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    • Hello from the State Capital, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1967
    • The Capitol Mall area of Sacramento basks in the glow of redevelopment in this 1967 postcard. Prior to urban renewal, in the area west of Ninth Street, Sacramento's West End accounted for eight percent of the city's area and 7.5 percent of the...
    • BBSAC279
    • Pavilion, Sacramento, Cal. - No Flag, Blank Back

    • 1905
    • Shown through the intersection of Fifteenth and N streets, in circa 1905, is Sacramento's Agricultural Pavilion. Its signature dome rose 25 feet above the superstructure while the building ran 400 feet in all directions. Fifty percent of the...
    • BBSAC333
    • K Street

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975, this photo of the K Street Mall shows not simply pedestrians crossing at Ninth and K Streets, but the diversity that would come to define so much of latter twentieth-century Sacramento. Population distribution for Sacramento,...
    • 1836
    • Pavilion, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1905
    • Shown in circa 1905, and as seen through the intersection of Fifteenth and N streets, is Sacramento's Agricultural Pavilion. Its dome rose 25 feet above the superstructure while the building ran 400 feet in all directions. 50 percent of the...
    • BBSAC330
    • Marshall Elementary School

    • 1923
    • This class picture was taken on January 24, 1923, at Marshall School, at 2700 G Street. 1920s Sacramento saw a surge in its population. Taking account for the West Coast's major markets - Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and...
    • 1257
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • In this January 1997 photograph, waters of a flooded American River tear below Folsom's Rainbow Bridge. At the time of the flood, only seven percent of Sacramento properties absorbing damage held flood insurance. Overall, and at the time of the...
    • 1658b
    • Sacramento River Scene

    • 1946
    • This 1946 photograph shows rice processing facilities along the west bank of the Sacramento River, just off of River Road. The large structure to the right of the water tower are the rice mill and warehouse of the Rice Growers Association of...
    • 959
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad

    • 1920
    • A Sacramento Northern Railroad train rolls through the outskirts of Rio Linda, California, in this circa 1923 photograph. The railroad had been in operation since 1918. The depot to the left of the photograph is labeled ""Rio Linda Poultry...
    • 1027
    • Sacramento High School - 1924

    • 1924
    • Shown in 1924 is the newly constructed Sacramento High School, located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street. It was designed by San Francisco-based architect Edgar A. Matthews, who, for much of his career, had been primarily a residential designer. For...
    • BBSAC668
    • 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
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 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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    • Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1970
    • Taken in 1970, this photograph shows an unnamed sculpture and fountain done by Norman Grag. Located at the main branch of the Wells Fargo Bank at 500 Capitol Mall, the fountain was an example of the city's requirement that, in any building...
    • 462
    • Alkali Flat House:  511 Eighth Street

    • 2002
    • This 2002 photograph shows a home at 511 Eighth Street, in the Alkali Flat neighborhood of Sacramento. Emerging after a November 1852 fire that destroyed 70 percent of the city, Alkali Flat stands as Sacramento's oldest residential neighborhood,...
    • 2269b
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 1909
    • 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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    • Old Sacramento, California, Carriage

    • 1995
    • Shown in circa 1995 is a horse-drawn carriage making its way by the Heywood Building, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park and at the southeastern corner of Second and J streets. Constructed in 1857, the building was one of the most...
    • BBSAC551
    • The Review, 1936

    • 1936-01-01
    • 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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    • Young America Engine Company Number Six Anniversary

    • 1933
    • This January 1, 1933, photograph captures a firefighting reenactment, held to celebrate the Seventy-Fifth anniversary of the Young American Engine Company Number Six. In the wake of a November 1852 fire that destroyed 70 percent of the central...
    • 615
    • KCRA Staff Photograph

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph captures staff from Sacramento’s National Broadcasting Company affiliate, KCRA. Powered by its 573-foot-high television tower, the station went on the air on September 3, 1955 during a time when there were 57,000...
    • 394
    • Merchant Street, Between Seventh and Eighth

    • 1962
    • This 1962 view of Merchant Street, between Seventh and Eighth Streets, shows the "Family Entrance" to Boitano's Restaurant and Bar at 712 J Street. To the left is the Crocker-Anglo National Bank at 700 J Streets. Beside it is Miro's Barber Shop...
    • 1457
    • 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

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