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    • Mel's Service Station

    • 1960
    • Mel's, an abandoned service station at 1215 Second Street, bears the legend "Moved to 7451 Auburn Boulevard" hand-painted on the garage door. The gas pumps are still in place and a car is parked near the pumps and there are several cars parked...
    • 1378
    • Parade down I Street at Ninth

    • 1930s
    • This view of an Armistice Day parade in the 1930s was taken from a slightly elevated vantage point. It shows a youthful appearing marching band moving along I at Ninth Street. A very large crowd is assembled to view the parade near Plaza Park,...
    • 1087
    • Third  Street, 1014 through 1014

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows 1014 Third Street. At the ground level is the entrance to the Chicago Lunch Counter, its window reading "Joe never sleeps" and lists, among other menu items, "chili dogs 15 cents, 2 for 25 cents." Three passersby...
    • 724
    • Lim Yuen Cafe

    • 1960
    • Seen from the street, this building, which appears well maintained, has four street level entrances. The entrance at the left is Lim Yuen Caf (925 Third Street). It has a tidy awning over the doorway and Chinese characters written on the window. ...
    • 730
    • Cardinal Grocery Store at Town and Country Village

    • 1959
    • Pictured in 1959 at its 2700 Marconi Avenue address is a Cardinal grocery store. Several period automobiles are parked in the foreground. The two-story market was part of the retro-styled Town and Country Village shopping center, built in 1949 by...
    • 400
    • J Street, 612-618

    • 1960
    • This view of vacant stores displays signs identifying the Rancho Grande Restaurant (612 J Street), Capital Glass Company (614 J Street), Al & Ray's Music Store (616 J Street), and Star Barber Shop (618 J Street). An automobile is parked at the...
    • 925
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
    • J Street, 607-629

    • 1961
    • Numerous automobiles from the 1950s and 1960s are parked in a lot on J Street. Visible in the background is the Courthouse.
    • 928
    • 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
    • Sixth Street:  1007 through 1011

    • 1960
    • First floor tenants of the Hotel Ramona are shown in this 1960 photograph. They include the Ramona Barber Shop at 1009 Sixth Street and Wong's Cafe at 1011 Sixth Street. A 7-Up delivery truck is parked at the curb. The Sixth Street entrance to...
    • 603
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • As part of the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade, several riders, including some children, make their way east on K Street. Throngs of spectators, a few resting upon parked cars, crowd the parade route. Visible businesses include as follows: ...
    • 1929b
    • Del Paso Theater, 1947

    • 1947
    • Taken on April 29, 1947, this photograph shows the exterior of the Del Paso Theater, located at 2122 Del Paso Boulevard in North Sacramento. Cars are parked beneath the marquee. The venue was built in 1926 for 125,000 dollars, complete with a...
    • 756
    • I Street, 626-630

    • 1960
    • A Cadillac with prominent tail fins is parked at the curb in front of three buildings on I Street. At the corner is the Emergency Bail Bond Service (630 I Street). The center building houses the Stephen G. Sardon Civil Engineer & Surveyor (626 I...
    • 780
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1939

    • 1939
    • Taken on November 14, 1939, this photograph shows the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1017 Eleventh Street. Several period cards are parked on Eleventh Street. Designed after Paris’s Church of the Holy Trinity and the passion of Bishop...
    • 472
    • I Street, 306-310

    • 1960
    • Two vehicles are parked at the curb in front of a large, brick, two story building. The building has Asian architectural elements on the roof and facade. At ground level is the S.P. Depot Market (310 I Street) with plate glass store front and...
    • 782
    • Saint Patrick’s Home for Children

    • 1932
    • This November 3, 1932, photograph shows the Saint Patrick’s Home for Children at 5945 Franklin Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar structure was dedicated on August 1, 1932, and received its first tenants three weeks later. It replaced a similar...
    • 1394
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1927

    • 1927
    • Pictured in 1927 is the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1107 Eleventh Street. Several period cards are parked on Eleventh Street. The city’s moneyed Catholics were giddy to make their mark on the structure: Ellen Dwyer, Daniel McCarthy,...
    • 475


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