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    • Sixth Street:  1027 through 1029

    • 1960
    • A stretch of Sixth Street, between J and K Streets, is shown in this circa 1960 photograph. The Trutime Watch Shop at 1027 Sixth Street, the Victory Laundry at 1027 Sixth Street, and United Shoe Shop at 1029 Sixth Street are all visible.
    • 1680
    • Crocker Building and Other Businesses

    • 1956
    • This 1956 photograph shows the west side of J Street, between Second and Third Streets. Businesses include the Red Front Shoe Shop at 206 J Street, Hop Wo Laundry at 212 J Street, and the Jamall Hotel at 208 J Street. The Jamall was set in the...
    • 32
    • Fifth Street, 1011 through 1017

    • 1960
    • A moribund intersection at Fifth and J Streets is the subject of this 1960 photograph. Down the street were the Lucky Cafe at 1013 Fifth Street, Oasis Club at 1015 Fifth Street, Fong Laundry at 1011 Fifth Street, Ansonia Hotel at 1011 Fifth Street,...
    • 1510
    • Seventh Street:  1118-1120

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph shows Jade Liquor at 1118 Seventh Street, Frank's Apartments at 1118 Seventh Street, and the ABC Cleaners at 1120 Seventh Street.
    • 1613
    • Happy Time Cafe

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows a repurposed Eureka Engine Company Number Four Fire House at 1017 Fifth Street. Built in 1855, in the photograph, the structure holds the Happy Time Cafe at 1017 Fifth Street. The restaurant was operated by Peter Carli,...
    • 313
    • Terzakis Brothers Tailors

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1961, at 432 J Street, is the Terzakis Brothers’ tailoring shop. The brothers, Thomas and Nicholas, were natives of Greece, having immigrated to the United States in 1905, then moving to Sacramento in 1916. Nicholas previously owned...
    • 314
    • OK Cafe

    • 1950
    • Pictured in this circa 1960 view of West End buildings is the vacant OK Cafe and the Olympia Grill (1028 Second Street), and the abandoned storefront for Gold Star Laundry (1026 1/2 Second Street). The Ok Cafe locked it's doors a few years before...
    • 1624
    • American Legion Marches on J Street

    • 1942
    • In this circa 1942 photograph, an American Legion color guard leads a massed unit of flag bearers on J Street, between Twelfth and Thirteenth Streets. Spectators line both sides of the street, a few observe from rooftops. Overhead banners read...
    • 2220
    • J Street east of Sixth Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph of O. Giorgi and Son, Custom Tailors (605 J Street) and Home Laundry (607 J Street), taken in 1960.
    • 330
    • J Street east of of Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • A 1960 photograph of businesses along J Street, east of Fifth Street. In view are the El Paso Cafe, Pacific Hotel, and Fong Sing Hand Laundry.
    • 332
    • Fifth Street businesses, 1011-1015

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken in 1960, of the Ansonia Hotel (1011 Fifth Street), the Lucky Cafe (1013 Fifth Street), Fong Laundry (1011 Fifth Street), and the Oasis Club (tavern-1015 Fifth Street).
    • 349
    • Fourth Street, 1007-1015

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of the Morris Hotel (1007 Fourth Street), the Chinese Laundry and Grocery Workers Association (1011 Fourth Street), and the Arch Cafe, a cafe and tavern (1015 Fourth Street).
    • 498
    • 400-404 J Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph of Salvo's Dry Cleaners (402 J Street), Tong Kee Shoe Shop (404? J Street), the Capitol Palace Cafe & Tavern (400 J Street), and Astor Rooms (404? J Street), 1960. Salvo's is located the former People's Savings Bank location.
    • 293
    • 502-506 J Street

    • 1961
    • Photograph, taken circa 1961, of J Street at the corner of Fifth. Shown in the picture are the Blue Front Grocery (502 J Street), the Ansonia Hotel (504? J Street), George Gee's Laundry (504 J Street), and the building that housed A. Leoni and...
    • 896
    • Third Street, 1014 through 1018

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is a building at 1014 Third Street. The photograph reveals a ground floor entrance to upstairs rooms for rent and an entrance to the Chicago Lunch Counter. The restaurant's window sports the advertisement "Joe never sleeps" and...
    • 674
    • J Street, 515-531

    • 1962
    • This circa 1962 photograph shows the Rio Theater (521 J Street), formerly the El Rey Theater. Also seen is the Big Ben Loan Office (531 J Street), El Paso Cafe/Tavern (525 J Street), G 'n' M Club/Tavern (529 J Street), Pacific Hotel (527 J...
    • 687
    • 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
    • Mason's Steam Laundry

    • 1893
    • This circa 1893 photograph captures the staff of Mason’s Steam Laundry as they pose before the business’s complex at Twelfth and D Streets. The engines driving the business’s growth were native-German Fred Mason and his wife Caroline, a native of...
    • 411

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