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    • Aerial View of Setzer Forest Products

    • 1949
    • Here is a 1949 aerial photograph of Setzer Forest Products, a box manufacturer, located at 2570 through 2610 Third Street. Established in 1923, the business -- at the time this photograph was taken -- was employing upwards of 170 people. The...
    • 299
    • American Trust Company

    • 1951
    • This evening photograph of the American Trust Company’s 1011 Tenth Street branch was taken on March 3, 1951. The company established itself in Sacramento with a mere ten employees at the corner of Seventh and J Streets. By the time this...
    • 1876
    • Bon Marche Department Store and K Street

    • 1950
    • This August 28, 1950, photograph captures the northern stretch of K Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. The Bon Marche department store at 1031 K Street was known to be one of the premier women’s clothing merchants in Superior California. ...
    • 1
    • California Junior Museum

    • 1955
    • A view of the California Junior Museum from the parking lot (circa 1955). A sign on the building indicates that the building contains a planetarium. Established in 1951, its address was 4500 Y Street.
    • 1800
    • California State Capitol - Maggie McGurk

    • 1990
    • Shown in this four-framed circa 1990 postcard are offices within the California State Capitol building. In the upper left is the Secretary of State's Office, established in 1902; upper right is the Governor's Private Office, established in 1906;...
    • BBSAC318
    • Camp Sacramento Cabins

    • 1928
    • Three of Camp Sacramento's 35 cabins rest along a clearing of forest in this 1928 photograph. Providing electricity to the units was the Camp's own hydroelectric plant. Cabins also had access to potable water. And just a year later, a United...
    • 884
    • Capital Palace Cafe

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows the Capital Palace Café at 400 J Street. It rested on the southeast corner of Fourth and J Streets and was established by the Battaglia brothers, John and Peter, in 1938. Natives of Jackson, California, and first...
    • 121
    • Capitol Park, Looking West, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Capitol Park, a 40-acre arboretum, famous for its 40,000 trees, shrubs and flowers. Among its attractions are its renowned gardens, including the rose and cactus gardens. A bronze statue of Fr. Junipero Serra stands...
    • BBSAC252
    • City Brewery

    • 1900
    • Pictured in circa 1900, at the northeast corner of Twelfth and ""H"" Streets, is the City Brewery. It was established in 1856 by German expatriates Wilhelm Borchers and Benedict Hilbert. The two-story structure was made of brick, rested on a lot...
    • 131
    • Cocktail Hour Menu for Tiny's Waffle Shop

    • 1945
    • Shown is a circa 1945 cocktail menu for Tiny's Waffle Shop, located at 905 K Street. Established in the mid-1930s, the spot was operated by Art Nyberg and gained notoriety with military personnel from both McClellan and Mather fields.
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    • Country Maid Ice Cream

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 menu shows the wares of the Country Maid Ice Cream Shop, located on 1032 J Street. Established in the late-1930s, Country Maid would be a Sacramento fixture for the next five decades.
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    • Credit Women’s Breakfast Club

    • 1947
    • Pictured on July 15, 1947, is a meeting of the Sacramento Credit Women’s Breakfast Club. Members sit at a u-shaped banquet table, looking toward the camera. Born out of a desire for credit office workers to organize and socialize, the Sacramento...
    • 1005
    • Discovery Museum

    • 1997
    • This 1997 postcard shows the Discovery Museum, located at 101 I Street. At the time this photograph was taken, the museum's mission sought to educate through interactive exhibits covering science, history and technology. It was established in...
    • BBSAC530
    • El Mirador Hotel, 13th and N Street

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    • The 14-story El Mirador Hotel at 13th and N Street boasted an unparalleled view of Sacramento from its Sky Room when it opened in 1957, though the Top of the Town above the Elks Temple offered refreshment at the same altitude. For a decade the El...
    • BBSAC451
    • Entrance to Crane Company Plumbing Supplies

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the Front Street side of the Crane Company Plumbing Supplies warehouse located at Front and M Streets. The nationwide company was established in Chicago in 1910 with Sacramento becoming a distribution point in...
    • 56
    • Foreman and Clark clothing store

    • 1947
    • Sacramento's Foreman and Clark clothing store was established in 1930. Shown here in 1947, and touting itself "The World's Largest Upstairs Clothier," it was located on the southwest corner of Seventh and K streets or 624 K Street. J. C....
    • 438
    • Foreman and Clark Clothing Store

    • 1930
    • This evening photograph of the Foreman and Clark clothing store at 624 K Street, and the downstairs J. C. Penney department store, at 630 K Street, was taken on October 30, 1930. The store moved to Ninth and K in 1955, and also established a...
    • 439a

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