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    • Breuner's: Your Christmas Store for 95 Years

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows a holiday window display, courtesy of Breuner's Furniture. The back of the card reads: "'The Old Christmas Quilting Party Back Home' is Breuner's 16th old-fashioned, musical, moving Christmas display. The figures...
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    • Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard captures the splendor of the tradition of window displays at Breuner's Furniture. The back of the postcard reads: "Breuner's 32nd musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch' where...
    • BBSAC820
    • Breuner's Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • This 1960 phothograph of Breuner's at 600 K Street, and Goodwill Industries Department Store at 1117 Sixth Street, was taken from the northwest coerner of Sixth and K Streets. Resting at the business's original 1856 location, the pictured building...
    • 44
    • This is Breuner's 96th Year of Saying Merry Christmas

    • 1952
    • Pictured in circa 1952 is a portion of window displays at Breuner's Furniture at 600 K Street. So much a part of Sacramento's twentieth-century Holiday Season tradition, the practice started in 1934. With display themes changing yearly,...
    • BBSAC825
    • Marian Anderson, Franz Rupp at the Piano

    • 1944
    • This March 1944 program accompanied a performance of contralto Marian Anderson and accompanist Franz Rupp at the Memorial Auditorium. The Sacramento Bee called the performance "a musical exaltation not commonly experienced."
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    • The Leading Points of Interest in Sacramento, California

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    • This promotional postcard for Breuner's Furniture shows several Sacramento landmarks, including Breuner's itself at Sixth and K Streets, and clockwise, from the upper, righthand corner: the Crocker Art Gallery at Third and Q, the California State...
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    • Breuners:  Preparing Christmas Dinner out at Aunt Molly's Home

    • 1964
    • This 1964 postcard provides a view of one of Breuners Furniture's traditional Holiday window displays. The back of the card reads: "Breuner's 30th musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Preparing Christmas Dinner at Aunt Molly's Home' where...
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    • Breuner's Furniture Company

    • 1945
    • The venerable Breuner's furniture store rests at its 604 K Street location in 1945. John Breuner - after sailing around Cape Horn in the early 1850s - started his business in 1856 and it stayed in operation for over 120 years. Bruener's was...
    • 37
    • Christmas Window at Breuner's

    • 1947
    • Shown in 1947 is Breuner's twelfth old-fashioned musical, moving Christmas display. The tradition of doing as much started in 1934. The theme of the 1947 display was "Christmas Eve at Granny's," and it debuted on November 27.
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    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused 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...
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    • K Streets: 508 through 620

    • 1960
    • Pictured in circa 1960 are the Karl’s Shoes are 620 K Street and Breuner’s Furniture at 600 through 618 K Street. Karl’s – a chain store – had been a K Street fixture since the late-1920s while Bruener’s had been a Sacramento institution since its...
    • 42
    • K Street, 500-600; 1105 Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • This view of K Street looking East from Fourth, taken circa 1960 depicts an excavation of a full city block with the Hotel Coloma (508 K Street), Gallenkamp's Shoes (500 K Street), Breuner's (600 K Street), and Fred's Market (1105 Fifth Street) in...
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    • Sacramento Advertising Club

    • 1936
    • Shown on July 14, 1936, is a meeting of the Sacramento Advertising Club. The group - known also as the "Ad Club" - was started in 1907 by 15 local advertisers as a way for Sacramento firms to exchange ideas and promote Sacramento through its...
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    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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