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    • 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 women’s...
    • 455
    • W.T. Grant Company at Eighth between K and L

    • 1944
    • This September 1, 1944, photograph shows the storefront of the W.T. Grant Company’s 4,800 square foot store at Eighth and K Streets. The store opened in 1937 as an annex to the primary location at 722 K which had been hit by arson in December...
    • 392
    • Raymond Yee Pharmacy

    • 1960
    • This 1962 photograph captures the lifeless storefront of Raymond Yee’s pharmacy at 1008 Sixth Street. A native of China, Yee followed in the footsteps of his father, Dew, who was also a pharmacist. Raymond had been at the pictured location since...
    • 303
    • Fashion Bootery, Incorporated

    • 1942
    • The storefront of the Fashion Bootery at 702 K Street is shown in this 1942 photograph. Opened in December 1929, the 50,000 dollar store became the ninth West Coast location for the company, based in Seattle. The 20 foot by 100 foot structure...
    • 399
    • Grand Rapids Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • This view of a dormant storefront for the Grand Rapids Furniture Company at 631 K Street was taken in 1961. The store had been operated by the Samoville family – Louis, Avron, and Anne – a longtime fixture in Sacramento’s retail furniture...
    • 337
    • Seventh Street:  1010A through 1010C

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph provides a storefront view of the Magic Kitchen Restaurant at 1010A Seventh Street, the American Typewriter Exchange at 1010B Seventh Street, and Len's Leathercraft at 1010C Seventh Street. In the center of the frame, writing...
    • 1610
    • Chandler's Shoes

    • 1950
    • This photograph of Chandler’s Shoes at 1022 K Street was taken in circa 1950. It shows much of the business’s storefront and a worker filling a section of display windows. Chandler’s – a nationwide chain – came to Sacramento in 1922. The seller...
    • 297
    • Seventh Street:  1118 through 1128

    • 1961
    • As taken from the southeast corner of Seventh and L Streets, this 1960 photograph shows Jade Liquor at 1118 Seventh Street, Hotel Marshall at 1122 Seventh Street, and Trutime Watch Shop at 1128 Seventh Street. Also visible is the distinct diamond...
    • 1616
    • Legionnaire's Parade Along J Street at Twelfth

    • 1942
    • In this photograph uniform-clad women march in a Legionnaire's Parade along J Street near Twelfth. The Capital Office Equipment Company (1111 J Street) storefront and Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (1129 J Street) are both in this photograph. The...
    • 1962
    • Remington Rand Company

    • 1960
    • The storefront of the Remington Rand Company at 1107 J Street is shown in this 1960 photograph. The business was formed during the summer of 1927 as a producer of office equipment. Its location would be on the floor level of the Elks Building for...
    • 307
    • Wonder Café

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the inviting storefront of the Wonder Café at 1116 Seventh Street. The restaurant was operated by Mary Yee. To the far right of the frame is the P.C. Penney department store on the southwest corner of Seventh and K...
    • 270
    • Leo J. Meyberg Company

    • 1938
    • The storefront of the Leo J. Meyberg household appliances store, at 1716 L Street, is captured in this 1938 photograph. The company served as northern California’s official wholesale distributor of RCA Victor and RCA Whirlpool products, opening...
    • 142
    • 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
    • Goodrich Silvertown Stores

    • 1947
    • Taken on April 5, 1937, this photograph captures the entry to the Goodrich Silvertown building at 1200 I Street. On the right side of the photograph, two young boys are peering through the storefront window at First World War ephemera. President...
    • 386
    • K Street east of Second Street

    • 1960
    • Photo taken circa 1960 of the Ross Hotel at 212 K Street. Next door is the Owl Cafeteria at 210 K Street. A partial storefront of Duke's Menswear (214 K Street) is also visible.
    • 584
    • Steve Hopkins Plumbing Supplies

    • 1955
    • This photograph shows the storefront of Steve Hopkins Plumbing Supplies, located at 613 J Street. Visible are an open door and windows complete with product displays.
    • 1339
    • Sterling Electrical Company and View Down Ninth Street

    • 1921
    • Taken in 1921, this unique eaves-view photograph looks southerly, down Ninth Street from the northeast corner of Ninth and J Street. Most prominent is the storefront and sign of the Sterling Electrical Company, owned and operated by William Albert...
    • 754
    • Hale Brothers Department Store

    • 1945
    • Hale Brothers began its Sacramento business in 1880. Founded by Marshall Hale, the department store had a huge dry goods and mail-order service. When this picture was taken on December 12, 1945, Hale Brothers was located on 825 K Street, with a...
    • 76
    • Herman Davis and Sons Optometrists Storefront

    • 1931
    • This opulent entrance to the Herman Davis and Sons optometrists at 1014 K Street was captured on June 4, 1931. The firm occupied this spot from 1924 to 1946 before moving to 1225 L Street. Davis, a native of England, started his Sacramento business...
    • 78
    • Roma Wine Company

    • 1940
    • This December 10, 1940, photograph reveals the storefront and staff of the Roma Wine Company, a wholesale liquor dealer, located at 1311 I Street. At the time the photograph was taken, Sacramento County was producing upwards to 3, 000, 000 gallons...
    • 189

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