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    • Credit Women’s Breakfast Club

    • 1947
    • Pictured on July 15, 1947, is a meeting of the Sacramento Credit Women’s Breakfast Club. Members sit at a u-shaped banquet table, looking toward the camera. Born out of a desire for credit office workers to organize and socialize, the Sacramento...
    • 1005
    • Sacramento, California - Kodachrome Reproduction

    • 1947
    • Downtown Sacramento at dusk is the focus of this circa 1947 Kodachome postcard view of K Street east from Seventh Street. Colorful neon signs highlight the clothing stores, shoe shops, and multiple jewelry stores established on either side of the...
    • BBSAC410
    • Del Paso Theater, 1947

    • 1947
    • Taken on April 29, 1947, this photograph shows the exterior of the Del Paso Theater, located at 2122 Del Paso Boulevard in North Sacramento. Cars are parked beneath the marquee. The venue was built in 1926 for 125,000 dollars, complete with a...
    • 756
    • Passenger Riverboat 'Fort Sutter'

    • 1947
    • Photograph dated March 13, 1947, the vessel identified as the "Fort Sutter" (1912-1959). The old Sacramento/San Joaquin passenger riverboat Fort Sutter, still in its wartime gray, is shown moored at Three Mile Slough in the Sacramento/San Joaquin...
    • 1178
    • Ninth Street, 1000-1008

    • 1947
    • April 16, 1947 photograph of Ninth Street features the following businesses: Oscar's News Stand (1000 Ninth Street), Mack's Restaurant (1004 Ninth Street), Anderson's Coffee Shop (1004 Ninth Street), UptheGrove Beauty Culture (1006 Ninth Street),...
    • 1947
    • Goodwill Industries

    • 1947
    • This December 2, 1947, photograph shows Goodwill Industries at 1117-1121 Sixth Street. The Goodwill had been operating in Sacramento since November of 1933 and moved out of the pictured 11,000 square-foot structure in 1949 for a new facility at...
    • 387
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 this photograph shows some pre-summer activity at the crowded Riverside Pool, also known as the Land Park Plunge. Two lifeguards in elevated observation seats watch the men, women and children that swim, slide and dive in the...
    • 1940a
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 these pictures are of a crowded Riverside Pool, located on 3640 Riverside Boulevard. Swimmers and sunbathers lounge and circulate in the area in front of the refreshment center while others take advantage of the picnic tables...
    • 1940b
    • Standard Oil Company of California

    • 1947
    • This February 14, 1947, photograph reveals the facade of the Standard Oil Company of California, located at 909 Twelfth Street. After a year-long renovation the building was opened for Standard's use in November of 1942. The company's Sacramento...
    • 428
    • Homes, Near Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • 1947
    • Shown in circa 1947 are Mission Style homes in the 236-acre Land Park section of Sacramento. Developed in the 1930s, the original eight residential subdivisions of Land Park were College Tract, Spanish Town, Homeland, Maple Park, Carly Park, Land...
    • BBSAC415
    • Rose Garden, Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1947
    • In 1947 one penny sent this enhanced image of William Land Park’s Rose Garden from Sacramento to Chicago with this message on the back: “beautiful here. We do not miss Brookfield one bit. Every day is like Sunday.” The printed description on the...
    • BBSAC589
    • Foreman and Clark clothing store

    • 1947
    • Sacramento's Foreman and Clark clothing store was established in 1930. Shown here in 1947, and touting itself "The World's Largest Upstairs Clothier," it was located on the southwest corner of Seventh and K streets or 624 K Street. J. C....
    • 438
    • Homes Near William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1947
    • This circa 1947 postcard shows Mission Style homes in the Land Park neighborhood of Sacramento. Between 1924 and 1931, nearly 1,000 homes were built in the Land Park, valued at a combined 5,000,000 dollars. Prior to development, the land that...
    • BBSAC595
    • H Street Market

    • 1947
    • The H Street Market's facade was captured in this February 1947 photograph. That same year, a local business directory carried an advertisement extolling the H Street Market's "complete line of groceries, meats, fresh fruit and vegetables," along...
    • 450
    • H Street Market

    • 1947
    • The H Street Market's facade was captured in this February 1947 photograph. That same year, a local business directory carried an advertisement extolling the H Street Market's ""complete line of groceries, meats, fresh fruit and vegetables,"" along...
    • 75
    • West Capitol Avenue

    • 1947
    • Two vehicles move along West Sacramento's West Capitol Avenue in this January 20, 1947 view. To the right of the photograph is a billboard advertising Lyon's Root Beer. In the distance is the faux dome of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol...
    • 1435
    • Esquire Theater and Lovett Jewelers

    • 1947
    • Pictured on March 31, 1947, are the Esquire Theater and Stanley T. Lovett Jewelers at 1219 and 1217 K Street, respectively. Designed by noted theater architect William B. David of San Francisco, the Esquire opened at 5:00 pm on March 14, 1940, for...
    • 806
    • Portrait of Three Sacramento Superior Court Judges

    • 1947
    • This portrait of Sacramento Superior Court judges Malcolm Glenn, Peter Shields and Raymond Coughlin was taken in 1947. They stand left to right, respectively. Glenn spent 43 years as a civil court judge, appointed to the bench in 1914. Also a...
    • 1032
    • Interior of the Delta King

    • 1947
    • This interior view of the river boat Delta King depicts rows of tables with attached benches and a water fountain in one long cabin area. Exterior light flows in from the right of the photograph, but the room is unoccupied. This photograph was...
    • 1354
    • Interior of the Delta King

    • 1947
    • This interior view of the river boat Delta King displays the head of an elaborate staircase leading to a deck below. Although the deck is a bit worn-looking, the banister and newel post, as well as the paneling along the walls, show the elegance...
    • 1355

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