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    • Aerial View of Government and Business Districts, Sacramento, CA

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    • An account in “Sacramento, California” printed in 1926 describes the capital city as a trading center from which comes and goes a commerce that has produced a city possessing bank deposits greater in proportion to population than any other city.” ...
    • BBSAC026
    • Nugget, 1944

    • 1944-01-01
    • 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 Administration...
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    • Scene on Sacramento River, California

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    • Small craft including a launch with protective covering and a rowboat with three occupants can be found close to the shore in this color-tinted postcard of the Sacramento River printed sometime between 1915 and 1930. The descriptive caption on the...
    • BBSAC704
    • 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
    • KCRA Announcer Steve George

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is the luminous Steve George, a sports casting legend in Sacramento for over 60 years. A native of Butte, Montana, George took a position with the Sacramento Union in the early 1920s. With the advent of the Second World War, he then...
    • 1470
    • Sacramento Proper

    • 09/15/1912 (?)
    • An account in “Sacramento County California” printed in 1911 describes Sacramento as a city being “Pushed forward by the tremendous pressure of the richest farming area in the world.” It goes on to describe the capital city as having three tenses;...
    • BBSAC025
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA

    • September 9, 1905
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed n 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and Capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC027
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA - with color

    • July 9, 1906
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed in 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC028
    • Snow on Capitol Park, 1922

    • 1922
    • This January 30, 1922, photograph shows the snow-layered grounds of Capitol Park. Not only did January 1922 prove to be Sacramento’s coldest month in 44 years, averaging 40 degrees, Fahrenheit, it was also the bringer of snow. Measurements of...
    • 652
    • Aerial View of Sacramento, CA

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    • In 1975, a federal study of the quality of life in American cities placed Sacramento near the top, using economic indicators as well as an evaluation of social, political, educational and environmental well-being. This occurred, in large part to a...
    • BBSAC036
    • Nugget, 1939

    • 1939-01-01
    • 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 Administration...
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    • Sacramento Skyline with State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC042
    • State Capitol on a Clear Day, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • A Sacramento skyline sprouted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Along with a host of new state government buildings, city developers helped to build new office spaces for a growing downtown workforce as well as for cultural needs. The Renaissance Tower,...
    • BBSAC043
    • Sacramento from the Air Looking Down Capitol Avenue

    • 1996
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC044
    • Aerial View of Sacramento High School at Thirty-Fourth and W

    • 1956
    • Taken from the south, this May 1956 aerial photograph captures Sacramento High School at Thirty-Fourth and W Streets. Y Street runs east- west in the foreground while Thirty-Fourth Street runs north-south to the far left of the photograph. The...
    • 2379
    • Nugget, 1948

    • 1948-01-01
    • 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 Administration...
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    • Nugget, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • 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 Administration...
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