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    • Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers Parade

    • 1920
    • The Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers march in uniform led by a color guard with the American flag and their unit flag. A large crowd lines the sidewalk to watch. Far in the background is the Superior Garage in this view taken on J Street...
    • 1070
    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. A marching band plays in front of rows of uniformed servicemen. Onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photo include...
    • 1072f
    • Native Sons of the Golden West Parade on J Street

    • 1895
    • The Sacramento Parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West is front and center, at Sixth and J Streets, in this September 9, 1895, photograph. Uniformed members march westward behind a banner that says “”NSGW – Sacramento Parlor.” Several...
    • 2378
    • Christmas Parade on K Street

    • 1940
    • This November 1940 photograph shows Sacramento’s annual Christmas Parade as, led by Santa Claus, it proceeds east on K Street between Sixth and Seventh. Sponsored by the “Sacramento Bee,” the Sacramento Retail Merchants’ Association and the...
    • 60
    • Parade down I Street at Ninth

    • 1930s
    • This view of an Armistice Day parade in the 1930s was taken from a slightly elevated vantage point. It shows a youthful appearing marching band moving along I at Ninth Street. A very large crowd is assembled to view the parade near Plaza Park,...
    • 1087
    • Parade unit of massed flags

    • 1944
    • Marching up J Street is a contingent of men in uniform, all carrying flags. At this point in the procession the marchers are just approaching the Eleventh Street intersection. Identifiable businesses are: The Castle Liquors (1008 J Street); A.E....
    • 1076
    • Parade down K Street between Eighth and Tenth Streets

    • 1930
    • A parade featuring uniformed participants wearing police shields moves along K Street from Eighth to Tenth. The front line marchers all wear different outfits, including a cadet uniform, and are followed by a uniformed marching band. Throngs of...
    • 1079
    • Parade down K Street near Sixth

    • 1924
    • This circa 1924 parade along K Street at Ninth is fcaptured in this photograph featuring a marching band followed by a drill team, all of whom are dressed in military uniform. Led by a line of men in civilian clothes and a color guard flying...
    • 1081d
    • 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 on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A 1927 parade along K Street between Seventh and Tenth features a marching band, most of them in uniform, followed by lines of men in and out of uniform marching in rows. A small group of uniformed scouts and nurses dressed in white are at the end...
    • 1080a
    • 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
    • Parade down J Street between Seventh and Ninth

    • 1930
    • This aerial view circa 1930 of a parade along J Street shows a procession continuing as far as the frame of film could capture. There are flags, marchers, and the crowd that lines both sides of J Street to watch. The Windsor Hotel (924 Eighth...
    • 1085
    • Street Fair, 1902

    • 1902
    • With the assistance of two whitely-clad men, two dark-colored horses pull an ornately-decorated carriage during Sacramento’s Street Fair of May 1902.
    • 2088a
    • Knights of Pythias Marching Band

    • 1935
    • The Knights of Pythias marching band moves itself along an L Street review stand in circa 1935. The band was formed in 1920 and was a frequent traveler to musical events statewide, including spots like Grass Valley, Yreka, and Santa Cruz, plus...
    • 2017
    • Parade Riders

    • 1939
    • Throngs of spectators watch six riders pass by on their horses. All six men are dressed in western-style clothing, one wearing heavy woolen chaps, and they ride within the rail-line tracks along the parade route.
    • 61
    • Street Fair, 1902

    • 1902
    • Costumed participants partake in the pomp and decor of Sacramento’s May 1902 Street Fair. In the background is an electrified stage and backdrop.
    • 2088b
    • Knights of Pythias

    • 1935
    • In this circa 1935 photograph, members of the Knights of Pythias march down L Street in close order. The organization's Sacramento chapter, Lodge 11, celebrated its 71-year anniversary in February 1935. Its castle-style headquarters was located...
    • 2018


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