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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
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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
    • 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
    • E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 leather postcard shows a rendering of the Crocker Art Gallery, as it stands at Second and O streets. Built in 1872/73, the gallery was expanded in 1912 to include what had been the Crocker family's residence at the northeast corner...
    • BBSAC735
    • Westminster Presbyterian Church at Sixth and L Streets

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows a gathering crowd at the entrance to the Westminster Presbyterian Church at Sixth and L Streets. Built in 1867, the wooden structure had a frontage of 38 feet and a depth of 60 with a cost eclipsing 10,000...
    • 524
    • 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
    • Sacramento California, Bannon Waterway

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard portrays an idyllic day on Bannon Creek, previously known as First Bannon Slough. Located near the Natomas section of Sacramento, or two-and-a-half miles northwest of the Capitol Building, the water feature occupied an...
    • BBSAC716
    • 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

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