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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 and...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Second Street:  1109 through 1115

    • 1960
    • An aging work truck sits in front of the La Favorita Cafe at 1111 Second Street while a man leans against the entry way to business. Also present are the New Friendly Cafeteria at 1109 Second Street, the Zamora Rooms at 1113 Second Street, El Dos...
    • 1380
    • Hotel St. Francis - Cardinell-Vincent Co.

    • 1913
    • The printed description on the back of this card declares, "Sacramento, Metropolis of Superior California Sunshine, Fruit and Flowers, Hotel St. Francis Tenth and I Apartment Rooms." In 1913 when this postcard was mailed, the gentlemen matching the...
    • BBSAC487
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This 1946 postcard shows the 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...
    • BBSAC358
    • J Street, 522-524

    • 1960
    • In this photograph of 522-524 J Street, taken in 1960, several storefronts are identifiable. Rich's Loan Office (522 J Street), Golden Gate Hotel (522 J Street), and the Cheerio Club (524 J Street).
    • 333
    • 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

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