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    • "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
    • Panorama of Sacramento, Cal. - Note and Address on Back

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a bird's eye view of Sacramento and K Street and seen from the west and the Federal building and Post Office, at Seventh and K, in circa 1910. Prominent are the steeples of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacramento at Eleventh...
    • BBSAC297
    • Temple B'Nai Israel

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph provides a view of Temple B'Nai Israel, a synagogue located at 3600 Riverside Boulevard. Founded in 1849 during a meeting at the Front Street home of merchant Moses Hyman, the congregation's first home was a small wooden...
    • 1797
    • Downtown Mosque

    • 1955
    • Taken in circa 1955, this photograph shows Sacramento's Downtown Mosque at 411 V Street, one of two in the entire country at the time and thought by some to be the oldest in the United States. The presense of Muslims in Sacramento dates back to...
    • 1798
    • Buddhist Church of Sacramento

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows Sacramento's Buddhist Church at 418 O Street. The congregation, the second-oldest of its kind in the United States, was founded in 1900 with 50 original members. To the right of the frame is the church's 410 O...
    • 1809
    • Bethel Temple

    • 1942
    • Taken on March 23, 1942, is a photograph of the Bethel Temple Full Gospel Church on 2030 W Street. The members are seated, displaying a banner reading, "Welcome to the Assemblies of God Regional Sunday School Conference bringing Christ to our...
    • 468
    • Bethel Temple

    • 1942
    • A springtime 1942 photograph of Bethel Temple Full Gospel Church, on 2030 W Street, reveals young church members during a break from a Sunday school conference. Youth evangelists from Missouri to San Francisco were on hand to speak. The Temple's...
    • 469
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1939

    • 1939
    • Taken on November 14, 1939, this photograph shows the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1017 Eleventh Street. Several period cards are parked on Eleventh Street. Designed after Paris’s Church of the Holy Trinity and the passion of Bishop...
    • 472
    • Aerial View of Downtown Sacramento

    • 1926
    • This aerial view of the Capitol was taken circa 1926. It shows some of Capitol Park as well as the adjacent state buildings and some of the surrounding area.
    • 1392
    • Saint Patrick’s Home for Children

    • 1932
    • This November 3, 1932, photograph shows the Saint Patrick’s Home for Children at 5945 Franklin Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar structure was dedicated on August 1, 1932, and received its first tenants three weeks later. It replaced a similar...
    • 1394
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1927

    • 1927
    • Pictured in 1927 is the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1107 Eleventh Street. Several period cards are parked on Eleventh Street. The city’s moneyed Catholics were giddy to make their mark on the structure: Ellen Dwyer, Daniel McCarthy,...
    • 475
    • Sacred Heart Catholic Church from the Southeast, 1931

    • 1931
    • Taken from Thirty-Ninth Street while looking north, this September 3, 1931, 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...
    • 501
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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