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    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1947
    • This July 1947 photograph shows busy box offices at the entrance to Edmonds Field at 1100 Broadway. Home to the Sacramento Solons baseball team, the stadium was built in 1922 as Moreing Field, named after team owner Lew Moreing. The stadium was...
    • 2281
    • Tower Theater and Cardinal Field

    • 1942
    • This 1942 aerial photograph captures Sacramento’s Broadway District between Land Park Drive and the Sacramento River. At the bottom of the photograph is the newly-completed Tower Theater at 2504 Land Park Drive. Above it is a Cardinal Grocery...
    • 2295
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Bell Conservatory Co.

    • 1935
    • Pictured in circa 1935, at 931 Broadway, is a support structure for the Bell Conservatory Company, a longstanding spot for horticultural research and a supplier of floral goods in Sacramento, dating back to 1878. Covering six acres, the business...
    • 2165b
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • California Pet Foods Company

    • 1948
    • This photograph provides a late 1940s view of California Pet Foods Company, home of Bonnie Brand pet foods and a leader in pet food production in northern California. A truck advertising Bonnie Meaty-Meal Dog Food is parked in front of the...
    • 30
    • Edmonds Field After 1948 Fire

    • 1948
    • This photograph captures Edmonds Field, at the intersection of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway, as it appeared on July 24, 1948, after fire - likely started by a carelessly tossed cigarette - destroyed the park on July 11. Immediately afterward,...
    • 1100
    • Sacramento Senators Team Batboy

    • 1921
    • This photograph, taken in 1921, shows a batboy of the Sacramento Senators showing his stuff at Moreing Field. Sacramento’s first organized semi-professional baseball team was the Altas , who became the Senators in 1890, and played the 1891 and...
    • 1480
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners

    • 1949
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners, located at 1730 Broadway, is pictured here in 1949. The business was founded by brothers Edwin and Calvert Boyle, just prior to World War I. Tragedy hit the family in the spring of 1935 when Calvert disappeared. His body...
    • 432
    • Georgia Fisher

    • 1998
    • This 1998 photograph shows the headstone of Georgia Fisher who died on December 27, 1875. She was aged 19 years, 10 months and 2 days. The elaborately carved plaque mounted on a red tile background features carved flowers and clasped hands. It...
    • 2090a
    • City Cemetery Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • Pictured on June 18, 1955, is the landmark sign at the Sacramento’s City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. Attached to the facility’s main office, it states as follows: “City Cemetery; Capt. John A. Sutter donated the original ten acres to the...
    • 521
    • A. Ross Mausoleum

    • 1998
    • Shown, in 1998, is the pediment of the Andrew Ross Mausoleum at Sacramento's Old City Cemetery, at Tenth Street and Broadway. The plot belonged to the Ross family. Andrew came to Sacramento from Bavaria in 1853 when he was in his early 20s. ...
    • 2092
    • Cemetery Restoration

    • 1998
    • Pictured here is restoration work in progress at the Old City Cemetery, located at 1000 Broadway. The work pictured was performed by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Work Project.
    • 2096
    • Statue of Woman at Old City Cemetery

    • 1998
    • Photographed in 1998 is one of several elaborate female statuettes standing in memoriam at Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. The angelic figure marks the the burial spot for the Meckfessel family, the matriarch and patriarch of...
    • 2101
    • Edmonds Field Under Construction

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken March 14, 1949, of the Edmonds Field baseball stadium under construction, at the corner of Riverside and Broadway.
    • 1308
    • The Review, April 1909

    • 1909-04-01
    • 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...
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    • Edmonds Field Under Construction

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken March 26, 1949, of the Edmonds Field baseball stadium under construction, at the corner of Riverside and Broadway.
    • 1309
    • Wrought Iron Gate

    • 1998
    • Taken in 1998, this wrought iron gate depicts two lambs lying under a weeping willow. It is inscribed with the name "Z. Gardner" with a date of 1863. The gate is located at Sacramento's Old City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway.
    • 2103a

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