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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Greenback Notes, 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • 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
    • Albert Elkus Menswear

    • 1930
    • The facade of Albert Elkus Menswear at 830 K Street displays the latest styles and fashions for the well-dressed gentleman in 1930. Elkus had a second location, at 904 J Street, in the 1940s. Descended from German immigrants, Elkus was mayor of...
    • 93
    • 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
    • J Street and Fifty-second Street

    • 1942
    • Taken on November 23, 1942, and looking west, this photograph displays a sleepy, semi-rural section of East Sacramento at Fifty-second and J Streets.
    • 933
    • 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
    • The Visitor

    • 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high...
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    • 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
    • Grayson's department store

    • 1950
    • This 1950 view of the south side of K Street reveals Grayson's Department Store, located at 716 K Street, and Payless Drugstore, located at 716 K Street. Established in the summer of 1940, Grayson's was a California chain, specializing in women's...
    • 427
    • 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...
    • 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
    • "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

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