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    • Puppet Show at Fruitridge Branch

    • July 25, 1969
    • Several children crowd around a puppet show at the Sacramento County Library’s Fruitridge Branch, located at 4020 Twenty-Second Street. The show, taking place on July 25, 1969, was provided by the Mountain Valley Information Center.
    • PH-SPL-FRU-1-9
    • "K" Street Mall and Tram - Dexter Press

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a street tram on K Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. The pictured tram -- a rubber-tired, gasoline-powered replica of the area's old-time streetcars -- was part of a group that was placed within the K...
    • BBSAC406
    • K Street Mall at Eleventh Street

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975 from the Weinstock, Lubin and Company department store, at 1120 K Street, is the intersection of Eleventh and K Streets and various water and concrete features that were placed there in 1969 under the enthusiastic support of...
    • 1261
    • K Street Mall at Twelfth Street

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975, this photograph captures a view of the K Street Mall, looking east from the intersection Twelfth and K Streets. To the left of the frame are the venerable McCurry's Photography at 1131 K Street and Lauter and Son's Gifts. To...
    • 1262
    • Baggage Room Closed

    • 1970
    • A sign posted next to the door of a baggage room reads: CLOSING APRIL 18, 1969 All Baggage That is Overdue Can be Picked Up At ACME TRANSFER & STORAGE 1009 14th ST SACTO.
    • 1931
    • Seventh and K Streets

    • 1963
    • Looking south from Merchant Street, this 1963 photograph shows Arden's women's clothing store at 700 K Street, the Flagstone Hotel at 1111 Seventh Street, and the Milner Hotel at 1121 Seventh Street. Arden's underwent sizable rennovations in 1942...
    • 1611
    • Sacramento's Busy K Street, Sacramento, California - Harold Ellis

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 postcard reveals a scene along K Street, between Eighth and Ninth streets. Notable structures are Silver's Jewelry, located at 800 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, the Wards building, located at 830 K, and Hale...
    • BBSAC382
    • K Street Mall Fountain

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 photograph shows the recently-redeveloped K Street Mall with a close-up of one of its signature water features. Designed in 1969 by four different Bay Area landscape architects, the 2.1 million dollar project called for six-blocks...
    • 984
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament - Mike Roberts

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at Eleventh and K streets. The vantage point provides a rare view of a vehicularized Eleventh Street, between K and I streets. By 1969, K Street had been transformed into the...
    • BBSAC180
    • Fountain on the K Street Mall

    • 1980
    • A large sculptural fountain sits in the center of the intersection of Eleventh and K Streets. In an effort to prevent the migration of retail outlets to suburban shopping centers, Sacramento turned K Street into a pedestrian mall in 1969. Having...
    • 2011
    • Sydenstricker's Drug Stores

    • 1927
    • Shown is a 1927 promotional calendar for Sydenstricker's drugstore empire, built by Missouri-born Marvin Sydenstricker. Everything started with Sydenstricker taking a job as a delivery boy at the Lightarch Pharmacy at Eighteenth and M streets when...
    • EC-BUS-b04f04i08
    • El Mirador Hotel - Mike Roberts

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    • The first major hotel built in downtown Sacramento since 1930, the El Mirador opened Deecember 5, 1957 at a cost of 1.8 million dollars under the ownership of builder-investor Fred Kaiser. Troubles early on forced the sale of "Sacramento's Luxury...
    • BBSAC449
    • K Street, 916-930

    • 1975
    • This 1975 photograph shows - looking west - a sunny, active K Street Mall at Eleventh Street. The marquee of the Crest Theater looms large in the middle of the frame while in the right foreground is Ransohoff's, a department store located at 1031...
    • 1841
    • Arata Brothers Supermarket

    • 1960
    • Taken in 1960, this photograph reveals the elaborate storefront of the Arata Brothers' Supermarket, located at 2732 Thirty-fourth Street in Oak Park. Pyramid-stacked cans of summer hot house rhubarb flank the store's entrance. The sons of Italian...
    • 753
    • Rainbow Bridge From the American River

    • 1930
    • Pictured here in 1930 and spanning the American River is the Rainbow Bridge. Built in 1917/18 by the Ross Construction Company, it was considered, at the time, to be the fourth largest concrete span in the world, measuring some 550 feet, shoreline...
    • 193
    • K Street Mall Reflection Pool

    • 1970
    • This photograph was taken in circa 1970 from a point just to the east of the intersection of K and Eighth Street. It reveals a reflection pool and several pedestrians. To the right of the picture and in the distance are Weinstocks and, beyond...
    • 990
    • Close-up of O’Neil Brothers Service Station

    • 1933
    • This closer view of gas pumps and service garages at the O’Neil Brothers Service Station at Thirteenth and L Streets was captured on May 12, 1933. In spite of its founders, Joseph and John O’Neil, dying during the 1940s, the company surged to five...
    • 145
    • YMCA Lobby & Reading Room, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Members of Sacramento's YMCA rest, read and chat amidst the first floor of the organization's headquarters on Fifth and J Streets. Built in 1913, the building stood as the YMCA's home until 1950, when the group moved to Twentieth and W Streets. ...
    • BBSAC164

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