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    • Walsh’s Tavern

    • 1960
    • Pictured in circa 1960, at 1001 Second Street, is Walsh’s Tavern. At the time this photograph was taken, it was owned and operated by Denis J. Sweeney, a native of County Donegal, Ireland. The business operated until Sweeney’s death in 1965. ...
    • 369
    • Walter Bennett Home

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    • 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
    • Land Park Pony Ride

    • 1980
    • Ponies stand at their stables at William Land Park in this 1980 photograph. At the time the picture was taken, rides were operated by Norma Ryon, who operated them under the moniker Wishing Star Ponies. Within five years, ownership would be...
    • 1957a
    • Land Park Pony Ride

    • 1980
    • This 1980 photograph shows William Land Park’s pony course, consisting of 150 yards of trails. The attraction was started up in 1926 by Martin Bryant and operated through Second World War, a time when gas rationing did nothing to hinder parents...
    • 1957b
    • Exit View, inside the Village Theater

    • 1959
    • Shown here in circa 1959 is the rear section of the single-screen Village Theater at 2925 Fulton Avenue. California architect Gastono “Gale” Santocono designed the Village, one of fifteen movie theaters that he worked on in California,...
    • 804b
    • Bldg Containing Hotel Trow - Published by Edward H. Mitchell

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    • The Hotel Trow at 508 1/2 K Street was one of at least six hotels located on K Street between the Sacramento River and Tenth Street during the early decades of last century. Owned by Mrs. Anna Trow, the hotel operated under that name from 1912 to...
    • BBSAC508
    • Nicely Court - Highways 99 and 50, Sacramento, California

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    • This black and white linen-finished postcard features one of the many family-owned and operated courts, bungalows, cabin and motels that sprang up on highways and main thoroughfares throughout the Sacramento region during the 1920s and 1930s. An...
    • BBSAC471
    • Norm’s Pawn Shop

    • 1960
    • Resting at the southeast corner of Sixth and J Streets, the Ramona Hotel and several of its business tenants are shown in this 1960 photograph. Visible businesses include the California Grocery at 604 J Street, Norm’s Pawnshop at 602 J Street...
    • 290
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 5, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Store News Weinstock-Lubin & Co.

    • September 10, 1923
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock combined efforts in 1875 and opened The Mechanics Store and within a few years their outstanding stock, fixed prices and fair dealing placed them among the top merchants in Sacramento. In 1888 the...
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    • Store News Weinstock-Lubin & Co.

    • November 19, 1923
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock combined efforts in 1875 and opened The Mechanics Store and within a few years their outstanding stock, fixed prices and fair dealing placed them among the top merchants in Sacramento. In 1888 the...
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    • Store News Weinstock-Lubin & Co.

    • March 31, 1924
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock combined efforts in 1875 and opened The Mechanics Store and within a few years their outstanding stock, fixed prices and fair dealing placed them among the top merchants in Sacramento. In 1888 the...
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    • Texaco Automobile Service Station

    • 1931
    • This August 17, 1931, photograph shows Texas native Bert B. Elam's Texaco Gas Station as it sat at 3800 J Street. In 1935, Texaco had decided to make Sacramento its Northern California and Nevada headquarters and, by 1932, had set up storage...
    • 23
    • Goodwill Industries

    • 1947
    • This December 2, 1947, photograph shows Goodwill Industries at 1117-1121 Sixth Street. The Goodwill had been operating in Sacramento since November of 1933 and moved out of the pictured 11,000 square-foot structure in 1949 for a new facility at...
    • 387
    • Riolo’s Sport Shop

    • 1960
    • An inactive Riolo’s Sport Shop at 1016-and-a-half Sixth Street is shown in this 1960 photograph. The store was owned and operated by native-Sacramentan Sam Riolo for more than 35 years. Riolo and his brother, Theodore, both first generation...
    • 292
    • Firehouse Restaurant

    • 1962
    • Pictured in circa 1962 is the Firehouse Restaurant at 1112 through 1114 Second Street. The eatery was founded by brothers Carl, Larry and Newton Cope near the time this photograph was taken and set inside Sacramento’s oldest remaining volunteer...
    • 132

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