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    • 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...
    • 684
    • Hippodrome Theater Interior

    • 1942
    • This circa 1942 photograph reveals a glowing interior of the Hippodrome Theater at 1013 K Street. Just four years later, on September 14, 1946, the marquee of the Hippodrome collapsed onto K Street, killing one person and injuring three. A...
    • 534
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411a
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411b
    • Parade down K Street between Seventh and Tenth

    • 1920
    • Soldiers wearing doughboy hats and traditional caps march with sailors down K Street at Ninth during this 1920 parade as a color guard leads the way. Row upon row of marching military personnel fill the street and a very large crowd of spectators...
    • 1082a
    • Parade down K Street between Seventh and Tenth

    • 1920
    • Officers and enlisted men of the United States Armed Forces representing the Army and Navy troop down K Street between Seventh and Tenth followed by an equal number of marching men in plain clothes. Rows of spectators lines the street on both...
    • 1082b
    • Parade down K Street between Seventh and Tenth

    • 1920
    • A 1920 parade progresses along K Street at Ninth led by as traditional color guard. A military guard carries an enormous American Flag held on all sides by participants as they march, followed by lines of soldiers and sailors. A very large crowd of...
    • 1082c
    • 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
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars on Parade

    • 1932
    • In this August 1932 photograph, a parade comprised of various posts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars moves eastward, down K Street, between Seventh and Tenth Streets. Their presence represented Sacramento’s hosting of the VFW’s thirty-third...
    • 62
    • Beginning of the Tower Empire at Land Park Drive

    • 1946
    • This March 31, 1946, photograph shows the Tower Theater at 2510 Land Park Drive. In the same building were Zamm's Homemade Candies at 2518 Land Park Drive and Tower Cut Rate Drugs. In 1950, the future founder of Tower Records, Russ Solomon, went to...
    • 805
    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1942

    • 1942
    • Pictured in 1942 is the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street. Its marquee advertises the premiere of "In Old California," starring John Wayne. The theater also promotes the purchase of war bonds with the phrase "Slap the Jap." In the foreground...
    • 807
    • Sacramento Public Library Marquee

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is a sign at the Central Library’s temporary location at 536 Downtown Plaza. The library was at that location for 18-months, before it could move into its new/renovated spot at 828 I Street.
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    • Golden Eagle Hotel building, K Street at 6th

    • 1924
    • In this circa 1924 photograph of K Street, several business fronts are visible. They include the Golden Eagle Hotel (627 K Street), the Bon Marche women's clothing store (631 K Street), the Liberty Theatre (617 K Street), and Heeseman Clothing...
    • 539
    • George Takahashi Optometry

    • 1950
    • Resting in circa 1950 at 1200 K Street is George Takahashi Optometry. Takahashi was first generation Japanese American, or Nisei, born in California to a family of eleven children. His brothers, Henry, William and Ernest were also physicians, and...
    • 20
    • K Street, 916-930

    • 1975
    • This 1975 photograph shows - looking west - a sunny, active K Street Mall at Eleventh Street. The marquee of the Crest Theater looms large in the middle of the frame while in the right foreground is Ransohoff's, a department store located at 1031...
    • 1841
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • This May 1939 photograph captures several flag-waving riders, all of whom are part of the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade. They make their way easterly, down K Street. A lead rider holds a flag inscribed with the words "World's Fair Rodeo...
    • 1929d
    • Del Paso Theater, 1947

    • 1947
    • Taken on April 29, 1947, this photograph shows the exterior of the Del Paso Theater, located at 2122 Del Paso Boulevard in North Sacramento. Cars are parked beneath the marquee. The venue was built in 1926 for 125,000 dollars, complete with a...
    • 756
    • K Street, Sacramento Between 9th and 10th

    • 1957
    • The view captured on this postcard is just what folks cruising or walking southwest down K Street at night in 1957 would encounter from the corner of 10th and K. Long-time resident business Walgreen Drug Co. at 930 K beams out from under the sign...
    • BBSAC380

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