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    • Entering Sacramento via Highway 99

    • 1973
    • A portion of Highway 99 entering Sacramento from the south circa 1973 is the focus of this postcard. The exit is for Fruitridge Road, one of the major arteries in South Sacramento and named for the crops brought to market and rail along the old...
    • BBSAC934
    • 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
    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a garden...
    • 2280
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1929
    • This 1928 photograph provides as aerial view of the Sacramento County Hospital at Stockton Boulevard and V Street. Originally established in 1897, ground was broken on a new building in 1915 and underwent several additions and renovations before...
    • 570
    • K Street Mall, Sacramento - Dexter Press

    • 1971
    • Shown in circa 1973 is the K Street Mall, amidst the good intentions of urban planners, post the city's massive redevelopment efforts of the 1960s. Evident on the postcard are the status the K Street as a pedestrian only mall, and the presence of...
    • BBSAC363
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1931
    • This photograph of the Sacramento County Hospital's administrative building was taken on May 10, 1931. Beneath its brick shell, the was building was constructed with steel framing and reinforced concrete. Jutting from the left is one of six...
    • 571
    • Sacramento Police Officer Frank Boniface

    • 1925
    • Sacramento City Police Officer Frank Boniface poses with child-on-knee in this circa 1925 photograph. A native of Telluride, Colorado, and naval veteran of the First World War, Boniface served with Sacramento's traffic division and school traffic...
    • 1167
    • Hall of Flowers, State Fair, Sacramento, Cal. - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1973
    • Families and friends gather outside the California State Fair’s “Hall of Flowers”, one of the most popular stops along the route of the old fairgrounds off Stockton Boulevard. Down the way from the main entrance and Agricultural Building the annual...
    • BBSAC344
    • Pedroni’s Pharmacy at Twenty-Seventh and Sacramento Boulevard

    • 1941
    • The 2730 Sacramento Boulevard location of Pedroni’s Pharmacy is pictured in this January 29, 1941, photograph. The sons of Swiss-Italian immigrants, Joseph and Richard Pedroni left their native Napa County for Sacramento in 1920, opening their...
    • 202
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1939
    • An October 20, 1939, photograph reveals the front entrance to the Auditorium of Grant Union High School. The Auditorium held the school's prized pipe organ, an instrument whose quality and design was matched by those in only three other venues in...
    • 880
    • Fritz Kaminsky

    • 1952
    • Fritz Kaminsky, Sacramento City Police Chief, is pictured in this 1952 portrait. A native of Sacramento, Kaminsky was first employed as a secretary to the chief of police on November 18, 1923. Through the years, however, he rose through the ranks...
    • 1132
    • Checking Out Books at Mabel Gillis

    • 1959
    • Pictured in January 1959, librarian Jane Jarvis checks out books to children at the Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. A native of Indiana, Jarvis joined the library system in 1953, eventually...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-11
    • California Exposition, Sacramento, Cal. - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1965
    • For well over fifty years the California State Fair stood at the intersection of Y Street (later Broadway) and Stockton Boulevard and the grounds ran nearly a mile north and east from there and then up 48th Street and back to Y. Upon entering the...
    • BBSAC341
    • California State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - Colorscope

    • 1975
    • The California State Capitol Building is featured here in a postcard view taken from across the street directly between the State Library and Courts Building. The pool and fountain surrounded by flower beds are still in place but the automobiles...
    • BBSAC312
    • Clamshell Dredge Neptune Number 2 on the Sacramento River

    • 1933
    • Photograph, taken April 26, 1933, of a the clamshell dredge Neptune Number 2, at an unknown location on the Sacramento River. The Neptune Number 2 was built in 1919 and dismantled in 1973. It served the U. S. Navy in World War II.
    • 1121
    • Sacramento High School

    • 1940
    • Sacramento High School circa 1940 is the subject of this color postcard bearing the following description on the back: “Sacramento is justly proud of its fine public school system from kindergarten to accredited Junior College. Its two modern high...
    • BBSAC953

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