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    • Stop 'N' Shop

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows the eighth store in the Stop-N-Shop supermarket chain. Located at 2851 Fulton Avenue, the 150,000 dollar store opened on November 16, 1950. Its three grand opening days included free bags of groceries, refreshments,...
    • 708
    • California State Capitol Senate Chamber

    • 1950
    • This photograph of the California State Senate was taken on September 21, 1950. Goodwin "Goodie" Knight sits in the foreground, in the first row. He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1946 and reelected to the same post in 1950. He would...
    • 208
    • Citizens Bank

    • 1950
    • Citizens Bank, located at the corner of Thirty-fifth Street and Fourth Avenue, is the focus of this photograph, taken circa 1950. This bank became Anglo California National Bank in January of 1950.
    • 1878
    • Anglo California National Bank

    • 1950
    • Shown in 1950 is Oak Park’s Anglo California National Bank, located at the northeast corner of Thirty-fifth Street and Fourth Avenue. The 30 foot by 30 foot lot had been the home, since 1909, of the Citizens Bank of Oak Park, then the...
    • 1879
    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1950
    • In this circa 1950 photograph, a vintage hay press is displayed against southern end of the central building at Sutter's Fort. A suited gentleman stands next to the device and an identifying label has been attached to the device for...
    • 1334a
    • Sacramento River Levee Road

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 aerial photograph shows a levee road built along the Sacramento River's bank. Also visible are long stretches of prime Sacramento Delta farm land.
    • 1635
    • Johnson's Restaurant

    • 1950
    • Interior of Johnson's Restaurant, 1019 Tenth Street, circa 1950. The Johnson's Restaurant empire was later known as Eppie's Restaurants. Note the floral decorations and the two men in the aisle with flowers in their lapels. The man pictured to the...
    • 65
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Capt. Sutter's Bedroom, Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1950
    • Portrayed in circa 1950 is John Sutter's bedroom at Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets. Located just west of the main gate, it was part of three connecting rooms, including Sutter's office and kitchen.
    • BBSAC864
    • Second Street:  926 and 930

    • 1950
    • The Roma Hotel, at 930 Second Street, is the focus of this 1950 photograph. Also visible are the Roma Cafe at 930 Second Street and the National Employment Agency at 926 Second Street. The hotel - one of the first in Sacramento to owned by an...
    • 1557
    • Grayson's department store

    • 1950
    • This 1950 view of the south side of K Street reveals Grayson's Department Store, located at 716 K Street, and Payless Drugstore, located at 716 K Street. Established in the summer of 1940, Grayson's was a California chain, specializing in women's...
    • 427
    • Water Pumping Station

    • 1950
    • This March 13, 1950, photograph shows the water pumping station for Sacramento’s water filtration plant. Located just north of the city, and constructed in 1924, the pump was designed to slowly take water in by gravity, transferring it then to...
    • 973
    • Capitol Inn and Capitol Sky Park

    • 1950
    • Taken in 1950, this photograph provides an aerial view of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. The hotel was designed to look like the California State Capitol building. The Hotel El Rancho sat just across...
    • 866
    • Gomez Lodge of the Caballeros of Dimas-Alang

    • 1950
    • Pictured in 1950 are the officers and members of Gomez Lodge number 12 of the Caballeros of Dimas-Alang, located at 1025 Ninth Street. The fraternal organization - comprised of Filipino Americans - was founded in San Francisco in 1921. The...
    • 1475
    • Stop 'N' Shop

    • 1950
    • The Stop-N-Shop market at 2851 Fulton Avenue is the subject of this 1950 photograph. The Stop-N-Shop name was a familiar one to Sacramentans, the chain having opened its first location in 1928 at Twenty-Eighth Street and Broadway. The store was...
    • 707
    • Breuner's: Your Christmas Store for 95 Years

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows a holiday window display, courtesy of Breuner's Furniture. The back of the card reads: "'The Old Christmas Quilting Party Back Home' is Breuner's 16th old-fashioned, musical, moving Christmas display. The figures...
    • BBSAC822
    • Fox Senator Theater and K Street Businesses

    • 1950
    • The Christmas 1950 photograph reveals numerous K Street storefronts, including the Capital Clothing Company at 916 K Street, Fox Senator Theater at 912 K Street, Wilson's Restaurant at 908 K Street, the Moderne Bar and Restaurant at 910 K Street,...
    • 129
    • Chandler's Shoes

    • 1950
    • This photograph of Chandler’s Shoes at 1022 K Street was taken in circa 1950. It shows much of the business’s storefront and a worker filling a section of display windows. Chandler’s – a nationwide chain – came to Sacramento in 1922. ...
    • 297

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