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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
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Hall of Records and Court House, Sacramento, Cal - M. Rieder

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 are, to the left, the Hall of Records and, to the right, County Courthouse. The Hall of Records was completed in 1882 for a cost of 45,000 dollars by contractors Carle and Croly, and considered "entirely fire proof," with only...
    • BBSAC118
    • A Banana Tree in California Garden

    • 1900
    • A banana plant grows in Sacramento in this circa 1900 postcard. What had been a mere curiosity to Americans for decades had, by the late nineteenth-century, become a staple as, in 1889, an estimated 1.2 billion bananas had been eaten by American...
    • BBSAC599
    • Pythian Castle, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows the Pythian Castle, resting at the northwest corner of Ninth and I streets. Built in 1889, it was the work of architect W.H. Hamilton and contractor E.A. Bovyer. The castle, built for 25,000 dollars, served four...
    • BBSAC144
    • 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...
    • Sacramento Post Office, Sacramento, Cal. - E.C. Kropp Company

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 is Sacramento's Federal Building and Post Office, positioned at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets. Built in 1893/94, its construction was subsidized by 100,000 dollars in 1885. By the time construction was...
    • BBSAC151
    • 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
    • Rail Road Hospital, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows the Southern Pacific Railroad Hospital, with children sitting at the southeast corner of Seventh and F streets. The would be hospital was built in 1870, very likely by San Francisco-based architect Seth Babson whose...
    • BBSAC430
    • Happy Hours on the Sacramento River - No.4231

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 is a fisherman and boat along the quiet shores of the Sacramento River. Since the latter half of the nineteenth-century, an assortment of colonized and native salmon, shad, striped bass, perch and trout were available for game...
    • BBSAC718
    • Walker's Table Claret

    • 1900
    • Shown is a 1900 label for Walker's Table Claret as produced by Sacramento's California Winery. By 1900, the winery -- located at Twenty-First and R streets -- was producing (in addition to Claret) sherrys, port, Riesling, Burgundy, Zinfandel,...
    • EC-BUS-b01f08i07
    • 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


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