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    • Hotel Sacramento Building, K Street at Eleventh

    • 1938
    • The elegant Hotel Sacramento is captured in this March 28, 1938, photograph. In 1907, a 50 year, 10 month lease was signed by hotel management. The deal expired in 1957 and, with it, the lifespan of one of Sacramento's most prominent downtown...
    • 512
    • First Touchdown for La Sierra High School

    • 1957
    • This September 20, 1957, photograph shows Buzz Patterson scoring a touchdown in a high school football game between La Sierra High School Longhorns and Bishop Armstrong High School Falcons at El Camino Stadium in Carmichael. Several Armstrong,...
    • 2423
    • The Hub Hotel and Tavern

    • 1957
    • Taken in 1957, this photograph shows the weathered facades of the Hub Hotel and Tavern at 224 J Street and the Lincoln Room at 226 J Street. The building housing the Hub was erected by wholesale merchant and Kentuckian Edward P. Figg after the...
    • 19
    • Oak Park-Elmhurst Little League:  The "Angels"

    • 1957
    • The "Angels" of the Oak Park-Elmhurst Little League pose for a team portrait in 1957. With the post World War II wave of youth baseball excitement, the league received its charter in 1953. The diversity of smiling faces are indicative of an...
    • 74
    • Mabel Gillis Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 shows the front of the Modernist-style Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. Opened in December 1957, it was one of four branch libraries in the city system and a considerable upgrade...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-29
    • K Street, Sacramento Between 9th and 10th

    • 1957
    • The view captured on this postcard is just what folks cruising or walking southwest down K Street at night in 1957 would encounter from the corner of 10th and K. Long-time resident business Walgreen Drug Co. at 930 K beams out from under the sign...
    • BBSAC380
    • Arcade Baptist Church

    • 1957
    • This circa 1957 photograph shows the Arcade Baptist Church during construction at its 3927 Marconi Avenue location. When completed in 1959, the 165,000 dollar structure had a seating capacity of 850 persons and would include a pastor's study,...
    • 661
    • Jackson's furniture store

    • 1955
    • Photographed in 1955 is Jackson's Furniture Store as it sat on the southwest corner of Fourteenth and K Streets. Jacksons was started in Oakland, California, in 1889 by Henry Jackson. Jackson and his business holds considerable distinction for...
    • 426
    • The Review, 1937

    • 1937-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high...
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    • J.C. Penney

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 photograph shows the J.C. Penney Company department store at 630 K Street. The 96,000 square foot store was opened in February 1957, making it one of the five largest Penney's outlets at that time. The windowless, six story...
    • 161
    • Downtown Sacramento, California -W.C. Spangler

    • 1961
    • This 1961 postcard shows the south side of K Street, between Eleventh and Tenth streets. A Woolworth's -- built in 1957 -- occupies the corner where the Hotel Sacramento stood for decades next to its companion, the Hotel Land -- built in 1910 --...
    • BBSAC364
    • 406 11th Street, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1912
    • Pictured in 1912, is the 406 Eleventh Street home of German immigrant and widow Dorothea Schubert and her four daughters. The house was moved from Thirteenth and C in 1869. Prior to that, and between 1864 and 1869, it was the hospital of the...
    • BBSAC411
    • Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts by Day

    • 1939
    • This daylight photograph of Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts at 1510 L Street was taken on November 17, 1939. The pictured store was opened in 1939 by Herbert “Bert” Woodall and the first generation German-American Carl Lehman. Woodall...
    • 750a
    • Coral Reef Lodge

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    • The Maleville brothers played an important role in establishing the Town and Country area of Sacramento and particularly Fulton Avenue, known from the 1940s through the 1960s as a thoroughfare loaded with quality eateries, lodges and nightclubs....
    • BBSAC444
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Fritz Vibe Postcard

    • 1961
    • This 1961 postcard shows the south side of K Street, between Eleventh and Tenth streets. A Woolworth's -- built in 1957 -- occupies the corner where the Hotel Sacramento stood for decades next to its companion, the Hotel Land -- built in 1910 --...
    • BBSAC365
    • Southern Pacific Lines, Engine #1170

    • 1920
    • This picture, taken in circa 1920, shows the Southern Pacific S-8 switcher number 1170 pushing a passenger car. Before the train are several individuals in pose. The 1170 was built in 1907 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia,...
    • 1028
    • Capitol Travelodge - Gillick Printing, Inc.

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    • Sitting on the northeast corner of Eleventh and H Streets is one section of the 85-unit Capitol Travelodge. Opened in 1957, the motel survived a bomb scare in 1977, but could not escape sale and a 6 million dollar rennovation, in 2007/08, into a...
    • BBSAC506
    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1942

    • 1942
    • Pictured in 1942 is the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street. Its marquee advertises the premiere of "In Old California," starring John Wayne. The theater also promotes the purchase of war bonds with the phrase "Slap the Jap." In the foreground...
    • 807
    • Boys in Front of Mabel Gillis Branch

    • 1960
    • A gaggle of boys and bikes are seen, in circa 1960, outside the entrance of the Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. The 2,500-square-foot structure was built in 1957. Its mid-century modernistic...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-1

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