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    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Southside Park's lake is pictured here in the late 1920s. While clearly beautiful, the mission of Southside Park's developers was to create a sanctuary for children, where play and recreation would be given the strongest attention. Even as early...
    • 817
    • Capital Camp Members on Parade

    • 1931
    • In this July 4, 1931, photograph, a group of axe-carrying young men, representing Capital Camp, make their way eastward on K Street, between Ninth and Tenth Streets. 1931’s Independence Day proved a memorable one in Sacramento: 17 fires were...
    • 52
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • This 1929 view of Southside Park's lake comes from the northeast. The lake has long been the park's focal point. The 1929 boating season opened in January, availing citizens to a fleet of rowboats which could be used for no charge. The lake was...
    • 813
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • The banks of Southside Park's lake are captured in this 1929 photograph. It took nearly two decades for fencing to find its way to the lakeside. Prior to this, a handful of children fell victim to drowning. The first to do so was Bobbie Whittaker,...
    • 814a
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Boaters take in a pleasant day at the south end of Southside Park in this circa 1929 photograph. The lake kept form until 1965 when earthfill was dumped into its south end as part of the construction of the X and Y Freeway. In a matter of days,...
    • 814b
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Weeping willows accent this circa 1929 photograph in Southside Park, located at Seventh and V Streets. What was once known as the Seventh Street Slough was dredged in the summer of 1911 to form a lake and two islands. The dredged material was...
    • 815
    • Southside Park

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 view of the pond at Southside Park comes from the southwest. Planning for the park at Seventh and V Streets, was started in the spring of 1906 when the city passed an ordinance to purchase lands and establish a recreational area...
    • 816
    • Southside Park and Lake, Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • Shown in circa 1930 is Southside Park, located near W and Eighth streets. What had been a swampish part of the city was transformed into a parl, lake and two islands after a thorough dredging in summer 1911. Planning for the park started in 1906...
    • BBSAC598
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Southside Park's clubhouse rests across the park's lake in this circa 1929 photograph. It was one of a chain of such venues that City Parks Superintendent George Sim was attempting to place throughout Sacramento at the time. Designed by City...
    • 818
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 view from the northern edge of Southside Park reveals the idyllic. The City went to great lengths to ensure the lushness of the park's flora. In the spring of 1910 more than four thousand feet of lateral pipes were laid in concert...
    • 819
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • This July 4, 1920, photograph captures grandstand viewing of a fireworks display at Southside Park, located at Seventh and V Streets. Thousands were awed by the fireworks which were launched from the center of the pond. Accompanying the display...
    • 820
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 25, 1910
    • 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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    • 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
    • Ochsner Building

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals the southern face of the Ochsner Building and a few of its first floor business tenants. Resting at the corner of Seventh and K Streets, the building’s first three stories were built in 1904, while two more...
    • 969
    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • 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 City of...
    • 521
    • The Review, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • 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 school...
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    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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 school...
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