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    • Albert Elkus Menswear

    • 1930
    • The facade of Albert Elkus Menswear at 830 K Street displays the latest styles and fashions for the well-dressed gentleman in 1930. Elkus had a second location, at 904 J Street, in the 1940s. Descended from German immigrants, Elkus was mayor of...
    • 93
    • 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
    • Folsom Dam Dedication May 5, 1956

    • 1956
    • This May 4, 1956, program accompanied the opening of the Folsom Dam. Prior to the official dedication, attendees were entertained by water skiing, motor boat racing and an air show in the newly forged Folsom Lake.
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i02
    • Eighth and K Streets Looking East

    • 1942
    • This October 19, 1942, view of K Street from just west of its intersection with Eighth Street reveals numerous businesses along both sides of the street: Dr. Edward F. Schneider, Dentist, at 1105 Eighth Street, Silver's Jewelers at 800 K Street,...
    • 1403
    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • American Legion on Parade

    • 1937
    • This April 24, 1937, photograph shows units of the American Legion as they march easterly through the intersection of Ninth and K Streets. The parade was the inaugural event in a convention that drew over 5,000 legionnaires to Sacramento. It...
    • 770
    • Northern Electric Depot

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows Sacramento's Northern Electric Depot at 801 J Street. At the ready are two Niles cars. They are two of the first ten cars contracted out to the Niles Car Company of Ohio. They were received by Northern Electric in...
    • BBSAC632
    • K Street

    • 1938
    • This west-facing view of K Street at Eighth Street depicts a very busy downtown street. Crowds of people line the sidewalk, flags fly, and rows of cars drive along the street. The crowds and activity suggest a parade or demonstration although none...
    • 830
    • Biltwell Garage & Storage

    • 1935
    • The Biltwell Garage, located on the southwest corner of Ninth and L, was built in 1920 for a cost of 50,000 dollars for the Brown Motor Sales Company. Once complete, the structure included a garage, machine shop, salesroom and, according to the...
    • 264
    • K Street, Sacramento Between 9th and 10th

    • 1957
    • The view captured on this postcard is just what folks cruising or walking southwest down K Street at night in 1957 would encounter from the corner of 10th and K. Long-time resident business Walgreen Drug Co. at 930 K beams out from under the sign...
    • BBSAC380
    • Snow on K Street

    • 1942
    • Pedestrians, most unprepared for the weather conditions, shuffle their way by S.H. Kress and Company at 818 and Montgomery Ward at 830 K Street in this snowy March 14, 1942, photograph. On that day – between 1 and 3 p.m. – temperatures dropped...
    • 994

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