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    • Gateway to the William Land Park Zoo

    • 1961
    • This circa 1961 postcard shows the entrance to the William Land Park Zoo, located at Sutterville Road and South Land Park Drive. The futuristic gateway and concession stand was completed in June 1961, part of a 234,000 dollar facilities upgrade...
    • BBSAC818
    • Front Street:   1111 through 1115

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph shows the California Office Furniture Company at 1111 Front Street. To the right, at 1115 Front Street, is the Lawrence Mayflower Moving and Storage Company.
    • 126
    • Civil War Display at Main Branch

    • 1961
    • This July 1961 photograph captures a display on the American Civil War. The exhibit stoof at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, lcaoted at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-27
    • Seventh Street:  1010A through 1010C

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph provides a storefront view of the Magic Kitchen Restaurant at 1010A Seventh Street, the American Typewriter Exchange at 1010B Seventh Street, and Len's Leathercraft at 1010C Seventh Street. In the center of the frame, writing...
    • 1610
    • 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
    • Seventh Street:  1116 through 1122

    • 1961
    • The Wonder Cafe at 1116 Seventh Street, Jade Liquor at 1118-and-a-half Seventh Street, Frank's Apartments at 1118 Seventh Street, ABC Cleaners at 1120 Seventh Street, Hotel Marshall at 1122 Seventh Street, Rainbow Jewelers at 1127 Seventh Street,...
    • 1612
    • Seventh Street:  906 through 914

    • 1961
    • Emergency Bail Bond Service at 900 Seventh Street, Clyde's Office Supply at 906 Seventh Street, the American Typewriter Exchange at 908 Seventh Street, and the Sacramento County Free Library headquarters at 914 Seventh Street are all visible in...
    • 1614
    • Troop 406 Portrait

    • 1961
    • Captured in 1961, this photograph shows giddy members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 406. The group’s flag is stitched with the words “Troop 406, St. Roberts Patrons Club, Sacramento, California, Golden Empire Council.” Members include,...
    • 2290
    • K Street, 627-719

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph takes in three venerable examples of mid-to-late nineteenth century Sacramento architecture; left to right, the Golden Eagle Hotel, built between 1853 and 1860, the Post Office, built between 1890 and 1894, and the Ochsner...
    • 1416
    • Seventh Street:  1010B and 1010C

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph provides a view of Seventh Street, looking north from K Street. Visible are the American Typewriter Exchange at 1010B Seventh Street, Len's Leathercraft at 1010C Seventh Street, and the Home Apartments at 1008 Seventh Street. ...
    • 1609
    • Seventh Street:  1118-1120

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph shows Jade Liquor at 1118 Seventh Street, Frank's Apartments at 1118 Seventh Street, and the ABC Cleaners at 1120 Seventh Street.
    • 1613
    • Seventh Street:  1006 through 1010A

    • 1961
    • Pearl's Beauty Shop at 1008 Seventh Street and the Magic Kitchen Restaurant at 1010A Seventh Street are visible in this 1961 photograph. 1006 Seventh Street was vacant at the time the photgraph was taken.
    • 1615
    • National Library Week

    • 1961
    • Shown in April 1961 are several librarians standing in front of a National Library Week billboard. Standing to the far left is library director Dorothy Drake.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-12
    • 502-506 J Street

    • 1961
    • Photograph, taken circa 1961, of J Street at the corner of Fifth. Shown in the picture are the Blue Front Grocery (502 J Street), the Ansonia Hotel (504? J Street), George Gee's Laundry (504 J Street), and the building that housed A. Leoni and...
    • 896
    • Mabel Gillis Circulation Desk

    • 1961
    • In this 1961 image, three children line up for service at the circulation desk of the Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. Branch manager Helen Schweiss is providing assistance. The branch opened in...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-31
    • L Street, 320-328

    • 1961
    • This photograph shows the Alameda Theater (328 L Street), Hong Kong Cafe (320 L Street), and Mrs. Mary Dulay, Notary Public (326 L Street). It was taken in 1961 which was the theater's last year of operation. The Alameda was originally the Nippon...
    • 686
    • Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox

    • 1928
    • Trotting his way down Fifteenth Street in this circa 1940 photograph is Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox. After having worked his way up from department bookkeeper, the Indiana-born Cox served as Sheriff from 1932 to 1961. He died in 1983. In...
    • 1381
    • Sutter's Fort - 1839, Sacramento, Cal.

    •  
    • The main entrance to Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard. Visible through the wisteria-draped entrance is the northern wall and what would have been the fort's kitchen. The pictured gate - affixed in 1961 - was replaced in 1991 with a...
    • BBSAC868
    • Stop 'N' Shop

    • 1950
    • The Stop-N-Shop market at 2851 Fulton Avenue is the subject of this 1950 photograph. The Stop-N-Shop name was a familiar one to Sacramentans, the chain having opened its first location in 1928 at Twenty-Eighth Street and Broadway. The store was...
    • 707
    • Grand Rapids Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • This view of a dormant storefront for the Grand Rapids Furniture Company at 631 K Street was taken in 1961. The store had been operated by the Samoville family – Louis, Avron, and Anne – a longtime fixture in Sacramento’s retail furniture...
    • 337

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