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    • K Street, Sacramento Between 9th and 10th

    • 1957
    • The view captured on this postcard is just what folks cruising or walking southwest down K Street at night in 1957 would encounter from the corner of 10th and K. Long-time resident business Walgreen Drug Co. at 930 K beams out from under the sign...
    • BBSAC380
    • Signage at Arden Branch

    • 1971
    • This 1971 photograph captures the sign of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The facility opened in late 1971 with librarian Lynn Loomis serving as its first branch manager. In the background is the...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-3
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 postcard provides an evening view of the K Street, seen looking east from Eighth Street. Some of the most iconic names in Sacramento business and culture -- Hale Brothers, Silvers, Berlands, Clunie, Kay and Fox -- populate the neon...
    • BBSAC381
    • Golden Eagle Hotel and Grand Rapids Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 at the northwest corner of Seventh and K Streets are the Golden Eagle Hotel at 627 K Street and the Grand Rapids Furniture Company at 631 K Street. Originally built in 1853 by the Pennsylvania-born Daniel E. Callahan, and long a...
    • 336
    • The Diepenbrock Theater

    • 1913
    • This circa 1913 photograph shows the Diepenbrock Theater at 1203 J Street. The picture also shows signage atop the building which reads “Orpheum Shows Theater.” The Orpheum was the vaudeville-style company that provided much of the live...
    • 2288
    • Western States Grocery

    • 1937
    • This view of Western States Grocery Company's main office, at 1701 Third Street, was captured on March 1, 1937. Painted on the building is signage listing a list of all of the branch offices in the western states, and the words "From Alaska to...
    • 716
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars on Parade

    • 1932
    • In this August 1932 photograph, a parade comprised of various posts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars moves eastward, down K Street, between Seventh and Tenth Streets. Their presence represented Sacramento’s hosting of the VFW’s thirty-third...
    • 62
    • 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...
    • 455
    • Ramona Hotel and Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 is the Ramona Hotel at Sixth and J Streets and several of its business tenants. Included in the photograph are Wong’s Café at 1011 Sixth Street, the Ramona Shoe Shop at 1013 Sixth Street, and the Office Hours Tavern at 1015...
    • 271
    • 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
    • Reed's Millinery Company

    • 1936
    • This photograph of Reed's hat store at 622 K Street was taken on October 29, 1936. The store served Sacramento from 1935 to 1959, while its last manager was Alice Azevado, the wife of then Sacramento Mayor, Clarence Azevado.
    • 422
    • York Pacific Company

    • 1946
    • The York Pacific Company is pictured here on August 30, 1946, at 1229 I Street. The company was established in Santa Rosa, California, in 1935, by Mechanical Engineer Richard M. Oeberst. A native of Hamburg, Germany, Oeberst immigrated to the...
    • 304
    • J Street:  316 through 322

    • 1960
    • Captured in 1960, this photograph reveals a southern section of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets. Visible are the Broadway Café at 316 J Street, the Capital Cigar and Liquor Company at 318 J Street, and Van Voorhies-Phinney Leather...
    • 122
    • Norm’s Pawn Shop

    • 1960
    • Resting at the southeast corner of Sixth and J Streets, the Ramona Hotel and several of its business tenants are shown in this 1960 photograph. Visible businesses include the California Grocery at 604 J Street, Norm’s Pawnshop at 602 J Street...
    • 290
    • Andy's Drive-In

    • 1939
    • Andy's Drive-In on North 16th street, on the night of February 17, 1939. This thriving restaurant was owned by Andrew J. Swenson and was listed in the February, 1939 telephone book (Main 8974). Surrounded by cars, a male customer is walking...
    • 1889
    • Interior Scene of Oak Park

    • 1910
    • Shown in 1910 is this unique view of the Oak Park entry arch and street car terminus, a seen from the interior of the Oak Park Amusement Park, located at Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Fifth Street. Its arcade of trees, relative seclusion, and growing...
    • BBSAC576
    • Christmas Parade on K Street

    • 1940
    • This November 1940 photograph shows Sacramento’s annual Christmas Parade as, led by Santa Claus, it proceeds east on K Street between Sixth and Seventh. Sponsored by the “Sacramento Bee,” the Sacramento Retail Merchants’ Association and...
    • 60
    • Taylor's Restaurant

    • 1942
    • Pictured in April 1942 is Taylor's Drive-In Restaurant, located at 1132 Del Paso Boulevard in the Woodlake area of North Sacramento. The business was opened by Fred A. Taylor a year prior to the taking of this photograph.
    • 22
    • Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation by Night

    • 1937
    • Pictured under neon lighting, on the evening of June 1, 1937, is Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation at 1106 K Street. The Sacramento location, which opened in 1937, was part of a constellation of stores that ran from San Diego to northern...
    • 305
    • Sutterville Aerodrome

    • 1932
    • Pictured in 1932 is the main office building and hangar - also known as Hangar Number Three - for the Sutterville Aerodrome, located on Freeport Boulevard. Opened in 1930, the field replaced a previous venture at Del Paso Park which was scuttled...
    • 84

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