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    • Edmonds Field

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken in 1949, of Edmonds Field, just having reopened in March of 1949 after the disastrous fire of 1948.
    • 1102
    • Sacramento Solons Team Portrait:  1949

    • 1949
    • This 1949 photograph shows the Sacramento Solons baseball team at Edmonds Field, at Riverside Boulevard and Broadway. The season was highlighted by a third place finish in the Pacific Coast League (after finishing in last place the year before)...
    • 1705
    • Kneeland's Apparel Shop

    • 1949
    • Shown in 1949 is a photograph of the Kneeland's Apparel Shop, located at 918 Ninth Street, just west of Sacramento's Plaza Park. Minnie and Frank Kneeland Geisser were the proprietors of the business which had been located on K Street. Following...
    • 429
    • International Business Machines

    • 1949
    • Sacramento's outlet for International Business Machines - known to most of the world as IBM - located itself at 1015 Thirteenth Street in 1935. From its opening, until the year that this photograph was taken in 1949, the store's manager was...
    • 446
    • Man at Main Branch

    • 1949
    • This 1949 image captures a man reading newspapers at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. Beyond the open window is I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-17
    • Simon Lubin House

    • 1949
    • This September 20, 1949, photograph shows one of the most unique homes in Sacramento, the Simon Lubin House at 1304 Thirty-Ninth Street. The Moorish-style structure was built in 1924 by area contractor Fred Krum. Its namesake was the son of...
    • 1391
    • Sacramento State College Dedication

    • 1949
    • Pictured in 1949 are dedication ceremonies at the newly-established Sacramento State College, at 6000 J Street. In the background is a peach orchard, serving as a temporary parking lot. At various times, up to six separate locations were under...
    • 1473
    • Crest Theater Auditorium Seats and Rear

    • 1949
    • Pictured on October 29, 1949, are the seats and projection facilities of the auditorium at the Crest Theater, located at 1013 K Street. The theater’s 1,200 seats are arranged in a stadium plan, divided into six sections. Gold leaf sconces both...
    • 537
    • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northern Side

    • 1949
    • This 1949 photograph shows the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1350 Twenty-Fifth Street. Since 1944, Zion had been under the direction of Reverend Elmer Johnson. The congregation closed doors at the pictured location in the 1949/50 in favor...
    • 533
    • Crest Theater Auditorium Screen

    • 1949
    • This photograph, as taken from the back of the Crest Theater auditorium, was made on October 29, 1949. It shows the proscenium, a curtain-shrouded projection screen, numerous seats and walls adorned with gold leaf fixtures. For the first time...
    • 536
    • 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
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners

    • 1949
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners, located at 1730 Broadway, is pictured here in 1949. The business was founded by brothers Edwin and Calvert Boyle, just prior to World War I. Tragedy hit the family in the spring of 1935 when Calvert disappeared. His body...
    • 432
    • Sacramento County Courthouse

    • 1949
    • Photograph circa 1949 of the back of the Sacramento County Courthouse featuring sheriffs posing with their vehicles. Construction on the first county courthouse at Seventh Street and I began in 1850 and the building opened late in 1851, only to be...
    • 1662
    • Crest Theater "Second" Lobby

    • 1949
    • Pictured on October 29, 1949, is the “second” lobby of the Crest Theater at 1013 K Street. During reconstruction that started in August 1948, the entrance to the theater was expanded to equal two storefront widths. Beyond this, visitors were...
    • 760
    • Crest Theater, Levinson’s Books and Singer Sewing Machines

    • 1949
    • The iconic marquee of the Crest Theater at 1013 K Street dominates this October 30, 1949, photograph. After having been closed for three years for renovation, the theater opened on October 6 of the same year to a crowd of 5,000 giddy...
    • 761
    • Sacramento Public Library

    • 1949
    • Pictured is Sacramento's Central Library as it looked in circa 1949. The view is from one of the upper floors of the Post Office, on the north side of I Street. After the City Commission, in 1914, purchased a section of land at Ninth and I Streets...
    • 833
    • Sacramento Junior College Football Team

    • 1949
    • The Sacramento Junior College football team of 1949 is captured in this photograph, taken the same year and with the exterior of Hughes Stadium in the background. Head Coach Larry Rouble is seventh from the left, in the second row, and third from...
    • 1164
    • Aerial View of Setzer Forest Products

    • 1949
    • Here is a 1949 aerial photograph of Setzer Forest Products, a box manufacturer, located at 2570 through 2610 Third Street. Established in 1923, the business -- at the time this photograph was taken -- was employing upwards of 170 people. The...
    • 299
    • Edmonds Field Under Construction

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken March 14, 1949, of the Edmonds Field baseball stadium under construction, at the corner of Riverside and Broadway.
    • 1308
    • Edmonds Field Under Construction

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken March 26, 1949, of the Edmonds Field baseball stadium under construction, at the corner of Riverside and Broadway.
    • 1309


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