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    • K Street, Toward the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

    • 1913
    • A bustling scene on K Street was captured in this 1913 photograph. A horse and wagon in the photograph’s foreground contrasts a slowly shifting paradigm toward the use of automobiles. Sidewalks are lined with pedestrians. In the background and...
    • 1365
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • Tenth Street at N Looking North

    • 1947
    • This northerly look up Tenth Street from N Street was taken in April 20, 1947. Visible in the foreground is the State Library and Courts Building while, in the distance, and screened by palm trees, is the pediment of State Office Building Number...
    • 988
    • Streetcar and Cathedral on K Street

    • 1939
    • This westerly view, from the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets, was taken in 1939. On the right are the towering spires of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, built in 1889 for 250,000 dollars. Its design was directed by the Sacramento...
    • 733
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1935
    • This circa 1938 photograph provides a rare view of Sacramento proper from the north side of the American River. Several landmarks are visible. The City Incinerator, marked by its stack can be seen to the far left of the photograph, built in...
    • 1049
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • Februay 26, 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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    • Golden Eagle Hotel building, K Street at 6th

    • 1924
    • In this circa 1924 photograph of K Street, several business fronts are visible. They include the Golden Eagle Hotel (627 K Street), the Bon Marche women's clothing store (631 K Street), the Liberty Theatre (617 K Street), and Heeseman Clothing...
    • 539
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • 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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    • J Street:  316 through 322

    • 1960
    • Captured in 1960, this photograph reveals a southern section of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets. Visible are the Broadway Café at 316 J Street, the Capital Cigar and Liquor Company at 318 J Street, and Van Voorhies-Phinney Leather...
    • 122
    • 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
    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. A marching band plays in front of rows of uniformed servicemen. Onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photo include...
    • 1072f
    • Sacramento River Levee Road

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 aerial photograph shows a levee road built along the Sacramento River's bank. Also visible are long stretches of prime Sacramento Delta farm land.
    • 1635
    • Memorial in the Cemetery

    • 1980
    • A sculpture of mourning: a seated female caresses a lamb. The site is the Old City Cemetery. Many headstones are visible in the background. Donated by Eugene Brill.
    • 2002
    • Old Sacramento - Scope Enterprises

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 scene provides a window into Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days, the annual rehabilitation of Sacramento's 49er roots. Visible upon dirt-covered streets are wagons and coaches on Second Street between J and K streets. Prominent...
    • BBSAC535
    • Christmas Parade on K Street

    • 1940
    • This November 1940 photograph shows Sacramento’s annual Christmas Parade as, led by Santa Claus, it proceeds east on K Street between Sixth and Seventh. Sponsored by the “Sacramento Bee,” the Sacramento Retail Merchants’ Association and...
    • 60
    • Mercy Hospital’s Front Solarium

    • 1928
    • The third floor solarium of Mercy Hospital (4001 J Street) is pictured in this circa 1928 photo. The room was placed just above the building’s main entrance, with its windows looking directly south. Visible in the room is a statuette of Jesus...
    • 565
    • Fourth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • A lone man sits on a bench at a bus stop on J Street. Behind him are several businesses. Capitol Palace Cafe/Tavern (400 J Street), Salvo's Cleaners (402 J Street), Tong Kee Shoe Shop Repairs (404 J Street) which used to be the location of the...
    • 932

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