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    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411a
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411b
    • Rosemount Grill

    • 1945
    • The Rosemount Grill sits at 3145 Folsom Boulevard in this 1945 photograph. Founded by Yugoslavian immigrant Peter Valerio in 1914 at 1011 Ninth Street, the Rosemount quickly became a Sacramento institution. It moved to the pictured location in...
    • 200
    • North Sacramento Viaduct, Sacramento, California

    • 1945
    • Shown in circa 1945 is the North Sacramento viaduct. Built in 1942, the 847,000 dollar project enabled motorists to avoid seasonal flooding and traverse the lowlands north of the American River, and surrounding Sacramento Northern and Western...
    • BBSAC086
    • Sacramento Motel - On U.S. Highway 40 and 99E

    • 1945
    • Offering deluxe rooms for $2.00, the Sacramento Motel on U.S. Highway 40 and 99 E in North Sacramento was similar to dozens of locally owned and run motels and auto courts in the Sacramento Valley. Before the rise of freeways that bypassed the...
    • BBSAC486
    • J Street, 1401-1407

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph shows several businesses along J Street, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth Streets. Included - left to right - are Bode and Bode Keys, Gil Culver Photography Studio, Laybourn Cleaners and the Hotel Rene. Bode and Bode was...
    • 934
    • Tenth Street, Sacramento, California - W.G. Spangler

    • 1945
    • This colorful 1945 postcard provides a view, looking north on Tenth Street from its intersection with N Street. The California State Library and Courts Building is on the left, with the California Western State Life Insurance Building, also known...
    • BBSAC360
    • Bret Harte Elementary School

    • 1945
    • This photograph of 47 Bret Harte students also includes two teachers and represents more than one classroom. It was taken in 1945 at the 3250 Franklin Boulevard location.
    • 1248
    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - Tree in foreground, Blank Back

    • 1945
    • An orange tree presents to the left side of this circa 1945 postcard, taken from the west end of the Capitol Park and showing the rear and apse of the California State Capitol building. The section was removed in 1950/51 to make room for a new...
    • BBSAC294
    • Sacramento's Busy K Street, Sacramento, California - Harold Ellis

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 postcard reveals a scene along K Street, between Eighth and Ninth streets. Notable structures are Silver's Jewelry, located at 800 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, the Wards building, located at 830 K, and Hale...
    • BBSAC382
    • Breuner's Furniture Company

    • 1945
    • The venerable Breuner's furniture store rests at its 604 K Street location in 1945. John Breuner - after sailing around Cape Horn in the early 1850s - started his business in 1856 and it stayed in operation for over 120 years. Bruener's was...
    • 37
    • 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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    • Elvas Freeway

    • 1945
    • Shown in 1945 is the Elvas Freeway, a North-South artery that crossed the American River and was designed to relieve pressure from Twelfth and Sixteenth Street viaducts. The freeway went through a 5.5 million dollar expansion in 1955. By 1962,...
    • 1438
    • Sacramento City Lines Street Car Number 21 on N Street

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 photograph shows a street car, carded number five, near the corner of Twenty-Eight and N Streets. The car is marked “Sacramento City Lines,” and shows a final destination of “Ball Park.” To the far left of the photograph is the...
    • 2418
    • Yolo County Grain Storage Facility

    • 1945
    • Shown in this circa 1945 photograph is an aerial view of the grain elevators and buildings along the Yolo County side of the Sacramento River. On the upper portion of the photograph is the westernmost environs of Sacramento.
    • 1814
    • California Junior High School

    • 1945
    • A June 10, 1945, shot of the side view of California Junior High School at 2991 Land Park Drive reveals a hybrid of both Spanish and Mission style elements, accented with Gothic style lines. The building was demolished in September of 1975, due to...
    • 874
    • Northeastern Corner of Fourteenth and J Streets

    • 1945
    • In this 1945 photograph, Bode and Bode Locksmith's clever slogan - ""Keys That Fit"" - adorns a sign on the side of the business at 1401 J Street. To the right of Bode and Bode are the Gil Culver Studio, the Hotel Rene, and Ralph Jones Used Cars....
    • 41
    • Young Men's Christian Association Building

    • 1945
    • Taken from the roof of an adjacent building, this circa 1945 photograph shows the 150,000 dollar Young Men's Christian Association building on the northeast corner of Fifth and J streets or 505 J Street. Dedicated in January 1914, the Spanish...
    • 1820

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