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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
    • Hotel El Rancho Resort

    • 1953
    • This 1953 airborne photograph shows the 17-acre Hotel El Rancho Resort, located at 1075 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. Built in 1932 by millionaire Thomas Hull, the El Rancho was visited by the likes of Clark Gable, Robert...
    • 464
    • Sky Ranch Motel, West Sacramento, Calif.

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    • The aqua-blue of the Sky Ranch Motel pool sparkles beneath a deep blue sky in this 1960s postcard promoting the business at 1800 West Capitol Avenue. A modest alternative to the nearby Capitol Inn and Hotel El Rancho, guests would still be close to...
    • BBSAC500
    • Rancho El Paso

    • 1919
    • This circa 1919 information brochure, produced by the Sacramento Suburban Fruitlands Company, promotes the old Rancho El Paso land grant as a prime spot for planting orchards.
    • EC-BUS-b06f02i05
    • El Rancho Trailer Village

    • 1953
    • This circa 1953 photograph shows the El Rancho Trailer Village at 1200 East El Camino Avenue. The six-acre park opened in the spring of 1949 with space for 130 trailers. Features included underground power lines, a buzzer system to each trailer,...
    • 100
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 4, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • J Street, 612-618

    • 1960
    • This view of vacant stores displays signs identifying the Rancho Grande Restaurant (612 J Street), Capital Glass Company (614 J Street), Al & Ray's Music Store (616 J Street), and Star Barber Shop (618 J Street). An automobile is parked at the...
    • 925
    • J Street, 606 through 614

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows several businesses on the south side of J Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets. They include, right to left, the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street, the abandoned Crystal Palace pottery, the Argentina Tavern at 610 J...
    • 926
    • A Sacramento Saga

    • 1946
    • This 1946 brochure is one of 3,000 printed to promote the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce's history "A Sacramento Saga," written by Sacramento Union news writer Myrtle Shaw Lord. Covering the chamber's first 50 years, the book sold for three dollars...
    • EC-CHA-b01f02i01
    • Auburn Highway through Del Paso Park

    • 1937
    • Auburn Highway, later known as Auburn Boulevard, is shown on February 18, 1937 as a quiet, country road passing through the splendor of Del Paso Park. The park was officially opened in April 1911 with a picnic which included a barbecue, dance, and...
    • 1434
    • Cordova Lodge

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a typical room at George E. Johnson's Cordova Lodge at 10701 Folsom Boulevard. Rooms came with single, double or twin double beds and were furnished with both television sets and full air conditioning. Located on...
    • BBSAC446
    • Crest Motel - Colourpicture Publication

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 postcard shows the Crest Motel, located along West Sacramento's West Capitol Avenue. Located across from the famous El Rancho Motel, the Crest, like most spots of its kind, offered a swimming pool, televisions, orthopedic...
    • BBSAC448
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • Greenback Notes, 1926

    • 1926-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Nugget, 1939

    • 1939-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works Administration...
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    • Gold Dredger

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows a massive “double stacker” gold dredger making its way through a section of eastern Sacramento County. Popular areas for dredging included those adjoining the American River, especially near Rancho Cordova and...
    • 2257
    • Greenback Notes, 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 2, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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