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    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. In this view are of cannons pulled by infantry horses. Onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photo include Market Cafe...
    • 1072d
    • Women Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows four women, mounted on polo ponies with mallets at the ready. Sacramento polo received a tremendous boost when, in Spring 1930, a polo field was constructed within the inner portion of the California State Fairgrounds'...
    • 1342
    • Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox

    • 1928
    • Trotting his way down Fifteenth Street in this circa 1940 photograph is Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox. After having worked his way up from department bookkeeper, the Indiana-born Cox served as Sheriff from 1932 to 1961. He died in 1983. In...
    • 1381
    • Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox

    • 1935
    • Shown on a light-colored horse and wearing western-style clothing Sheriff Don Cox looks directly into the camera in this circa 1935 photograph. The ribbon he wears indicates that he is a parade "Marshall", one of many times he would serve in that...
    • 1393
    • Sacramento City College

    • 1926
    • A 1926 view of Sacramento City College at 3835 Freeport Boulevard from the bridle trails across the street at William Land Park. Two young women in riding pants and boots guide their horses down the trail that once encompassed the park.
    • 1497
    • J Street between Twenty-seventh and Twenty-eighth

    • 1888
    • This circa 1888 photograph of J street between Twenty-Seventh and Twenty-eighth Streets shows a horse drawn omnibus in motion, heading east. The remains of Sutter's Fort and its central building rest on a knoll in the background.
    • 1515
    • Five Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows five polo players on their horses. Starting in 1930 were a series of Sunday polo matches between teams from the Capital City and other throughout the state. The first, set in April 1940, pitted the Sacramento...
    • 1524
    • Four Women Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures four female polo players posing with their horses. The woman on the far right is Barbara Worth. Worth made a legendary name for herself in California riding circles, performing in her first California State Fair...
    • 1526
    • Sacramento Riding Club Group Photograph

    • 1926
    • This May 1926 photograph shows members of the Sacramento Riding Club, posing before the Atlasta Ranch, located off of Auburn Boulevard in the Del Paso district of Sacramento County. After arriving at the ranch, the group had breakfast, hence the...
    • 1527
    • Horseman On His Mount

    • 1925
    • A circa 1925 photo of an unidentified horseman on his mount dressed in riding costume on the track at the California State Fair in this portrait from Frederick Burkett Studios.
    • 1528
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a cowboy riding in the California Rodeo which took place between July 18-22, 1930. The shadows of the horses' front hooves as they plummet down punctuates the bottom of this action scene, the horseman clearing the saddle and hanging...
    • 1643
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A cowboy rodeo rider strikes a dramatic pose as the camera catches him holding on to the rein with his left hand while holding his right arm aloft, the horses back hooves clearing the dust and dirt of the track they are on. Horsemen and spectators...
    • 1644
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A bareheaded cowboy in leather chaps hunkers down on a bucking horse in this photograph circa 1930 of a rodeo event. A crowd of men wearing cowboy hats and boots barely stay out of harm's way as they watch the action and encourage the rider.
    • 1646
    • Sacramento Riding Club Girls' Polo Team

    • 1928
    • This July 2, 1928, photograph shows the girls' polo team from the Sacramento Riding Club. The 15 members and four ponies pose in front of the club's barn and 3401 Del Paso Boulevard location, in Del Paso. The riding group had been established just...
    • 1661
    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures cloche-clad members of the Sacramento Riding Club, located on 3401 Del Paso Boulevard. Built for 6,000 dollars in January through April 1927, the two-story club building accomodated 45 horses on its first floor,...
    • 1672a
    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1930
    • Several members of the Sacramento Riding Club stand for a photograph, taken in circa 1930. The stables were located along the 5.6-mile mark of Del Paso Boulevard.
    • 1672b
    • Horseback riding

    • 1928
    • A woman, identified as noted horse trainer Barbara Worth, navigates a horse over a jump. Worth appeared in silent films and maintained stables in the Del Paso area for many years.
    • 1681

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