Skip to main content

Sacramento Room Digital Collections Banner

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: venue
(45 results)



Display: 20

    • Memorial Auditorium as Boxing Venue

    • 1935
    • Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium at 1515 J Street often served as a boxing venue. It is pictured here in 1935, readied to host a boxing match. The same year that this photograph was taken, the 3,500-seat building was host to the Pacific Coast...
    • 1389
    • The Music Circus

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the venue utilized by Music Circus, a long standing musical and theater company in Sacramento. Located at 1419 H Street, the venue held approximately 2,500 seats. Its construction was dedicated on May 9, 1949, when...
    • 1179
    • Colonial Theater:  Interior

    • 1943
    • This February 1943 photograph, as taken from the stage, shows the auditorium and projection area of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. The 850-seat, 10-employee venue opened in June 1940 and was fitted with an air cooling system and...
    • 1021
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • Tsakopoulos Library Galleria

    • 1992
    • As taken from Cesar Chavez Plaza, this 1992 photograph shows the Ninth Street entrance to the Angelo Tsakopoulos Library Galleria. The venue was built in concert with the Sacramento Public Library's expansion and rennovation in 1992/93
    • 1622b
    • Sacramento Raley Field

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is West Sacramento's Raley Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento Rivercats. The 40 million dollar venue's 2000 opening marked the return of professional baseball to the Capitol region after a 25 year absence. The sale...
    • BBSAC759
    • Sacramento Inn - at Freeway

    •  
    • Early view of the Sacramento Inn, 1401 Arden Way at what is now Highway 80. In 1959 there were 35 entries under 'Motels and Auto Courts' in the Sacramento City Directory while the Sacramento Suburban Directory listed 93 similar businesses outside...
    • BBSAC485
    • Hippodrome Theater

    • 1942
    • This screenward shot of the Hippodrome Theater's interior was taken in circa 1942. The 1013 K Street venue had changed much since its opening in 1913, when it was known as the Empress. At that time, it provided vaudeville-style entertainment and a...
    • 535
    • Football game at Sacramento Stadium on November 11, 1932

    • 1932
    • Photograph, taken November 11, 1932, of a football game at Sacramento Stadium on the Sacramento Junior College campus, located at 3835 Freeport Boulevard. The stadium was later renamed Hughes Stadium on November 18, 1944. Built in 1928 for 140,000...
    • 1486
    • San Carlos Court - Plastichrome by Colourpicture

    •  
    • "An air-conditioned motor hotel of distinction...opposite main gate of State Fair Grounds..." is part of the promotion printed on the back of this postcard touting the San Carlos Court Motor Hotel at 2830 Stockton Boulevard. One and one-half blocks...
    • BBSAC488
    • El Rey Theater Fire

    • 1941
    • Looking west, from the top of the Ramona Hotel, this February 21, 1941, photograph shows the frenetic aftermath of a fire at the El Rey Hotel at 519 J Street. The fire started in one of the theater’s balconies and was likely the result of arson. ...
    • 660
    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a garden...
    • 2280
    • 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
    • Sacramento Stadium at Sacramento Junior College

    • 1933
    • This November 11, 1933, photograph shows Armistice Day's American Legion-sponsored "Military Pageant" at Sacramento Stadium, located on the campus of Sacramento Junior College at 3835 Freeport Boulevard. After the display, Sacramento Junior...
    • 1595
    • Miniature Railway at Oak Park

    • 1910
    • A miniature railroad is the subject of this circa 1910 postcard, set in the Oak Park section of Sacramento. Largely considered Sacramento's first amusement park, Oak Park, then later to be called Joyland, was founded in 1889. The park included a...
    • BBSAC569
    • Hagginwood Riding Ring

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows a rider and horse jumping an obstacle at the Hagginwood Riding Ring. The venue - based at the California National Guard's Battery D, 143rd Field Artillery barracks - opened in October 1929 to a crowd of over 400 horse...
    • 221
    • Sacramento Community Convention Center

    • 1975
    • With L Street in the foreground, this circa 1975 postcard shows the Sacramento Community Center, located at Thirteenth and L streets. The venue opened on June 30, 1974, to throngs of Sacramentans and the release of 500 pigeons. The Sacramento...
    • BBSAC089
    • Municipal Auditorium, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in circa 1940 postcard shows the southwestern edge of the Memorial Auditorium. Built in 1926 and opened in February 1927, the Byzantine-style structure has served as venue for artist, from opera singer Marion Anderson to rock band Led...
    • BBSAC094
    • Edmonds Field After 1948 Fire

    • 1948
    • This photograph captures Edmonds Field, at the intersection of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway, as it appeared on July 24, 1948, after fire - likely started by a carelessly tossed cigarette - destroyed the park on July 11. Immediately afterward,...
    • 1100
    • Stage at Central Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • Screened by a guard rail from up high is the stage and venue for the 1988 groundbreaking of the newly-expanded Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-9

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK