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    • Rowing on the River

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a Sacramento Junior College racing shell with eight rowers and a coxswain on the Sacramento River. Coached by "Babe" Dunwoody, in March 1930 on the Oakland Estuary the team defeated the University of California,...
    • 286
    • Foreman and Clark clothing store

    • 1930
    • This October 30, 1930, photograph affords a view of the Foreman and Clark clothing store at 624 K Street. The store opened in May 1930 with over 6,000 garments for sale, and based on its many windows and 9,000 square feet of floor space, was...
    • 439b
    • Five Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows five polo players on their horses. Starting in 1930 were a series of Sunday polo matches between teams from the Capital City and other throughout the state. The first, set in April 1940, pitted the Sacramento...
    • 1524
    • Women Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows four women, mounted on polo ponies with mallets at the ready. Sacramento polo received a tremendous boost when, in Spring 1930, a polo field was constructed within the inner portion of the California State Fairgrounds'...
    • 1342
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1930
    • A crowd gathers in front of Helvetia Park's clubhouse in this May 11, 1930, photograph. Plans to establish the park were set upon in the spring of 1920. Its layout and amenities were completed for a cost of 3,000 dollars by the San Francisco firm...
    • 772b
    • American Legion Sacramento Post 61

    • 1930
    • A June 21, 1930, photograph of the American Legion Sacramento Post 61 Convention Committee with 18 members present. Seated on the grass in the first row are: Joe Knowles, Paul Wise, George Compte, Tom Deise, E.J. (Joe) Plato, Frank Malany. In...
    • 1583
    • Scene on Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

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    • A black and white photograph of the Sacramento River taken sometime early last century is the subject of this postcard in circulation through the 1930s. The boats and possible building in the upper left of the scene are not defined enough to...
    • BBSAC709
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the two-lane Yolo Causeway. Opened in spring 1916 to a fete that lasted four days, and involving everything from beauty queens to sporting events (74, to be exact), to governors, the structure was created under the...
    • 1449
    • Soroptimist Club of Sacramento

    • 1930
    • Lined up behind a banquet table, in this 1930 photograph, are members of the Soroptimist Club of Sacramento. Seated in the center of the ground is Sacramento Mayor C.H.S. Bidwell while Miss May Keefe is standing in the second row at the top left. ...
    • 2003
    • Rainbow Bridge at Folsom

    • 1930
    • This photograph shows Folsom's Rainbow Bridge as it stood in circa 1930. The arch-style bridge was built in 1917/18. An old truss bridge shown in the background was taken down and then erected over the Klamath River at Walker, on a Forest Service...
    • 113
    • Andrus and Tyler Islands, Lower Sacramento River, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows high waters between both Andrus and Taylor Islands along the Sacramento River Delta. The seven thousand acre Andrus Island was named after George Andrus who settled the area in 1852. By the dawn of the...
    • BBSAC722
    • Sacramento River as Viewed from I Street Bridge

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a cresting Sacramento River, as seen from the I Street Bridge, looking north. To the right of the frame is the smoke-belching Pacific Gas and Electric power station. To the left of it, is the city filtration...
    • 1192
    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 are grounds of the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. The sections of the bare land, situated in the new section of the cemetery, are broken up by several trees and bushes. In the distance, and to the south,...
    • 704
    • California Western States Life Insurance Company

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph of the 14-story California Western State Life Insurance Building, also known as the Cal-West Building, was taken from across a shaded Plaza Park from the east side of Tenth Street in the 1920s. It was the tallest...
    • 864
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows the Yolo Causeway as it stands above high water. In the foreground, a man labors along in a rowboat. Several cars can also be seen on the causeway's roadway.
    • 1450
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a man riding a steer on the California State Fair racetrack during a rodeo event. The event rider wears a cap and street clothes indicating that he may be a challenger for a prize based on how long a contender could hang on to the...
    • 1641
    • Bell Conservatory Co.

    • 1930
    • As seen from the east in circa 1930 are the greenhouse and hothouses of the Bell Conservatory, located at Y Street, between Ninth and Tenth Streets. Originally called the Bell Agricultural Experiment Station, the structure was built in 1878 by way...
    • 2165a

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