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    • "Delta King" - 1971

    • 1971
    • This 1971 postcard provides a view of the steamboat "Delta King" with the paddle wheel removed, tied up along the Sacramento River south of the Tower Bridge. The 250-foot steel vessel was prefabricated in Scotland in 1926, spending much of the...
    • BBSAC544
    • Signage at Arden Branch

    • 1971
    • This 1971 photograph captures the sign of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The facility opened in late 1971 with librarian Lynn Loomis serving as its first branch manager. In the background is the...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-3
    • Sacramento Manor

    • 1971
    • This promotional postcard for Sacramento Manor, one of the area’s earliest planned retirement communities, depicts a group of well-dressed and obviously posed senior citizens behaving themselves in the Social Lounge of the structure at 7300 24th...
    • BBSAC946
    • Sacramento Auto Supply

    • 1971
    • This July 1, 1971, photograph shows the storefront of Sacramento Auto Supply at 1120 J Street. The business was founded in 1934 by first generation Yugoslav-Americans George, John and Marco Nicovich. Their parents immigrated in 1906 to the United...
    • 2310
    • Librarians at Main Library

    • 1936
    • Pictured in circa 1936 are librarians Dorothy Drake (left) and Grace Taylor Dean. Drake went on to serve as the library’s director from 1958 to 1971. Dean, a graduate of Sacramento High School and library director from 1933 to 1958, holds the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-1
    • Walnut Café and other Fifth and K Street Businesses

    • 1960
    • Taken in 1960, this photograph shows several storefronts, all on the north side of K Street. They include: Jewel Craft Loans at 515 K Street, the Walnut Café and Tavern at 517 K Street, the Owl Cigar Store at 519 K Street, the Palace Hotel at...
    • 180
    • Library Breakfast

    • 1963
    • This October 3, 1963, photograph captures the gaiety of the pre-Germany trip party for Sacramento City Library director Dorothy Drake (second from left). Left to right, are Marilyn Manning, Drake, Ms. May Drake, and George Ladd. The event was held...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-3-13
    • Judy Eitzen at Arcade Library

    • 1970
    • This circa 1971 photograph shows Judy Eitzen working at the Arcade Branch of the Sacramento County Library, at 2727 Marconi Avenue. She operates a recordak machine which created a micrographic record of the book transaction. Eitzen, branch manager...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-1-24
    • Del Rio Hotel

    • 1928
    • Pictured on April 11, 1928, and located directly across from the Esquire Theater, is the Del Rio Hotel on 1212 K Street. Visible is the façade of the structure with various cars parked before it. By late 1941, however, it was converted into a...
    • 557
    • The Review, June 1908

    • 1908-06-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
    • Llewellyn Williams House

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 at 917 H Street is the Llewellyn Williams House. Its namesake, Llewellyn Williams, was the home’s first resident. It was built in 1882 by architects Seth Babson and James Seadler in the style of Victorian Stick, characterized by...
    • 2277
    • Librarians at Mabel Gillis

    • 1965
    • This circa 1965 photograph shows librarians Helen Schweiss (left) and Dorothy Drake at the Mabel Gillis Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 4001 Sixtieth Street. Schweiss was the branch’s first librarian, moving over from the nearby...
    • PH-SPL-GIL-1-20
    • Harold Martelle at Sylvan Oaks

    • 1974
    • Sacramento City and County Librarian Harold “Marty” Martelle speaks at the November 1974 ground breaking of the Sacramento County Library’s Sylvan Oaks Branch, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard. Martelle served as Library Director from 1971 to 1981,...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-5
    • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Statue and Memorial Hall

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a statue and hall, dedicated to the memory of the noted Chinese political theorist Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, often refered to as China's version of George Washington. Located at 415 China Town Mall, between I and J streets,...
    • BBSAC090
    • John Holst School Fifth Grade Class Portraits

    • 1971
    • Class picture made up of the small individual portraits of the fifth grade at John Holst School. Taken during the 1971-72 school year, the first four portraits are of the principal and the three teachers.
    • 2183
    • Fred Bottaro Officiates Match at L Street Arena

    • 1935
    • Sacramento native Fred Bottaro officiates this circa 1935 bout between two unidentified fighters at the L Street Arena, located at 223 L Street. Bottaro was easily the single-most recognizable boxing official in twentieth century Sacramento. ...
    • 1113
    • Harrold Ellsworth Ford, Close-Up

    • 1939
    • Pictured on September 15, 1946, is the face of Ellsworth Harrold Ford. The 2201 Broadway location opened for business in 1930. The dealership stayed in the building until 1971, at which time it moved to 1535 Howe Avenue.
    • 94
    • Earl McNeely, Sacramento Solon

    • 1924
    • Pictured in circa 1924 is Sacramento Solon great Earl McNeely. Born in Sacramento in 1898, the speedy, center-fielding McNeely went on to become the hero of the 1924 World Series as, while playing for the Washington Senators, he drove in the...
    • 232


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