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    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • California State Bank, Sacramento, California

    • 1905
    • This 1905 postcard shows the California State Bank, set at the northwest corner of Fourth and J Streets. Built in 1890, the "business temple" - as the "Sacramento Daily Union" called it - was known for its adornment in Ione redstone, furnished by...
    • BBSAC091
    • Jackson's furniture store

    • 1955
    • Photographed in 1955 is Jackson's Furniture Store as it sat on the southwest corner of Fourteenth and K Streets. Jacksons was started in Oakland, California, in 1889 by Henry Jackson. Jackson and his business holds considerable distinction for...
    • 426
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • The Visitor

    • November 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Balloon Release at Groundbreaking of Central Library Expansion

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the exultant release of balloons at the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. The balloons were released from the upper floors of the older section of the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-30
    • Western Hotel Omnibus

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph captures an omnibus from Sacramento’s Western Hotel. The Western was first built in 1854, but felled by fire in 1875. It was rebuilt that same year by Sacramento hostelling luminary William Land who went on to found the...
    • 463
    • The Review, December 1908

    • 1908-12-01
    • 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...
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    • Central Library Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • With the 1917-built, Carnegie Foundation-funded Main Library in the background, librarians and politicians dig in to christen the groundbreaking of the library’s 1988 expansion. Developed by the Library Plaza Group, the block-sized project included...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-38

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