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    • Bon Marche Department Store and K Street

    • 1950
    • This August 28, 1950, photograph captures the northern stretch of K Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. The Bon Marche department store at 1031 K Street was known to be one of the premier women’s clothing merchants in Superior...
    • 1
    • El Rancho Trailer Village

    • 1953
    • This circa 1953 photograph shows the El Rancho Trailer Village at 1200 East El Camino Avenue. The six-acre park opened in the spring of 1949 with space for 130 trailers. Features included underground power lines, a buzzer system to each trailer,...
    • 100
    • John Frink Richardson

    • 1873
    • This photograph of prominent Sacramento dairyman John Frink Richardson was taken in circa 1873. Richardson arrived in Sacramento on September 1, 1850, from Wyoming County, New York. He died in January of 1906 and is buried in the City Cemetery.
    • 1000
    • Side View of Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1975
    • This 1975 photograph captures a sculpture and fountain in front of the Wells Fargo Building at Fifth Street and Capitol Avenue. Created by Nevada City artist Norman Grag, the unnamed work is composed of copper. Three rods, the longest over ten...
    • 1016
    • Stockton Boulevard; 3512-3522

    • 1941
    • This June 7, 1941, photograph was taken on the one year anniversary of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. Designed by Herbert Goodpastor, the structure went up at a cost of 100,000 dollars and had a seating capacity of 850. The...
    • 1019
    • Colonial Theater:  Interior

    • 1943
    • This February 1943 photograph, as taken from the stage, shows the auditorium and projection area of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. The 850-seat, 10-employee venue opened in June 1940 and was fitted with an air cooling system and...
    • 1021
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad Derailment

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph shows the result of an accident involving an automobile at a highway grade crossing. The remains of the automobile are jammed under the front of Sacramento Northern Car 130. Notes from the California State Railroad...
    • 1026
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad

    • 1920
    • A Sacramento Northern Railroad train rolls through the outskirts of Rio Linda, California, in this circa 1923 photograph. The railroad had been in operation since 1918. The depot to the left of the photograph is labeled ""Rio Linda Poultry...
    • 1027
    • Burlington Zephyr in the Western Pacific Station

    • 1935
    • This 1935 photograph shows the Burlington Zephyr on display on the southern end of the Western Pacific Railroad Station, located at Nineteenth and J Streets. The diesel-powered, stainless steel-clad engine and its line operated until 1960.
    • 1029
    • 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 Memorial Auditorium

    • 1928
    • Taken in 1928, this photograph shows the ornate facade of Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. The structure was erected on land donated by John Sutter, Junior, and had been the site of Mary J. Watson Grammar School. ...
    • 1034
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1927
    • This photograph shows the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. Long one of Sacramento's most iconic structures, it was opened on February 22, 1927, to honor those Sacramentans who died in the First World War. The building's...
    • 1035
    • Crocker Art Museum

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is the first floor lobby of the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street. The doorways and stairways are made of walnut while the paneling is made of California laurel. Through the door to the right of the photograph is the...
    • 1036
    • State Office Building Number One

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows State Office Building Number One's frieze and pediment. Crafted by New York City artist Edward Field Sanford, the building's section symbolizes ""The Gift of the World to California"" with the frieze inscribed with the...
    • 1039
    • California State Capitol from the West

    • 1950
    • This 1950s photograph shows the northern wing of, and an entrance to, the California State Capitol building as viewed from just across L Street.
    • 1040
    • Sacramento City Manager’s Office

    • 1950
    • This photograph of the Sacramento City Manager’s office at City Hall at 915 I Street was taken in 1950. The window looks westerly to several buildings, including – left to right – the Hotel Californian at 800 I Street, the Labor Temple at...
    • 1041
    • Entrance to Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

    • 1920
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the entrance to Sacramento’s Chamber of Commerce building on 918 Sixth Street. The 80,000 dollar, three-story structure was built in 1921 by the Sacramento contracting firm of Betz and Mabrey. The Chamber ‘s...
    • 1043
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals a view from the northeast, across the Sacramento River, toward the riverfront and downtown section of Sacramento. The Southern Pacific Depot and rail yards are in the background, while to the right of that, and...
    • 1047
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This July 11, 1941, aerial view of Capitol Park and several State government office buildings comes from the southeast. In the late 1930s, California Governor Frank Merriman resolved to centralize all of the State's agencies in Sacramento. This,...
    • 1048

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