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Care to share?

We are always on the lookout for slides showing the Sacramento region from the ’40s through the ’80s! If you are thinking of throwing out that box of grandma’s old slides, please consider donating it to our Vintage Sacramento collection!

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Introducing our Tumblr blogs!

Vintage Sacramento invites you to visit our little brothers over on tumblr. We serve up great pics of Sacramento miscellany on our Vintage Sacramento tumblr blog. When we find old newspapers and vintage ads, this will be the place to

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K Street, circa 1968

“If I could talk to the animals…” is how the song from “Doctor Dolittle” starts, and in this 1968 photo, it’s the feature playing at the Crest! It’s summertime on K Street and it’s a bustling place. Check out the

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Broadway and 16th, 1968

The venerable Tower Theatre, circa 1968. I’m reposting this as I have just noticed that there was an antique store in the space that now houses Tower Cafe. I wasn’t aware of that… assumed it had been Tower Drug/Records. Anyone

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Shepard Garden Arts Center

  I just love the composition of this display! From the 1965 Spring Bonsai Show.

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Back to school!

Pictures are from Ms. Edwards classroom, circa 1959.

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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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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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