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    • Folsom State Prison 1893 Jailbreak Participants

    • 1893
    • This circa 1900 photograph displays seven of eight participants in a June 27, 1893, jailbreak at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California. The eighth player was ex-Folsom convict Bill Fredericks who vowed to break several of his prison mates...
    • 2204
    • Mason's Steam Laundry

    • 1893
    • This circa 1893 photograph captures the staff of Mason’s Steam Laundry as they pose before the business’s complex at Twelfth and D Streets. The engines driving the business’s growth were native-German Fred Mason and his wife Caroline, a...
    • 411
    • Occidental Medical Times

    • August, 1893
    • Shown is the August 1893 issue of the Occidental Medical Times, a continuation of the erstwhile Sacramento Medical Times. The former was described by the July 1892 Sacramento Daily Union as “replete with reports, cases, data, papers, society...
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    • Mary J. Watson Grammar School Seventh Grade Class Photograph

    • 1893
    • Taken in January 13, 1893, is a graduation photograph of seventh grade students at Sacramento Grammar School. The school changed its name to Mary J. Watson Grammar School in 1910. Built in 1872/73, it was located on the northeast corner of...
    • 1220
    • The Review, 1936

    • 1936-01-01
    • 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...
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    • Long Valley School Portrait

    • 1893
    • This 1893 photograph reveals a group of school children and their teacher posing for a class picture. One of the smaller boys, in the first row, holds a blackboard which has written upon it in chalk "Long Valley School. J.A. Wardlow. Teacher. ...
    • 73
    • The Visitor

    • July 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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    • Hauling Wheat in California, Sacramento

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    • “Wheat farming dominated the life and economy of the Sacramento Valley from 1867 until 1893.” Acreage of wheat planted increase from 200,000 in 1866 to 400,000 in 1873, increasing to 1,000,000 in 1882. By 1865 the price paid for California...
    • BBSAC019
    • The Visitor

    • 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, 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...
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    • 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
    • Beautiful California Capitol Grounds, Sacramento

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows two children enjoying a fraction of Capitol Park's enormous compliment of flowers. The State Gardener at that time was Matthew H. Dunn, a native of England. He was responsible for the addition of pathways along L...
    • BBSAC242
    • 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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    • Entrance Gate, Sutter's Fort

    • 1958
    • In this circa 1958 postcard, visitors make their way through the southern entrance to Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Sixth and K streets. Built in 1839, and after a long period of dormancy, the fort was opened as a museum in 1893. Its walls...
    • BBSAC871
    • Sacramento Senators Team Batboy

    • 1921
    • This photograph, taken in 1921, shows a batboy of the Sacramento Senators showing his stuff at Moreing Field. Sacramento’s first organized semi-professional baseball team was the Altas , who became the Senators in 1890, and played the 1891 and...
    • 1480
    • 3033 State Capitol at Sacramento, California

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    • Displays of electric light in Sacramento go back to 1879, and during a remodel in 1892 enough electrical outlets were added to power the 1400 incandescent lights on the Capitol Building which greeted the New Year of 1893. During the "Electric...
    • BBSAC248
    • 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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    • The Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • 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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    • East of Third Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of J Street between Third and Fourth, showing a building erected in 1893, but vacant at the time of the photograph. The photographer notes that a Chinese restaurant was operating on the first floor.
    • 946
    • The House Hunter

    • 1899
    • This circa 1899 issue of The House Hunter was created by the Capital-Sacramento Transfer, Van and Storage Company (also known as the Capital Transfer Company), specializing in residential “moving, packing, storage” by way of “big vans, trucks...
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