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    • Aerial View of Sacramento, 1960

    • 1960
    • Aerial overview of Sacramento, 1960. The Old City Cemetery is just visible at the bottom of the photograph next to Edmonds Field.
    • 2016
    • Reference Room of the Sacramento Public Library

    • 1960
    • This photograph was taken in February of 1960 from the balcony overlooking the Sacramento Central Library's Reference Room. At the desk is librarian Edna Cunningham, who worked at Central from 1958 to 1960. In 1995, the room was converted into a...
    • 622
    • Hotel Coloma and Metropolitan Department Store

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows a gaggle of businesses on the south side of K Street, between Fifth and Sixth Streets. The following businesses are visible: the Valley Hotel at 506-and-a-half K Street, People’s Clothing Store at 506 K Street, the...
    • 375
    • Regal Service Station

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the Regal Service Station, located at 1221 through 1231 Third Street. Giveaway stamps, redeemable for merchandise, are advertised along with a fifteen-month battery for six dollars and eightty-eight cents. A vintage 1960...
    • 624
    • Remington Rand Company

    • 1960
    • The storefront of the Remington Rand Company at 1107 J Street is shown in this 1960 photograph. The business was formed during the summer of 1927 as a producer of office equipment. Its location would be on the floor level of the Elks Building for...
    • 307
    • Sixth Street:  1008 through 1018

    • 1960
    • This dormant section of Sixth Street, between J and K Streets, was photographed in 1960. The Yee Pharmacy at 1008 Sixth Street, Sacramento Hat Works at 1010 Sixth Street, the Stewart Hotel at 1012 Sixth Street, the Keystone Cafe at 1014 Sixth...
    • 1678
    • California's State Capitol - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1960
    • Fan palms stand in the foreground of this circa 1960 poastcard of Capitol Park and the California State Capitol building. Taking up twelve square blocks, the capital complex boasts roughly 2,000 plants and, as of 2013, 13 major memorials.
    • BBSAC291
    • State Office Building Number One

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows State Office Building Number One's frieze and pediment. Crafted by New York City artist Edward Field Sanford, the building's section symbolizes ""The Gift of the World to California"" with the frieze inscribed with the...
    • 1039
    • Sixth Street:  1022 through 1026

    • 1960
    • This photograph, taken in circa 1960, reveals a portion of Sixth Street. Businesses included are Harry's Clothing at 1022 Sixth Street, the Sixth & K Grocery at 1024 Sixth Street, the Stadion Cafe and Greek Lodge at 1024 Sixth Street, and the...
    • 1679
    • J Street, 606 through 614

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows several businesses on the south side of J Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets. They include, right to left, the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street, the abandoned Crystal Palace pottery, the Argentina Tavern at 610 J...
    • 926
    • Mansion Belle

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is the "Mansion Belle." The vessel was built in 1942 for use by the Army Corps of Engineers as a snag boat, pulling loose trees and debris out the Sacramento River's channel. The boat was then used in John Wayne's 1955,...
    • BBSAC685
    • Sixth Street:  1027 through 1029

    • 1960
    • A stretch of Sixth Street, between J and K Streets, is shown in this circa 1960 photograph. The Trutime Watch Shop at 1027 Sixth Street, the Victory Laundry at 1027 Sixth Street, and United Shoe Shop at 1029 Sixth Street are all visible.
    • 1680
    • J Street, 431-431; 920 Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • J Street at Fifth in the 1960's is dominated by the old Sacramento Bank Building now occupied by the Metropolitan Army and Navy Store (431 J Street). Cars are parked at the curb and a pedestrian is carrying his laundry wrapped in paper and hanging...
    • 930
    • Children at Main Library

    • 1960
    • In this circa 1960 photograph, a group of giddy children qeueu up in the lobby area of the Sacramento City Library’s downtown library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-6
    • Leed’s Shoes Sign

    • 1936
    • Pictured on March 20, 1936, are the bustling locations of Leed’s Shoes and Lewis’s Women’s Apparel at 814 and 812 K Street, respectively. Leed’s had been at the pictured location since the fall of 1934, helping up to 100 of Sacramento’s...
    • 456
    • Dorothy Drake and Lucille Holland

    • 1960
    • Shown in this curious circa 1960 photograph, library directory Dorothy Drake and office secretary Lucille Holland stand suspended on a hydraulic lift, over the intersection of Ninth and I Streets and in front of the downtown branch of the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-20
    • Equipoise Card Club and Other Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 are True-Time Watch Repair at 1128 Seventh Street, the Equipoise Card Club at 1126 Seventh Street, and the Marshall Hotel at 1122 Seventh Street. With a history dating back to the 1930s, the Equipoise, originally located at 415 K...
    • 31
    • K Streets: 508 through 620

    • 1960
    • Pictured in circa 1960 are the Karl’s Shoes are 620 K Street and Breuner’s Furniture at 600 through 618 K Street. Karl’s – a chain store – had been a K Street fixture since the late-1920s while Bruener’s had been a Sacramento institution since its...
    • 42
    • Christmas Decorations at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 image captures an art paper Christmas tree sitting before books in an adult services section at the Sacramento City Library’s downtown branch, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-1

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