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    • Daytime Prelude to Grand Electric Carnival

    • 1895
    • This September 1895 photograph reveals a daytime look at various adornments for Sacramento’s Grand Electric Carnival, held to celebrate the July 1895 transmission of hydroelectric power from Folsom to Sacramento’s Station A on Sixth and H Streets. ...
    • 2384
    • Franklin Hichborn's Legislative Bulletin

    • January 13, 1917
    • Shown are several issues – numbers one through twelve of volume two -- of Frank Hichborn’s 1917 Legislative Bulletin, a weekly record and analysis of California state legislative actions done in terms that were understandable to the general public....
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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Water Pumping Station

    • 1950
    • This March 13, 1950, photograph shows the water pumping station for Sacramento’s water filtration plant. Located just north of the city, and constructed in 1924, the pump was designed to slowly take water in by gravity, transferring it then to the...
    • 973
    • Occidental Medical Times

    • August, 1893
    • Shown is the August 1893 issue of the Occidental Medical Times, a continuation of the erstwhile Sacramento Medical Times. The former was described by the July 1892 Sacramento Daily Union as “replete with reports, cases, data, papers, society...
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    • Confucius Temple of Sacramento

    • 1959
    • Viewed from the north side of I Street in 1961 is the Confucius Church. Located at the Sixth and I Streets, the recently built structure cost 600,000 dollars contained a gymnasium, auditorium (seating 550 persons), and Chinese language school. ...
    • 520
    • 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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    • 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
    • Sacramento City Manager’s Office

    • 1950
    • This photograph of the Sacramento City Manager’s office at City Hall at 915 I Street was taken in 1950. The window looks westerly to several buildings, including – left to right – the Hotel Californian at 800 I Street, the Labor Temple at 902...
    • 1041
    • The Wasp

    • July 23, 1898
    • The San Francisco Wasp – based at 514 Market Street – operated as a colorful publication “of illustration and comment,” running from 1876 to 1941. The digitized pages are from July 23, 1898 and February 20, 1904 issues. Founded by the Bohemian...
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    • F. Lagomarsino and Sons Nursery

    • 1948
    • Pictured on the evening of December 11, 1948, are the store, nursery and greenhouse of F. Lagomarsino and Sons at 1213 Alhambra Boulevard. The business was founded in 1870 by Felice Lagomarsino, along Riverside Boulevard. It was here that...
    • 452
    • Panama Pottery

    • 1940
    • Taken circa 1940, this photograph of the Panama Pottery facilities, located on 4421 Twenty-Fourth Street, capture most of the facility set back from an empty field. The business was rebuilt after a March 1937 fire. Previous Panama fires – and...
    • 1892b
    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
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    • 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
    • Equipoise Card Club and Other Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 are True-Time Watch Repair at 1128 Seventh Street, the Equipoise Card Club at 1126 Seventh Street, and the Marshall Hotel at 1122 Seventh Street. With a history dating back to the 1930s, the Equipoise, originally located at 415 K...
    • 31
    • K Streets: 508 through 620

    • 1960
    • Pictured in circa 1960 are the Karl’s Shoes are 620 K Street and Breuner’s Furniture at 600 through 618 K Street. Karl’s – a chain store – had been a K Street fixture since the late-1920s while Bruener’s had been a Sacramento institution since its...
    • 42
    • 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
    • Water Feature at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • In this 1926 photograph, one of William Land Park’s two duck ponds – originally part of primeval floodplain sloughs – rests amidst several recently planted trees. Between 1922 and 1927, more than 3,000 trees and 5,000 shrubs were planted in the...
    • 769
    • California State Capitol Building Nearing Completion

    • 1869
    • Resting upon two tiers of added earth at Tenth Street, between L and N Streets, is the California State Capitol building in 1869. The building’s grounds are barren, save a few saplings. Below the building’s façade are several workers. A ladder...
    • 2386
    • First Christian Church

    • 1924
    • The First Christian Church sits at 2701 N Street in this circa 1924 photograph. The Romanesque structure was built in 1911 for a cost of 30,000 dollars. The previous church – located at Sixteenth and L Streets – was burned down during the...
    • 508

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