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    • The Visitor

    • November 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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    • Front Street Buildings

    • 1959
    • A lonely stretch of Front Street is captured in this 1959 photograph. The buildings represent the former homes of Ace Upholstery at 1021 Front Street, the Rooney Brothers Company at 1019 Front Street, and what is identified in the 1959 City...
    • 985
    • Front Street, 907-921

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of M. R. Carpenter Company at 907 Front Street; Plumbing at 911 Front Street; Pacific Fur and Wool at 915 Front Street; and Howard and Dean Van Lines at 921 Front Street (McKesson & Robbins Building).
    • 1606
    • Themis

    • March 17, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
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    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento Looking East from River Front

    • 1910
    • The Sacramento riverfront was a lively spot in 1910 when this sepia-toned postcard was mailed from downtown. The stern-propelled paddlewheel boat and barge were only two of dozens of all type of craft that plied the Sacramento River transporting...
    • BBSAC706
    • Jon's Home Furniture

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph offers a view of 1201 Front, location of the Stanford Brothers store during the Gold Rush era. Notes with the photograph date that store to 1856. Jon's Home Furniture (1213 Front Street) was formerly a wholesale paper...
    • 787
    • Front Street:   1111 through 1115

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph shows the California Office Furniture Company at 1111 Front Street. To the right, at 1115 Front Street, is the Lawrence Mayflower Moving and Storage Company.
    • 126
    • Front Street, 1115

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of a parking lot at the northeast corner of Front and L Streets. Beyond the parking lot is the Lawrence Mayflower Moving and Storage warehouse at 1115 Front Street, also known as The Embarcadero.
    • 1605
    • Front Street businesses, 915-923

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken in 1960, of the Pacific Fur and Wool Co., located at 915 Front Street. Next door is McKesson and Robbins, Inc. at 923 Front Street.
    • 355
    • Front Street, 1023-1027

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of Ace Upholstery at 1023 Front Street and Farber Brothers Distributing Company at 1027 Front Street.
    • 1604
    • Front Street, 1213-1227

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of Jon's Home Furniture at 1213 Front Street (also known as The Embarcadero) and Crane Company (plumbing) at 1227 Front Street.
    • 1607
    • Front Street, 1023-1023

    • 1960
    • A circa 1960 view of Booth-Newton Store at 1023 Front Street, which was listed as a state historical landmark in the 1961 Sacramento City Directory, and the Ace Upholstery at 1023 Front Street.
    • 1608
    • Crane Company Plumbing Supplies

    • 1936
    • Pictured on September 24, 1936, is the Crane Company Plumbing Supplies warehouse at Front and M Streets. The four-story, brick and concrete structure was built between 1921 and 1924 for 150,000 dollars. When the facility opened in April 1924 it...
    • 55
    • 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
    • Lawrence Mayflower Moving and Storage

    • 1962
    • Photo of front of Lawrence Mayflower Moving and Storage on 1115 Front Street circa 1962. The company, which first opened in 1927, maintained an office at 1930 J Street.
    • 88
    • Howard Van Lines

    • 1962
    • Photograph taken in 1962 of Howard Van Lines and Dean Van Lines at 921 Front Street. By 1970 neither business was listed in the City Directory, the only establishment still in place was the Southern Pacific transfer facility at Front and J Streets.
    • 89
    • I Street Bridge from Front and I Streets

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph of the I Street Bridge was taken, looking north, from the intersection of I and Front Streets. When it was built in 1911, it was intended to endure “100 years’ service.” To the left of the frame are Southern Pacific...
    • 190

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