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    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1950
    • In this circa 1950 photograph, a vintage hay press is displayed against southern end of the central building at Sutter's Fort. A suited gentleman stands next to the device and an identifying label has been attached to the device for...
    • 1334a
    • Credit Women’s Breakfast Club

    • 1947
    • Pictured on July 15, 1947, is a meeting of the Sacramento Credit Women’s Breakfast Club. Members sit at a u-shaped banquet table, looking toward the camera. Born out of a desire for credit office workers to organize and socialize, the Sacramento...
    • 1005
    • Standard Oil Company of California

    • 1947
    • This February 14, 1947, photograph reveals the facade of the Standard Oil Company of California, located at 909 Twelfth Street. After a year-long renovation the building was opened for Standard's use in November of 1942. The company's Sacramento...
    • 428
    • Bret Harte School

    • 1946
    • Taken on September 1, 1946, is a class picture at Bret Harte School, located at 3250 Franklin Boulevard. Pictured are 29 students and two teachers. They are identified as follows: Adams, Judy, bottom row, left to right #3; Clark, Bob-Top...
    • 824
    • China Palace Restaurant

    • 1952
    • Taken in 1952, this photograph shows the China Palace Restaurant, located at 3022 L Street.
    • 402
    • Hatley and Morrill Seiberling Tires

    • 1948
    • This 1947 photograph shows a busy Hatley and Morrill Tire Company, located at 1725 Sixteenth Street. The store opened in 1946 under the guidance of Van Hatley and Stu Morrill. In 1960 the company became an independent Goodyear tire dealer, the...
    • 434
    • Yolo County Grain Port

    • 1945
    • This aerial view of grain elevators and buildings on the Yolo County side of the Sacramento River was taken in circa 1945.
    • 1813
    • H Street Market

    • 1947
    • The H Street Market's facade was captured in this February 1947 photograph. That same year, a local business directory carried an advertisement extolling the H Street Market's "complete line of groceries, meats, fresh fruit and vegetables," along...
    • 450
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This July 11, 1941, aerial view of Capitol Park and several State government office buildings comes from the southeast. In the late 1930s, California Governor Frank Merriman resolved to centralize all of the State's agencies in Sacramento. This,...
    • 1048
    • Yolo County Grain Elevators

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph shows a Yolo County grain storage facility. The Sacramento River runs just behind the structure.
    • 1817
    • Hertz Driv-Ur-Self Station

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows a 2121 Thirteenth Street Hertz Rent-A-Car location, then known as "Driv-Ur-Self Station." Less than ten years later, Hertz would also be offering the option to "Rent-A-Plane" at the Sacramento Municipal Airport, making...
    • 436
    • The Review, 1944

    • 1944-01-01
    • 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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    • Guy Foulks, Genevieve Didion, and Percy West

    • 1958
    • Pictured in 1958, and posing next to a historic painting, are a few Sacramento-area notables signing a document. The seated woman is Genevieve Didion, longtime member of the Board of the Sacramento Unified School District. She started her run...
    • 1390
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District

    • 1950
    • Shown here, in circa 1950, is the business office of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) at 2101 K Street. The power utility was created by the vote of Sacramento County residents on July 11, 1923. For the next two decades, however,...
    • 488
    • K Street, 912-930; 1106 Tenth Street

    • 1951
    • The Hotel Land, a five story structure occupies this K Street corner in downtown Sacramento. The ground floor shops in this building include: Don Burton Shoes (914 K Street), Graysons Women's Clothing (918 K Street), Leeds Shoes (922 K Street),...
    • 1408
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411a
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411b
    • Carmichael Fire District

    • 1948
    • A 1948 photograph Fire Chief Dan Donovan, Assistant Fire Chief Fontain Johnson and Commissioner Bob Wall, standing next to fire engine No. 7, a 1946-7 International/Van Pelt pumper fire engine.
    • 2010

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