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    • 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
    • J Street, 607-629

    • 1961
    • Numerous automobiles from the 1950s and 1960s are parked in a lot on J Street. Visible in the background is the Courthouse.
    • 928
    • H and S Super Service

    • 1933
    • This May 19, 1933, photograph shows the H and S Super Service, located at 1430 Twenty-First Street. Pictured are proprietors Gene Hepting and Jack Spelbring. Hepting's keen interest in photography left a treasure trove of popular and historic...
    • 454
    • Home of Frank Ruhstaller

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    • It was from his palatial Shingle Style Queen Anne at 1220 “H” Street that Captain Frank Ruhstaller kept close watch over his brewery. Set on a lot of some 12,800 square feet, the 21 room home was sold, just a few years after Ruhstaller’s death in...
    • 1356
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Joe’s Club and Restaurant

    • 1960
    • Captured in this circa 1960 photograph is Joe’s Club at 503 and 507 K Street. Joe Yeargain was the business’s namesake and partial owner at the time this photograph was taken. The building in the background, and in the upper part of the frame, is...
    • 322
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Carmichael Shopping Center - Carmichael, Calif.

    • 1960
    • The Carmichael Shopping Center at the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard, Palm and Marconi Avenues was an oasis of commerce in the days when properties were large and the area sparsely settled. In the 1920s a former fruit packing house refitted as...
    • BBSAC802
    • Hotel Coloma and Metropolitan Department Store

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows a gaggle of businesses on the south side of K Street, between Fifth and Sixth Streets. The following businesses are visible: the Valley Hotel at 506-and-a-half K Street, People’s Clothing Store at 506 K Street, the...
    • 375
    • Union Iron Works

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the Union Iron Works at 1415 Front Street. The business was founded in 1860, but was purchased by its highest-profile owner, Otto F. Link, in 1940. The Auburn-native went to work for Union in 1925, eventually working...
    • 281
    • 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
    • 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
    • Sacramento, California - Duplicate of BBSAC050

    • 1995
    • This 1995 postcard provides a view, looking east, of the Tower Bridge, built in 1935, and Capitol Mall, established in the 1960s as a result of the city's aggressive redevelopment planning. The mall is bounded by the California State Capitol...
    • BBSAC084

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