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    • 400-404 J Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph of Salvo's Dry Cleaners (402 J Street), Tong Kee Shoe Shop (404? J Street), the Capitol Palace Cafe & Tavern (400 J Street), and Astor Rooms (404? J Street), 1960. Salvo's is located the former People's Savings Bank location.
    • 293
    • Aerial View of Government and Business Districts, Sacramento, CA

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    • An account in “Sacramento, California” printed in 1926 describes the capital city as a trading center from which comes and goes a commerce that has produced a city possessing bank deposits greater in proportion to population than any other city.” ...
    • BBSAC026
    • Aerial View of Sacramento High School at Thirty-Fourth and W

    • 1956
    • Taken from the south, this May 1956 aerial photograph captures Sacramento High School at Thirty-Fourth and W Streets. Y Street runs east- west in the foreground while Thirty-Fourth Street runs north-south to the far left of the photograph. The...
    • 2379
    • Albert Elkus Menswear

    • 1930
    • The facade of Albert Elkus Menswear at 830 K Street displays the latest styles and fashions for the well-dressed gentleman in 1930. Elkus had a second location, at 904 J Street, in the 1940s. Descended from German immigrants, Elkus was mayor of...
    • 93
    • American Can Company

    • 1945
    • Shown in 1945 at its Thirty-Third and C Street location is the American Can Company, one of California and the nation’s primary producers of tin cans. By the time this photograph was taken the plant was producing 375 cans a minute, 22,500 an hour,...
    • 1775
    • American Trust Company

    • 1938
    • This photograph of the newly-completed American Trust Company building at 1011 Tenth Street was taken in 1938. The site had been the location of a nineteenth and early twentieth-century livery stable. By 1948, the structure had been expanded to...
    • 1875
    • American Trust Company

    • 1948
    • This branch of the American Trust Company, located at 1501 Del Paso Boulevard, is the focal point of this photograph, taken July 12, 1948. At the time this photograph was taken, American Trust was the seventeenth largest bank in the country,...
    • 1877
    • American Trust Company Anniversary

    • 1954
    • Pictured in April 1954 is the American Trust Company’s one-hundredth anniversary gala, held at the bank’s 1011 Tenth Street location. Standing before the celebratory cake – topped with 100 candles – are, left to right, H. Stephen Chase,...
    • 2013
    • Arcade Baptist Church

    • 1957
    • This circa 1957 photograph shows the Arcade Baptist Church during construction at its 3927 Marconi Avenue location. When completed in 1959, the 165,000 dollar structure had a seating capacity of 850 persons and would include a pastor's study,...
    • 661
    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 image shows the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Built for a cost of 270,000 dollars at the southwest corner of Watt and Northrup, the brick and wood shingle structure’s opening...
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    • Argonaut Liquor Company

    • 1938
    • Here is the Argonaut Liquor Company, as it stood on January 18, 1938. Founded in the mid-1930s, and located at 517-523 I Street, the Argonaut moved into the pictured location in 1937 and was one of just nine liquor wholesalers in Sacramento at the...
    • 711
    • Avalon Swing Review at Central Library

    • 1988
    • Sacramento’s Avalon Swing Review is shown in this 1988 image, performing at the opening of the temporary location of the Sacramento Public Library’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza. Prominent in the image and performing vocals and...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-12
    • 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
    • Bret Harte Elementary School

    • 1945
    • This photograph of 47 Bret Harte students also includes two teachers and represents more than one classroom. It was taken in 1945 at the 3250 Franklin Boulevard location.
    • 1248
    • 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
    • Breuner's Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • This 1960 phothograph of Breuner's at 600 K Street, and Goodwill Industries Department Store at 1117 Sixth Street, was taken from the northwest coerner of Sixth and K Streets. Resting at the business's original 1856 location, the pictured building...
    • 44
    • Buddhist Church of Sacramento

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows Sacramento's Buddhist Church at 418 O Street. The congregation, the second-oldest of its kind in the United States, was founded in 1900 with 50 original members. To the right of the frame is the church's 410 O...
    • 1809

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