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    • 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...
    • 857
    • 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...
    • 2475
    • Sacramento's Fiftieth Anniversary from the M Street Bridge

    • 1909
    • This April 24, 1909, photograph captures activity on the M Street Bridge during the celebration of Sacramento’s fiftieth anniversary. The picture was taken from the west side or West Sacramento side of the bridge, looking east. In the distance,...
    • 114
    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • June 1913
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Approaching Sacramento, California

    • 1968
    • In 1961, the State Highway Commission announced its plans for the completion of Interstate 5, extending from Mexico to the Canadian border. The city council unanimously supported putting the freeway on the Sacramento side of the river, thus wiping...
    • BBSAC048
    • View of the Tower Bridge Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This postcard reveals an aerial view toward the Tower Bridge and well into West Sacramento and Yolo County. In the left foreground, and built in 1961, is the 15-story 203-unit Capitol Towers Garden Apartments at 1500 Seventh Street. In the lower,...
    • BBSAC049
    • Looking from the Tower Bridge to the Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1999
    • In 1955, the M Street Bridge was torn down to make way for the Tower Bridge. “The twin towered bridge, designed to carry automobiles, pedestrians and an electric streetcar line, could be raised when necessary to allow river boats to pass beneath...
    • BBSAC050
    • The Wasp

    • Feb. 20, 1904
    • 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...
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    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • December 1913
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • October 1911
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Westminster Presbyterian Church at Sixth and L Streets

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows a gathering crowd at the entrance to the Westminster Presbyterian Church at Sixth and L Streets. Built in 1867, the wooden structure had a frontage of 38 feet and a depth of 60 with a cost eclipsing 10,000...
    • 524
    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • November 1911
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • 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...
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    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • May 1912
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Joseph Magnin Women’s Apparel

    • 1950
    • Pictured in circa 1950 is the Joseph Magnin store on 913 K Street. Based in the San Francisco, the women’s clothing company opened the 400,000 dollar building in September 1946. Company Vice President, Cyril Magnin, called the store the model...
    • 184
    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • June 1912
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • August 1912
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 image provides a wide view of the Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard. With its opening in late-1975, the branch sought to offer, as stated in a promotional document, “a large...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-14
    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • October 1912
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Mercy Hospital as Viewed from the Southeast

    • 1928
    • This circa 1928 photograph reveals Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street, as viewed from the southeast. Yet another monumental design by Sacramento architect Rudolph Herold, Mercy was considered a model of modernity. X-ray facilities, sound absorbing...
    • 564

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