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    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 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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    • Edmonds Field

    • 1947
    • This July 1947 photograph shows busy box offices at the entrance to Edmonds Field at 1100 Broadway. Home to the Sacramento Solons baseball team, the stadium was built in 1922 as Moreing Field, named after team owner Lew Moreing. The stadium was...
    • 2281
    • Tower Theater and Cardinal Field

    • 1942
    • This 1942 aerial photograph captures Sacramento’s Broadway District between Land Park Drive and the Sacramento River. At the bottom of the photograph is the newly-completed Tower Theater at 2504 Land Park Drive. Above it is a Cardinal Grocery at...
    • 2295
    • Bell Conservatory Co.

    • 1935
    • Pictured in circa 1935, at 931 Broadway, is a support structure for the Bell Conservatory Company, a longstanding spot for horticultural research and a supplier of floral goods in Sacramento, dating back to 1878. Covering six acres, the business...
    • 2165b
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • Edmonds Field After 1948 Fire

    • 1948
    • This photograph captures Edmonds Field, at the intersection of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway, as it appeared on July 24, 1948, after fire - likely started by a carelessly tossed cigarette - destroyed the park on July 11. Immediately afterward,...
    • 1100
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners

    • 1949
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners, located at 1730 Broadway, is pictured here in 1949. The business was founded by brothers Edwin and Calvert Boyle, just prior to World War I. Tragedy hit the family in the spring of 1935 when Calvert disappeared. His body...
    • 432
    • The Review, April 1909

    • 1909-04-01
    • 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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    • Harrold Ellsworth Ford, Close-Up

    • 1939
    • Pictured on September 15, 1946, is the face of Ellsworth Harrold Ford. The 2201 Broadway location opened for business in 1930. The dealership stayed in the building until 1971, at which time it moved to 1535 Howe Avenue.
    • 94
    • Harrold Ellsworth Ford

    • 1939
    • This photograph was taken in front of the Ellsworth Harrold Ford dealership on February 23, 1939. Located at 2201 Broadway, the venerable franchise had a showroom and offered a full service garage. In the first six months of 1961, the dealership...
    • 96
    • Sacramento Solons Team Portrait:  1949

    • 1949
    • This 1949 photograph shows the Sacramento Solons baseball team at Edmonds Field, at Riverside Boulevard and Broadway. The season was highlighted by a third place finish in the Pacific Coast League (after finishing in last place the year before)...
    • 1705
    • City Cemetery Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • Pictured on June 18, 1955, is the landmark sign at the Sacramento’s City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. Attached to the facility’s main office, it states as follows: “City Cemetery; Capt. John A. Sutter donated the original ten acres to the City of...
    • 521
    • Murf’s Market

    • 1944
    • This photograph of Murf's Market at 1600 Broadway was taken on January 18, 1944. “Murf” was Albert J. Murphy, a Nebraska native and butcher who would eventually align his business with the Inks brothers and their various Cardinal grocery stores. ...
    • 144
    • California Pet Foods Company

    • 1948
    • This photograph provides a late 1940s view of California Pet Foods Company, home of Bonnie Brand pet foods and a leader in pet food production in northern California. A truck advertising Bonnie Meaty-Meal Dog Food is parked in front of the...
    • 30
    • Sacramento Senators Team Batboy

    • 1921
    • This photograph, taken in 1921, shows a batboy of the Sacramento Senators showing his stuff at Moreing Field. Sacramento’s first organized semi-professional baseball team was the Altas , who became the Senators in 1890, and played the 1891 and 1893...
    • 1480
    • California Exposition, Sacramento, Cal. - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1965
    • For well over fifty years the California State Fair stood at the intersection of Y Street (later Broadway) and Stockton Boulevard and the grounds ran nearly a mile north and east from there and then up 48th Street and back to Y. Upon entering the...
    • BBSAC341
    • Shopping News-Times

    • 1960
    • The entrance to the Sacramento "Shopping News-Times," at 3301 Broadway, appears in this 1960 photograph. The business started publishing in the mid-1930s under the guidance of Alfred Perry and Lon Morgan. In the early 1950s, the typographical duo...
    • 268
    • Georgia Fisher

    • 1998
    • This 1998 photograph shows the headstone of Georgia Fisher who died on December 27, 1875. She was aged 19 years, 10 months and 2 days. The elaborately carved plaque mounted on a red tile background features carved flowers and clasped hands. It...
    • 2090a

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