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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
    • "K" Street Mall and Tram - Dexter Press

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a street tram on K Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. The pictured tram -- a rubber-tired, gasoline-powered replica of the area's old-time streetcars -- was part of a group that was placed within the K...
    • BBSAC406
    • Stockton Boulevard; 3512-3522

    • 1941
    • This June 7, 1941, photograph was taken on the one year anniversary of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. Designed by Herbert Goodpastor, the structure went up at a cost of 100,000 dollars and had a seating capacity of 850. The...
    • 1019
    • Colonial Theater:  Interior

    • 1943
    • This February 1943 photograph, as taken from the stage, shows the auditorium and projection area of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. The 850-seat, 10-employee venue opened in June 1940 and was fitted with an air cooling system and...
    • 1021
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 postcard provides an evening view of the K Street, seen looking east from Eighth Street. Some of the most iconic names in Sacramento business and culture -- Hale Brothers, Silvers, Berlands, Clunie, Kay and Fox -- populate the neon...
    • BBSAC381
    • 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
    • K Street, 522-530

    • 1960
    • A portion of K Street showing the Bank of America on the corner of Sixth and K Streets (530 K Street), a shuttered theater (The New Royal at 526 K Street), Mal's Shoe Warehouse (522 K Street), and the Central Hotel (522 K Street).
    • 1945
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • Heading east on K Street, a saddled color guard leads the way during the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade. Above the lead riders is a banner reading "Welcome Rodeo." Visible businesses include the Fox Senator Theater at 912 K Street, the...
    • 1929a
    • 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
    • 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
    • Parade Down K Street at Tenth Street

    • 1934
    • A dozen men in uniforms playing drums march behind a similarly dressed man who has launched his baton high in the air at K Street near Tenth. Businesses along the route include Fox Senator Theatre (912 K Street), Capital Clothing Company (916 K...
    • 1956d
    • Parade Down K Street at Tenth Street

    • 1934
    • Elks Lodge members with v-shaped tunics and adults dressed in military uniforms march along K Street near Tenth beating drums and blowing horns. Businesses along the route include Fox Senator Theatre (912 K Street), Capital Clothing Company (916 K...
    • 1956e
    • Legionnaire's Parade Along K Street at Eleventh

    • 1942
    • A group of women form a cross as they march along K Street between Ninth and Eleventh Streets in a Legionnaire's parade. Businesses along the route include Hotel Sequoia (911 K Street), The Sutter Restaurant (1011 K Street), Hippodrome Theatre...
    • 1960
    • Economy Clothing

    • 1962
    • This 1962 photograph shows the storefront of Economy Clothing at 611 K Street. Its owner, Harry Redler, was a mainstay of Sacramento’s men’s clothing industry for nearly 50 years, also operating the Hub Clothes store and a similar business in the...
    • 92
    • K Street, 912-930; 1106 Tenth Street

    • 1951
    • The Hotel Land, a five story structure occupies this K Street corner in downtown Sacramento. The ground floor shops in this building include: Don Burton Shoes (914 K Street), Graysons Women's Clothing (918 K Street), Leeds Shoes (922 K Street),...
    • 1408
    • 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

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