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    • Mitau Building:  Southeast Corner of Eighth and J Streets

    • 1940
    • The southeast corner of Eighth and J Streets is captured in this circa 1940 photograph. Businesses shown are Hank's Smoke Shop at 800 J Street, George Lidekas Fruits at 802 J Street, Chris' Blue Plate Special at 1001a Eighth Street, Ramona Shoe...
    • 893
    • Corner of Eighth and K Streets

    • 1930
    • Taken in 1930, this photograph captures the southwestern corner of Eighth and K Streets. Pedestrians wait to cross K Street and a large billboard for Zukor’s Dresses stands over the pictured building. Businesses visible are Zukor's Dresses at...
    • 282
    • Eighth and K Streets Looking East

    • 1942
    • This October 19, 1942, view of K Street from just west of its intersection with Eighth Street reveals numerous businesses along both sides of the street: Dr. Edward F. Schneider, Dentist, at 1105 Eighth Street, Silver's Jewelers at 800 K Street,...
    • 1403
    • Looking Down on K Street, Between Eighth and Ninth Streets

    • 1939
    • This elevated view of K Street, looking east from its intersection with Eighth Street, was photographed on December 12, 1939. Well-layered pedestrians make their way along the sidewalks and vehicular traffic includes both buses and cars. Visible...
    • 1404
    • Standard Furniture on Eighth, Between I and J Streets

    • 1940
    • The Standard Furniture Company lines Eighth Street, between I and J Streets, in this circa 1940 photograph. Native New Yorker Edward Samoville founded the business in the 1939, eventually joining forces with the future owner of North...
    • 574
    • People's Bank Building

    • 1920
    • Shown at the southwest corner of Eighth and J Streets in 1920 is the eight-story People’s Savings Bank. The structure was built in 1911 by the Thompson-Sterrett Company. Building tenants included as follows: New York Life Insurance Company,...
    • 1882
    • Hotel Clunie and Hale Brothers Department Store

    • 1940
    • This 1940 photograph captures the northeast corner of Eighth and K Streets. The upper floors of the structure were occupied by the 200-room Hotel Clunie at 805 K Street. It was built in 1917 and then renovated in 1929 for 70,000 dollars by hotel...
    • 465
    • Street Scene, Eighth & K, Sacramento, Cal. - C.T. American Art

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is the intersection of the Eighth and K streets. Sitting in the middle of the frame, at the intersection's northwest corner, is the six-story Nicolaus building. In the background, at Eighth and J streets, is the People's...
    • BBSAC397
    • Sacrafornian, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • Sacramento Abstract and Title Company

    • 1941
    • Taken on January 12, 1941, this photograph shows the Sacramento Abstract and Title Company at its recently constructed 919 Eighth Street location. The company was founded in 1900 by S. Edgar Alderman, and stood as a steadying presence in the...
    • 423
    • W.T. Grant Company at Eighth between K and L

    • 1944
    • This September 1, 1944, photograph shows the storefront of the W.T. Grant Company’s 4,800 square foot store at Eighth and K Streets. The store opened in 1937 as an annex to the primary location at 722 K which had been hit by arson in December...
    • 392
    • Parade down K Street between Eighth and Tenth Streets

    • 1930
    • A parade featuring uniformed participants wearing police shields moves along K Street from Eighth to Tenth. The front line marchers all wear different outfits, including a cadet uniform, and are followed by a uniformed marching band. Throngs of...
    • 1079
    • Themis

    • February 24, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • The Review, 1937

    • 1937-01-01
    • 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...
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    • Nicolaus Building

    • 1931
    • This 1931 photograph captures the six-story, 78-foot-high Nicolaus Building on the northwest corner of Eighth and K Streets. The building’s most high profile tenant was the Western Pacific Railroad’s passenger department, which moved into the...
    • 960
    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    •  
    • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York early in 1868, originally comprised of thespians (actors) but soon open to all qualified potential members who believed in their stated goals. The name of the organization was...
    • BBSAC128
    • Alkali Flat House:  511 Eighth Street

    • 2002
    • This 2002 photograph shows a home at 511 Eighth Street, in the Alkali Flat neighborhood of Sacramento. Emerging after a November 1852 fire that destroyed 70 percent of the city, Alkali Flat stands as Sacramento's oldest residential neighborhood,...
    • 2269b

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