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    • 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 and...
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    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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 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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    • Sacramento Buddhist Church Betsuin

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard shows the Sacramento Buddhist Church Betsuin, at Riverside Boulevard and X Street. Built in 1959, and dedicated on June 28, 1959 to a congregation of nearly 400, the structure replaced the previous one that sat at 418 O...
    • BBSAC176
    • A Model Dairy Farm, Sacramento Valley, CA

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows a dairy farm in the Sacramento Valley. In 1899, Sacramento County could boast 1,059 dairy farms with Yolo County containing some 918. The printed description on the back of the card reads "In the Sacramento Valley...
    • BBSAC004
    • Mule-drawn Combine Harvester on the Wiseman Family Ranch

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows wheat harvesting activity on the Wiseman family ranch, located within the Sacramento Valley. In 1899, Yolo (2.5 million), Sacramento (1.1 million), Colusa (3.2 million), Sutter (1.2 million) and San Joaquin (4.1...
    • BBSAC009
    • 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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    • Christian Science Church, Sacramento, Cal. -Cardinell-Vincent

    • 1915
    • Located on Twenty-Third Street and K Street in 1915 is the Christian Science Church, also known at the First Church of Christ Scientist. Although the pictured structure was opened in November 1910, the congregation had been in Sacramento since...
    • BBSAC194
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 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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    • House Boats on the Sacramento River, Calif.

    • 1900
    • This grainy, circa 1900 postcard shows a portion of the Sacramento River and a number of boats and house boats. House boats had long been a feature on the river, but in 1899 public health concerns were raised about the mooring of the boats above...
    • BBSAC712
    • Annual Report of the Germania Building and Loan Association

    • 1899
    • This 1899 annual report covers the actions of the Germania Building and Loan Association. Founded in February 1873 by Solomon J. Nathan, the concern sought to accumulate "a fund from monthly contributions, fines and premiums on loans sufficient to...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i05
    • 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
    • News Publishing Company

    • 1955
    • Pictured in circa 1955 is the façade of the News Publishing Company at 1213 H Street. The Bauhaus-style building was constructed in 1937 at a cost of 25,000 dollars for the brochure, catalog, mailer and newspaper firm, which was in existence since...
    • 143
    • J. N. Blair & Co. Truck

    • 1913
    • Shown in 1913 is a J. N. Blair and Company truck, parked before an unknown address. Founded in 1899, the company developed the reputation for ably equipping butchers all throughout northern California with refrigeration and cutting tools. In the...
    • 2149
    • Admission Day Ribbon

    • 1899
    • Shown is a 1899 commemorative ribbon from the fiftieth anniversary of California's admission to the Union, September 9, 1850. Denoted are initials for the Native Sons of the Golden West and the Native Daughters of the Golden West.
    • EC-CSF-b01f01i04
    • Sacramento Grammar School

    • 1890
    • Students move about the grounds of Sacramento Grammar School in this circa 1890 postcard. Located on J Street, between Fifteenth and Sixteenth streets, the school could be entered by any one of six stairways. A portion of the pictured trees was...
    • BBSAC654
    • K Street at 9th Looking West, Sacramento, Cal. - Richard Behrendt

    • 1920
    • Albert Elkus Clothing at 9th and K Streets was the continuation of a business set up by Louis (spelled ‘Lewis’ in the earliest city directories) Elkus in the early 1850s at 2nd and J Streets. Louis’ son Albert was interested in newspaper work and...
    • BBSAC402
    • Grade Completion Certificate

    • 1899
    • This 1899 certificate marks the graduation of William Kleinsorge from the second to the third grade. At this time, he was living with his grandparents, Charles and Mary (both native Germans), at 1008 Tenth Street.
    • EC-SCH-b01f05i02

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