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    • Old Home Bakers Company

    • 1954
    • The Old Home Bakers at 3226 Montgomery Street is shown in this October 20, 1954, photograph. The business was founded in 1923 and, by 1954, was distributing its bread as far north as Redding and as far south as Lodi. It also prided itself as the...
    • 155
    • American Trust Company Anniversary

    • 1954
    • Pictured in April 1954 is the American Trust Company’s one-hundredth anniversary gala, held at the bank’s 1011 Tenth Street location. Standing before the celebratory cake – topped with 100 candles – are, left to right, H. Stephen Chase,...
    • 2013
    • El Cortez Motel - Colourpicture

    • 1954
    • Shown in 1954 is a rendering of the 20-unit El Cortez Hotel. Resting on the Roseville Freeway and Auburn Boulevard, the motor court sat across the street from the Sacramento Municipal Golf Course. It also offered steam heat, radios, and tiled...
    • BBSAC447
    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • This January 18, 1954, photograph looks northwesterly, away from West Sacramento and toward the Port of Sacramento and what will - as seen in the upper, left-hand corner of the photograph - be the entry point for the deep water shipping channel. ...
    • 649a
    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • The Port of Sacramento's nascent deep water channel is pictured here on January 18, 1954. The two silos are on the north bank of the channel. The earliest feasibility study on the Port was done in 1911 by Paul Norboe, an engineer for the State of...
    • 649b
    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • The Port of Sacramento's nascent deep water channel is pictured here on January 18, 1954. The two silos are on the north bank of the channel. The earliest feasibility study on the Port was done in 1911 by Paul Norboe, an engineer for the State of...
    • 649c
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1954
    • Aerial view of downtown Sacramento, the State Capitol, and surrounding areas taken in 1954. Compare the sprawling developments between this photo and previous years.
    • 1058
    • Club 21 - Yorkolor Process

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    • The Club 21 opened as a tavern at 1122 Twenty-First Street around 1954 and expanded into the restaurant business by 1960, serving meals at 1120 Twenty-First Street. The reverse side of this card, postmarked in 1973, boasts the lounges' seating...
    • BBSAC640
    • Greetings from Sacramento "Camellia Capital of the World"

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 postcard shows one of Sacramento's defining symbols, the camellia. It is believed that the first camellia came to Sacramento in 1852 and, by the early 1900s, the Capital City started to be referred to as "The Camellia City."...
    • BBSAC771
    • Peter Lassen Junior High School

    • 1955
    • Sitting at 5022 Fifty-Eighth Street in 1955 is Peter Lassen Junior High School, resting alongside Mark Twain Elementary School on the far right. Named for the early California pioneer and secessionist, Lassen was dedicated on October 31, 1954. ...
    • 1733
    • Beautiful Rose Garden, William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • “Roses of every variety are found in the Rose Garden in William Land Park in a magnificent setting unsurpassed in beauty” reads the printed description on the back of this card, published circa 1930 and mailed from Denver to San Mateo in...
    • BBSAC590
    • William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • “The beautiful formal flower gardens in this city park are an outstanding attraction to all visitors to the ‘City of Trees and Flowers’” reads the description printed on the back of this postcard. By 1934 almost 6,000 plants and shrubs had...
    • BBSAC591
    • Rodeo Riders

    • 1930
    • Trotting in a row are four riders and horses in this circa 1930 photograph. Sacramento's position in the Central Valley made it a popular venue for rodeo goers. During the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Sacramento saw the Barmby Ranch Rodeo, near Perkins,...
    • 370
    • State of California Highway Patrol Office

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows the parking area of the Sacramento Squad Station for the California Highway Patrol at 2521 Stockton Boulevard. The property abutted the California State Fair Grounds which, prior to the agency's construction of an...
    • 543
    • Sacramento County Administration Building

    • 1956
    • The Sacramento County Administration Building is shown in 1956, at the northeast corner of Seventh and I Streets. The five-story structure was completed in the same year, providing a home for the County's Welfare Department, Treasurer, Recorder,...
    • 1319
    • Freeport Bridge

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows the Freeport Bridge spanning the Sacramento River. Constructed in 1929, the double leaf Bascule moveable bridge is 656 feet long. Its first tender was Henry Costa, the son of Portuguese immigrants. He retired from bridge...
    • 195
    • 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

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