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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
    • 9th Street, Sacramento, Cal. -David Joslyn Collection

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph provides a leaf-shrouded view of Ninth Street, as seen from between H and I Streets, looking southerly. To the immediate right, are the Pythian Castle at 830 Ninth Street. To the left of that is the newly opened...
    • BBSAC362
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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, 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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