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    • P. Scheld

    • 1885
    • Shown is an 1885 billhead from Philip Scheld's Sacramento Brewery, which he founded in 1853. The German-born Scheld went on to become one of Sacramento's most lucrative bankers, eventually becoming president of the Sacramento Bank.
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    • Kost's Buffet & Grill, Small Menu

    • 1940
    • Shown is a circa 1940 menu for Kost's Buffet and Grill, located at 1630 J Street. The restaurant was opened in 1898 by German-born brew master turned saloonkeeper, John Kost. Kost died in 1918, leaving the business to his son, John, Jr.
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    • The Diepenbrock Theater

    • 1913
    • This circa 1913 photograph shows the Diepenbrock Theater at 1203 J Street. The picture also shows signage atop the building which reads “Orpheum Shows Theater.” The Orpheum was the vaudeville-style company that provided much of the live...
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    • Joseph Hahn & Co

    • 1886
    • Shown in an 1886 billhead for Joseph Hahn and Company, a drugstore located at 430 J Street. the German-born druggist founded his store in 1884, placing it in a newly created Sutter Building at Fifth and J streets.
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    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the...
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    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • Crystal Palace Pottery

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows the storefront of the Crystal Palace Pottery at 610 J Street. The short lived business started up at the time this photograph was taken, but never made it out of the nineteenth-century, closing just a few years later. ...
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    • The Home Designer

    • February 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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