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    • 406 11th Street, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1912
    • Pictured in 1912, is the 406 Eleventh Street home of German immigrant and widow Dorothea Schubert and her four daughters. The house was moved from Thirteenth and C in 1869. Prior to that, and between 1864 and 1869, it was the hospital of the...
    • BBSAC411
    • Circus Poster

    • 1869
    • This detailed poster advertises a circus performance by Dan Castello’s Overland Circus and Menagerie, slated to take place at the California State Fair on September 9 and 10, 1869. The circus actually ran for six full days, from September 6 to...
    • 2313
    • California State Capitol Building Nearing Completion

    • 1869
    • Resting upon two tiers of added earth at Tenth Street, between L and N Streets, is the California State Capitol building in 1869. The building’s grounds are barren, save a few saplings. Below the building’s façade are several workers. A ladder...
    • 2386
    • Women Playing Croquet

    • 1869
    • Captured in circa 1869 is a group of young Sacramento women playing croquet. As early as 1867, advertisements could be found in local papers promoting the "Beautiful and Fascinating Game of Field Croquet." The photograph is labeled "Behrman's...
    • 1157
    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - California Sales Co.

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is a portion of Capitol Park and the rear of the California State Capitol building. Started in 1869, the park was originally populated with over 200 different kinds of rare plant life from the around the world, including cedars...
    • BBSAC299
    • 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."
    • 2278
    • Rose Leaves, 1921

    • 1921-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Themis

    • February 24, 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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    • 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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    • Hotel Ramona

    • 1929
    • Pictured on March 8, 1929, and just days after opening, is the façade of the 148-room Hotel Ramona, at the southeast corner of Sixth and J streets. The Spanish Mission-style structure was built with five stories and represented an investment of...
    • 587
    • 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...
    • BBSAC039
    • Rose Leaves, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Van Voorhies-Phinney Saddlery Building

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 photograph shows the facade of the Van Voorhies-Phinney saddlery building on 322-324 J Street. Although the company descends from the R. Stone and Company, which was established in 1850, it didn’t hit its stride until 1869, when...
    • 276
    • The Chas. P. Nathan Co

    • 1895
    • This 1895 order form represents Charles P. Nathan Company, one of Sacramento's earliest clothing stores. The German-born Nathan opened his store in 1869.
    • EC-BUS-b01f09i01
    • Southern Pacific Depot, Sacramento, Cal. - Acmegraph Co.

    • 1921
    • Buildings for locomotive repair were in place for the Central Pacific Railroad close on the Sacramento River by 1869 with improvements and additions materializing over the years. By the time this postcard was in circualtion circa 1907 the...
    • BBSAC608
    • Palm Bordered Residence Street, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Palm trees were planted in California as early as 1769 but varieties of the 130 species found outside of the tropics, including 11 native to North America, didn't appear in Sacramento for nearly a century. Construction of the State Capitol ...
    • BBSAC972

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