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    • 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
    • Walter Bennett Home

    • Captured on the west side of Twelfth Street, between E and F Streets, is the home of blacksmith Walter Bennett, at 512 Twelfth Street. Water was the son of Henry Bennett, a Canadian who immigrated to Sacramento in the 1875 and opened his Alkali...
    • BBSAC582
    • Downtown Mosque

    • 1955
    • Taken in circa 1955, this photograph shows Sacramento's Downtown Mosque at 411 V Street, one of two in the entire country at the time and thought by some to be the oldest in the United States. The presense of Muslims in Sacramento dates back to...
    • 1798
    • Johnson’s Restaurant

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows two men posing inside Johnson’s Restaurant at 1019 Tenth Street. To the left is restaurateur George Johnson, a Greek-American who immigrated to the United States in 1913. After spending his formative years on the...
    • 64
    • Sacramento Auto Supply

    • 1971
    • This July 1, 1971, photograph shows the storefront of Sacramento Auto Supply at 1120 J Street. The business was founded in 1934 by first generation Yugoslav-Americans George, John and Marco Nicovich. Their parents immigrated in 1906 to the United...
    • 2310
    • Chas P. Nathan Co., Sacramento, California

    • 1895
    • Shown in circa 1895 is the three-story department store of Charles Phillip Nathan, located on J Street, between Sixth and Seventh streets. Nathan immigrated to the United States, from the German state of Silesia, in 1865. He was naturalized in...
    • BBSAC165
    • A. J. Pommer's Building

    • 1896
    • View of August "A. J." Pommer's building as it stood in 1896. Its 829 J Street address sold musical supplies, while sewing machines were sold at 831 J Street, both at the northwest corner of Ninth and J streets. Pommer immigrated to the United...
    • 749
    • Walnut Café and other Fifth and K Street Businesses

    • 1960
    • Taken in 1960, this photograph shows several storefronts, all on the north side of K Street. They include: Jewel Craft Loans at 515 K Street, the Walnut Café and Tavern at 517 K Street, the Owl Cigar Store at 519 K Street, the Palace Hotel at...
    • 180
    • Big Ben Loan Office

    • 1960
    • This 1956 photograph shows the northwest corner of Sixth and J Streets. Visible are Israel Schneiderman’s Big Ben Loan Office at 531 J Street, the 924 Club at 924 Sixth Street and the G n M Club at 526 J Street. Big Ben occupied what had been the...
    • 186
    • Alhambra Italian Restaurant and Cafe

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Alhambra Italian Restaurant and Cafe, located at 1014 Alhambra Bouelvard. Operating from 1936 to 1957, the business was opened by Arturo Puccinelli an Italian who immigrated to the United States in 1911. The...
    • BBSAC636
    • Terzakis Brothers Tailors

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1961, at 432 J Street, is the Terzakis Brothers’ tailoring shop. The brothers, Thomas and Nicholas, were natives of Greece, having immigrated to the United States in 1905, then moving to Sacramento in 1916. Nicholas previously owned...
    • 314


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