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    • Themis

    • March 17, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Samuel Brannan Building

    • 1960
    • Captured in 1960, this photograph reveals the Samuel Brannan Building, built in 1853, at 1007 through 1009 Front Street. It was at this same spot - in February 1849 and at the southeast corner of J and Front Streets - that Brannan built a...
    • 1579
    • Firehouse Restaurant

    • 1962
    • Pictured in circa 1962 is the Firehouse Restaurant at 1112 through 1114 Second Street. The eatery was founded by brothers Carl, Larry and Newton Cope near the time this photograph was taken and set inside Sacramento’s oldest remaining volunteer...
    • 132
    • Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 postcard shows the Crocker Art Gallery at Second and O streets, as seen from Third Street. The gallery provides stands as the most robust symbol of the Crocker legacy and a Sacramento saga that started with Edwin and Margaret...
    • BBSAC170
    • Phoenix Flour, Made in Sacramento is Perfect.  Try It

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 promotional postcard for Phoenix Flour shows boaters along the Sacramento River. The Phoenix Flour Mills were founded in 1853 and, by 1890, its crew of 25 to 30 workers were producing 150 barrels of flour per day. Phoenix also...
    • BBSAC710
    • Golden Eagle Hotel and Grand Rapids Furniture Company

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 at the northwest corner of Seventh and K Streets are the Golden Eagle Hotel at 627 K Street and the Grand Rapids Furniture Company at 631 K Street. Originally built in 1853 by the Pennsylvania-born Daniel E. Callahan, and long a...
    • 336
    • Old Sacramento - Union Pacific Train

    • 2000
    • Indicative of a rich railroading history, this circa 2000 postcard shows a Union Pacific 0-6-0 switching locomotive, making its way along Front and L streets in Old Sacramento State Historic Park. The engine was built in Lima, Ohio, in 1920. In...
    • BBSAC539
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • Themis

    • March 3, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • K Street, 627-719

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph takes in three venerable examples of mid-to-late nineteenth century Sacramento architecture; left to right, the Golden Eagle Hotel, built between 1853 and 1860, the Post Office, built between 1890 and 1894, and the Ochsner...
    • 1416
    • 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
    • Sacramento Rescue Mission

    • 1959
    • Numerous men stand about on the sidewalk in front of the Sacramento Rescue Mission at 114 J Street in this 1959 photograph. Notes identify the building as the Vernon and Brannan building which was constructed in 1853.
    • 978
    • The Review, June 1910

    • 1910-06-01
    • 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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    • ITT Technical Institute 1994 Championship Softball Team

    • 1994
    • ITT Technical Institute, located at 9700 Goethe Road, sponsors sports teams for its students. In this 1994 photo the ITT Technical Institute Championship Softball Team poses for a group photograph outdoors. The team participated in the Cordova...
    • 1853
    • Greenback Notes, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • The Review, June 1908

    • 1908-06-01
    • 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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    • Golden Eagle Hotel building

    • 1909
    • Pictured are the Golden Eagle Hotel (627 K Street), and the Pantages Theater (615 K Street), circa 1909. The Golden Eagle was built of brick for 25,000 dollars in 1853 by D.C. Callahan. It stood three stories high and covered nearly 3,360 square...
    • 538
    • Merchant Street, Looking West

    • 1960
    • Shown in 1960 is a photograph of the blighted south side of Merchant Street between Fifth and Sixth Streets. Central to the photograph and behind a tree is the abandoned Inland Press building at 508 through 510 Merchant Street. In the distance is...
    • 1460
    • Old Sacramento - Fireworks

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures the evening splendor of Old Sacramento Historic Park, on the south side of K Street, between Front and Second streets. Visible are, right to left, the What Cheer House, built in 1853, and the National House, whose...
    • BBSAC531
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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