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    • Sacramento, Cal., Rail Road Hospital

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows the Southern Pacific Railroad Hospital. What was once the palatial home of railroad mogul Charles Crocker became the company hospital of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1900. By 1906, three-story-and-basement...
    • BBSAC428
    • Folsom State Prison Old Administrative Building and Cellblock

    • 1900
    • As seen from the northeast in circa 1900 is Gothic-style Folsom State Prison. As early as 1878, it was the State’s intent to make Folsom a branch prison of San Quentin. In accord, it received its first 44 inmates from San Quentin in July 1880. ...
    • 2212b
    • Golden Poppy, California State Flower

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows California's official state flower, the Golden Poppy or "eschscholtzia." The decision was leglislated in March 1895, passing by a vote of 29 to 1. The bill, SB 707, was sponsored by Guy Earl of Alameda. Also...
    • BBSAC240
    • 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
    • Edward Kelly School

    • 1900
    • Pictured January 2, 1900, school children and their teacher stand in front of Edward Kelley School at 3336 Bradshaw Road. As of 2010, the two-room structure is the oldest standing educational institution in Sacramento County. Originally opened in...
    • 956
    • Phoenix Flour, Made in Sacramento is Perfect.  Try It

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 promotional postcard for Phoenix Flour shows boaters along the Sacramento River. The Phoenix Flour Mills were founded in 1853 and, by 1890, its crew of 25 to 30 workers were producing 150 barrels of flour per day. Phoenix also...
    • BBSAC710
    • Fan Palm, Sacramento, California

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows a maturing fan palm in the front yard of a Sacramento residence. By the 1880s, the fan palm was gaining popularity in the Capital City. The California fan palm - known for its hardiness - was a particular favorite,...
    • BBSAC581
    • Waldo E. Julian Residence

    • 1900
    • Waldo E. Julian's residence, at 1618 M Street, is the focus of this circa 1900 photograph. The sidewalk along the south side of M Street, between Sixteenth and Seventeenth streets, is made of wood planks, and a small girl stands in front of the...
    • 1944
    • 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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    • Court House and Hall of Records

    • 1900
    • As shown in this circa 1900 postcard, the second Sacramento County Courthouse built on the northwest corner of Seventh and I streets, was 80-feet wide, 120-feet deep and measured 61-feet from street to rooftop. The cost for the multi-purpose...
    • BBSAC117
    • 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
    • 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
    • Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1900
    • Shown at Second and O streets in 1900 is the Crocker Art Gallery. The venue was opened to the public in 1873, and then gifted to the city of Sacramento and California Museum Association in March 1885 -- an act, in the eyes of the Sacramento Daily...
    • BBSAC101
    • Magnolias from Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard provides a still life of magnolia blossoms and lemon slices. The magnolia, a plant native to the American South, can draw its California origins to the Gold Rush, having been transported west by southern born Argonauts. ...
    • BBSAC731
    • Steamer Towing Freight Barge on Sacramento River, California

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900, a tug and barge make their way along the Sacramento River. The Sacramento to San Francisco corridor was alive with traffic at the turn of the century. Between 1880 and 1903, shipments between Sacramento and San Francisco...
    • BBSAC711
    • 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
    • Western Hotel Omnibus

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph captures an omnibus from Sacramento’s Western Hotel. The Western was first built in 1854, but felled by fire in 1875. It was rebuilt that same year by Sacramento hostelling luminary William Land who went on to found the...
    • 463
    • Capital Park, Sacramento

    • 1900
    • As seen from the center of Capital Park, this circa 1900 postcard shows, to the left, the State Printing Office and its bindery wing, and, to the right, the State Agricultural Fair Building. The latter structure would be razed by 1908. Fifteenth...
    • BBSAC253
    • 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

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