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    • California State Capitol in 1879

    • 1879
    • This 1879 photograph captures a youngish California State Capitol building as viewed from the corner of Tenth and L Streets. The building's raised posture was due to a desire to avoid flooding. Accordingly, in 1862, workers hauled wheelbarrows of...
    • 206
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1955
    • A front view of the Sacramento County Hospital located at 2221 Stockton Boulevard, this picture was taken ca. 1955. Sacramento County Hospital opened in 1871, and it burned down on October 5, 1879. It was rebuilt and completed in July of 1879. By...
    • 1760
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as United...
    • 2475
    • Night Scene, People's Savings Bank Building, Sacramento, Cal

    • 1912
    • This circa 1912 postcard shows an evening rendering of the People's Savings Bank, located at the southwest corner of Eighth and J streets. The bank was founded in 1879 in the St. George Building, at the corner of Fourth and J, as a simple savings...
    • BBSAC096
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 1909
    • 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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    • Archery at Curtis Park

    • 1929
    • Members of the Sacramento Archery Club take aim in this circa 1928 photograph, shot at Curtis Park. By 1928, the club was one of 12 to be found in California. It was common for clubs to practice their way toward the California State Fair’s annual...
    • 1345
    • Sacramento Ad Club

    • 1923
    • Shown is a 1923 program for an event sponsored by the Sacramento Ad Club. Founded in 1907 by Sacramento Union advertisement manager Florence J. O'Brien and intended to be made up of "ad men," the club dedicated itself to promoting civic action and...
    • EC-CLU-b04f02i01
    • Official State Portrait of Edmund G ("Jerry") Brown Jr.

    • 1982
    • This circa 1982 postcard shows the portrait of Governor of Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, who served as California's chief officer from 1975 to 1983. This rendering of Brown was done by artist Don Bachardy. When released, the quasi-abstract painting...
    • BBSAC324
    • 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
    • East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • East Lawn Cemetery offered interment beginning in 1904 on 40 acres once used for farming. The business expanded to include funeral operations and cremation and the mausoleum and administration buildings went up in 1926. A water tower, irrigation...
    • BBSAC949
    • Sacramento, Cal. - County Hospital

    • 1915
    • Shown in 1915 is the Sacramento County Hospital, located at Upper Stockton Road, three miles southeast of Sacramento's Plaza Park. Opened in 1879, the complex's layout was based on the pavilion model, whereby the pictured central building would be...
    • BBSAC426
    • Southern Pacific Station, Sacramento

    • 1940
    • The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot is the main focus of this circa 1940 postcard mailed to Oakland for one penny in 1948. The famous “C. P. Huntington” locomotive, the oldest surviving veteran of the Central Pacific and later Southern Pacific...
    • BBSAC609
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 12, 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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    • Depot and R.R. Yards

    • 1910
    • This postcard shows the Southern Pacific Railroad passenger depot and shops in 1910. The bottom image shows the west side of the passenger depot, built in 1879. Locomotives transit both in and out, and several carriages are poised near the...
    • BBSAC614
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • 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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    • Southern Pacific Co's Ferryboat, Solano, Benicia, California

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 is the Southern Pacific Railroad's ferryboat "Solano." Built in 1880, the 424-foot-long vessel was considered to be the largest train ferry in the world. Its charge was to ford Carquinez Strait, between Benicia and Port...
    • BBSAC627
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 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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