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    • Promotional Photograph for Port of Sacramento

    • 1951
    • This graphically-enhanced promotional photograph of the proposed Port of Sacramento was taken in 1951. It faces east, showing both West Sacramento in the foreground and, in the distance, Sacramento proper. Plans for a freshwater shipping channel...
    • 790
    • Picking Tomatoes for Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1942
    • Photograph of a woman and man posed with picked tomatoes and the pretense of being the laborers. One of a group of professional promotional photographs contracted by the Bercut-Richards Packing Company, this shot captures an image of a real field...
    • 1300
    • Elk on Parade

    • 2002
    • As part of the promotional Elks on Parade, "Fresh and Clean," (sponsored by the California Dental Assocuation) sits at the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets in the summer of 2002. The venture sought to both promote area merchants and provide...
    • 2265a
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

    •  
    • 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
    • Sacramento Manor

    • 1971
    • This promotional postcard for Sacramento Manor, one of the area’s earliest planned retirement communities, depicts a group of well-dressed and obviously posed senior citizens behaving themselves in the Social Lounge of the structure at 7300 24th...
    • BBSAC946
    • Wright & Kimbrough Tract 33

    • 1923
    • Shown is a 1923 promotional pamphlet and map of Wright and Kimbrough's Tract 33 in what was a burgeoning East Sacramento. It was roughly bordered by Forty-Fourth Street to the west, F and H streets to the south, Forty-Eighth Street to the north and...
    • EC-BUS-b06f01i05
    • Greetings from Fair Oaks, California

    • 1947
    • Though greetings from Fair Oaks, California are offered on the front of this linen-backed card, the scene depicted is generic and not based on any actual location in scenic Fair Oaks. “NYCE” Quality Colored Landscape Locals of Pennsylvania printed...
    • BBSAC958
    • Phoenix Flour, Made in Sacramento is Perfect.  Try It

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 promotional postcard for Phoenix Flour shows boaters along the Sacramento River. The Phoenix Flour Mills were founded in 1853 and, by 1890, its crew of 25 to 30 workers were producing 150 barrels of flour per day. Phoenix also...
    • BBSAC710
    • American Trust Company

    • 1938
    • This 1938 promotional pamphlet provides information on the newly-constructed American Trust Company building on Tenth Street, between J and K streets. The Harry Devine designed, Monument-Style structure measured a square 80 by 80 feet.
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i01
    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1942

    • 1942
    • Pictured in 1942 is the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street. Its marquee advertises the premiere of "In Old California," starring John Wayne. The theater also promotes the purchase of war bonds with the phrase "Slap the Jap." In the foreground...
    • 807
    • Our Congratulations to You

    • 1920
    • This charming circa 1920 promotional postcard was produced by the Dunn and Frazier Company, a purveyor of furniture, located on Ninth Street between K and L streets. Originally operated by Canadian-born Samuel Dunn and C.W. Frazier, the latter...
    • BBSAC740
    • Zombie Hut:  Luau and Polynesian Food

    • 1965
    • Shown on this circa 1965 promotional card for the Zombie Hut restaurant, at 5635 Freeport Boulevard, are five men. Before them is a spread of food, including a roasted pig. In addition to its Polynesian fare, the spot was known for its floor...
    • BBSAC647
    • Victoria Station

    • 1980
    • This promotional postcard fronts the once popular Victoria Station restaurant, located at 1792 Tribute Road. Started in 1976, it ran until 1985. In 1986, the vacated property was developed into an office building. In homage, in part, to Victoria...
    • BBSAC648
    • Upper J Street

    • 1925
    • This 1925 promotional pamphlet, created by local realty firm Wright and Kimbrough, highlights the burgeoning Upper J Street district of Sacramento, covering Eleventh Tenth through Fourteenth streets.
    • EC-BUS-b05f04i01
    • Travelers Hotel "In Name and Fame"

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    • A large red heart dominates this promotional card for the Travelers Hotel in the "Heart of Sacramento". Based at the southwest corner of Fifth and J Streets, rooms started at $1 with meals and extra services provided.
    • BBSAC501

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