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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Country Club Centre, at Watt and El Camino Avenues, is shown in this 1958 photograph. The spot was called the "largest shopping development in California involving chains stores." In its original form and with a 4,000,000 million dollar price...
    • 1336
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1952
    • This 1952 photograph shows several storefronts of the Country Club Centre. Anchor stores for the development include, to the left of the frame, a Lucky store, covering some 15,350 square feet of selling space, and, to the far right, the 23,000...
    • 1337
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • A car show occupies the massive parking lot of Country Club Centre in this 1958 photograph. The development, designed by San Francisco-based architect William B. David, covered a lot of 13-acres and was considered to be Sacramento's first regional...
    • 1335
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Looking east, this 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre. The spot offered a three gala opening for August 21, 22 and 23, 1952, which included free lucky hats and pony rides for children and free Coca Cola and Dr. Pepper. ...
    • 1360
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre at Watt Avenue and El Camino Boulevard. Opening in August 1952 by way of the theater designs of Joseph Blumenfeld, it soon occurred to him that the northern county's burgeoning population...
    • 1338
    • Second Street:  1219; Capitol Avenue:  201 through 206

    • 1960
    • The east side of Second Street, between L Street and Capitol Avenue, is shown in this 1960 photograph. Businesses in view include the La Simpatia Restaurant at 1219 Second Street, Al's Flying A Gas Station at 201 Capitol Avenue, and, on the other...
    • 1522
    • Sacramento from the Air Looking Down Capitol Avenue

    • 1996
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC044
    • California Redwoods

    • 1958
    • This uninspired color photograph of a vintage automobile travelling through the California redwoods was one of a group of stock postcards purchased to promote Lew Williams Chevrolet Center at 2449 Fulton Avenue. Mailed for three cents on December...
    • BBSAC786
    • West Capitol Avenue

    • 1947
    • Two vehicles move along West Sacramento's West Capitol Avenue in this January 20, 1947 view. To the right of the photograph is a billboard advertising Lyon's Root Beer. In the distance is the faux dome of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol...
    • 1435
    • Fulton Avenue at Sierra

    • 1938
    • This November 3, 1938 photograph shows Fulton Avenue at Sierra Boulevard, with automobiles parked in front of an orchard and a sign for a Chiropractor, Dr. P. R. Mandeville in the foreground. A mail box in the foreground bears the name A. J....
    • 1504
    • Capitol Avenue

    • 1932
    • Taken on May 20, 1932, this photograph of an arcaded Capitol Avenue shows several cars, a home, and street car tracks running the length of the avenue. For May 1932, Sacramento experienced a moderate average temperature of 64.2 degress with 27...
    • 1922
    • Sacramento Skyline with State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC042
    • Arcade Library from Marconi Avenue

    • 1976
    • The unique style concept of the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch is visibile from the Marconi Avenue in this 1976 photograph. The jet traffic from McClellan Air Force Base as well as vehicular traffic from Marconi and Fulton Avenues were...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-27
    • Nugget, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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    • M Street with a View of the California State Capitol Building

    • 1925
    • Taken from the intersection of Sixth and M Streets this 1925 photograph shows a busy avenue leading toward the western façade of the California State Capitol building. Visible are several automobiles, a street car and a cyclist. M Street – as...
    • 989
    • Golden West Motors Company Christening

    • 1914
    • Just beyond the eastern banks of the Sacramento River, a happy group gathers at the opening of Golden West Motors Company. Located at Seventh Avenue and Riverside Boulevard, the business officially opened on July 1, 1914, when Miss Phenette Miller...
    • 1823b
    • Bridle Trail at William Land Park with Residences in Background

    • 1930
    • Four women ride horses, two abreast, at William Land Park in this circa 1930 photograph. In the background and to the north are several residences; the brick structure in the middle of the photograph is 1901 Thirteenth Avenue while the Tudor-style...
    • 765b
    • St. Mary's Cemetery

    • 1932
    • Taken on March 28, 1932, this photograph shows the Mausoleum of the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at 6700 Twenty-First Avenue. The 80,000 dollar structure was built in 1929/30 in the shape of a cross and represented a culmination of the efforts of...
    • 702
    • Signage at Arden Branch

    • 1971
    • This 1971 photograph captures the sign of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The facility opened in late 1971 with librarian Lynn Loomis serving as its first branch manager. In the background is the...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-3
    • Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse

    • 1931
    • This August 26, 1931, photograph reveals the east side of the Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse, located at 1501 Spear Avenue. By the 1950s, the building had become part of the California Packing Company's industrial...
    • 25

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