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    • Streetcar and Cathedral on K Street

    • 1939
    • This westerly view, from the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets, was taken in 1939. On the right are the towering spires of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, built in 1889 for 250,000 dollars. Its design was directed by the Sacramento...
    • 733
    • McClatchy Park and Joyland

    • 1929
    • Taken on May 18, 1929, this photograph shows a band procession at McClatchy Park, the previous home of the Joyland amusement park. Situated on Fifth Avenue, between Thirty-Third and Thirty-Seventh Streets, Joyland opened on June 6, 1913 to over...
    • 771
    • View of Oak Park - Blank Back

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    • This postcard shows the idyllic sheen of one of Sacramento's first suburbs, Oak Park. Annexed by the city in 1911, and located at the southeastern edge of the Sacramento proper, Oak Park's growth was accelerated by the streetcar, a decade-old...
    • BBSAC578
    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery Main Entrance

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 is the main entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Riverside Boulevard runs north-south in the foreground, while tracks for the Pacific Gas and Electric streetcar are also visible. Within five...
    • 705
    • K Street Mall, Sacramento - Dexter Press

    • 1971
    • Shown in circa 1973 is the K Street Mall, amidst the good intentions of urban planners, post the city's massive redevelopment efforts of the 1960s. Evident on the postcard are the status the K Street as a pedestrian only mall, and the presence of...
    • BBSAC363
    • View of the Tower Bridge Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This postcard reveals an aerial view toward the Tower Bridge and well into West Sacramento and Yolo County. In the left foreground, and built in 1961, is the 15-story 203-unit Capitol Towers Garden Apartments at 1500 Seventh Street. In the lower,...
    • BBSAC049
    • Looking from the Tower Bridge to the Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1999
    • In 1955, the M Street Bridge was torn down to make way for the Tower Bridge. “The twin towered bridge, designed to carry automobiles, pedestrians and an electric streetcar line, could be raised when necessary to allow river boats to pass beneath...
    • BBSAC050
    • Breuner's Furniture Company

    • 1945
    • The venerable Breuner's furniture store rests at its 604 K Street location in 1945. John Breuner - after sailing around Cape Horn in the early 1850s - started his business in 1856 and it stayed in operation for over 120 years. Bruener's was...
    • 37
    • Travelers Hotel - Black and White

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    • In this postcard, the huge "Travelers Hotel Sacramento" sign towers over a streetcar and vintage automobiles on the street below. A printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "T. A. Franker, E. H. Hanlon, J. L. Flanagan. Eight stories...
    • BBSAC502
    • J Street, Sacramento, Cal. - M. Rieder

    • 1908
    • A stretch of Sacramento’s J Street over a century ago is the subject of this German-made color postcard. Mailed in Sacramento on October 22 of 1908 for two cents, this card’s destination was 8th Street and arrived the same day it was mailed to let...
    • BBSAC387
    • Two Children on a Snowy Day on the Capitol Building Grounds

    • 1942
    • Standing amidst the whitened Capitol grounds on March 14, 1942, these children make the most of Sacramento’s heaviest snowfall in 26 years. The two-inch accumulation led to a carnival-type feel throughout the city with snowmen, sleds and snowballs...
    • 230
    • Sacramento Hotel - Pacific Novelty Co. of San Francisco

    • 1916
    • The Sacramento Hotel and much of the intersection of K Street and Tenth Street are visible in this postcard, dated 1916. Two automobiles are parked along the curb while pedestrians pass by or congregate in small groups within sight of the streetcar...
    • BBSAC479
    • Hotel Sacramento - Corner View, Edward H. Mitchell

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    • Impressive early view of the Hotel Sacramento at Tenth Street and K Street adorns the front of this postcard. Potted trees are arranged in front of the building on both sides, while horse-drawn vehicles rest at curbside near the streetcar tracks...
    • BBSAC480
    • J Street, 701-727?; 917-923 Seventh Street

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph captures the northeast corner and bustling intersection of Seventh and J Streets. At the center of the photograph is the Log Cabin Tavern flanked to the right by a series of businesses, including the Spaghetti Palace,...
    • 924a
    • J Street, 701-727?; 917-923 Seventh Street

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph captures the northeast corner and bustling intersection of Seventh and J Streets. At the center of the photograph is the Log Cabin Tavern flanked to the right by a series of businesses, including the Spaghetti Palace,...
    • 924b

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