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    • Van Voorhies-Phinney Collar Factory on Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • Resting at 912 and 914 Fifth Street is the former Van Voorhies-Phinney horse collar factory, pictured in 1960. It was built in 1909/10, producing award-winning collars at the California State Fair. The building stood well into the 1960s, and was...
    • 291
    • Macchia Group, 1983

    • 1983
    • The Crocker Art Museum hosted the exhibition “Dale Chihuly: Recent Works in Glass” in 1984 and acquired some of his work at that time. Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1941 and schooled in interior design and architecture, Chihuly focused on glass as...
    • BBSAC111
    • View from the Capitol Dome - Sacramento

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    • This postcard boasts a photograph as taken from the California State Capitol building's dome, looking west. In the immediate foreground, and completed in 1928, are buildings of the Capitol Extention, to the right the Library and Courts Building,...
    • BBSAC241
    • Edward Kelly School

    • 1900
    • Pictured January 2, 1900, school children and their teacher stand in front of Edward Kelley School at 3336 Bradshaw Road. As of 2010, the two-room structure is the oldest standing educational institution in Sacramento County. Originally opened in...
    • 956
    • Hotel Coloma, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1922
    • This circa 1922 postcard provides a view of the five-story, 144-unit, red brick Hotel Coloma, at 508 K Street. Built in 1912 as the Hotel Trow, the structure became the Coloma in 1921. It was razed, along with much of Fifth Street, during the...
    • BBSAC442
    • K Street Mall, Sacramento - Dexter Press

    • 1971
    • Shown in circa 1973 is the K Street Mall, amidst the good intentions of urban planners, post the city's massive redevelopment efforts of the 1960s. Evident on the postcard are the status the K Street as a pedestrian only mall, and the presence of...
    • BBSAC363
    • Seventh and K Streets

    • 1963
    • Looking south from Merchant Street, this 1963 photograph shows Arden's women's clothing store at 700 K Street, the Flagstone Hotel at 1111 Seventh Street, and the Milner Hotel at 1121 Seventh Street. Arden's underwent sizable rennovations in 1942...
    • 1611
    • Coral Reef Lodge

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    • 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
    • Sacramento Metropolitan KOA Campground

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is the Sacramento Metropolitan KOA Campground, located to the south of Interstate 80, near the city of West Sacramento, at 3951 Lake Road. The site was constructed in the 1960s by Southall Dickson, who went to operate the site...
    • BBSAC773
    • Hunter's Drugs

    • 1970
    • Photograph circa 1970 of Hunter's Drugs at 912 Second Street. Located near the end of downtown Sacramento at Second Street and I Street, this property housed hotels during the first part of the 1900's. In the 1950s and early 1960s employment...
    • 1565
    • Heeseman Clothiers Baseball Team

    • 1923
    • Photograph, taken in 1923, of the Heeseman Clothiers baseball team of the Sacramento City League. Charles Heeseman opened his clothing shop at 619 K Street in 1916, and for over thirty years it operated at that spot. The business eventually became...
    • 1481
    • Town and Country Inn

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    • This 1960s-era postcard provides a sultry vision of the Town and Country Inn at 2060 Auburn Boulevard, or what had been Business Route 40. Built by lumberman Harry Herzog, the Town and Country grew into one of the premier dinner and dance spots in...
    • BBSAC499
    • Sky Ranch Motel, West Sacramento, Calif.

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    • The aqua-blue of the Sky Ranch Motel pool sparkles beneath a deep blue sky in this 1960s postcard promoting the business at 1800 West Capitol Avenue. A modest alternative to the nearby Capitol Inn and Hotel El Rancho, guests would still be close to...
    • BBSAC500
    • Christmas at Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1980
    • The front of the Crocker Art Museum is bedecked for the holidays in this postcard, one of many created for the former mansion of Edwin and Margaret Crocker to be sold to visitors wishing to recall or share their visit with friends or relatives. The...
    • BBSAC103
    • Northeastern Corner of Fourteenth and J Streets

    • 1945
    • In this 1945 photograph, Bode and Bode Locksmith's clever slogan - ""Keys That Fit"" - adorns a sign on the side of the business at 1401 J Street. To the right of Bode and Bode are the Gil Culver Studio, the Hotel Rene, and Ralph Jones Used Cars....
    • 41
    • Alkali Flat Houses

    • 2002
    • Shown in 2002 are three homes, located on the north side of F Street -- left to right, 1017, 1021, and 1029 -- in the Alkali Flat section of Sacramento. To the far right of the frame is the J. Neely Johnson House which, built in 1854, has been a...
    • 2269a
    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California’s larger towns and cities when this postcard from the location at 1220 Sixteenth Street was available in the early 1960s. The site of many...
    • BBSAC458
    • Capitol Travelodge - Gillick Printing, Inc.

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    • Sitting on the northeast corner of Eleventh and H Streets is one section of the 85-unit Capitol Travelodge. Opened in 1957, the motel survived a bomb scare in 1977, but could not escape sale and a 6 million dollar rennovation, in 2007/08, into a...
    • BBSAC506
    • J Street, 502-510; 1011 Fifth Street

    • 1961
    • A few pedestrians stroll along the sidewalk in front of the buildings shown in this 1960s J Street scene. Storefronts include the Blue Front Grocery (502 J Street), Peniel Mission (506 J Street), Stevens Hotel (510 J Street), and Ansonia Hotel...
    • 929
    • Old and New Sacramento

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard presents Sacramento's contrasting urban realities. The 1960s provided a watershed period for Sacramento as redevelopment efforts purged the blight from realm that -- at one time -- saw one of every three retail outlets...
    • BBSAC528

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