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    • Norm’s Pawn Shop

    • 1960
    • Resting at the southeast corner of Sixth and J Streets, the Ramona Hotel and several of its business tenants are shown in this 1960 photograph. Visible businesses include the California Grocery at 604 J Street, Norm’s Pawnshop at 602 J Street and...
    • 290
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as United...
    • 2475
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Thomas Calley Perkins

    • 1865
    • Thomas Calley Perkins, namesake of Perkins Station, appears in this 1865 photograph. A native of Marblehead, Massachusetts, it has been written that he walked to California in 1850. In the same year, he settled in Brighton, which had been located...
    • 1030
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

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    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692
    • Rainbow Bridge, Folsom, California

    • 1980
    • Folsom California’s iconic Rainbow Bridge was described in this circa 1980 “Colourpicture” postcard as “the first and only bridge to survive the early day floods and rampaging American River.” Currently a former bridge has been brought back to use...
    • BBSAC937
    • Sacramento Garden Center at McKinley Park

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a portion of the rose gardens at McKinley Park, located at corner of H and Alhambra streets. The garden's genesis came in 1906 when Mrs. J. Henry Miller suggested the establishment of flower beds. The effort was...
    • BBSAC563
    • Simon Lubin House

    • 1949
    • This September 20, 1949, photograph shows one of the most unique homes in Sacramento, the Simon Lubin House at 1304 Thirty-Ninth Street. The Moorish-style structure was built in 1924 by area contractor Fred Krum. Its namesake was the son of...
    • 1391
    • C.P. Huntington Locomotive

    • 1980
    • The locomotive “Collis P. Huntington”, namesake of one of California’s legendary “Big Four” tycoon’s responsible for the Central Pacific Railroad and transcontinental rail service, is shown here on permanent display at the California State Railroad...
    • BBSAC620
    • Buffalo Brewing Company

    • Feb 19, 1912
    • This 1912 billhead comes from the Buffalo Brewing Company. The billed is the Sun Sun Wo Company of Coulterville, California. Buffalo - whose namesake is the New York city of the same name - was in operation from 1890 to 1919.
    • EC-BUS-b01f08i01
    • The Review, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • 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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    • City Cemetery Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • Pictured on June 18, 1955, is the landmark sign at the Sacramento’s City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. Attached to the facility’s main office, it states as follows: “City Cemetery; Capt. John A. Sutter donated the original ten acres to the City of...
    • 521
    • Children on Parade During Days of ’49

    • 1922
    • This May 23, 1922, photograph captures a procession of costumed children moving down through the 600 block of J Street during the Days of ’49 celebration. The event was started in 1922 to commemorate the founding of Sacramento. The parade...
    • 523
    • California National Bank

    • 1909
    • Shown is a 1909 check written with the backing of the California National Bank, located at the northwest corner of Fourth and J streets. The check is made out to the founder and namesake of Carmichael, California, Daniel W. Carmichael.
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i04
    • Hotel Land, Sacramento, Cal. - Souvenir Publishing Co.

    • 1912
    • This circa 1912 postcard captures the grandeur of the Hotel Land at its perch at the southwest corner of Tenth and K streets. Opened in August 1910, the five-story Land, rising in the spot where the State House Hotel once stood, was the work of...
    • BBSAC461
    • Court Garage

    • 1960
    • Offering “24-Hour Service” and pictured in circa 1960 is the Court Garage at 610 through 614 I Street. Across the street was the business’s namesake, the Sacramento County Superior Courthouse, at 615 I Street. The garage was operated by Edward...
    • 311
    • Maleville Lodge - H.S. Crocker Co.

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    • Located at 2712 Fulton Avenue, the Coral Reef Lodge was across the street and slightly west of namesake Coral Reef Restaurant, a fixture and family favorite for over 40 years. Brothers John, Elwood and later band-leader Edwin "Buddy" Malrville...
    • BBSAC466
    • Paintersville Bridge

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows the Paintersville Bridge spanning the Sacramento River at a spot just south of Courtland. The bridge, a length of 200 feet, was named after Indiana native Levi Painter, who, in 1855, purchased a 123 acre ranch, and...
    • 192

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