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    • Edmonds Field After 1948 Fire

    • 1948
    • This photograph captures Edmonds Field, at the intersection of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway, as it appeared on July 24, 1948, after fire - likely started by a carelessly tossed cigarette - destroyed the park on July 11. Immediately afterward,...
    • 1100
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • Photograph, taken circa 1948, of the new Edmonds Field under construction after the disastrous fire of 1948. The field would reopen in March of 1949.
    • 1101
    • Koehring Company Warehouse

    • 1948
    • This 1948 photograph shows the façade of the Koehring Company warehouse, located at 111 I Street. The company was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1907, by Philip Koehring and G.H. Miller as a supplier of construction equipment. It opened its...
    • 431
    • Carmichael Fire District

    • 1948
    • A 1948 photograph Fire Chief Dan Donovan, Assistant Fire Chief Fontain Johnson and Commissioner Bob Wall, standing next to fire engine No. 7, a 1946-7 International/Van Pelt pumper fire engine.
    • 2010
    • McClellan Field, Sacramento, California

    • 1948
    • This circa 1948 postcard shows Gate One at McClellan Field. Just 12 years earlier, on May 7, 1936 - and after a visit from General H. "Hap" Arnold - it was decided that a 7 million dollar repair and supply depot would be established. When it was...
    • BBSAC750
    • Town and Country Village Shopping Center

    • 1948
    • This November 14, 1948, photograph shows the Town and Country Village, located at the intersection of Fulton and Marconi avenues. A brainchild of contractor, Jere Strizek, the open air shopping center opened in 1946 and, by 1951, was home to 73...
    • 683
    • Capital City Motorcycle Club

    • 1948
    • In this June 23, 1948, photograph, of members of the Capital City Motorcycle Club was taken in front of their clubhouse at 2414 Thirteenth Street. Displayed on the front wall of the clubhouse is a banner reading, "SAFETY AWARD - AMERICAN...
    • 1632
    • Carmichael Fire Protection District Station No.1

    • 1948
    • This August 12, 1948, photograph shows the firefighters of Carmichael Fire Protection District No. 1 and Fire Chief Dan Donovan, Assistant Fire Chief Fontain Johnson and Commissioner Bob Wall standing next to fire engine No. 7, a 1946-7...
    • 1633
    • 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
    • Golden Parlor Portrait

    • 1948
    • Captured on June 21, 1948, are several members of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, posing for a photograph during the group’s sixty-second annual Grand Parlor session. Subjects stand in two rows, dressed in white dresses and holding...
    • 2385
    • Children stand outside Sacramento City Library bookmobile

    • 1948
    • Children gather at the Traveling Branch of the Sacramento City Library. This bookmobile was designed by City Librarian Grace Taylor Dean, constructed from a war surplus trailer chassis, and built by Mr. Semas, a mechanic at the Corporation Yard. It...
    • Lundstrom’s Mercury-Lincoln Dealership and Service

    • 1948
    • Lundstrom’s Mercury-Lincoln car dealership is pictured at 1631 K Street in this July 25, 1948 photograph. The business was founded in 1941 by the Wisconsin-born Fred Lundstrom. A man known for his automotive connections, it is said that he was...
    • 147
    • California Pet Foods Company Warehouse, Bonnie Dog Food

    • 1948
    • This warehouse view of the California Pet Foods Company was taken on April 6, 1948. A company truck is backed up to the loading dock just off the puddle parking lot. The warehouse had a capacity of 150,000 cases of dog food and covered an area of...
    • 40
    • Cal Expo - Grant Duggins

    • 1948
    • This circa 1948 postcard provides an aerial view of the California State Fairgrounds at Broadway and Stockton Boulevard. In the upper section of the postcard is the racetrack. Within it, is a lake that was added in 1947. By 1950, it was enlarged...
    • BBSAC339
    • American Trust Company

    • 1948
    • This branch of the American Trust Company, located at 1501 Del Paso Boulevard, is the focal point of this photograph, taken July 12, 1948. At the time this photograph was taken, American Trust was the seventeenth largest bank in the country,...
    • 1877
    • Goodyear Tire Store

    • 1948
    • This 1948 photograph of the Goodyear Tire Store at 1724 Tenth Street reveals the scale of the building which measured some 23,000 square feet in area. In 1934, Sacramento's Goodyear branch became the highest seller of Goodyear products in the...
    • 390
    • Lester Motors Ford Used Car Department

    • 1948
    • Taken on February 26, 1948, this photograph captures Lester Motors Ford's Used Car Department, located at 1411 K Street. The Lesters also operated an appliance and home supply outlet on Thirteenth and K Streets. The tall, white building in the...
    • 410
    • Land Park Pony Ride

    • 1980
    • This 1980 photograph shows William Land Park’s pony course, consisting of 150 yards of trails. The attraction was started up in 1926 by Martin Bryant and operated through Second World War, a time when gas rationing did nothing to hinder parents to...
    • 1957b
    • 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


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