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    • Harold Shay Florist, Window Display

    • 1950
    • A circular window displays the blossoming wares of Harold Shay Florists at 1015 Eleventh Street. The business opened its doors in 1930 at 1127 K Street, later moving to its Eleventh Street location. The store's humorous slogan was "'Shay' it with...
    • 298
    • This is Breuner's 96th Year of Saying Merry Christmas

    • 1952
    • Pictured in circa 1952 is a portion of window displays at Breuner's Furniture at 600 K Street. So much a part of Sacramento's twentieth-century Holiday Season tradition, the practice started in 1934. With display themes changing yearly,...
    • BBSAC825
    • Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard captures the splendor of the tradition of window displays at Breuner's Furniture. The back of the postcard reads: "Breuner's 32nd musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch' where...
    • BBSAC820
    • Breuners:  Preparing Christmas Dinner out at Aunt Molly's Home

    • 1964
    • This 1964 postcard provides a view of one of Breuners Furniture's traditional Holiday window displays. The back of the card reads: "Breuner's 30th musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Preparing Christmas Dinner at Aunt Molly's Home' where...
    • BBSAC819
    • "Shopping in an Italian Village"

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard captures the Holiday tradition of window decoration at Breuner's Furniture with "Shopping in an Italian Village." The practice started in 1934, but were ended with the store's bankruptcy in 2004.
    • BBSAC821
    • Breuner's: Your Christmas Store for 95 Years

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows a holiday window display, courtesy of Breuner's Furniture. The back of the card reads: "'The Old Christmas Quilting Party Back Home' is Breuner's 16th old-fashioned, musical, moving Christmas display. The figures...
    • BBSAC822
    • Angela's Bargain Center

    • 1970
    • Taken in circa 1970, this photograph shows a window display in Angela's Bargain Center (500 Tenth Street).
    • 1830
    • Reed's Millinery Company

    • 1936
    • This photograph of Reed's hat store at 622 K Street was taken on October 29, 1936. The store served Sacramento from 1935 to 1959, while its last manager was Alice Azevado, the wife of then Sacramento Mayor, Clarence Azevado.
    • 422
    • York Pacific Company

    • 1946
    • The York Pacific Company is pictured here on August 30, 1946, at 1229 I Street. The company was established in Santa Rosa, California, in 1935, by Mechanical Engineer Richard M. Oeberst. A native of Hamburg, Germany, Oeberst immigrated to the...
    • 304
    • Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation by Night

    • 1937
    • Pictured under neon lighting, on the evening of June 1, 1937, is Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation at 1106 K Street. The Sacramento location, which opened in 1937, was part of a constellation of stores that ran from San Diego to northern...
    • 305
    • W.T. Grant Company at Eighth between K and L

    • 1944
    • This September 1, 1944, photograph shows the storefront of the W.T. Grant Company’s 4,800 square foot store at Eighth and K Streets. The store opened in 1937 as an annex to the primary location at 722 K which had been hit by arson in December...
    • 392
    • W.T. Grant Company at 722 K Street

    • 1944
    • The W.T. Grant Company’s location at 722 K Street Store is shown in this September 1, 1944, photograph. Grant came to Sacramento in 1932 in an effort to expand its 39 state empire. The store opened in 1933, but was flamed in December of 1936 to a...
    • 393
    • Fashion Bootery, Incorporated

    • 1942
    • The storefront of the Fashion Bootery at 702 K Street is shown in this 1942 photograph. Opened in December 1929, the 50,000 dollar store became the ninth West Coast location for the company, based in Seattle. The 20 foot by 100 foot structure...
    • 399
    • Canadian Fur Company

    • 1961
    • The art deco facade of Canadian Fur Company and Cold Storage at 4121 Franklin Boulevard lights up the night in 1961. The 1949 arrival of the store and factory was big news for the burgeoning area of South Sacramento.
    • 125
    • Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts by Day

    • 1939
    • This daylight photograph of Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts at 1510 L Street was taken on November 17, 1939. The pictured store was opened in 1939 by Herbert “Bert” Woodall and the first generation German-American Carl Lehman. Woodall came...
    • 750a
    • Jim Patterson Hats

    • 1935
    • This September 16, 1935, photograph captures Jim Patterson Hats. Located at 901 K Street, Patterson opened his store in December of 1934. The store was located in the southwest corner of the Odd Fellows Temple building. Benning started his...
    • 296
    • Chandler's Shoes

    • 1950
    • This photograph of Chandler’s Shoes at 1022 K Street was taken in circa 1950. It shows much of the business’s storefront and a worker filling a section of display windows. Chandler’s – a nationwide chain – came to Sacramento in 1922. The seller...
    • 297

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