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    • Promotional Photograph for Port of Sacramento

    • 1951
    • This graphically-enhanced promotional photograph of the proposed Port of Sacramento was taken in 1951. It faces east, showing both West Sacramento in the foreground and, in the distance, Sacramento proper. Plans for a freshwater shipping channel...
    • 790
    • Map of Boulevard Park

    • 1920
    • This 1920 map and promotional advertisement lays out the grids of Sacramento's Boulevard Park neighborhood, bordered by B to H streets and Twentieth to Twenty-Third. From dairy pasture and race track (Sutter Jockey Club and Union Race Track) in...
    • EC-BUS-b06f01i01
    • Phoenix Flour, Made in Sacramento is Perfect.  Try It

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 promotional postcard for Phoenix Flour shows boaters along the Sacramento River. The Phoenix Flour Mills were founded in 1853 and, by 1890, its crew of 25 to 30 workers were producing 150 barrels of flour per day. Phoenix also...
    • BBSAC710
    • Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station - 1876

    • 1990
    • Actors in period costume pose for this promotional postcard, one of a series printed for the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. The description on the back of the card reads, “This replica of the Central Pacific Railroad’s second...
    • BBSAC527
    • Upper J Street

    • 1925
    • This 1925 promotional pamphlet, created by local realty firm Wright and Kimbrough, highlights the burgeoning Upper J Street district of Sacramento, covering Eleventh Tenth through Fourteenth streets.
    • EC-BUS-b05f04i01
    • Travelers Hotel "In Name and Fame"

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    • A large red heart dominates this promotional card for the Travelers Hotel in the "Heart of Sacramento". Based at the southwest corner of Fifth and J Streets, rooms started at $1 with meals and extra services provided.
    • BBSAC501
    • Picking Tomatoes for Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1942
    • Photograph of a woman and man posed with picked tomatoes and the pretense of being the laborers. One of a group of professional promotional photographs contracted by the Bercut-Richards Packing Company, this shot captures an image of a real field...
    • 1300
    • American Trust Company

    • 1938
    • This 1938 promotional pamphlet provides information on the newly-constructed American Trust Company building on Tenth Street, between J and K streets. The Harry Devine designed, Monument-Style structure measured a square 80 by 80 feet.
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i01
    • Elk on Parade

    • 2002
    • As part of the promotional Elks on Parade, "Fresh and Clean," (sponsored by the California Dental Assocuation) sits at the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets in the summer of 2002. The venture sought to both promote area merchants and provide...
    • 2265a
    • 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
    • Sydenstricker's Drug Stores

    • 1927
    • Shown is a 1927 promotional calendar for Sydenstricker's drugstore empire, built by Missouri-born Marvin Sydenstricker. Everything started with Sydenstricker taking a job as a delivery boy at the Lightarch Pharmacy at Eighteenth and M streets when...
    • EC-BUS-b04f04i08
    • Our Congratulations to You

    • 1920
    • This charming circa 1920 promotional postcard was produced by the Dunn and Frazier Company, a purveyor of furniture, located on Ninth Street between K and L streets. Originally operated by Canadian-born Samuel Dunn and C.W. Frazier, the latter...
    • BBSAC740
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Promotional Rendition

    • 1950
    • This artistic rendition of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center was done in 1960. The area, resting at the intersection of Auburn and Rollingwood Boulevards, was designed by the Los Angeles-based architecture firm of Sheldon L. Pollack and...
    • 1514e
    • The Review, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • The Good Old Days - KVIE, Inc. Production

    • 1995
    • This promotional card for KVIE television's 1995 program, "The Good Old Days," shows a women standing in front of the entrance to the California State Fair at 2751 Stockton Boulevard.
    • BBSAC346

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