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    • The Wasp

    • July 23, 1898
    • The San Francisco Wasp – based at 514 Market Street – operated as a colorful publication “of illustration and comment,” running from 1876 to 1941. The digitized pages are from July 23, 1898 and February 20, 1904 issues. Founded by the...
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    • Hotel Sacramento building, K Street at 11th

    • 1927
    • Taken between 1927-1929, this photograph shows the Hotel Sacramento, resting at the southeast corner of Tenth and K Streets. From its opening, onward, the Sacramento was looked upon as one of the more cosmopolitan spots in the city. In March of...
    • 511
    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California’s larger towns and cities when this postcard from the location at 1220 Sixteenth Street was available in the early 1960s. The site of many...
    • BBSAC458
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 5, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Third Street, 1203 through 1209

    • 1960
    • This street view, captured in circa 1960, shows two hotels, the Golden Hotel at 1203 Third Street and the New Grand Hotel at 1207 Third Street with various ground floor businesses along Third Street, between L and M Streets. Visibile are the El...
    • 612
    • Sky Ranch Motel, West Sacramento, Calif.

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    • The aqua-blue of the Sky Ranch Motel pool sparkles beneath a deep blue sky in this 1960s postcard promoting the business at 1800 West Capitol Avenue. A modest alternative to the nearby Capitol Inn and Hotel El Rancho, guests would still be close to...
    • BBSAC500
    • Hotels Central and Coloma and New Royal Theater

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a series of businesses on the south side of K Street, between Fifth and Sixth Streets. They are the shuttered New Royal Theater at 526 K Street, the Central Hotel at 522-and-a-half K Street, Mal’s Discount House...
    • 201
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Bldg Containing Hotel Trow - Published by Edward H. Mitchell

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    • The Hotel Trow at 508 1/2 K Street was one of at least six hotels located on K Street between the Sacramento River and Tenth Street during the early decades of last century. Owned by Mrs. Anna Trow, the hotel operated under that name from 1912 to...
    • BBSAC508
    • White House Motel

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    • The White House Motel is the subject of this postcard. It rested along Business Route 40, which eventually became known as Auburn Boulevard. The opening of the North Sacramento Freeway, in 1947, germinated a slow decline of the litany of small,...
    • BBSAC513
    • Hotel Rialto and Rialto Cafe

    • 1960
    • Photograph, circa 1960, of the Hotel Rialto and Rialto Cafe, located at 228 and 230 J Street. What became known as the Rialto Building replaced two structures built in the 1860s. The present buildings originally housed clothing and general...
    • 586
    • Sky Room, El Mirador Hotel

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    • In the late 1950s the Sky Room of the El Mirador Hotel was the place to be seen, and at 14 stories tall it was the place to see much of pre high-rise Sacramento while sipping cocktails and listening to frank Fiore and the Tropic Aires or guest...
    • BBSAC646
    • Fifth Street south of J Street

    • 1960
    • 1960 photograph of the Ansonia Hotel Building, including the Fong Laundry (1011 Fifth Street), the Lucky Cafe (1013 Fifth Street) and the Ansonia Hotel (1011 Fifth Street).
    • 331
    • Norm’s Pawn Shop

    • 1960
    • Resting at the southeast corner of Sixth and J Streets, the Ramona Hotel and several of its business tenants are shown in this 1960 photograph. Visible businesses include the California Grocery at 604 J Street, Norm’s Pawnshop at 602 J Street...
    • 290
    • K Street, Toward the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

    • 1913
    • A bustling scene on K Street was captured in this 1913 photograph. A horse and wagon in the photograph’s foreground contrasts a slowly shifting paradigm toward the use of automobiles. Sidewalks are lined with pedestrians. In the background and...
    • 1365
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Sacramento Motel - On U.S. Highway 40 and 99E

    • 1945
    • Offering deluxe rooms for $2.00, the Sacramento Motel on U.S. Highway 40 and 99 E in North Sacramento was similar to dozens of locally owned and run motels and auto courts in the Sacramento Valley. Before the rise of freeways that bypassed the...
    • BBSAC486
    • J Street, 1401-1407

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph shows several businesses along J Street, between Fourteenth and Fifteenth Streets. Included - left to right - are Bode and Bode Keys, Gil Culver Photography Studio, Laybourn Cleaners and the Hotel Rene. Bode and Bode was...
    • 934
    • 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
    • J Street east of of Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • A 1960 photograph of businesses along J Street, east of Fifth Street. In view are the El Paso Cafe, Pacific Hotel, and Fong Sing Hand Laundry.
    • 332

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