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    • Waterhouse's Paper

    • April 10, 1908
    • The Sacramento-based Waterhouse’s Paper was started in the spring of 1908 by attorney, humorist, poet and writer A.J. Waterhouse. The weekly, 16-page publication was devoted to “comment, fiction, satire, humor and philosophy, portrayed in verse and...
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    • Main Entrance to High School

    • 1910
    • Bracketted by fan palms is the entrance to Sacramento High School in this circa 1910 postcard. Located on L Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, one architect involved with the school's 1908 construction referred to the finished...
    • BBSAC660
    • Sacramento Athletic Club

    • 1910
    • Pictured in circa 1910 are members of the Sacramento Athletic Club. The group’s prime interests were track and field. The marathon held particular appeal, especially after Dorando Pietri’s dramatic finish at the 1908 London Olympics. In its...
    • 739
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • The County Free Library Sign

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    • This postcard reveals both the logo and mission of the California County Free Library system, founded in April 1909. In 1908, Sacramento County's Elk Grove library became the first County Free Library branch in the State of California, mostly via...
    • BBSAC746
    • The Review, October 1907

    • 1907-10-01
    • 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 Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 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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    • 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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    • Sacramento - Post Office, E.C. Kropp

    • February 27, 1908
    • This 1908 postcard shows Sacramento's Post Office and Federal Building, located at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets. The structure was dedicated on George Washington's birthday, February 22, 1894. It was razed, in the name of...
    • BBSAC159
    • Knights of Pythias

    • 1908
    • Shown is a 1908 dance card from an event held by Galt's Knights of Pythias chapter. The dance coincided with the Forty-Fourth anniversary of the order.
    • EC-CLU-b03f03i01
    • Boitano's - Mwm Color-Litno

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows Boitano's Restaurant at 710 J Street. It was founded in 1908 by first generation Italian-American Fred Boitano. Boitano sold the business in 1942 to partner Raymond Macchiavelli, who operated the business for...
    • BBSAC637
    • St. Francis Church, Sacramento, Cal. - Pacific Novelty

    • 1930
    • Brother Adrian Mewer of the Franciscan order designed the structure that would become Sacramento’s St. Francis’ Church well before construction began in 1908, and the timing could not have been better. The building, influenced by Mission Santa...
    • BBSAC188
    • St. Francis Roman Catholic Church

    • 1920
    • This 1920 photograph shows the distinct twin-spired St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, located at 1112 Twenty-sixth Street. Built for 100,000 dollars, the church's cornerstone was laid on October 10, 1908, and then dedicated on October...
    • 867
    • J Street, Sacramento, Cal. - M. Rieder

    • 1908
    • A stretch of Sacramento’s J Street over a century ago is the subject of this German-made color postcard. Mailed in Sacramento on October 22 of 1908 for two cents, this card’s destination was 8th Street and arrived the same day it was mailed to let...
    • BBSAC387
    • Sutter Junior High School

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph shows the entrance to Sutter Junior High School, located at 1816 K Street. The building was constructed for 222,283 dollars in 1908 as Sacramento Senior High School, operating in that capacity until 1924. The school's...
    • 823
    • St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Resting at the southwest corner of Fifteenth and J Streets, in circa 1910, is the St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Founded in 1849, the church was first composed of wood. After a 1901 gale that demolished it St. Paul's was moved to the pictured 1430...
    • BBSAC193
    • Northern Electric Depot

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows Sacramento's Northern Electric Depot at 801 J Street. At the ready are two Niles cars. They are two of the first ten cars contracted out to the Niles Car Company of Ohio. They were received by Northern Electric in...
    • BBSAC632
    • K Street - H.J. Johnston

    • 1908
    • Shown in circa 1908 is K Street, looking west from Tenth Street. To the immediate left of the frame is William Land's State House Hotel. Land purchased the State House in 1891, operating until placing into the same spot his own Hotel Land in...
    • BBSAC374
    • The Review, December 1908

    • 1908-12-01
    • 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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