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    • Old Sacramento Historical Area

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    • The description on the back of this postcard reads, "Joseph Heywood's Building (left) erected in 1857. In the 1860's housing the National Gold Bank. Later occupied by Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co., founded by Leland Stanford. To the right are...
    • BBSAC515
    • New Helvetia Homes Housing Project

    • 1943
    • Photograph circa 1943 of the New Helvetia Homes Housing Project at 816 Revere Street, a short stretch south of Broadway that dead ends at Sacramento's Old City Cemetery.
    • 1599
    • The Review, February 1921

    • 1921-02-01
    • 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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    • Comstock Building Burns

    • 2003
    • On July 3, 2003 the last of a series of fires caused the razing of the Comstock Building at Eighth and J Streets. The pictured block was filled-in in 2005 with 800 J Lofts, a 46 million dollar mixed housing and retail structure. It was built with...
    • 2264b
    • War Salvage Drive

    • 1943
    • Members of Sacramento’s beverage industry pose to promote the collection of scrap to help the war effort in this July 1, 1943, photograph. The salvage of scrap was a nationwide effort, seeking excess metals and rubber from the public and...
    • 906
    • The Hub Hotel and Tavern

    • 1957
    • Taken in 1957, this photograph shows the weathered facades of the Hub Hotel and Tavern at 224 J Street and the Lincoln Room at 226 J Street. The building housing the Hub was erected by wholesale merchant and Kentuckian Edward P. Figg after the...
    • 19
    • Crocker Building and Other Businesses

    • 1956
    • This 1956 photograph shows the west side of J Street, between Second and Third Streets. Businesses include the Red Front Shoe Shop at 206 J Street, Hop Wo Laundry at 212 J Street, and the Jamall Hotel at 208 J Street. The Jamall was set in the...
    • 32
    • J Street:  624 through 626

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows the facade of the C. H. Krebs and Company building, housing the Capital Hotel at 626 J Street, a single room and Eli Jeweler at 624 J Street.
    • 137
    • Wonder Café

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the inviting storefront of the Wonder Café at 1116 Seventh Street. The restaurant was operated by Mary Yee. To the far right of the frame is the P.C. Penney department store on the southwest corner of Seventh and K...
    • 270
    • Sacramento City Council, 1946-1947

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 photograph shows members of the Sacramento City Council posed within Council Chambers. Left to right are Paul Taylor, Roy J. Nielson, George F. Watrus, Fred W. Arnold, City Clerk Harry Denton, George Klump, City Manager Bartley...
    • 550
    • Pacific Metal Awning Co.

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard promotes Pacifc Metal Awning Company, located at 5050 Perry Avenue. Offering flexalum aluminum "for the world's finest awning," it was one no less than 50 awning contractors in the Sacramento area, accommodating a...
    • BBSAC781
    • Map of Home Garden Acres

    • 1923
    • This 1923 promotional brochure provides detailed information on Home Garden Acres, a housing development located near Power Inn and Fruitridge Road. It would also come to be known as Colonial Village.
    • EC-BUS-b06f02i02
    • Georgia Fisher

    • 1998
    • This 1998 photograph shows the headstone of Georgia Fisher who died on December 27, 1875. She was aged 19 years, 10 months and 2 days. The elaborately carved plaque mounted on a red tile background features carved flowers and clasped hands. It...
    • 2090a
    • The Review, 1945

    • 1945-01-01
    • 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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    • In Time of Emergency

    • 1968
    • This March 1968 government document from the U.S. Department of Defense provides readiness information in the event of nuclear attack or natural disaster. In 1968, the greater Sacramento area had no less than 42 attack sirens. They were tested on...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i01

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