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    • Coral Reef Lodge

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    • The Maleville brothers played an important role in establishing the Town and Country area of Sacramento and particularly Fulton Avenue, known from the 1940s through the 1960s as a thoroughfare loaded with quality eateries, lodges and nightclubs....
    • BBSAC444
    • Sacramento, California - Kodachrome Reproduction

    • 1947
    • Downtown Sacramento at dusk is the focus of this circa 1947 Kodachome postcard view of K Street east from Seventh Street. Colorful neon signs highlight the clothing stores, shoe shops, and multiple jewelry stores established on either side of the...
    • BBSAC410
    • International Business Machines

    • 1949
    • Sacramento's outlet for International Business Machines - known to most of the world as IBM - located itself at 1015 Thirteenth Street in 1935. From its opening, until the year that this photograph was taken in 1949, the store's manager was...
    • 446
    • Governor's Mansion

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 photochrome color postcard shows the Governor's Mansion, located at the intersection of Sixteenth Street and H Street. Although originally painted gray to give the impression of stone, the structure was painted white with the...
    • BBSAC417
    • Dredging the Sacramento River, California

    • 1910
    • This divided-back card made in America by the Mitchell Company of San Francisco was postmarked September20, 1910 and sent from the Jameson Ranch in Marysville to East Oakland via boat. River-dredging for gold was conducted with permit by licensed...
    • BBSAC700
    • Sacramento Senators Team Batboy

    • 1921
    • This photograph, taken in 1921, shows a batboy of the Sacramento Senators showing his stuff at Moreing Field. Sacramento’s first organized semi-professional baseball team was the Altas , who became the Senators in 1890, and played the 1891 and 1893...
    • 1480
    • Standard Furniture on Eighth, Between I and J Streets

    • 1940
    • The Standard Furniture Company lines Eighth Street, between I and J Streets, in this circa 1940 photograph. Native New Yorker Edward Samoville founded the business in the 1939, eventually joining forces with the future owner of North Sacramento’s...
    • 574
    • Orange Grove, Fair Oaks Districts, Near Sacramento, CA

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    • "Among the earliest California oranges to reach Eastern markets are the products of the many fine groves in the Fair Oaks district" is the description printed on the back of this postcard. From 1880 to the late 1940s citrus in California grew...
    • BBSAC003
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph provides a view of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard. Visible are a Union 76 service station and the Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley. The boulevard was part of the famed Lincoln and Victory...
    • 1514c
    • Coral Reef Lodge - Sacramento, California

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    • The pool and shaded lawn behind the Coral Reef Lodge at 2700 Fulton Avenue is the subject of this postcard. The printed description on the back indicates that the lodge is " 'the quiet place'...away from Freeway 80 traffic...breakfast at La Petite...
    • BBSAC489
    • Aerial View of Business and Government Districts, Sacramento, CA

    • June 1945
    • Sacramento in the 1940s was a city transformed by World War II. “Although the Sacramento Valley was not a heavily industrialized area, it received contracts to manufacture $7,500,000 worth of wartime goods. Much of this money was for preserved...
    • BBSAC034
    • Bedell's Restaurant

    • 1947
    • This photograph of Bedell's Restaurant at 1117 Eleventh Street, was taken on July 25, 1947. During the 1940s and 50s, the bar and eatery was a popular meeting place for legislators and lobbyists.
    • 712
    • Franklin Hichborn's Legislative Bulletin

    • January 13, 1917
    • Shown are several issues – numbers one through twelve of volume two -- of Frank Hichborn’s 1917 Legislative Bulletin, a weekly record and analysis of California state legislative actions done in terms that were understandable to the general public....
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    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • Franklin Hichborn's Legislative Bulletin

    • January 20, 1917
    • Shown are several issues – numbers one through twelve of volume two -- of Frank Hichborn’s 1917 Legislative Bulletin, a weekly record and analysis of California state legislative actions done in terms that were understandable to the general public....
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    • Franklin Hichborn's Legislative Bulletin

    • January 27, 1917
    • Shown are several issues – numbers one through twelve of volume two -- of Frank Hichborn’s 1917 Legislative Bulletin, a weekly record and analysis of California state legislative actions done in terms that were understandable to the general public....
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    • Christmas at Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1980
    • The front of the Crocker Art Museum is bedecked for the holidays in this postcard, one of many created for the former mansion of Edwin and Margaret Crocker to be sold to visitors wishing to recall or share their visit with friends or relatives. The...
    • BBSAC103
    • Franklin Hichborn's Legislative Bulletin

    • March 3, 1917
    • Shown are several issues – numbers one through twelve of volume two -- of Frank Hichborn’s 1917 Legislative Bulletin, a weekly record and analysis of California state legislative actions done in terms that were understandable to the general public....
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    • Franklin Hichborn's Legislative Bulletin

    • March 10, 1917
    • Shown are several issues – numbers one through twelve of volume two -- of Frank Hichborn’s 1917 Legislative Bulletin, a weekly record and analysis of California state legislative actions done in terms that were understandable to the general public....
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