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    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California‚Äôs 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
    • Caravan Inn - An Albert Pick Motel

    • 1965
    • Shown in circa 1965, are the swimming pool, room units and front parking lot of the Caravan Inn on Auburn Boulevard at Bell Street. When this postcard was new Auburn Boulevard served as part of Highway 40 and was a main thoroughfare dotted with...
    • BBSAC437
    • Nicely Court - Highways 99 and 50, Sacramento, California

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    • This black and white linen-finished postcard features one of the many family-owned and operated courts, bungalows, cabin and motels that sprang up on highways and main thoroughfares throughout the Sacramento region during the 1920s and 1930s. An...
    • BBSAC471
    • Rolling Green Motel - L.E. Lindholm

    • 1968
    • This circa 1968 postcard shows the Rolling Green Motel. The following description, taken from the postcard's back, promoted one of the many popular motels and lodges that once appeared at regular intervals along Sacramento-area main thoroughfare...
    • BBSAC473
    • Sacramento Inn - at Freeway

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    • Early view of the Sacramento Inn, 1401 Arden Way at what is now Highway 80. In 1959 there were 35 entries under 'Motels and Auto Courts' in the Sacramento City Directory while the Sacramento Suburban Directory listed 93 similar businesses outside...
    • BBSAC485
    • 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
    • Third Street, 1013 through 1015

    • 1960
    • Photographed in circa 1960 is the Washington Hotel at 1013 Third Street. To the right of the frame are an ally and vacant lot. Additional businesses include the Wo Kee Liquor store at 1015 Third Street and the Mona Lisa Tavern at 1013 Third...
    • 723
    • Third Street, 1007 through 1015

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows the front of two buildings, both of which house several businesses. The Washington Hotel is the location of the Mona Lisa Tavern at 1013 Third Street and the Wo Kee Liquor Store at 1015 Third Street. In the...
    • 722
    • RT Metro Light Rail, Sacramento, California - Tom Myers

    • 1988
    • This circa 1988 postcard shows a relatively new lightrail operating along K Street, near Eleventh Street. Lightrail began operation in 1987, and extended itself as far east as Mather Field in 1998. Notable structures are, in the middle of the...
    • BBSAC407
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 postcard provides an evening view of the K Street, seen looking east from Eighth Street. Some of the most iconic names in Sacramento business and culture -- Hale Brothers, Silvers, Berlands, Clunie, Kay and Fox -- populate the neon...
    • BBSAC381
    • Third Street, 1222 through 1230

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a Standard Oil gas station at 1226 through 1230 Third Street. To the right, and behind the station, is the three story Tokyo Hotel at 1222 Third Street. A large Royal Crown Cola advertisement is painted on the...
    • 725
    • Third Street, 1207 through 1215

    • 1960
    • Photographed in circa 1960, this stretch of businesses along Third Street, between L and M Streets, includes the El Arizona Restaurant at 1213 Third Street, Tijuana Billares at 1211 Third Street, the Coffee Cup at 1215 Third Street, the Stag Pool...
    • 727
    • Sacramento, California - Kodachrome Reproduction

    • 1947
    • Downtown Sacramento at dusk is the focus of this circa 1947 Kodachome postcard view of K Street east from Seventh Street. Colorful neon signs highlight the clothing stores, shoe shops, and multiple jewelry stores established on either side of the...
    • BBSAC410
    • Businesses, J and Ninth Street

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph captures several storefronts on the northwest corner of Ninth and J, including Klein Realty Service at 827 J Street; Meda's Delicatessen at 829 J Street; the Arcade Tavern at 831 J Street; the 922 Club at 922 Ninth Street; and...
    • 412
    • Third Street, 916 through 922

    • 1960
    • Photographed in circa 1960, this brick building houses the Diamond Hotel at 916 Third Street and, at ground level, the Golden Market at 916 Third Street and the Quong Sing Chong Grocery at 922 Third Street. On the alley side of the building, large...
    • 729
    • K Street, 522-530

    • 1960
    • A portion of K Street showing the Bank of America on the corner of Sixth and K Streets (530 K Street), a shuttered theater (The New Royal at 526 K Street), Mal's Shoe Warehouse (522 K Street), and the Central Hotel (522 K Street).
    • 1945
    • Sacramento's Busy K Street, Sacramento, California - Harold Ellis

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 postcard reveals a scene along K Street, between Eighth and Ninth streets. Notable structures are Silver's Jewelry, located at 800 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, the Wards building, located at 830 K, and Hale...
    • BBSAC382
    • Indo Arch Installation

    • 1980
    • This April 1980 photograph shows the installation of the Indo Arch, a public art piece design by Sacramento State University Art Professor Gerald Walburg. The sculpture's appearance came with criticism. It was felt, particularly by historian and...
    • 1946a
    • K Street, Sacramento - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • Shown in 1946 is a bustling intersection of Eighth and K streets. Prominent are Hale Brothers, located at 825 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, and the Fox Senator Theater, located at 912 K Street. The back of the card reads as...
    • BBSAC383

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