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    • K Street, Sacramento - W.C. Spangler

    • 1950
    • Shown in circa 1950 is K Street, looking west between the intersections of Eleventh and Tenth Streets. Prominent is, in the middle of the frame, the Hotel Sacramento, which was built in 1910. Also notable are the marquees of Gerbitus and Sons...
    • BBSAC379
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • The World's Fair Rodeo Parade makes its way east, down K Street, in this May 1939 photograph. A stagecoach, piled with cowboys, skirts the south side of K Street. The street's edges are filled with spectators, including many children. Visible...
    • 1929c
    • Old Sacramento - Scope Enterprises

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 scene provides a window into Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days, the annual rehabilitation of Sacramento's 49er roots. Visible upon dirt-covered streets are wagons and coaches on Second Street between J and K streets. Prominent...
    • BBSAC535
    • Hotel Clayton, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • This under-sized postcard is actually an over-sized business card for the Hotel Clayton, the back of the card informing the reader that Proprietor I. W. Turner also operated the Hotel San Carlo in San Jose. The white border on the card dates it...
    • BBSAC441
    • International Business Machines

    • 1949
    • Sacramento's outlet for International Business Machines - known to most of the world as IBM - located itself at 1015 Thirteenth Street in 1935. From its opening, until the year that this photograph was taken in 1949, the store's manager was...
    • 446
    • Hale Brothers Department Store

    • 1945
    • Hale Brothers began its Sacramento business in 1880. Founded by Marshall Hale, the department store had a huge dry goods and mail-order service. When this picture was taken on December 12, 1945, Hale Brothers was located on 825 K Street, with a...
    • 76
    • 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
    • Reed's Millinery Company

    • 1936
    • This photograph of Reed's hat store at 622 K Street was taken on October 29, 1936. The store served Sacramento from 1935 to 1959, while its last manager was Alice Azevado, the wife of then Sacramento Mayor, Clarence Azevado.
    • 422
    • York Pacific Company

    • 1946
    • The York Pacific Company is pictured here on August 30, 1946, at 1229 I Street. The company was established in Santa Rosa, California, in 1935, by Mechanical Engineer Richard M. Oeberst. A native of Hamburg, Germany, Oeberst immigrated to the...
    • 304
    • J Street:  316 through 322

    • 1960
    • Captured in 1960, this photograph reveals a southern section of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets. Visible are the Broadway Café at 316 J Street, the Capital Cigar and Liquor Company at 318 J Street, and Van Voorhies-Phinney Leather Goods...
    • 122
    • Fifth Street south of J Street

    • 1960
    • 1960 photograph of the Ansonia Hotel Building, including the Fong Laundry (1011 Fifth Street), the Lucky Cafe (1013 Fifth Street) and the Ansonia Hotel (1011 Fifth Street).
    • 331
    • Norm’s Pawn Shop

    • 1960
    • Resting at the southeast corner of Sixth and J Streets, the Ramona Hotel and several of its business tenants are shown in this 1960 photograph. Visible businesses include the California Grocery at 604 J Street, Norm’s Pawnshop at 602 J Street and...
    • 290
    • Seventh Street:  1014 and 1014A

    • 1960
    • The vacant storefronts of Bill's Barber Shop at 1014A Seventh Street and Hing Kee Laundry at 1014 Seventh Street are shown in this 1960 photograph.
    • 715
    • J Street, East of Sixth Street

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph of J Street shows the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street, the Argentina Tavern at 610 J Street, and the Rancho Grande Restaurant at 612 J Street. The Argentina, in operation since the mid-1940s, is set within the venerable stone...
    • 927
    • Fifth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of Travelers Hotel, located at 1006 Fifth Street. In the same building were Ray's Barbershop at 1008 Fifth Street and Terzakis Brothers Tailors at 1002 Fifth Street.
    • 596
    • Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers Parade

    • 1920
    • The Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers march in uniform led by a color guard with the American flag and their unit flag. A large crowd lines the sidewalk to watch. Far in the background is the Superior Garage in this view taken on J Street...
    • 1070
    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. A marching band plays in front of rows of uniformed servicemen. Onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photo include...
    • 1072f
    • Andy's Drive-In

    • 1939
    • Andy's Drive-In on North 16th street, on the night of February 17, 1939. This thriving restaurant was owned by Andrew J. Swenson and was listed in the February, 1939 telephone book (Main 8974). Surrounded by cars, a male customer is walking...
    • 1889
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Sacramento Motel - On U.S. Highway 40 and 99E

    • 1945
    • Offering deluxe rooms for $2.00, the Sacramento Motel on U.S. Highway 40 and 99 E in North Sacramento was similar to dozens of locally owned and run motels and auto courts in the Sacramento Valley. Before the rise of freeways that bypassed the...
    • BBSAC486

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