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    • Esquire Theater - 44 Esquire 2000

    • 2000
    • This circa 200 postcard provides two renderings of the Esquire Theater, located at 1211 K street: One, with its early-1940s origins, and two, after its rehabilitation in 2000. The new theater, opening in 1999, proved a far cry from its 1940...
    • BBSAC813
    • 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
    • C. M. Coffing

    • 1937
    • Shown is a 1937 billhead representing a transaction with longtime Sacramento automobile dealer Claude M. Coffing. The Indiana native entered the business in 1912, starting a career in which he sold Ford, Dodge, De Soto, Chevrolet, Buick, Cadillac,...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i12
    • Children Reading at Mabel Gillis

    • 1959
    • This January 1959 image shows three children reading at the Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. The middle child wears a uniform for the nearby All Hallows Catholic School. The Gillis Branch opened...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-12
    • McClatchy Realty Company

    • 1930
    • Shown on January 2, 1930, at 809 J Street, is the McClatchy Realty Company. The McClatchy family was a powerful force in Sacramento, with widespread interests. Charles and Carlos managed the publishing side, while Valentine and Harold held down...
    • 172
    • Mrs. Alice Lane, President of the LOANI Club

    • 1950
    • Pictured in 1950 is Mrs. Alice Lane, President of the Loani Club, a Sacramento area organization involved with the handicapped. Based at 1818 Capitol Avenue, the organization was founded in 1948 by Sacramento and Colonial Heights resident Ken...
    • 1719
    • Weeping Figure

    • 1998
    • This 1998 phoptograph captures the melancholy figure watching over of the gravesite of longtime Sacramento philanthropist Margaret Crocker.
    • 2118
    • Guy Foulks, Genevieve Didion, and Percy West

    • 1958
    • Pictured in 1958, and posing next to a historic painting, are a few Sacramento-area notables signing a document. The seated woman is Genevieve Didion, longtime member of the Board of the Sacramento Unified School District. She started her run...
    • 1390
    • Room For Rent, Sacramento, California

    • 1992
    • This circa 1992 postcard provides a bit of gallows humor in advertising a room for rent to notorious serial killer Dorothea Puente. A longtime resident of Alkali Flat, Puente murdered anywhere between three and nine residents she was supposed to...
    • BBSAC807
    • Mary J. Watson Grammar School

    • 1913
    • This 1913 photograph shows the front entrance of Mary J. Watson Grammar School, located at Fifteenth and J streets. Originally built as Sacramento Grammar School in 1872/73, the school was renamed in 1910 to honor longtime principal Mary J....
    • 1240
    • Frasinetti's Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 menu shows the wares at Frasinetti's Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, located at 4217 Stockton Boulevard. The Frasinettis were a longtime fixture in Sacramento food and agriculture going back to Jim Frasinetti's establishment of a...
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