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    • Standard Furniture on Eighth, Between I and J Streets

    • 1940
    • The Standard Furniture Company lines Eighth Street, between I and J Streets, in this circa 1940 photograph. Native New Yorker Edward Samoville founded the business in the 1939, eventually joining forces with the future owner of North...
    • 574
    • Golden Eagle Hotel and Grand Rapids Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 at the northwest corner of Seventh and K Streets are the Golden Eagle Hotel at 627 K Street and the Grand Rapids Furniture Company at 631 K Street. Originally built in 1853 by the Pennsylvania-born Daniel E. Callahan, and long a...
    • 336
    • Grand Rapids Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • This view of a dormant storefront for the Grand Rapids Furniture Company at 631 K Street was taken in 1961. The store had been operated by the Samoville family – Louis, Avron, and Anne – a longtime fixture in Sacramento’s retail furniture...
    • 337
    • Baron's Furniture Showrooms

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph provides a view of Baron's Furniture Showrooms, at 100 Capitol Avenue, taken right after a fire at the southeast corner of Front and Capitol. The business sold furniture, carpets and appliances.
    • 1603
    • Star Furniture

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows the front of Star Furniture on 1511 Del Paso Boulevard in North Sacramento. Started in 1932 by Ralph Jennings, the store claimed to be ""California's largest furniture store north of Sacramento."" Jennings and...
    • 487
    • Jackson's furniture store

    • 1955
    • Photographed in 1955 is Jackson's Furniture Store as it sat on the southwest corner of Fourteenth and K Streets. Jacksons was started in Oakland, California, in 1889 by Henry Jackson. Jackson and his business holds considerable distinction for...
    • 426
    • K Street, 1312-1330

    • 1956
    • This 1956 photograph of K Street shows the following businesses: Jackson's Furniture (1330 K Street), The Morris Plan Company (1324 K Street), See's Candies (1322 K Street), Sherman-Clay (1312 K Street).
    • 1890
    • Breuner's Furniture Company

    • 1945
    • The venerable Breuner's furniture store rests at its 604 K Street location in 1945. John Breuner - after sailing around Cape Horn in the early 1850s - started his business in 1856 and it stayed in operation for over 120 years. Bruener's was...
    • 37
    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the...
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    • Jackson’s Furniture and a Westerly View Down K Street

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph captures a westward view down K Street, from the northeast corner of Fourteenth and K Streets. Visible businesses include as follows: Jackson's Home Furniture Store at 1330 K Street, See's Candies at 1322 K Street,...
    • 1402
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • "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
    • J.C. Penney

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 photograph shows the J.C. Penney Company department store at 630 K Street. The 96,000 square foot store was opened in February 1957, making it one of the five largest Penney's outlets at that time. The windowless, six story...
    • 161
    • East of Fourth Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of J Street between Fourth and Fifth, showing Astor Rooms (404 J Street), Mike's Grocery (406 J Street), Fong Liquor Store (408 J Street), a closed down Genant Furniture Store (410 J Street) which used to be Cameron...
    • 939

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