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    • 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
    • Signage at Arden Branch

    • 1971
    • This 1971 photograph captures the sign of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The facility opened in late 1971 with librarian Lynn Loomis serving as its first branch manager. In the background is the...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-3
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 postcard provides an evening view of the K Street, seen looking east from Eighth Street. Some of the most iconic names in Sacramento business and culture -- Hale Brothers, Silvers, Berlands, Clunie, Kay and Fox -- populate the neon...
    • BBSAC381
    • Leed's Storefront

    • 1934
    • This photograph of the storefront of Leed’s women’s shoes at 814 K Street was taken on the business’s opening day, September 15, 1934. Neon signage and large showcases are visible. The location, designed to store up to 12,000 pairs of women’s...
    • 455
    • Veterans of Foreign Wars on Parade

    • 1932
    • In this August 1932 photograph, a parade comprised of various posts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars moves eastward, down K Street, between Seventh and Tenth Streets. Their presence represented Sacramento’s hosting of the VFW’s thirty-third annual...
    • 62
    • Ramona Hotel and Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 is the Ramona Hotel at Sixth and J Streets and several of its business tenants. Included in the photograph are Wong’s Café at 1011 Sixth Street, the Ramona Shoe Shop at 1013 Sixth Street, and the Office Hours Tavern at 1015 Sixth...
    • 271
    • Bon Marche Department Store and K Street

    • 1950
    • This August 28, 1950, photograph captures the northern stretch of K Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. The Bon Marche department store at 1031 K Street was known to be one of the premier women’s clothing merchants in Superior California. ...
    • 1
    • Golden Eagle Hotel and Grand Rapids Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 at the northwest corner of Seventh and K Streets are the Golden Eagle Hotel at 627 K Street and the Grand Rapids Furniture Company at 631 K Street. Originally built in 1853 by the Pennsylvania-born Daniel E. Callahan, and long a...
    • 336
    • The Diepenbrock Theater

    • 1913
    • This circa 1913 photograph shows the Diepenbrock Theater at 1203 J Street. The picture also shows signage atop the building which reads “Orpheum Shows Theater.” The Orpheum was the vaudeville-style company that provided much of the live...
    • 2288
    • Western States Grocery

    • 1937
    • This view of Western States Grocery Company's main office, at 1701 Third Street, was captured on March 1, 1937. Painted on the building is signage listing a list of all of the branch offices in the western states, and the words "From Alaska to...
    • 716
    • Reed's Millinery Company

    • 1936
    • This photograph of Reed's hat store at 622 K Street was taken on October 29, 1936. The store served Sacramento from 1935 to 1959, while its last manager was Alice Azevado, the wife of then Sacramento Mayor, Clarence Azevado.
    • 422
    • York Pacific Company

    • 1946
    • The York Pacific Company is pictured here on August 30, 1946, at 1229 I Street. The company was established in Santa Rosa, California, in 1935, by Mechanical Engineer Richard M. Oeberst. A native of Hamburg, Germany, Oeberst immigrated to the...
    • 304
    • Andy's Drive-In

    • 1939
    • Andy's Drive-In on North 16th street, on the night of February 17, 1939. This thriving restaurant was owned by Andrew J. Swenson and was listed in the February, 1939 telephone book (Main 8974). Surrounded by cars, a male customer is walking...
    • 1889
    • Interior Scene of Oak Park

    • 1910
    • Shown in 1910 is this unique view of the Oak Park entry arch and street car terminus, a seen from the interior of the Oak Park Amusement Park, located at Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Fifth Street. Its arcade of trees, relative seclusion, and growing...
    • BBSAC576
    • Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation by Night

    • 1937
    • Pictured under neon lighting, on the evening of June 1, 1937, is Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation at 1106 K Street. The Sacramento location, which opened in 1937, was part of a constellation of stores that ran from San Diego to northern...
    • 305
    • Stockton Boulevard; 3512-3522

    • 1941
    • This June 7, 1941, photograph was taken on the one year anniversary of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. Designed by Herbert Goodpastor, the structure went up at a cost of 100,000 dollars and had a seating capacity of 850. The...
    • 1019
    • W.T. Grant Company at Eighth between K and L

    • 1944
    • This September 1, 1944, photograph shows the storefront of the W.T. Grant Company’s 4,800 square foot store at Eighth and K Streets. The store opened in 1937 as an annex to the primary location at 722 K which had been hit by arson in December...
    • 392
    • Third  Street, 1014 through 1014

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows 1014 Third Street. At the ground level is the entrance to the Chicago Lunch Counter, its window reading "Joe never sleeps" and lists, among other menu items, "chili dogs 15 cents, 2 for 25 cents." Three passersby...
    • 724
    • 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
    • W.T. Grant Company at 722 K Street

    • 1944
    • The W.T. Grant Company’s location at 722 K Street Store is shown in this September 1, 1944, photograph. Grant came to Sacramento in 1932 in an effort to expand its 39 state empire. The store opened in 1933, but was flamed in December of 1936 to a...
    • 393


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