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    • Thomson-Diggs Company Hardware

    • 1946
    • This September 5, 1946, photograph shows the Thomson-Diggs warehouse resting on the southwest corner of Third and R Streets. Founded in 1900, the business was a hardware wholesaler with an impressive geographic reach throughout California and...
    • 29
    • Legionnaire's Parade Down J Street at Twelfth

    • 1945
    • Senator Garage (1209 J Street), Campbell & Boutwell Hardware (1214 J Street), Tofanelli Sea Food Company (1224 J Street), The Canteen Liquors (1231 J Street), Emigh Hardware (1300 J Street). Some of the above businesses are not visible, and some...
    • 1958
    • McDonald Paint & Hardware Fire

    • 1965
    • A stream of water is directed at a fire at McDonald Paint & Hardware Co. (188 El Camino Ave.) by a firefighter perched atop a fire ladder. Nearby businesses also threatened by the fire are the El Camino Bowl (1194 El Camino Ave.) whose sign...
    • 2089
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an 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 “interest of the average...
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    • J Street:  308 through 314

    • 1960
    • The south side of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets, is revealed in this circa 1960 photograph. Left to right are the Wong Association Fraternal Organization at 314 J Street, the Capital Hardware Company at 310 J Street, the Anchor Hotel...
    • 123
    • 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
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • A car show occupies the massive parking lot of Country Club Centre in this 1958 photograph. The development, designed by San Francisco-based architect William B. David, covered a lot of 13-acres and was considered to be Sacramento's first regional...
    • 1335
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Country Club Centre, at Watt and El Camino Avenues, is shown in this 1958 photograph. The spot was called the "largest shopping development in California involving chains stores." In its original form and with a 4,000,000 million dollar price...
    • 1336
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1952
    • This 1952 photograph shows several storefronts of the Country Club Centre. Anchor stores for the development include, to the left of the frame, a Lucky store, covering some 15,350 square feet of selling space, and, to the far right, the 23,000...
    • 1337
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre at Watt Avenue and El Camino Boulevard. Opening in August 1952 by way of the theater designs of Joseph Blumenfeld, it soon occurred to him that the northern county's burgeoning population...
    • 1338
    • Greenback Notes, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • 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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    • 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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    • J Street, 812-818

    • 1959
    • This view of the south side of J Street taken in 1959 shows several businesses. At the left are, Shorrock's Hardware (signs posted in the windows indicate that soon it would become home to a Spalding Sports Store) (818 J Street), Palace Market...
    • 1144
    • The Review, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • 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 school...
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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Looking east, this 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre. The spot offered a three gala opening for August 21, 22 and 23, 1952, which included free lucky hats and pony rides for children and free Coca Cola and Dr. Pepper. ...
    • 1360
    • The Review, 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • 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 school...
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    • American Legion Marches on J Street

    • 1942
    • In this circa 1942 photograph, an American Legion color guard leads a massed unit of flag bearers on J Street, between Twelfth and Thirteenth Streets. Spectators line both sides of the street, a few observe from rooftops. Overhead banners read...
    • 2220
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as United...
    • 857

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