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    • In Time of Emergency

    • 1968
    • This March 1968 government document from the U.S. Department of Defense provides readiness information in the event of nuclear attack or natural disaster. In 1968, the greater Sacramento area had no less than 42 attack sirens. They were tested on...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i01
    • 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....
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    • Volunteers of America Administration Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph, taken in October 24, 1941, shows the new Volunteers of America administration building at 1116-1118 Sixth Street. The headquarters was constructed for a cost of 30,000 dollars under the architectural guidance of Charles F. Dean. ...
    • 367
    • Second Street:  1017 through 1025

    • 1955
    • The east side of Second Street, between K and L, is the subject of this 1955 photograph. Captured are the Brown and MacGregor Employment Agency at 1017 Second Street, the Saddle Rock Restaurant at 1019 Second Street, the Rock of Ages Mission at...
    • 359
    • 502-506 J Street

    • 1961
    • Photograph, taken circa 1961, of J Street at the corner of Fifth. Shown in the picture are the Blue Front Grocery (502 J Street), the Ansonia Hotel (504? J Street), George Gee's Laundry (504 J Street), and the building that housed A. Leoni and...
    • 896
    • Second Street:  1019 through 1025

    • 1960
    • In this 1960 photograph of the north side of Second Street, between K and J Streets, are the Saddle Rock Restaurant at 1019 Second Street, the Union Gospel Mission at 1021 Second Street, Barrel House Liquor Store at 1023 Second Street, and the Fong...
    • 507
    • Second Street:  918 through 922

    • 1960
    • The World's Rescue Workers Mission at 918 Second Street, the Europe Hotel at 922 Second Street, Suey K Cleaners and Laundry at 922 Second Street, and the Enterprise Hotel at 914 Second Street are all present in this circa 1960 photograph.
    • 522
    • 114-124 J Street

    • 1960
    • Numerous pedestrians walk and stand on the sidewalk in this photograph. Depicted are second story rooms for rent over ground level businesses including a liquor store, and some vacant stores. Adjacent to these stores is the St. Elmo Hotel (118 J...
    • 968
    • Sacramento Rescue Mission

    • 1959
    • Numerous men stand about on the sidewalk in front of the Sacramento Rescue Mission at 114 J Street in this 1959 photograph. Notes identify the building as the Vernon and Brannan building which was constructed in 1853.
    • 978

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