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    • W.T. Grant Company at Eighth between K and L

    • 1944
    • This September 1, 1944, photograph shows the storefront of the W.T. Grant Company’s 4,800 square foot store at Eighth and K Streets. The store opened in 1937 as an annex to the primary location at 722 K which had been hit by arson in December...
    • 392
    • W.T. Grant Company at 722 K Street

    • 1944
    • The W.T. Grant Company’s location at 722 K Street Store is shown in this September 1, 1944, photograph. Grant came to Sacramento in 1932 in an effort to expand its 39 state empire. The store opened in 1933, but was flamed in December of 1936 to a...
    • 393
    • Myron R. Schall

    • 1944
    • Shown in boxing pose in 1944 is Myron Schall, boxing and football coach at the Davis College of Agriculture. A native of Arkansas, Schall was the West Coast boxing champion for his Alma Mater Stanford University, where he received degrees, in...
    • 1348
    • The Review, 1944

    • 1944-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • Interior of Panama Pottery

    • 1944
    • Workers at the Panama Pottery factory at 4421 Twenty-Fourth Street are hard at work in this January 2, 1944, photograph. Founded in 1909 by Swedish immigrants Anders Anderson, Victor Axelson and Jacob Johnson, Panama’s production scope was wide,...
    • 163
    • Volunteers of America Thrift Shop

    • 1944
    • This November 1944 view of the Volunteers of America Thrift Shop at 400 Twelfth Street affords a window into wartime Sacramento. Rationing was now part of the national consciousness and with American G.I.s and British Tommies making their way...
    • 485
    • Murf’s Market

    • 1944
    • This photograph of Murf's Market at 1600 Broadway was taken on January 18, 1944. “Murf” was Albert J. Murphy, a Nebraska native and butcher who would eventually align his business with the Inks brothers and their various Cardinal grocery stores. ...
    • 144
    • Buffalo Brewery

    • 1944
    • Here is a photograph of the Buffalo Brewery as it appeared on June 21, 1944. The 1717 Twenty-First Street business ceased operation in June, 1942, and never re-opened as a brewery. The building was torn down to make way for the new Sacramento Bee...
    • 34
    • Goodyear Tire Store

    • 1944
    • On July 1, 1944, this photograph was taken of the Goodyear Tire Store at 1724 Tenth Street. The structure was built in the spring of 1920 for 40,000 dollars and served as the primary distribution point for Goodyear products throughout California...
    • 391
    • Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • September 11, 1944
    • This 1944 depiction of the Tower Bridge provides a view from the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River. Since its opening in 1935, the bridge has been painted three times, including coats of gold and ochre. Its original layer of paint was...
    • BBSAC070
    • Lester Motors Studebaker

    • 1944
    • Taken in 1944, this photograph shows Lester Motors Studebaker, located at 1301 K Street. At the time of the photograph, Lester – founded by Edward “Ted” Lester – was the northern California distributor of Studebaker cars. With World War II raging...
    • 407
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1944
    • Shown on July 14, 1944, are the placid closing time waters of the Riverside Pool, also known as the Land Park Plunge. The reconstituted masonite and plaster pool opened in May 1937 after 20,000 dollars were spent in improvements which were...
    • 1939
    • Nugget, 1944

    • 1944-01-01
    • 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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    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • Waldo E. Julian Residence

    • 1900
    • Waldo E. Julian's residence, at 1618 M Street, is the focus of this circa 1900 photograph. The sidewalk along the south side of M Street, between Sixteenth and Seventeenth streets, is made of wood planks, and a small girl stands in front of the...
    • 1944
    • Del Pasado, 1944

    • 1944-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • Sacramento, California - Steam Locomotive

    • 1965
    • This circa 1965 postcard shows Southern Pacific Railroad steam locomotive 4294. The 4-8-8-2 engine was built in March 1944 at the Balwin Locomotive Works in Eddystone, Pennsylvania. Retired in 1956, 4294 was used to transport trains through the...
    • BBSAC617
    • Parade unit of massed flags

    • 1944
    • Marching up J Street is a contingent of men in uniform, all carrying flags. At this point in the procession the marchers are just approaching the Eleventh Street intersection. Identifiable businesses are: The Castle Liquors (1008 J Street); A.E....
    • 1076
    • The Review, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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