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    • The Hub Hotel and Tavern

    • 1957
    • Taken in 1957, this photograph shows the weathered facades of the Hub Hotel and Tavern at 224 J Street and the Lincoln Room at 226 J Street. The building housing the Hub was erected by wholesale merchant and Kentuckian Edward P. Figg after the...
    • 19
    • Oak Park-Elmhurst Little League:  The "Angels"

    • 1957
    • The "Angels" of the Oak Park-Elmhurst Little League pose for a team portrait in 1957. With the post World War II wave of youth baseball excitement, the league received its charter in 1953. The diversity of smiling faces are indicative of an...
    • 74
    • Hotel Sacramento Building, K Street at Eleventh

    • 1938
    • The elegant Hotel Sacramento is captured in this March 28, 1938, photograph. In 1907, a 50 year, 10 month lease was signed by hotel management. The deal expired in 1957 and, with it, the lifespan of one of Sacramento's most prominent downtown...
    • 512
    • First Touchdown for La Sierra High School

    • 1957
    • This September 20, 1957, photograph shows Buzz Patterson scoring a touchdown in a high school football game between La Sierra High School Longhorns and Bishop Armstrong High School Falcons at El Camino Stadium in Carmichael. Several Armstrong,...
    • 2423
    • Arcade Baptist Church

    • 1957
    • This circa 1957 photograph shows the Arcade Baptist Church during construction at its 3927 Marconi Avenue location. When completed in 1959, the 165,000 dollar structure had a seating capacity of 850 persons and would include a pastor's study,...
    • 661
    • Mabel Gillis Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 shows the front of the Modernist-style Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. Opened in December 1957, it was one of four branch libraries in the city system and a considerable upgrade...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-29
    • K Street, Sacramento Between 9th and 10th

    • 1957
    • The view captured on this postcard is just what folks cruising or walking southwest down K Street at night in 1957 would encounter from the corner of 10th and K. Long-time resident business Walgreen Drug Co. at 930 K beams out from under the sign...
    • BBSAC380
    • Jackson's furniture store

    • 1955
    • Photographed in 1955 is Jackson's Furniture Store as it sat on the southwest corner of Fourteenth and K Streets. Jacksons was started in Oakland, California, in 1889 by Henry Jackson. Jackson and his business holds considerable distinction for...
    • 426
    • 406 11th Street, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1912
    • Pictured in 1912, is the 406 Eleventh Street home of German immigrant and widow Dorothea Schubert and her four daughters. The house was moved from Thirteenth and C in 1869. Prior to that, and between 1864 and 1869, it was the hospital of the...
    • BBSAC411
    • Southern Pacific Lines, Engine #1170

    • 1920
    • This picture, taken in circa 1920, shows the Southern Pacific S-8 switcher number 1170 pushing a passenger car. Before the train are several individuals in pose. The 1170 was built in 1907 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia,...
    • 1028
    • Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts by Night

    • 1939
    • Pictured here on the evening of November 17, 1939, is the 1510 L Street location of Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts. The business was founded by the English born Herbert “Bert” Woodall in 1924 at the Oak Park address of 2753 Thirty-Fifth...
    • 750b
    • Sears Roebuck and Company

    • 1941
    • This March 7, 1941, photograph shows the Sears, Roebuck and Company department store, located at 1123 K Street. In the background are the tops of the Elks Temple, and the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The store opened in April of 1928 at...
    • 459
    • First Christian Church

    • 1982
    • The First Christian Church at 3901 Folsom Boulevard is the subject of this postcard distributed by Cimini Graphics of West Sacramento that features the simple and for 1982 very modern-looking place of worship. The Disciples of Christ claim over...
    • BBSAC945
    • Star Furniture

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows the front of Star Furniture on 1511 Del Paso Boulevard in North Sacramento. Started in 1932 by Ralph Jennings, the store claimed to be ""California's largest furniture store north of Sacramento."" Jennings and...
    • 487
    • J.C. Penney

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 photograph shows the J.C. Penney Company department store at 630 K Street. The 96,000 square foot store was opened in February 1957, making it one of the five largest Penney's outlets at that time. The windowless, six story...
    • 161
    • Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts by Day

    • 1939
    • This daylight photograph of Woodall and Lehman Flowers and Gifts at 1510 L Street was taken on November 17, 1939. The pictured store was opened in 1939 by Herbert “Bert” Woodall and the first generation German-American Carl Lehman. Woodall came...
    • 750a
    • Coral Reef Lodge

    •  
    • The Maleville brothers played an important role in establishing the Town and Country area of Sacramento and particularly Fulton Avenue, known from the 1940s through the 1960s as a thoroughfare loaded with quality eateries, lodges and nightclubs....
    • BBSAC444
    • 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
    • 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

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