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    • Old Sacramento, 1857

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows a painting of the B. F. Hastings Building, at Second and J streets as it appeared in 1857. It was from this building, constructed in 1852/53, that the Pony Express started its first eastward overland journey, on...
    • BBSAC536
    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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 school...
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    • Old Sacramento, California, Carriage

    • 1995
    • Shown in circa 1995 is a horse-drawn carriage making its way by the Heywood Building, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park and at the southeastern corner of Second and J streets. Constructed in 1857, the building was one of the most...
    • BBSAC551
    • 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 school...
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    • Corner of Gov. Leland Stanford's Parlors, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1920
    • Leland Stanford is one of California’s founding fathers and best-known figures, his name associated with one of the nation’s premiere institutions of higher learning, the governor’s office, and the construction of the transcontinental railroad. On...
    • BBSAC167
    • 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

    • April 7, 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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    • First Bridge Across the Sacramento River

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    • This is a view of the first bridge constructed across the Sacramento River (in 1857) near the site of the present I Street bridge. The tower at the extreme right of the picture is believed to be the center of the swing span, which rotated to permit...
    • 904
    • Themis

    • April 14, 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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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • 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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    • St. Joseph's Academy

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the St. Joseph's Academy at Eighth and G streets. The pictured structure - facing G Street - held the school's classrooms, refectories, chapel, dining room, sleeping rooms and kitchen. The Sisters of Mercy had...
    • BBSAC677
    • Old Sacramento Historical Area

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    • The description on the back of this postcard reads, "Joseph Heywood's Building (left) erected in 1857. In the 1860's housing the National Gold Bank. Later occupied by Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co., founded by Leland Stanford. To the right are...
    • BBSAC515
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.3

    • July 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Themis

    • April 28, 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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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • 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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    • ITT Technical Institute's 1996 Pie Eating Contest

    • 1996
    • ITT Technical Institute, located at 9700 Goethe Road, hosts a student and staff pie eating contest to kick off Student Pride Week. Taken in May of 1996, this photograph shows contestants eating away at pies in front of an ITT building.
    • 1857
    • Old Sacramento - Horse-drawn Carriage

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard, taken within the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, shows a carriage making its way along Second Street, between J and K streets, and by the B.F. Hastings building. Constructed in 1852/53, it stood as the headquarters...
    • BBSAC533
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 9, 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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