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    • Sacramento Sympthony and Oratorio Society

    • 1913
    • This January 1913 program addresses a rendering of G.F. Handel's "Messiah," as performed at the Clunie Theatre, located at 809 K Street. The event was performed by the Sacramento Symphony and Oratorio Society's oratorio branch, making the...
    • EC-THE-MU-b04f01i02
    • Municipal Auditorium, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in circa 1940 postcard shows the southwestern edge of the Memorial Auditorium. Built in 1926 and opened in February 1927, the Byzantine-style structure has served as venue for artist, from opera singer Marion Anderson to rock band Led...
    • BBSAC094
    • Tree Removal at Cesar Chavez Park

    • 2002
    • A large elm tree is removed from Cesar Chavez Park in this 2002 photograph. In the background are, left to right, the U.S. Bank Plaza, the Angelo Tsakopoulos Galleria and Sacramento's Central Library at 828 I Street. The buildings were...
    • 2266b
    • Theater Diepenbrock, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1913
    • Pictured in circa 1913, at the northeast corner of Twelfth and J Streets, is the Theater Diepenbrock. Built in 1911, the venue became, along with the Pantages Theater on 615 K Street, a popular spot to take in vaudeville, all the entertainment...
    • BBSAC875
    • The Orpheum Theatre, Sacramento, California

    • 1913
    • Meichlor Diepenbrock's Orpheum Theater, at 1203 J Street, is shown in this 1913 postcard. The theater was part of the Orpheum Circuit, a vaudeville consortium started in San Francisco by Gustav Walter. The original intent of Diepenbrock, a real...
    • BBSAC876
    • Lewis and Young's Music Circus

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard shows Lewis and Young's Music Circus as it rests at the northwest corner of Fourteenth and H streets. Its final season under a traditional circus tent came in summer 2002, just before it was replaced by the Wells Fargo...
    • BBSAC877
    • Buddhist Church of Sacramento

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows Sacramento's Buddhist Church at 418 O Street. The congregation, the second-oldest of its kind in the United States, was founded in 1900 with 50 original members. To the right of the frame is the church's 410 O...
    • 1809
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium - Frank McDongal

    • 1930
    • Shown in circa 1930 is the Memorial Auditorium, situated at Sixteenth and J streets. Funding for the memorial structure and its furnishings came primarily via bonds, with the total cost sitting at 1.5 million dollars. The structure -- built to...
    • BBSAC140
    • Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium - E.F. Clements

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Memorial Auditorium, located on the northeast corner of Fifteenth and J streets. Built in 1925/27, the structure's foundation -- measuring an area of 216 feet by 262 feet -- required the driving of some 1,100...
    • BBSAC141
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium - H.S. Crocker Company

    • 1945
    • Shown in circa 1945 is Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, at Sixteenth and J streets. Opened in 1927 as part of a surge in post-war building, the structure, as stated to both sides of its entrance was "dedicated to those who made the supreme...
    • BBSAC142
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1928
    • Taken in 1928, this photograph shows the ornate facade of Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. The structure was erected on land donated by John Sutter, Junior, and had been the site of Mary J. Watson Grammar School. ...
    • 1034
    • You'll Never Miss the Lager…Theatre Comique

    • 1882
    • This 1882 flier announces the opening of James T. Browne's Theatre Comique at K Street, between Second and Front streets. The concern replaced what had been the Capital Theatre (owned by F.W. Fratt). Said the Sacramento Union, Browne "proposes to...
    • EC-THE-TH-b12f02i01
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1927
    • This photograph shows the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. Long one of Sacramento's most iconic structures, it was opened on February 22, 1927, to honor those Sacramentans who died in the First World War. The building's...
    • 1035
    • Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • 1930
    • The floral splendor of the grounds of the Memorial Auditorium, located at Sixteenth and J streets, is captured in this circa 1930 postcard. Built in 1926 as a memorial to those Americans who died in defense of the nation, inscribed on the...
    • BBSAC149
    • Front Street Theatre Comique Season Ticket

    • 1870
    • This 1870 item is a season ticket to Sacramento's Front Street Theatre Comique, operated, at the time, by Brooklyn, New York-native Colonel William E. Sinn.
    • EC-THE-TH-b12f02i02
    • Grand Electric Carnival from K Street, from Ninth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This September 9, 1895, photograph captures the gleam of the Grand Electric Carnival on K Street, between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Strings of lights hang from poles and crisscross K Street. The event was held to celebrate the unprecedented long...
    • 2382

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