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    • Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation by Night

    • 1937
    • Pictured under neon lighting, on the evening of June 1, 1937, is Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation at 1106 K Street. The Sacramento location, which opened in 1937, was part of a constellation of stores that ran from San Diego to northern...
    • 305
    • 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
    • Sacramento, State Capitol - James Blank

    • 2000
    • Shown in circa 2000 is the California State Capitol building, as viewed from the southwest. The rotunda and Senate and Assembly chambers were just a year away from a 425,000 dollar, two month-long dusting and restoration, the first since a 68...
    • BBSAC315
    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, California

    • 1980
    • Four imposing views of the California Governor’s Mansion at the intersection of 16th and H Streets in Sacramento, crowd this circa 1980s postcard. Designed by architect N. D. Goodell and built by contractor Uriah Reese in the mid 1870s as a...
    • BBSAC171
    • Town and Country Inn

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    • This 1960s-era postcard provides a sultry vision of the Town and Country Inn at 2060 Auburn Boulevard, or what had been Business Route 40. Built by lumberman Harry Herzog, the Town and Country grew into one of the premier dinner and dance spots in...
    • BBSAC499
    • Coloma School

    • 1934
    • This 1934 photograph shows the Coloma School at 4623 T Street. In the foreground, children sit on the steps that lead up to the school’s southwestern entrance. T Street runs before them. Originally known as Elmhurst School, the Byzantine-style...
    • 873
    • Sacramento Buddhist Church Betsuin, Chapel

    • 1960
    • Shown in this circa 1960 postcard is the interior and shrine of the Sacramento Buddhist Church Betsuin at 2401 Riverside Boulevard. Located in the northwest-most section of the building, its seating capacity was set at 400, but was expandable to...
    • BBSAC177
    • "River City Queen"

    • 1990
    • Shown in circa 1990 is the tour boat "River City Queen," a somewhat common sight along the Sacramento River through the 1980s and 90s, operating from piers at the foor of L Street and at the Riverbank Marina. Made to resemble a traditional...
    • BBSAC549
    • Sacramento State Capitol Building - John Hinde Curteich

    • 1980
    • This view of the California State Capitol building shows the west entrance partially covered by some of the many varieties of trees and shrubs that thrive in Capitol Park. The Hotel Senator in the bottom left of the postcard is one of the oldest...
    • BBSAC308
    • Zombie Hut:  Luau and Polynesian Food

    • 1965
    • Shown on this circa 1965 promotional card for the Zombie Hut restaurant, at 5635 Freeport Boulevard, are five men. Before them is a spread of food, including a roasted pig. In addition to its Polynesian fare, the spot was known for its floor...
    • BBSAC647
    • Pioneer bookmobile

    • 1976
    • Men in western costume pose next to the Bicentennial-themed Sacramento Public Library Pioneer bookmobile. This mobile library was in operation from 1975 through the late 1980s.
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