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    • Baseball

    • 1897
    • This 1897 portrait shows the Old Leakers Baseball Club, who played from 1897 to 1899 at both Thirteenth and S streets and Snowflake Park, at Twentieth and E streets. A young boy, Joe Murphy, is identified as the team mascot. The team manager sits...
    • 1142
    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
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    • Tenth and L Streets

    • 1897
    • The intersection of Tenth and L, as taken from the Capitol Dome, was captured in this 1897 photograph. The large structure on the far corner is the residence of flour mill manager Charles McCreary and his wife Fannie, while the even bigger...
    • 991
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 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 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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    • Ladies' Night

    • 1897
    • Shown is an 1897 program for an event to be held at the Sacramento Athletic Club ballroom at the Old Pavilion, located at the northeast corner of Sixth and M streets. The event, a masquerade ball, attracted roughly 1,500 participants.
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    • Wine Delivery to the Elk Grove Winery

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows a man, vintner James Frasinetti, delivering barrels of wine. He is doing so with a wagon, pulled by two horses. A native of Italy, Frasinetti founded his self-styled winery in 1897. It covered 400 acres of land...
    • 2308
    • Sisters' Hospital, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Sisters' Hospital, located at Twenty-Third and R Streets. Originally constructed in 1897, the thirty bed hospital saw a modern operating room added in 1900, a chapel in 1905 a chapel, and a new wing added in 1908...
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    • Gilt Edge Baseball Team

    • 1900
    • This 1900 image shows members of the legendary Gilt Edge baseball club of Sacramento, sponsored by local brewing magnate Frank Ruhstaller. In one of its greatest feats, the team defeated the Baltimore Orioles at Snow Flake Park in 1897.
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    • 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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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.5

    • September 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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    • City Brewery

    • 1900
    • Pictured in circa 1900, at the northeast corner of Twelfth and ""H"" Streets, is the City Brewery. It was established in 1856 by German expatriates Wilhelm Borchers and Benedict Hilbert. The two-story structure was made of brick, rested on a lot...
    • 131
    • The Review, June 1910

    • 1910-06-01
    • 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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    • 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 school...
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    • Mercy Hospital

    • 1928
    • This photograph of the façade of the $1,000,000 Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street. It was taken in 1928 and shows J Street looking north. Opened on February 11, 1925, the new four-story, 155-bed Mercy Hospital was built in the shape of an X to...
    • 568
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1929
    • This 1928 photograph provides as aerial view of the Sacramento County Hospital at Stockton Boulevard and V Street. Originally established in 1897, ground was broken on a new building in 1915 and underwent several additions and renovations before...
    • 570
    • 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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    • 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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