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    • Stop 'N' Shop

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows the eighth store in the Stop-N-Shop supermarket chain. Located at 2851 Fulton Avenue, the 150,000 dollar store opened on November 16, 1950. Its three grand opening days included free bags of groceries, refreshments,...
    • 708
    • California State Capitol Senate Chamber

    • 1950
    • This photograph of the California State Senate was taken on September 21, 1950. Goodwin "Goodie" Knight sits in the foreground, in the first row. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1946 and reelected to the same post in 1950. He would...
    • 208
    • Citizens Bank

    • 1950
    • Citizens Bank, located at the corner of Thirty-fifth Street and Fourth Avenue, is the focus of this photograph, taken circa 1950. This bank became Anglo California National Bank in January of 1950.
    • 1878
    • Anglo California National Bank

    • 1950
    • Shown in 1950 is Oak Park’s Anglo California National Bank, located at the northeast corner of Thirty-fifth Street and Fourth Avenue. The 30 foot by 30 foot lot had been the home, since 1909, of the Citizens Bank of Oak Park, then the Citizen’s...
    • 1879
    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1950
    • In this circa 1950 photograph, a vintage hay press is displayed against southern end of the central building at Sutter's Fort. A suited gentleman stands next to the device and an identifying label has been attached to the device for...
    • 1334a
    • Grayson's department store

    • 1950
    • This 1950 view of the south side of K Street reveals Grayson's Department Store, located at 716 K Street, and Payless Drugstore, located at 716 K Street. Established in the summer of 1940, Grayson's was a California chain, specializing in women's...
    • 427
    • Water Pumping Station

    • 1950
    • This March 13, 1950, photograph shows the water pumping station for Sacramento’s water filtration plant. Located just north of the city, and constructed in 1924, the pump was designed to slowly take water in by gravity, transferring it then to the...
    • 973
    • Bret Harte School

    • 1950
    • A view, circa 1950, of the school library at Bret Harte School, which was located at 3250 Franklin Boulevard, showing children enjoying reading time.
    • 826
    • Sacramento City Manager’s Office

    • 1950
    • This photograph of the Sacramento City Manager’s office at City Hall at 915 I Street was taken in 1950. The window looks westerly to several buildings, including – left to right – the Hotel Californian at 800 I Street, the Labor Temple at 902...
    • 1041
    • Yolo County Grain Port

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 aerial view shows grain elevators and buildings on the Yolo County side of the Sacramento River. Railroad tracks and a train appear in the top portion of the photograph and the east bank of the Sacramento River.
    • 1812
    • Hertz Driv-Ur-Self Station

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows a 2121 Thirteenth Street Hertz Rent-A-Car location, then known as "Driv-Ur-Self Station." Less than ten years later, Hertz would also be offering the option to "Rent-A-Plane" at the Sacramento Municipal Airport, making...
    • 436
    • George Takahashi Optometry

    • 1950
    • Resting in circa 1950 at 1200 K Street is George Takahashi Optometry. Takahashi was first generation Japanese American, or Nisei, born in California to a family of eleven children. His brothers, Henry, William and Ernest were also physicians, and...
    • 20
    • Orangevale

    • 1950
    • Single story structures house the Orangevale Department Store and Galen Jackson Appliances in 1950's Orangevale. A large residential structure lies between the appliance store and a Hancock gas station to the right. Barely visible is the sign for...
    • 1358
    • Star Furniture

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows the front of Star Furniture on 1511 Del Paso Boulevard in North Sacramento. Started in 1932 by Ralph Jennings, the store claimed to be ""California's largest furniture store north of Sacramento."" Jennings and...
    • 487
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District

    • 1950
    • Shown here, in circa 1950, is the business office of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) at 2101 K Street. The power utility was created by the vote of Sacramento County residents on July 11, 1923. For the next two decades, however,...
    • 488
    • City of Sacramento Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Leslie Cox

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 portrait shows Leslie Cox of the City of Sacramento's Bureau of Criminal Investigation. A native of Sacramento and alumnus of Mary J. Watson grade school and Sacramento High School and WWI veteran, Cox served with the bureau from...
    • 1382
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Second Street:  926 and 930

    • 1950
    • The Roma Hotel, at 930 Second Street, is the focus of this 1950 photograph. Also visible are the Roma Cafe at 930 Second Street and the National Employment Agency at 926 Second Street. The hotel - one of the first in Sacramento to owned by an...
    • 1557


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