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1966 Camellia Show

According to┬áThe Sacramento Bee, it is “thought to be the nation’s oldest such event.” These pictures date back to the 1966 Camellia Festival. Look at all the preparation going into their parade entry, but don’t overlook helpful Gertrude’s fur- such

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More Nut Tree Memories!

Pop took the boys out for a day of fun in the 1950s!

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On the hunt!

We are committed to preserving amateur images of local Sacramento sights. If you have some slides or photos to share or donate, please contact us!

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Jingle Jingle Jingle!

While Vacaville isn’t officially in the “Vintage Sacramento” jurisdiction, who would deny Nut Tree’s importance in our local history! Well, this shot is the first of a series we’ll be posting, to get everyone in the holiday mood!   This

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Sacramento News and Review likes us!

Thanks to SNR for including us in their list of Sacramento’s best!

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Hungry for more?

As we sift through stacks of slides in search of Sacramento-specific sights, we’ve found a whole bunch of great images from around the world. Now, we’re sharing them on Tumblr. Click on over and follow us there to see more

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Modesto Architecture Festival

Hey Sacramentans, if you’re looking for a quick road trip and want to see some mid-century-modern gems, head down 99 to Modesto this week! I did the self-guided downtown walking tour and the driving tour and saw some inspiring MCM

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Jack’s Shoe Shop

I need some help on this one… it looks SO familiar, but I can’t quite place it. Mid-20’s between K and Capitol would be my guess…

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Corti Brothers on Folsom Blvd

This shot was mentioned in the SacTown Magazine article in the June/July issue. This is the corner of 32nd St and Folsom Blvd- the location of Corti Brothers back in the mid-late 60s!

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Vic’s Ice Cream, Land Park 1968

Did you see the Food Quiz in today’s Sacramento Bee? I learned a lot from Elaine Corn and Maryellen Burns culinary questions! And since Vic’s was featured in one of their questions, it seemed like a good time to scan

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