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    • Credit Women’s Breakfast Club

    • 1947
    • Pictured on July 15, 1947, is a meeting of the Sacramento Credit Women’s Breakfast Club. Members sit at a u-shaped banquet table, looking toward the camera. Born out of a desire for credit office workers to organize and socialize, the...
    • 1005
    • Sacramento, California - Kodachrome Reproduction

    • 1947
    • Downtown Sacramento at dusk is the focus of this circa 1947 Kodachome postcard view of K Street east from Seventh Street. Colorful neon signs highlight the clothing stores, shoe shops, and multiple jewelry stores established on either side of the...
    • BBSAC410
    • Passenger Riverboat 'Fort Sutter'

    • 1947
    • Photograph dated March 13, 1947, the vessel identified as the "Fort Sutter" (1912-1959). The old Sacramento/San Joaquin passenger riverboat Fort Sutter, still in its wartime gray, is shown moored at Three Mile Slough in the Sacramento/San Joaquin...
    • 1178
    • Ninth Street, 1000-1008

    • 1947
    • April 16, 1947 photograph of Ninth Street features the following businesses: Oscar's News Stand (1000 Ninth Street), Mack's Restaurant (1004 Ninth Street), Anderson's Coffee Shop (1004 Ninth Street), UptheGrove Beauty Culture (1006 Ninth Street),...
    • 1947
    • Del Paso Theater, 1947

    • 1947
    • Taken on April 29, 1947, this photograph shows the exterior of the Del Paso Theater, located at 2122 Del Paso Boulevard in North Sacramento. Cars are parked beneath the marquee. The venue was built in 1926 for 125,000 dollars, complete with a...
    • 756
    • Goodwill Industries

    • 1947
    • This December 2, 1947, photograph shows Goodwill Industries at 1117-1121 Sixth Street. The Goodwill had been operating in Sacramento since November of 1933 and moved out of the pictured 11,000 square-foot structure in 1949 for a new facility at...
    • 387
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 this photograph shows some pre-summer activity at the crowded Riverside Pool, also known as the Land Park Plunge. Two lifeguards in elevated observation seats watch the men, women and children that swim, slide and dive in the...
    • 1940a
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 these pictures are of a crowded Riverside Pool, located on 3640 Riverside Boulevard. Swimmers and sunbathers lounge and circulate in the area in front of the refreshment center while others take advantage of the picnic tables...
    • 1940b
    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a...
    • 2280
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1947
    • This July 1947 photograph shows busy box offices at the entrance to Edmonds Field at 1100 Broadway. Home to the Sacramento Solons baseball team, the stadium was built in 1922 as Moreing Field, named after team owner Lew Moreing. The stadium was...
    • 2281
    • Standard Oil Company of California

    • 1947
    • This February 14, 1947, photograph reveals the facade of the Standard Oil Company of California, located at 909 Twelfth Street. After a year-long renovation the building was opened for Standard's use in November of 1942. The company's Sacramento...
    • 428
    • West Capitol Avenue

    • 1947
    • Two vehicles move along West Sacramento's West Capitol Avenue in this January 20, 1947 view. To the right of the photograph is a billboard advertising Lyon's Root Beer. In the distance is the faux dome of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol...
    • 1435
    • Bedell's Restaurant

    • 1947
    • This photograph of Bedell's Restaurant at 1117 Eleventh Street, was taken on July 25, 1947. During the 1940s and 50s, the bar and eatery was a popular meeting place for legislators and lobbyists.
    • 712
    • Bedell's Restaurant

    • 1947
    • Here is a photograph, taken circa 1947, of Bedell's Restaurant, located at 1117 Eleventh Street. It was opened by Edwin "Eddie" Bedell in 1939 and closed in 1961. Over that span of time, Capitol reporters chose Bedell's to give farewell dinners...
    • 713
    • Homes, Near Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • 1947
    • Shown in circa 1947 are Mission Style homes in the 236-acre Land Park section of Sacramento. Developed in the 1930s, the original eight residential subdivisions of Land Park were College Tract, Spanish Town, Homeland, Maple Park, Carly Park, Land...
    • BBSAC415
    • Rose Garden, Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1947
    • In 1947 one penny sent this enhanced image of William Land Park’s Rose Garden from Sacramento to Chicago with this message on the back: “beautiful here. We do not miss Brookfield one bit. Every day is like Sunday.” The printed description on...
    • BBSAC589
    • Foreman and Clark clothing store

    • 1947
    • Sacramento's Foreman and Clark clothing store was established in 1930. Shown here in 1947, and touting itself "The World's Largest Upstairs Clothier," it was located on the southwest corner of Seventh and K streets or 624 K Street. J. C....
    • 438
    • Tenth Street at N Looking North

    • 1947
    • This northerly look up Tenth Street from N Street was taken in April 20, 1947. Visible in the foreground is the State Library and Courts Building while, in the distance, and screened by palm trees, is the pediment of State Office Building Number...
    • 988
    • Esquire Theater and Lovett Jewelers

    • 1947
    • Pictured on March 31, 1947, are the Esquire Theater and Stanley T. Lovett Jewelers at 1219 and 1217 K Street, respectively. Designed by noted theater architect William B. David of San Francisco, the Esquire opened at 5:00 pm on March 14, 1940, for...
    • 806

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