Skip to main content

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: ’49
(29 results)



Display: 20

    • Days of ’49 Review

    • 1922
    • Dressed in period clothing are participants in Sacramento’s Days of ’49 festivities in May 1922. Two costumed gentleman stand poised in an automobile while several period-dressed people walk by. Designed to relive the vim of Gold Rush...
    • 2229
    • 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
    • Days of ’49 Parade

    • 1922
    • This May 1922 photograph shows a parade, held as part of Sacramento’s Days of ’49 festivities. A wagon makes its way, easterly, down K Street, at its intersection with Seventh Street, led by six horses and driven by Jack Smith. The wagon and...
    • 2428
    • California State Capitol during the "Days of '49"

    • 1915
    • A photograph of the northeasterly grounds of the California State Capitol building from Tenth and L Streets shows the "Days of '49" Celebration in May, 1922. Locals are dressed in period costume.
    • 241
    • Forty-niners (49ers) Club

    • 1922
    • March 23rd through 28th of 1922 meant the "Days of '49" celebration, a city-wide homage to Sacramento's Gold Rush past. Pictured are members of the Whiskerino Club, a few of the hundreds of Sacramentans who let their mustaches grow for the...
    • 1003
    • Nugget, 1949

    • 1949-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
    •  
    • William Land School Orchestra

    • 1922
    • This May 5, 1922 photograph shows the William Land School orchestra. The school's performance was part of a citywide celebration known as "Sacramento Music Week," which enlisted schools, churches and clubs, to play in both public (Southside Park)...
    • 1219
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • The Review, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • 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...
    •  
    • Reich and Lievre Women's Furnishings, Staff Portrait

    • 1922
    • The staff of Reich and Lievre Women's Furnishings and their participation in the Days of '49 celebrations was captured in this May 1922 photograph. The store had just stepped into its new 808 K Street location in September of 1921. The six-floor...
    • 301
    • Edgar Simpson in Chariot

    • 1922
    • This May 1927 photograph captures Edgar Simpson, an Elk Grove-area rancher, readying to participate in the Sacramento ’49 Roundup, a rodeo-style event that sought to revive some of the legendary horsemanship of the mid-nineteenth century American...
    • 2420
    • Chariots Racing by State Fair Grandstand

    • 1927
    • Three chariots blaze their way past the California State Fair grandstand in this May 1927 photograph. Each pulled by four horses, the chariots are pushing their way south along the west stretch of the track. The race was part of the...
    • 2421
    • Edgar Simpson Wins Chariot Race

    • 1927
    • In this May 1927 photograph, Sacramento area rancher Edgar Simpson, left, edges out another rider in a chariot race at the California State Fairgrounds’ racetrack. Spectators sit on the eastern edge of the track. The chariots were part of the...
    • 2422
    • Days of '49 Participants

    • 1922
    • Posed next to a coach is a group of men with instruments (fiddle, banjo, flute, guitar). Two men sit on the driver's seat and three more sit inside the coach. A sign on the coach reads, "Wells, Fargo & Co. U.S. Mail Clear Lake and Ukiah [North]."
    • 2147a
    • Days of '49 Participants

    • 1922
    • Posed next to a coach is a group of men with instruments (fiddle, banjo, flute, guitar). Two men sit on the driver's seat and three more sit inside the coach. A sign on the coach reads, "Wells, Fargo & Co. U.S. Mail Clear Lake and Ukiah [North]."
    • 2147b

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK