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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.1

    • May 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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    • The Visitor

    • November 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • 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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    • California State Capitol

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    • The Capitol soon after its completion. Notes on reverse read: "Started - Sept. 24, 1860 Cornerstone - Masonic ceremonies - May 15, 1861 Completed 1874 First occupied 1869 $2,600,000."
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    • J Street, 221-231

    • 1960
    • Numerous cars are parked at the curb in this J Street view. The Welcome Hotel at 221 J is an historic building, erected in October of 1855 by Milton S. Latham, a pioneer attorney for Sacramento and El Dorado Counties. Latham became a Congressman...
    • 979
    • 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...
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    • The Elk, 1914

    • 1914-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • J Street, between Second and Third

    • 1865
    • This 1865 photograph offers a view down J Street, showing, to the right, both the Metropolitan Baths and B.F. Hastings and Company. Hastings was a long standing bank in Sacramento and held distinction as the western terminus of the Pony Express...
    • 894
    • 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...
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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 school...
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    • Pony Express Statue, Sacramento

    • 1996
    • This circa 1996 postcard shows the Pony Express monument at the northeast corner of Second and K streets at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. In the background are, left to right, the Heyward Building and the B.F. Hastings Building. The printed...
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    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1996
    • The printed description on the back of this circa 1996 postcard states "In 1860, 80 riders completed the 1,966-mile distance between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento on horseback in less than 10 days. In 1861, the completion of Western Union's...
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    • 48: - State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

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    • A tree-shrouded California State Capitol Building is the focus of this linen-finished postcard published prior to the end of the Second World War in 1945. Aerial or elevated pictures of Sacramento color-tinted or printed were very popular, and the...
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    • Second Street:  1011 through 1015

    • 1955
    • Pictured in 1955, is a building that served as a drop point for the Pony Express. It is located at 1015 Second Street. On the right side of the building, and next to the alley, is a marker, set to commemorate the overland mail service that ran...
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    • Aerial View of the State Capitol from the Back, Sacramento, CA

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    • Groundbreaking for the Capitol occurred on September 24, 1860. The corner stone was laid on May 15, 1861. Construction covered a period of 14 years with special taxes levied to sustain the project. “Until the roof was built in 1868, work stopped...
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    • 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...
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    • Union Iron Works

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the Union Iron Works at 1415 Front Street. The business was founded in 1860, but was purchased by its highest-profile owner, Otto F. Link, in 1940. The Auburn-native went to work for Union in 1925, eventually working...
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