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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Economy Clothing

    • 1962
    • This 1962 photograph shows the storefront of Economy Clothing at 611 K Street. Its owner, Harry Redler, was a mainstay of Sacramento’s men’s clothing industry for nearly 50 years, also operating the Hub Clothes store and a similar business in the...
    • 92
    • 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
    • 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
    • OK Cafe

    • 1950
    • Pictured in this circa 1960 view of West End buildings is the vacant OK Cafe and the Olympia Grill (1028 Second Street), and the abandoned storefront for Gold Star Laundry (1026 1/2 Second Street). The Ok Cafe locked it's doors a few years before...
    • 1624
    • Seventh Street:  1010 and 1012

    • 1960
    • Photographed in 1960 is the dormant storefront of the Leathercraft at 1010 Seventh Street. Next door is the American Typewriter Exchange at 1012 Seventh Street.
    • 323
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Crystal Palace Pottery

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows the storefront of the Crystal Palace Pottery at 610 J Street. The short lived business started up at the time this photograph was taken, but never made it out of the nineteenth-century, closing just a few years later. ...
    • 59
    • Crest Theater "Second" Lobby

    • 1949
    • Pictured on October 29, 1949, is the “second” lobby of the Crest Theater at 1013 K Street. During reconstruction that started in August 1948, the entrance to the theater was expanded to equal two storefront widths. Beyond this, visitors were...
    • 760
    • Sacramento Auto Supply

    • 1971
    • This July 1, 1971, photograph shows the storefront of Sacramento Auto Supply at 1120 J Street. The business was founded in 1934 by first generation Yugoslav-Americans George, John and Marco Nicovich. Their parents immigrated in 1906 to the United...
    • 2310
    • 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


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