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    • Esquire Theater - 44 Esquire 2000

    • 2000
    • This circa 200 postcard provides two renderings of the Esquire Theater, located at 1211 K street: One, with its early-1940s origins, and two, after its rehabilitation in 2000. The new theater, opening in 1999, proved a far cry from its 1940...
    • BBSAC813
    • Esquire Theater and Lovett Jewelers

    • 1947
    • Pictured on March 31, 1947, are the Esquire Theater and Stanley T. Lovett Jewelers at 1219 and 1217 K Street, respectively. Designed by noted theater architect William B. David of San Francisco, the Esquire opened at 5:00 pm on March 14, 1940, for...
    • 806
    • Esquire Theater Marquee for “Steel Town”

    • 1952
    • The marquee for the Esquire Theater on 1219 K Street promotes the movie “Steel Town” in this March 1952 photograph. The marquee and neon lighting were products of Sacramento’s branch of the Electrical Products Corporation. Below the marquee is...
    • 684
    • Esquire Theater, Sacramento, CA

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows the marquee of the Esquire Theater, located at 1219 K Street. Looming in the background are the 319,000 square-foot Danny Benvenuti building, located at 1325 J Street, and, to the right of that, the Pacific Bell...
    • BBSAC055
    • K Street, 912-1227

    • 1947
    • This view of K Street circa 1952 shows no traffic and a few pedestrians. The street is dominated by business signs, including the Esquire Theater (1219 K Street), Times Theater (1214 K Street), Funland Amusements (1220 K Street), Benatar's General...
    • 1433
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • The Review, December 1900

    • 1900-12-01
    • 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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    • Fourth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of J Street at Fourth, showing the Day and Night Cafe (401 J Street), the Day and Night Bar (403 J Street), the Esquire Rooms (also known as the Fourth and J Rooms) (401 J Street), and the Bataan News (927 Fourth...
    • 944
    • Parade for Premiere of “Steel Town”

    • 1950
    • This March 29, 1952, photograph captures an eastbound automobile procession on K Street, advertising the opening of the film "Steel Town" at the Esquire Theater. In addition to the parade, the photograph reveals several downtown businesses,...
    • 685
    • Installation Team B.P.O.E.

    • 1930
    • Taken in the Elks Club, this is a formal posed group photograph of the installation team of the B.P.O.E. The eight members are identified as follows. Back Row: Paul Cruise, Grand Lecturing Knight. Arthur L. Case, Grand Chaplain. Carl Daseking,...
    • 1693
    • Del Pasado, 1939

    • 1939-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • Jackson’s Furniture and a Westerly View Down K Street

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph captures a westward view down K Street, from the northeast corner of Fourteenth and K Streets. Visible businesses include as follows: Jackson's Home Furniture Store at 1330 K Street, See's Candies at 1322 K Street,...
    • 1402
    • Del Rio Hotel

    • 1928
    • Pictured on April 11, 1928, and located directly across from the Esquire Theater, is the Del Rio Hotel on 1212 K Street. Visible is the façade of the structure with various cars parked before it. By late 1941, however, it was converted into a...
    • 557

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