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    • Martha Washington Candies

    • 1934
    • Martha Washington Candy Store at 3130 J Street is shown here on May 4, 1934. The photograph was taken on the opening day of the new business which included free ice cream cones for visitors. The design of the store was meant to carry Sacramentans...
    • 417
    • Entrance to Crane Company Plumbing Supplies

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the Front Street side of the Crane Company Plumbing Supplies warehouse located at Front and M Streets. The nationwide company was established in Chicago in 1910 with Sacramento becoming a distribution point in...
    • 56
    • Leed's Storefront

    • 1934
    • This photograph of the storefront of Leed’s women’s shoes at 814 K Street was taken on the business’s opening day, September 15, 1934. Neon signage and large showcases are visible. The location, designed to store up to 12,000 pairs of women’s...
    • 455
    • Hertz Driv-Ur-Self Station

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows a 2121 Thirteenth Street Hertz Rent-A-Car location, then known as "Driv-Ur-Self Station." Less than ten years later, Hertz would also be offering the option to "Rent-A-Plane" at the Sacramento Municipal Airport, making...
    • 436
    • Karl's Shoes

    • 1962
    • Pictured in circa 1962 is Karl’s Shoes at 620 K Street. Part of a nationwide chain of nearly 400 stores when this image was taken, Karl’s opened its first Sacramento store at 721 K Street in 1929. To the right of the photograph is a portion of...
    • 91
    • The Money Store

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    • Pictured along the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River is the ziggurat, once occupied by the Money Store, a nationwide moneylender. Constructed in 1997/98 out of sandstone, the 60 million dollar, 11-story office tower was made to look...
    • BBSAC174
    • Imperial 400 Motel - Fred M. Shorthill

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard shows the Imperial 400 Motel and Eppie's Restaurant at 1319 Thirtieth Street and 3000 N Streets, respectively. Eppies locations - a common sight throughout the second half of the twentieth-century in Sacramento, were the...
    • BBSAC459
    • Pioneer Baking Company

    • 1929
    • The Pioneer Baking Company at 3226 Montgomery Street is captured in this February 18, 1929, photograph. A few years prior to the photograph, the company spent 25,000 dollars to improve facilities and roll out a new type of bread made from “sponge”...
    • 156
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • The Home Designer

    • February 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • Days of ’49 Review

    • 1922
    • Dressed in period clothing are participants in Sacramento’s Days of ’49 festivities in May 1922. Two costumed gentleman stand poised in an automobile while several period-dressed people walk by. Designed to relive the vim of Gold Rush Sacramento,...
    • 2229
    • ITT Technical Institute

    • 1997
    • ITT Technical Institute's newest campus, located at Gold Center Drive, is in the early phases of construction in this July 2, 1997, photograph. Primarily an engineering college with sixty-one campuses nationwide, ITT had another location in...
    • 1852
    • ITT Technical Institute

    • 1997
    • ITT Technical Institute, primarily an engineering college with sixty-one campuses nationwide, located in Sacramento at 9700 Goethe Road. The front entrance to the school is visible in this July 2, 1997 picture.
    • 1851
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Businesses

    • 1960
    • The newly-opened Grand Oaks Shopping Center sits on the west side of Auburn Boulevard in this 1960 photograph. Beyond the parking lot and moving left to right are a Lucky supermarket, W. T. Grant Company variety store, and a branch of Bank of...
    • 1514f
    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the...
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    • Karen Kijewski

    • 1992
    • Taken in circa 1992, shows Karen Kijewski, a Sacramento-based author whose mystery novels - all based on the exploits of fictional figure Kat Colorado - have garnered nationwide attention and best seller list status. In 1989, her first novel,...
    • 1923
    • Chandler's Shoes

    • 1950
    • This photograph of Chandler’s Shoes at 1022 K Street was taken in circa 1950. It shows much of the business’s storefront and a worker filling a section of display windows. Chandler’s – a nationwide chain – came to Sacramento in 1922. The seller...
    • 297
    • Globe Flour Mills Company

    • 1942
    • This March 1942 photograph shows a recently modernized Globe Mills building at 1125 C Street. Its renovation, started in August 1941, came via the Federal Government's wartime plan to increase grain storage capacities and overcome nationwide...
    • 380

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