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    • KCRA Staff Photograph

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph captures staff from Sacramento’s National Broadcasting Company affiliate, KCRA. Powered by its 573-foot-high television tower, the station went on the air on September 3, 1955 during a time when there were 57,000...
    • 394
    • Emcees at Central Library Opening

    • 1992
    • This July 1992 photograph captures local television personalist Stan Atkinson and Margaret Pelley emceeing the opening of the Sacramento Public Library’s Central Branch. Underwritten by some 12 local major corporate sponsors and 43 smaller...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-16-6
    • Popeye and Skipper Stu

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 image captures KCRA characters Popeye and Skipper Stu, fixtures in Sacramento Valley living rooms from 1957 to 1961. Stu Nahan went on to become Sacramento's first sportscaster.
    • EC-BUS-b10f03i02
    • KCRA Channel 3

    • 1955
    • In this photo, taken circa 1955, employees of KCRA Channel 3 work on maintaining the machinery and equipment needed to run a television show. The station is located at 1010 Eleventh Street.
    • 1788
    • The Good Old Days - KVIE, Inc. Production

    • 1995
    • This promotional card for KVIE television's 1995 program, "The Good Old Days," shows a women standing in front of the entrance to the California State Fair at 2751 Stockton Boulevard.
    • BBSAC346
    • Cordova Lodge

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows a typical room at George E. Johnson's Cordova Lodge at 10701 Folsom Boulevard. Rooms came with single, double or twin double beds and were furnished with both television sets and full air conditioning. Located on...
    • BBSAC446
    • Imperial 400 Motel - Fred M. Shorthill

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard shows the Imperial 400 Motel and Eppie's Restaurant at 1319 Thirtieth Street and 3000 N Streets, respectively. Eppies locations - a common sight throughout the second half of the twentieth-century in Sacramento, were the...
    • BBSAC459
    • El Mirador Hotel - Mike Roberts

    • The first major hotel built in downtown Sacramento since 1930, the El Mirador opened Deecember 5, 1957 at a cost of 1.8 million dollars under the ownership of builder-investor Fred Kaiser. Troubles early on forced the sale of "Sacramento's Luxury...
    • BBSAC449
    • Librarian Interviews

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is Margarite Sullivan, acting manager of the Sacramento City County Library’s temporary location for the Central Library, located 536 Downtown Plaza. She is being interviewed by a cameraman from Sacramento News 40.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-19
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • 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....
    • Crest Theater Auditorium Screen

    • 1949
    • This photograph, as taken from the back of the Crest Theater auditorium, was made on October 29, 1949. It shows the proscenium, a curtain-shrouded projection screen, numerous seats and walls adorned with gold leaf fixtures. For the first time...
    • 536
    • Valley Hi Inn, Sacramento, California

    • 1965
    • This 1965 postcard shows the Valley Hi resting at 5321 Stockton Boulevard. Printed on the back of the postcard is as follows: "100 new units...1 mile South California State Fair Grounds...Uncle John's Pancake House...Business Route U.S. Highway...
    • BBSAC509
    • KCRA Channel 3

    • 1955
    • In this photo, taken circa 1955, employees of KCRA Channel 3 work behind the scenes with the producer and production equipment during a broadcast. The station is located at 1010 Eleventh Street.
    • 1787
    • KCRA Channel 3

    • 1955
    • This photo, taken circa 1955, was shot during an actual broadcast of a Captain Sacramento (Harry Martin was the captain) segment. The station is located at 1010 Eleventh Street.
    • 1789
    • Mother and Child at Mabel Gillis

    • 1959
    • In this January 1959 image, a mother and child share a moment in the children’s section at the Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. According to Dorothy Drake, City Librarian at the time this...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-15
    • 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


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