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    • 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
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as United...
    • 2475
    • Thomas Calley Perkins

    • 1865
    • Thomas Calley Perkins, namesake of Perkins Station, appears in this 1865 photograph. A native of Marblehead, Massachusetts, it has been written that he walked to California in 1850. In the same year, he settled in Brighton, which had been located...
    • 1030
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

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    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692
    • Simon Lubin House

    • 1949
    • This September 20, 1949, photograph shows one of the most unique homes in Sacramento, the Simon Lubin House at 1304 Thirty-Ninth Street. The Moorish-style structure was built in 1924 by area contractor Fred Krum. Its namesake was the son of...
    • 1391
    • Buffalo Brewing Company

    • Feb 19, 1912
    • This 1912 billhead comes from the Buffalo Brewing Company. The billed is the Sun Sun Wo Company of Coulterville, California. Buffalo - whose namesake is the New York city of the same name - was in operation from 1890 to 1919.
    • EC-BUS-b01f08i01
    • City Cemetery Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • Pictured on June 18, 1955, is the landmark sign at the Sacramento’s City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. Attached to the facility’s main office, it states as follows: “City Cemetery; Capt. John A. Sutter donated the original ten acres to the City of...
    • 521
    • Children on Parade During Days of ’49

    • 1922
    • This May 23, 1922, photograph captures a procession of costumed children moving down through the 600 block of J Street during the Days of ’49 celebration. The event was started in 1922 to commemorate the founding of Sacramento. The parade...
    • 523
    • Hotel Land, Sacramento, Cal. - Souvenir Publishing Co.

    • 1912
    • This circa 1912 postcard captures the grandeur of the Hotel Land at its perch at the southwest corner of Tenth and K streets. Opened in August 1910, the five-story Land, rising in the spot where the State House Hotel once stood, was the work of...
    • BBSAC461
    • Court Garage

    • 1960
    • Offering “24-Hour Service” and pictured in circa 1960 is the Court Garage at 610 through 614 I Street. Across the street was the business’s namesake, the Sacramento County Superior Courthouse, at 615 I Street. The garage was operated by Edward...
    • 311
    • Maleville Lodge - H.S. Crocker Co.

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    • Located at 2712 Fulton Avenue, the Coral Reef Lodge was across the street and slightly west of namesake Coral Reef Restaurant, a fixture and family favorite for over 40 years. Brothers John, Elwood and later band-leader Edwin "Buddy" Malrville...
    • BBSAC466
    • Joe’s Club and Restaurant

    • 1960
    • Captured in this circa 1960 photograph is Joe’s Club at 503 and 507 K Street. Joe Yeargain was the business’s namesake and partial owner at the time this photograph was taken. The building in the background, and in the upper part of the frame, is...
    • 322
    • Western Hotel

    • 1875
    • Shown is a circa 1875 advertisement for the Western Hotel, located on K Street between Second and Third streets. Notable is its proprietorship under William Land, the namesake for a future hotel on Tenth K and Sacramento's largest city park.
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    • Rosemount Grill

    • 1945
    • The Rosemount Grill sits at 3145 Folsom Boulevard in this 1945 photograph. Founded by Yugoslavian immigrant Peter Valerio in 1914 at 1011 Ninth Street, the Rosemount quickly became a Sacramento institution. It moved to the pictured location in...
    • 200
    • Greenback Notes, 1926

    • 1926-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Themis

    • March 3, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley

    • 1960
    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley at 7901 Auburn Boulevard is shown in 1960. Constructed in the same year and set in the Grand Oaks Shopping Center, the 24-lane structure contained a coffee shop and cocktail lounge, the latter containing the alley's...
    • 1514d
    • The Review, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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