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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’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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Mansion Inn

    • 1960
    • Shown is a circa 1960 menu for the Mansion Inn, located at the northwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets. Opening in 1958, the 51-unit motor court was designed by the local architectural firm of Dreyfuss and Blackford.
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    • Panorama of Sacramento, Cal. - Note and Address on Back

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a bird's eye view of Sacramento and K Street and seen from the west and the Federal building and Post Office, at Seventh and K, in circa 1910. Prominent are the steeples of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacramento at Eleventh...
    • BBSAC297
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • J Street, 502-510; 1011 Fifth Street

    • 1961
    • A few pedestrians stroll along the sidewalk in front of the buildings shown in this 1960s J Street scene. Storefronts include the Blue Front Grocery (502 J Street), Peniel Mission (506 J Street), Stevens Hotel (510 J Street), and Ansonia Hotel...
    • 929
    • J Street, 431-431; 920 Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • J Street at Fifth in the 1960's is dominated by the old Sacramento Bank Building now occupied by the Metropolitan Army and Navy Store (431 J Street). Cars are parked at the curb and a pedestrian is carrying his laundry wrapped in paper and hanging...
    • 930
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • Heading east on K Street, a saddled color guard leads the way during the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade. Above the lead riders is a banner reading "Welcome Rodeo." Visible businesses include the Fox Senator Theater at 912 K Street, the...
    • 1929a

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