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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
    • Angela's Bargain Center

    • 1970
    • Taken in circa 1970, this photograph shows a window display in Angela's Bargain Center (500 Tenth Street).
    • 1830
    • "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
    • 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
    • Chinn-Beretta Optometrists

    • 1940
    • This August 4, 1940, photograph shows Chinn-Beretta Optometry at 1022 K Street. Prominent is a display window of glasses and indication of the business’ staff optometrists, Bolling Chinn and W.B. Leonard. At the time the photograph was taken,...
    • 401
    • F. Lagomarsino and Sons Nursery

    • 1948
    • Pictured on the evening of December 11, 1948, are the store, nursery and greenhouse of F. Lagomarsino and Sons at 1213 Alhambra Boulevard. The business was founded in 1870 by Felice Lagomarsino, along Riverside Boulevard. It was here that...
    • 452
    • Leed's Storefront

    • 1934
    • This photograph of the storefront of Leed’s women’s shoes at 814 K Street was taken on the business’s opening day, September 15, 1934. Neon signage and large showcases are visible. The location, designed to store up to 12,000 pairs of women’s...
    • 455
    • K Business Block, Sacramento

    • 1909
    • The 600 block of Sacramento's K Street is the focus of this early divided-back card postmarked June of 1909. Wasserman and Gattman's Nonpareil fancy and dry goods store mpved over from J Street in the 1890s to 610-618 K Street next to John...
    • BBSAC941

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