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    • Sacramento Inn - 1401 Arden Way

    • The printed description on the back of this card reads, "Sacramento's delightful garden hotel, 265 rooms. Coffee house, dining room and cocktail lounge. Dining and dancing nightly. Two swimming pools. Banquet and meeting room facilities. Only eight...
    • BBSAC484
    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel - Pope Studios

    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel at 4331 Stockton Boulevard is the subject of this postcard. Built in the early 1950s, and touting itself "Sacramento's Newest and Smartest," the Greenbriar was first operated by Adolph "Dolph" Hager, a master builder and...
    • BBSAC456
    • Maleville Lodge - H.S. Crocker Co.

    • Located at 2712 Fulton Avenue, the Coral Reef Lodge was across the street and slightly west of namesake Coral Reef Restaurant, a fixture and family favorite for over 40 years. Brothers John, Elwood and later band-leader Edwin "Buddy" Malrville...
    • BBSAC466
    • The Flamingo Motel - Rory Foster

    • 1963
    • This 1963 postcard shows West Sacramento's 21-unit Flamingo Motel at 920 West Capitol Avenue. In the 1968 Sacramento phonebook, the motel claimed to have "one of Sacramento's finest" heated swimming pools. It also boasted "courtesy coffee,...
    • BBSAC450
    • Sacramento Inn, Pool Side - Mike Roberts

    • 1958
    • The printed description on the back of this postcard sent in 1958 declares, "Sacramento's fabulous Garden Inn offers 150 rooms, coffee house, dining and dancing nightly with every modern covenience. Eight minutes east of the Capital City on Highway...
    • BBSAC482
    • Swimming Baths, Sacramento, California

    • 1915
    • Shown in 1915 are the Riverside Swimming Baths, located on a 15-acre swath facing the Sacramento River at Twelfth Avenue and Riverside Boulevard. Opened in 1909, one could swim the entire day by paying a mere 10 cents. The baths were warmed -- a...
    • BBSAC762
    • Sacramento Inn - Friendly Inn

    • The printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "Sacramento Inn is the famed garden hotel in California's Capital. The 'Friendly Inn' offers 325 air-conditioned rooms, three pools, spacious dining room and coffee shop. Dinner dancing...
    • BBSAC483
    • Interior of Swimming Baths, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 sepia postcard shows the interior of the Riverside Baths, located at 3600 Riverside Boulevard. Built in 1909 and operating until 1937, the 100-yard-long pool was fed by a natural artesian well, and, at the time of their...
    • BBSAC763
    • Grant Union High School Swimming Pool

    • 1936
    • Shown at the Grant Union High School swimming pool in 1936 are a few Sacramento Interwar luminaries, including, right to left, Grant’s first principal William Rutherford; Sacramento City Councilman and future Sacramento City Mayor Tom Monk; native...
    • 1483
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 this photograph shows some pre-summer activity at the crowded Riverside Pool, also known as the Land Park Plunge. Two lifeguards in elevated observation seats watch the men, women and children that swim, slide and dive in the...
    • 1940a
    • Caravan Inn - An Albert Pick Motel

    • 1965
    • Shown in circa 1965, are the swimming pool, room units and front parking lot of the Caravan Inn on Auburn Boulevard at Bell Street. When this postcard was new Auburn Boulevard served as part of Highway 40 and was a main thoroughfare dotted with...
    • BBSAC437
    • Coral Reef Lodge - Sacramento, California

    • The pool and shaded lawn behind the Coral Reef Lodge at 2700 Fulton Avenue is the subject of this postcard. The printed description on the back indicates that the lodge is " 'the quiet place'...away from Freeway 80 traffic...breakfast at La Petite...
    • BBSAC489
    • Riverside Swimming Baths (Land Park Plunge)

    • 1937
    • This May 3, 1947, photograph shows a teeming Land Park Plunge, located at Riverside Boulevard and Eleventh Avenue. The pool was served by an artesian well, tapped a half-mile deep, and providing a near constant flow of fresh water, always at 82...
    • 1576
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1944
    • Shown on July 14, 1944, are the placid closing time waters of the Riverside Pool, also known as the Land Park Plunge. The reconstituted masonite and plaster pool opened in May 1937 after 20,000 dollars were spent in improvements which were...
    • 1939
    • Clunie Memorial Clubhouse Swimming Pool

    • 1937
    • This June 19, 1937, photograph shows the Clunie Memorial Swimming Pool at McKinley Park, located at Alhambra and F Streets. The pool, clubhouse and recreational facilities were designed by Sacramento-based architect Harry Devine, in association...
    • 1629
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 these pictures are of a crowded Riverside Pool, located on 3640 Riverside Boulevard. Swimmers and sunbathers lounge and circulate in the area in front of the refreshment center while others take advantage of the picnic tables...
    • 1940b
    • Mansion Inn, Downtown Sacramento at 16th and H Streets

    • April 6, 1964
    • This April 1964 postcard shows the courtyard and swimming pool of the Mansion Inn, at 700 Sixteenth Street. As the story goes, Governor Pat Brown would occassionaly dart across H Street in his swimming trunks for a quick jump into the pool and then...
    • BBSAC465
    • Del Paso Country Club

    • 1929
    • The Del Paso Country Club's new swimming pool is the subject of this August 13, 1929, photograph. The pool was christened on June 23 with a series of amateur water races, including freestyle, diving, and back stroke. The event proved the crescendo...
    • 1577a
    • Del Paso Country Club

    • 1929
    • This August 13, 1929, photograph shows the Del Paso Country Club's swimming pool. The 40 by 90-foot tank, with a depth of nine feet, was built for 13,500 dollars. Cleverly, the pool drained into a man-made lake that also acted as a hazard for...
    • 1577b
    • Governor's Mansion - Ken Ravell

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard offers an aerial view of the Governor's Mansion and coachhouse, as taken from the southeast. As the home to California Governors from 1903 to 1967, the mansion and its grounds were named to the National Register of Historic...
    • BBSAC423


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