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    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • Early Air Mail Flight from Mather Field

    • 1925
    • Taken in 1925, this photograph captures the first air mail flight from Sacramento's Mather Field. The photograph was also taken to promote a motion picture entitled "The Pony Express," partially filmed in the area. A stunt rider on horseback,...
    • 1942
    • Picking Tomatoes for Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1942
    • Photograph of a woman and man posed with picked tomatoes and the pretense of being the laborers. One of a group of professional promotional photographs contracted by the Bercut-Richards Packing Company, this shot captures an image of a real field...
    • 1300
    • Winter Sports Snow Queen, Mrs. Dorothy Girard Hess

    • 1935
    • This 1935 photograph captures a smiling Mrs. Dorothy Girard Hess as the Winter Sports Snow Queen. She worked for the Weinstock, Lubin Company, and married Earl J. Hess, a bank teller at Bank of America. The photograph was identified by Dorothy's...
    • 1315
    • IXL Clothing Store for Men

    • 1955
    • Taken in 1947, this photograph captures the IXL Clothing Store for Men, located at 804 J Street. Founded by Harry Kaufmann in 1923, by 1986, IXL had grown into a 15 store enterprise, including locations in California, Oregon and Nevada. Until its...
    • 451
    • Man at Main Branch

    • 1949
    • This 1949 image captures a man reading newspapers at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. Beyond the open window is I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-17
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • This May 1939 photograph captures several flag-waving riders, all of whom are part of the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade. They make their way easterly, down K Street. A lead rider holds a flag inscribed with the words "World's Fair Rodeo...
    • 1929d
    • Jefferson Elementary School

    • 1928
    • This 1928 photograph captures a class of students from Jefferson Elementary School, located at 1615 N Street. The twenty-eight students are posed outside the school with their teacher. Built in 1923, the structure became the central administrative...
    • 1252
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • This May 1939 photograph captures the World's Fair Rodeo Parade. Riders make their way east on K Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets, while spectators line the route. Businesses along the route include as follows: Auslender's Women's...
    • 1929f
    • Hotel Clunie and Hale Brothers Department Store

    • 1940
    • This 1940 photograph captures the northeast corner of Eighth and K Streets. The upper floors of the structure were occupied by the 200-room Hotel Clunie at 805 K Street. It was built in 1917 and then renovated in 1929 for 70,000 dollars by hotel...
    • 465
    • Christmas Decorations at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 image captures an art paper Christmas tree sitting before books in an adult services section at the Sacramento City Library’s downtown branch, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-1
    • Dave’s Men’s Store from Fourth and K Streets.

    • 1950
    • This 1962 photograph captures a razed lot between J and K Streets and Third and Fourth Streets. In the distance are Dave’s Men’s Store at 230 K Street and the Club Café Tavern at 231 K Street. Beyond that, one can see the spires of the Tower...
    • 77
    • J Street Bond Drive Parade

    • 1943
    • This circa 1943 photograph captures a World War II bond drive parade, making its way east, along J Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. One truck advertises for John Berlin's motion picture "This is the Army," premiering at the Fox Senator...
    • 1961
    • Ancient Cultures Display at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph captures a Pre-Columbian cultures display at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-23
    • Civil War Display at Main Branch

    • 1961
    • This July 1961 photograph captures a display on the American Civil War. The exhibit stoof at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, lcaoted at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-27
    • Costume History Display

    • 1964
    • This 1964 photograph captures a display on costume history at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. Women’s garb in the fifteenth, ninetheenth and twentieth-centuries is portrayed.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-50
    • St. John's Lutheran Church

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures the St. John's Lutheran Church as it rests, surrounded by several trees, at the northeast corner of Seventeenth and L Streets. Under the guidance of Reverend Charles Oehler, the church was constructed for 70,000...
    • 515
    • Library Breakfast

    • 1963
    • This October 3, 1963, photograph captures the gaiety of the pre-Germany trip party for Sacramento City Library director Dorothy Drake (second from left). Left to right, are Marilyn Manning, Drake, Ms. May Drake, and George Ladd. The event was held...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-3-13

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