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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Country Club Centre, at Watt and El Camino Avenues, is shown in this 1958 photograph. The spot was called the "largest shopping development in California involving chains stores." In its original form and with a 4,000,000 million dollar price...
    • 1336
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1952
    • This 1952 photograph shows several storefronts of the Country Club Centre. Anchor stores for the development include, to the left of the frame, a Lucky store, covering some 15,350 square feet of selling space, and, to the far right, the 23,000...
    • 1337
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • A car show occupies the massive parking lot of Country Club Centre in this 1958 photograph. The development, designed by San Francisco-based architect William B. David, covered a lot of 13-acres and was considered to be Sacramento's first regional...
    • 1335
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Looking east, this 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre. The spot offered a three gala opening for August 21, 22 and 23, 1952, which included free lucky hats and pony rides for children and free Coca Cola and Dr. Pepper. ...
    • 1360
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre at Watt Avenue and El Camino Boulevard. Opening in August 1952 by way of the theater designs of Joseph Blumenfeld, it soon occurred to him that the northern county's burgeoning population...
    • 1338
    • McDonald Paint & Hardware Fire

    • 1965
    • A stream of water is directed at a fire at McDonald Paint & Hardware Co. (188 El Camino Ave.) by a firefighter perched atop a fire ladder. Nearby businesses also threatened by the fire are the El Camino Bowl (1194 El Camino Ave.) whose sign...
    • 2089
    • The Review, February 1921

    • 1921-02-01
    • 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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    • El Mirador Hotel - Mike Roberts

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    • The first major hotel built in downtown Sacramento since 1930, the El Mirador opened Deecember 5, 1957 at a cost of 1.8 million dollars under the ownership of builder-investor Fred Kaiser. Troubles early on forced the sale of "Sacramento's Luxury...
    • BBSAC449
    • Greenback Notes, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • El Rancho Drive-In Theater

    • 1946
    • Taken on October 31, 1946, this photograph shows the entrance to the El Rancho Drive-In Theater on the Davis Highway, now 2000 West Capitol Avenue, in West Sacramento, California. The 13-acre, 600-car El Rancho was the first drive-in theater in...
    • 808
    • El Rancho Trailer Village

    • 1953
    • This circa 1953 photograph shows the El Rancho Trailer Village at 1200 East El Camino Avenue. The six-acre park opened in the spring of 1949 with space for 130 trailers. Features included underground power lines, a buzzer system to each trailer,...
    • 100
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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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    • El Cortez Motel - Colourpicture

    • 1954
    • Shown in 1954 is a rendering of the 20-unit El Cortez Hotel. Resting on the Roseville Freeway and Auburn Boulevard, the motor court sat across the street from the Sacramento Municipal Golf Course. It also offered steam heat, radios, and tiled...
    • BBSAC447
    • Hotel El Rancho Resort

    • 1953
    • This 1953 airborne photograph shows the 17-acre Hotel El Rancho Resort, located at 1075 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. Built in 1932 by millionaire Thomas Hull, the El Rancho was visited by the likes of Clark Gable, Robert...
    • 464
    • The Review, June 1909

    • 1909-06-01
    • 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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    • The Review, June 1910

    • 1910-06-01
    • 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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    • El Mirador Hotel, 13th and N Street

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    • The 14-story El Mirador Hotel at 13th and N Street boasted an unparalleled view of Sacramento from its Sky Room when it opened in 1957, though the Top of the Town above the Elks Temple offered refreshment at the same altitude. For a decade the El...
    • BBSAC451
    • 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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    • St. Joseph's Catholic Church

    • 1928
    • The altar of North Sacramento's St. Joseph's Catholic Church, located at 1725 El Monte Avenue, is the subject of this February 1928 photograph. Named in honor of Joseph of Nazarene, the parish was founded with the development of North Sacramento...
    • 789

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