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    • Entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1931
    • This September 3, 1931, photograph reveals the entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Recessed and hewn from terra cotta and cast stone, the Romanesque-style arch contains sculpted images of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and...
    • 502
    • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northern Side

    • 1949
    • This 1949 photograph shows the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church at 1350 Twenty-Fifth Street. Since 1944, Zion had been under the direction of Reverend Elmer Johnson. The congregation closed doors at the pictured location in the 1949/50 in favor...
    • 533
    • K Street, Toward the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

    • 1913
    • A bustling scene on K Street was captured in this 1913 photograph. A horse and wagon in the photograph’s foreground contrasts a slowly shifting paradigm toward the use of automobiles. Sidewalks are lined with pedestrians. In the background and...
    • 1365
    • Sacred Heart Catholic Church from the Southeast

    • 1932
    • Taken from Thirty-Ninth Street while looking north, this February 29, 1932, photograph shows the rear of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. The church’s rectory sits in the foreground. To the right of the rectory are the...
    • 503
    • St. Mary's Cemetery

    • 1932
    • Taken on March 28, 1932, this photograph shows the Mausoleum of the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at 6700 Twenty-First Avenue. The 80,000 dollar structure was built in 1929/30 in the shape of a cross and represented a culmination of the efforts of...
    • 702
    • Twelfth and J Streets

    • 1900
    • This view looking down an unpaved J Street depicts the Lutheran German Evangelical Church on the left and the Christian Brothers College to the right. Power poles line both sides of the street and electric lines run above to power a burgeoning...
    • 1410
    • "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
    • Church of The Sacred Heart

    • 1931
    • View of nave of The Church of the Sacred Heart (3860 J Street). Photograph shows the church while still under construction. This picture was taken on September 3, 1931.
    • 504
    • Church of The Sacred Heart:  Interior

    • 1932
    • The nave, apse and alter of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street are visible in this February 29, 1932 photograph. The walls of the nave were lined with acoustical plaster while the floor was made of marble. The far altar sits below...
    • 505
    • First Christian Church

    • 1924
    • The First Christian Church sits at 2701 N Street in this circa 1924 photograph. The Romanesque structure was built in 1911 for a cost of 30,000 dollars. The previous church – located at Sixteenth and L Streets – was burned down during the...
    • 508
    • St. Joseph's Catholic Church

    • 1928
    • The altar of North Sacramento's St. Joseph's Catholic Church, located at 1725 El Monte Avenue, is the subject of this February 1928 photograph. Named in honor of Joseph of Nazarene, the parish was founded with the development of North Sacramento...
    • 789
    • Pioneer Congregational Church

    • 1933
    • Taken from Sutter’s Fort and looking across L Street, this circa 1933 photograph shows the Pioneer Congregational Church at 2700 L Street. Built in 1926/27 for a cost of 170,000 dollars, the concrete-shelled church was intended to memorialize the...
    • 509
    • First Baptist Church, Chinese Mission, Sunday School Class

    • 1922
    • As early as the mid-nineteenth century, American churches conducted evening language classes in order to assist Chinese immigrants in the reading of scripture. In Sacramento, it was Eliza Willsie and Mary Allen’s Baptist Mission on 907 Fifth...
    • 1965
    • Pioneer Congregational Church

    • 1933
    • In this circa 1933 photograph, the neo-Gothic-style Pioneer Congregational Church rests at its 2700 L Street address. With an L Street frontage of 120 feet and a Twenty-Seventh street run of 102 feet, the church was built in 1926/27 by the...
    • 510
    • Saint Francis Catholic Church from Sutter's Fort

    • 1913
    • Pictured in 1913 is the Saint Francis Catholic Church at 1112 Twenty-Sixth Street. The photograph was taken from the idyllic grounds of Sutter's Fort. It was donated by Dorothy Eiland.
    • 1968
    • St. Francis Roman Catholic Church

    • 1920
    • This 1920 photograph shows the distinct twin-spired St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, located at 1112 Twenty-sixth Street. Built for 100,000 dollars, the church's cornerstone was laid on October 10, 1908, and then dedicated on October...
    • 867

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