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    • Lester Motors Ford

    • 1946
    • Pictured in January 1946 is Lester Motors Ford at 1301 K Street. Founded by Edward “Ted” Lester in 1935, the original Lester Motors Studebaker was located at Sixteenth and K. In May 1937, and after a 12,000 dollar renovation, Lester moved his...
    • 408
    • El Rancho Drive-In Theater

    • 1946
    • Taken on October 31, 1946, this photograph shows the entrance to the El Rancho Drive-In Theater on the Davis Highway, now 2000 West Capitol Avenue, in West Sacramento, California. The 13-acre, 600-car El Rancho was the first drive-in theater in...
    • 808
    • York Pacific Company

    • 1946
    • The York Pacific Company is pictured here on August 30, 1946, at 1229 I Street. The company was established in Santa Rosa, California, in 1935, by Mechanical Engineer Richard M. Oeberst. A native of Hamburg, Germany, Oeberst immigrated to the...
    • 304
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This 1946 postcard shows the bustling intersection of Eighth and K streets. Prominent are Hale Brothers, located at 825 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, and the Fox Senator Theater, located at 912 K Street. The back of the...
    • BBSAC358
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 postcard provides an evening view of the K Street, seen looking east from Eighth Street. Some of the most iconic names in Sacramento business and culture -- Hale Brothers, Silvers, Berlands, Clunie, Kay and Fox -- populate the neon...
    • BBSAC381
    • Thys Iron and Steel Foundry

    • 1946
    • Shown here on April 4, 1946, is the Thys Iron and Steel Foundry at 6900 Folsom Boulevard. The business was established in 1940 by the eccentric Edouard Thys, an Eton-educated Belgian aristocrat and electrical engineer, and his equally eccentric...
    • 26
    • Thomson-Diggs Company Hardware

    • 1946
    • This September 5, 1946, photograph shows the Thomson-Diggs warehouse resting on the southwest corner of Third and R Streets. Founded in 1900, the business was a hardware wholesaler with an impressive geographic reach throughout California and...
    • 29
    • Sacramento River Scene

    • 1946
    • This 1946 photograph shows rice processing facilities along the west bank of the Sacramento River, just off of River Road. The large structure to the right of the water tower are the rice mill and warehouse of the Rice Growers Association of...
    • 959
    • Bret Harte School

    • 1946
    • Taken on September 1, 1946, is a class picture at Bret Harte School, located at 3250 Franklin Boulevard. Pictured are 29 students and two teachers. They are identified as follows: Adams, Judy, bottom row, left to right #3; Clark, Bob-Top...
    • 824
    • K Street, Sacramento - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • Shown in 1946 is a bustling intersection of Eighth and K streets. Prominent are Hale Brothers, located at 825 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, and the Fox Senator Theater, located at 912 K Street. The back of the card reads as...
    • BBSAC383
    • Hatley and Morrill Seiberling Tires

    • 1948
    • This 1947 photograph shows a busy Hatley and Morrill Tire Company, located at 1725 Sixteenth Street. The store opened in 1946 under the guidance of Van Hatley and Stu Morrill. In 1960 the company became an independent Goodyear tire dealer, the...
    • 434
    • Beginning of the Tower Empire at Land Park Drive

    • 1946
    • This March 31, 1946, photograph shows the Tower Theater at 2510 Land Park Drive. In the same building were Zamm's Homemade Candies at 2518 Land Park Drive and Tower Cut Rate Drugs. In 1950, the future founder of Tower Records, Russ Solomon, went to...
    • 805
    • The Review, 1945

    • 1945-01-01
    • 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...
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    • California State Capitol from the West

    • 1946
    • This 1946 photograph captures a woman before the backdrop of the California State Capitol building and the signature fountain located between State Office Building No. 1 and the Library and Courts Building. The Extension grounds were given a...
    • 243
    • 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...
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    • Lester Motors Facilities

    • 1946
    • Pictured in 1946 are support facilities of Lester Motors Ford at 900 Thirteenth Street. The photograph was taken from 1300 I Street, where the business’s showroom was located. This location formed the culmination of Lester’s business...
    • 409
    • Sacramento City Council, 1946-1947

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 photograph shows members of the Sacramento City Council posed within Council Chambers. Left to right are Paul Taylor, Roy J. Nielson, George F. Watrus, Fred W. Arnold, City Clerk Harry Denton, George Klump, City Manager Bartley...
    • 550

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