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    • Sacramento Solons Team Portrait: 1951

    • 1951
    • Taken in 1951, this photograph shows the Sacramento Solons baseball team at Edmonds Field, located at Broadway and Riverside Boulevard. After a successful individual season from Joe Gordon, who had 136 runs batted in and 43 home runs, the Solons...
    • 1310
    • Promotional Photograph for Port of Sacramento

    • 1951
    • This graphically-enhanced promotional photograph of the proposed Port of Sacramento was taken in 1951. It faces east, showing both West Sacramento in the foreground and, in the distance, Sacramento proper. Plans for a freshwater shipping channel...
    • 790
    • American Trust Company

    • 1951
    • This evening photograph of the American Trust Company’s 1011 Tenth Street branch was taken on March 3, 1951. The company established itself in Sacramento with a mere ten employees at the corner of Seventh and J Streets. By the time this...
    • 1876
    • Sacramento Controller Archibald Hoover

    • 1951
    • Archibald O. Hoover sits in his City Hall office in this 1951 photograph. The Texas native served as Sacramento's Deputy City Controller between 1932 and 1934 and was the city's primary Controller from 1935 through 1960, retiring from public...
    • 1129
    • Sacramento, Cal. - W.C. Spangler

    • 1951
    • Shown in circa 1951 is an aerial view of Sacramento, as seen from the southeast. Most prominent is the California State Capitol and Capitol Park. Also visible is the contrast between the city's strong government dimension and a century old...
    • BBSAC277
    • Babcock's B.F. Goodrich and Kelvinator Appliances

    • 1951
    • This photograph of Babcock's was taken on February 28, 1951. Owned by Otis D. Babcock, the store sold automobile tires, batteries and other devices, as well as home electrical appliances. Babcock also practiced law, as indicated by a sign in the...
    • 748
    • Herbert Goodpastor

    • 1960
    • This is a circa 1960 photograph of Herbert E. Goodpastor, a Sacramento architect between 1936 and 1964. One of his most entertaining personal projects was the art deco style Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard, opened June 7, 1940 and still...
    • 999
    • Raley’s Grocery Store at Tallac Village Shopping Center

    • 1951
    • This 1951 photograph shows Raley’s Grocery Store as it sits within the 21-unit Tallac Village Shopping Center at Fourteenth Avenue and Sixtieth Street. The 17,000-square-foot structure was designed to feature the newest ideas in the super-market...
    • 421
    • K Street, 912-930; 1106 Tenth Street

    • 1951
    • The Hotel Land, a five story structure occupies this K Street corner in downtown Sacramento. The ground floor shops in this building include: Don Burton Shoes (914 K Street), Graysons Women's Clothing (918 K Street), Leeds Shoes (922 K Street),...
    • 1408
    • Rio Linda Junior High School

    • 1950
    • This sketch shows Rio Linda Junior High School, designed by Sacramento-based architect Leonard F. Starks. Opened in 1951, the school was part of a 3.4 million dollar building program within the Grant Union School District. The 26-unit structure...
    • 1243
    • 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
    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - Photo, Blank Back

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 postcard shows the southeast corner of the California State Capitol building and its 7.25 million dollar annex which was completed in 1951. Attached to the east side of the original capitol, the 200-by-275 foot wing was designed to...
    • BBSAC290
    • Las Palmas Senior High School

    • 1953
    • Photographed, in circa 1953, is an architectural plan, done on June 9, 1951, of Las Palmas Senior High School at Las Palmas and Sixth Street in North Sacramento by the architect Leonard F. Starks. Starks won a major contract, in the 1950s, to...
    • 1563
    • Employees at the Otto F. Wiesen Jewelry Shop

    • 1940
    • Taken on August 8, 1940, this photograph shows the interior of the Otto Wiesen Jewelry Shop at 1024 Tenth Street. Prior to settling in at the pictured location, Wiesen had stores at 501-and-a-half K Street, 1013 Eighth Street, 1009 K Street, 1007...
    • 718
    • Lewis and Young's Music Circus

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard shows Lewis and Young's Music Circus as it rests at the northwest corner of Fourteenth and H streets. Its final season under a traditional circus tent came in summer 2002, just before it was replaced by the Wells Fargo...
    • BBSAC877
    • Old Sacramento - Myers

    • 1990
    • This evening photograph of Old Sacramento's Second Street, between I and J streets, was taken in circa 1990. Prior to Old Sacramento’s emergence from a center of urban blite to a State Historic Park in 1965, a series of ideas were proposed for its...
    • BBSAC550
    • American Can Company

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph shows the steamy interior of the American Can Company at 3325 C Street. Founded in 1926, by 1951, American employed 900 workers during the canning season and 275 over the winter months. In total, American’s employees...
    • 1468
    • Fritz Kaminsky

    • 1952
    • Fritz Kaminsky, Sacramento City Police Chief, is pictured in this 1952 portrait. A native of Sacramento, Kaminsky was first employed as a secretary to the chief of police on November 18, 1923. Through the years, however, he rose through the ranks...
    • 1132
    • Los Robles Moto Lodge - Colourpicture

    • August 1951
    • This "Shini color" postcard of the Los Robles Motor Lodge, across from the Sacramento Municipal Golf Course, shows an idyllic courtyard of ceramic-roofed cottages and advertises "45 fully modern, carpeted units, with central heating and...
    • BBSAC464


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