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    • Second Street:  926 and 930

    • 1950
    • The Roma Hotel, at 930 Second Street, is the focus of this 1950 photograph. Also visible are the Roma Cafe at 930 Second Street and the National Employment Agency at 926 Second Street. The hotel - one of the first in Sacramento to owned by an...
    • 1557
    • Stop 'N' Shop

    • 1950
    • The Stop-N-Shop market at 2851 Fulton Avenue is the subject of this 1950 photograph. The Stop-N-Shop name was a familiar one to Sacramentans, the chain having opened its first location in 1928 at Twenty-Eighth Street and Broadway. The store was...
    • 707
    • Rosemount Grill

    • 1945
    • The Rosemount Grill sits at 3145 Folsom Boulevard in this 1945 photograph. Founded by Yugoslavian immigrant Peter Valerio in 1914 at 1011 Ninth Street, the Rosemount quickly became a Sacramento institution. It moved to the pictured location in...
    • 200
    • 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
    • Folsom Boulevard near Fifty-Second Street

    • 1929
    • Pictured on October 1, 1929, is Folsom Boulevard at Fifty-second Street. Looking eastward, away from Sacramento proper, a single pedestrian crosses the street and an automobile travels westerly toward the photographer. Also notable is a man...
    • 981
    • Victoria Motor Lodge

    • 1936
    • This 1936 postcard shows the inviting Victoria Motor Lodge at 5716 Stockton Boulevard. The longest run of management at the lodge - 1953 to 1980 - came with widowed Italian immigrant Angelina Amoruso and her sons Peter and Vincent, both of whom...
    • BBSAC510
    • Happy Time Cafe

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows a repurposed Eureka Engine Company Number Four Fire House at 1017 Fifth Street. Built in 1855, in the photograph, the structure holds the Happy Time Cafe at 1017 Fifth Street. The restaurant was operated by Peter Carli,...
    • 313
    • The Review, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • 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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    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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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    • Dreamland Dance Hall

    • 1959
    • Pictured in circa 1959 are the Dreamland Dance Hall at 917 Sixth Street, the Desmond Hotel at 919-and-a-half Sixth Street, and Victory Lunch at 921 Sixth Street. Dreamland was operated by Michael Campanella, an immigrant of Italy who came to...
    • 80
    • Sacrafornian, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • High Lights, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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