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    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1942

    • 1942
    • Pictured in 1942 is the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street. Its marquee advertises the premiere of "In Old California," starring John Wayne. The theater also promotes the purchase of war bonds with the phrase "Slap the Jap." In the foreground...
    • 807
    • Snow on K Street

    • 1942
    • Pedestrians, most unprepared for the weather conditions, shuffle their way by S.H. Kress and Company at 818 and Montgomery Ward at 830 K Street in this snowy March 14, 1942, photograph. On that day – between 1 and 3 p.m. – temperatures dropped...
    • 994
    • 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
    • Hand Cutting of Bercut-Richards Packing Company Peaches

    • 1942
    • Photograph, taken in August, 1942, of women at work cutting peaches in half by hand and removing the stones at Bercut-Richards Packing Company. The war-time shortage of male workers had no effect on this industry, and this scene displays a wide...
    • 1294
    • Picking Sacramento Peaches

    • 1942
    • In high heels and a dress, Bercut Richards office employee Betty Gropke demonstrates the proper technique for picking peaches in this posed photograph taken in August of 1942.
    • 1298
    • 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
    • Grand Theater

    • 1942
    • Pictured here in May of 1942, and located in North Sacramento at 1917 Del Paso Boulevard, is the Grand Theater. The Grand operated from 1943 to 1960. A church called Evangel Temple rented the theater space after it closed. The church purchased...
    • 755
    • Bethel Temple

    • 1942
    • Taken on March 23, 1942, is a photograph of the Bethel Temple Full Gospel Church on 2030 W Street. The members are seated, displaying a banner reading, "Welcome to the Assemblies of God Regional Sunday School Conference bringing Christ to our...
    • 468
    • Bethel Temple

    • 1942
    • A springtime 1942 photograph of Bethel Temple Full Gospel Church, on 2030 W Street, reveals young church members during a break from a Sunday school conference. Youth evangelists from Missouri to San Francisco were on hand to speak. The Temple's...
    • 469
    • Legionnaire's Parade Along K Street at Eleventh

    • 1942
    • A group of women form a cross as they march along K Street between Ninth and Eleventh Streets in a Legionnaire's parade. Businesses along the route include Hotel Sequoia (911 K Street), The Sutter Restaurant (1011 K Street), Hippodrome Theatre...
    • 1960
    • The Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
    • Rose Garden at William Land Park

    • 1942
    • This 1942 photograph shows the William Land Park rose garden, located in the southwestern section of the park, near the zoo. At the time of the photograph, it contained over 90 different varieties of roses. The pool, visible in the distant center...
    • 768
    • North Sixteenth Street at North B Street

    • 1942
    • Taken in 1942 at the corner of North Sixteenth and North B streets, this photograph shows the F.F. Smith Seed Company, at 221 North Sixteenth Street, Rainbow Cab Company, the Sacramento Produce Terminal Building, at 220 North Sixteenth Street, with...
    • 1090
    • North Sixteenth Street

    • 1942
    • This October 18, 1942, photograph shows a portion of the newly-constructed Sixteenth Street Viaduct, just to the north of the American River and Sixteenth Street Bridge. Built for a cost of 847,440 dollars, the continuous reinforced concrete...
    • 1440


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