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    • Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard captures the splendor of the tradition of window displays at Breuner's Furniture. The back of the postcard reads: "Breuner's 32nd musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch' where...
    • BBSAC820
    • This is Breuner's 96th Year of Saying Merry Christmas

    • 1952
    • Pictured in circa 1952 is a portion of window displays at Breuner's Furniture at 600 K Street. So much a part of Sacramento's twentieth-century Holiday Season tradition, the practice started in 1934. With display themes changing yearly,...
    • BBSAC825
    • Greenback Notes, 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Breuners:  Preparing Christmas Dinner out at Aunt Molly's Home

    • 1964
    • This 1964 postcard provides a view of one of Breuners Furniture's traditional Holiday window displays. The back of the card reads: "Breuner's 30th musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Preparing Christmas Dinner at Aunt Molly's Home' where...
    • BBSAC819
    • Albert Elkus Menswear

    • 1930
    • The facade of Albert Elkus Menswear at 830 K Street displays the latest styles and fashions for the well-dressed gentleman in 1930. Elkus had a second location, at 904 J Street, in the 1940s. Descended from German immigrants, Elkus was mayor of...
    • 93
    • Harold Shay Florist, Window Display

    • 1950
    • A circular window displays the blossoming wares of Harold Shay Florists at 1015 Eleventh Street. The business opened its doors in 1930 at 1127 K Street, later moving to its Eleventh Street location. The store's humorous slogan was "'Shay' it with...
    • 298
    • 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
    • The Visitor

    • 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • 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
    • Fashion Bootery, Incorporated

    • 1942
    • The storefront of the Fashion Bootery at 702 K Street is shown in this 1942 photograph. Opened in December 1929, the 50,000 dollar store became the ninth West Coast location for the company, based in Seattle. The 20 foot by 100 foot structure...
    • 399
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • Hand Cutting of Bercut-Richards Packing Company Peaches

    • 1942
    • Photograph, taken in August, 1942, of women at work cutting peaches in half by hand and removing the stones at Bercut-Richards Packing Company. The war-time shortage of male workers had no effect on this industry, and this scene displays a wide...
    • 1294
    • Chinn-Beretta Optometrists

    • 1940
    • This August 4, 1940, photograph shows Chinn-Beretta Optometry at 1022 K Street. Prominent is a display window of glasses and indication of the business’ staff optometrists, Bolling Chinn and W.B. Leonard. At the time the photograph was taken,...
    • 401
    • J Street, 612-618

    • 1960
    • This view of vacant stores displays signs identifying the Rancho Grande Restaurant (612 J Street), Capital Glass Company (614 J Street), Al & Ray's Music Store (616 J Street), and Star Barber Shop (618 J Street). An automobile is parked at the...
    • 925
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • The Visitor

    • June 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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