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    • New Maryland Cafe

    • 1925
    • Shown is a circa 1925 advertisement for the Joseph R. Marty's New Maryland Café, located off of Folsom Boulevard near the extinct village of Brighton.
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 05, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
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    • Beauty Rest Motel

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    • Art view of the Beauty Rest Motel at 5969 Stockton Boulevard "within city limits" as stated on the postcard. The California State Automobile Association star of approval on the front was a valuable marketing technique and the card proved an...
    • BBSAC433
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel - Pope Studios

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    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel at 4331 Stockton Boulevard is the subject of this postcard. Built in the early 1950s, and touting itself "Sacramento's Newest and Smartest," the Greenbriar was first operated by Adolph "Dolph" Hager, a master builder and...
    • BBSAC456
    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel - 4331 Stockton Blvd.

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    • This postcard shows the Greenbriar Motor Hotel at 4331 Stockton Boulevard. The U-shaped, 42-unit motor lodge was established in the early 1950s along the well-traveled Highway 99 corridor.
    • BBSAC457
    • Cordova Lodge

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    • This street-level view of the Cordova Lodge at 10701 Folsom Boulevard shows the building, sign and parking lot as it appeared when business was very good. With the closure of Aerojet General and McDonnell-Douglas and the new Highway 50 bypassing...
    • BBSAC443
    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel - A Colourpicture Publication

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    • This postcard depicts the Greenbriar Motel Hotel at 4331 Stockton Boulevard. Built in the early 1950s, the business sat near what was considered to be some of the finest wine vinyards in Northern California. The 240-acre property was owned by...
    • BBSAC455
    • Maleville Lodge - H.S. Crocker Co.

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    • Located at 2712 Fulton Avenue, the Coral Reef Lodge was across the street and slightly west of namesake Coral Reef Restaurant, a fixture and family favorite for over 40 years. Brothers John, Elwood and later band-leader Edwin "Buddy" Malrville...
    • BBSAC466
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • 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
    • San Carlos Court - Plastichrome by Colourpicture

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    • "An air-conditioned motor hotel of distinction...opposite main gate of State Fair Grounds..." is part of the promotion printed on the back of this postcard touting the San Carlos Court Motor Hotel at 2830 Stockton Boulevard. One and one-half blocks...
    • BBSAC488
    • Craig's Cafe

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 menu shows the offerings of Craig's Café, located at 2110 Del Paso Boulevard. By 1942, it changed its named to Rodney's, under the ownership of Rodney Williamson.
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    • White House Motel

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    • The White House Motel is the subject of this postcard. It rested along Business Route 40, which eventually became known as Auburn Boulevard. The opening of the North Sacramento Freeway, in 1947, germinated a slow decline of the litany of small,...
    • BBSAC513
    • Y Motel

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    • Depicted in this postcard is the Y Motel at 2600 Auburn Boulevard. It was located just across from the Sacramento Municipal Golf Course.
    • BBSAC514

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