the southwestern edge of the Memorial Auditorium. Built in 1926 and opened in February 1927, the Byzantine-style structure has served as venue for artist, from opera singer Marion Anderson to rock band Led...
    • BBSAC094
    • State Capitol Group and Business District, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • This nicely detailed aerial view of Sacramento carries the following description on the back: "California's Capitol Buildings in Sacramento constitute the finest state government plant in the United States, second only in size value and facilities...
    • BBSAC968
    • Chapel, McClellan Field, California

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the chapel at McClellan Field. Built in 1939, it was designed to accomodate a variance of Christian denominations.
    • BBSAC752
    • Standard Furniture on Eighth, Between I and J Streets

    • 1940
    • The Standard Furniture Company lines Eighth Street, between I and J Streets, in this circa 1940 photograph. Native New Yorker Edward Samoville founded the business in the 1939, eventually joining forces with the future owner of North...
    • 574
    • Ochsner Building

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals the southern face of the Ochsner Building and a few of its first floor business tenants. Resting at the corner of Seventh and K Streets, the building’s first three stories were built in 1904, while two more...
    • 969
    • Southern Pacific Station - E.C. Kropp Co

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Southern Pacific train depot at Fifth and I streets. Also pictured is the locomotive, C.P. Huntington, which was placed at the spot in 1939. It went into service for Central Pacific in 1864 and taken out of...
    • BBSAC626
    • Sacramento Junior College

    • 1940
    • As viewed from William Land Park, students mill about the entrance to Sacramento Junior College in this circa 1940 postcard. Prominent is the school's administration building. Its cornerstone was slid into place on September 17, 1925, with the...
    • BBSAC669
    • Chinn-Beretta Optometrists

    • 1940
    • This August 4, 1940, photograph shows Chinn-Beretta Optometry at 1022 K Street. Prominent is a display window of glasses and indication of the business’ staff optometrists, Bolling Chinn and W.B. Leonard. At the time the photograph was taken,...
    • 401
    • Mitau Building:  Southeast Corner of Eighth and J Streets

    • 1940
    • The southeast corner of Eighth and J Streets is captured in this circa 1940 photograph. Businesses shown are Hank's Smoke Shop at 800 J Street, George Lidekas Fruits at 802 J Street, Chris' Blue Plate Special at 1001a Eighth Street, Ramona Shoe...
    • 893

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