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    • Palace of Fine Arts and the Lagoon, ca. 1915

    • 1915
    • This artistic rendering of the Palace of Fine Arts' rotunda and colonnade was done in circa 1915. Built under the guidance of architect Bernard Maybeck between 1913 and 1915 for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, the depicted...
    • BBSAC114
    • State Capitol from Park, Sacramento, CA

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    • The California State Capitol Building viewed from the grounds of Capitol Park is the view offered on this color-tinted penny postcard. Prior to 1915 many of the exquisite color cards had come from Europe, especially Germany, but after the First...
    • BBSAC225
    • Palace of Fine Arts, ca. 1915

    • 1915
    • The Palace of Fine Arts, as viewed from the east, is depicted in this artistic rendering from circa 1915. Built as part of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, the Palace was undoubtedly the most popular feature on event grounds. ...
    • BBSAC115
    • Sacramento High School

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is the entrance to Sacramento High School, located on the south side of K Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets. The school's most prominent feature, and clearly shown in the postcard, is its wood and galvanized...
    • BBSAC662
    • Hotel Clayton, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • This under-sized postcard is actually an over-sized business card for the Hotel Clayton, the back of the card informing the reader that Proprietor I. W. Turner also operated the Hotel San Carlo in San Jose. The white border on the card dates it...
    • BBSAC441
    • State Capitol by Moonlight, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • The rear of the California State Capital building is shown in this circa 1915 postcard. The shudder speed and slowness of early twentieth-century photography made the artistic alteration of postcards essential for giving the impression of night. ...
    • BBSAC246
    • N Street, West from 13th, Sacramento, California

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is N Street, looking westerly from its intersection with Thirteenth Street. To the right of the frame in the California State Capitol building. To the left are 1236 N Street and, beyond that, the Thayer Apartments. At the...
    • BBSAC584
    • State Capitol Park, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is a portion of Capitol Park, on the L Street side, looking easterly from Tenth Street. As of the mid-1990s, the 40 acre site contained no less than a diverse set of 800 trees and shrubs. The lamp standing in the froreground...
    • BBSAC249
    • State Capitol by Moonlight, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the rear of the State Capitol building from the vantage point of Capitol Park. The postcard -- many of which were rendered as evening time scenes -- exploded on the American scene after 1900, with nearly 770.5...
    • BBSAC296
    • Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California - Sepia Tones

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 sepia hued postcard shows the Crocker Art Gallery at Second and O streets. To the far left is what used to be the Crocker home and what, in 1912, became part of the gallery, aptly referred to as "the annex." The annex operated...
    • BBSAC102
    • Capitol Park, Looking West, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Capitol Park, a 40-acre arboretum, famous for its 40,000 trees, shrubs and flowers. Among its attractions are its renowned gardens, including the rose and cactus gardens. A bronze statue of Fr. Junipero Serra stands...
    • BBSAC252
    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - California Sales Co.

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is a portion of Capitol Park and the rear of the California State Capitol building. Started in 1869, the park was originally populated with over 200 different kinds of rare plant life from the around the world, including cedars...
    • BBSAC299
    • Greetings from Sacramento, Cal. - with Dove

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows a dove in release from a disembodied hand. Surrounding the image are floral accents and the message: "Greetings from Sacramento, Cal."
    • BBSAC733
    • Isleton Fire Department

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 photograph shows members of the Isleton Fire Department posing before their chemical engine. Community growth, due in no small part to a tremendous asparagus industry, necessitated institutions dedicated to ensuring not simply...
    • 618
    • "Sacramento Valley Limited" of Northern Electric Railway

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 image shows a crowd milling about the Northern Electric Railway Depot at 801 J Street and resting at the northeast corner of Eighth and J Streets. Northern Electric started local street car service in 1907, running from the...
    • BBSAC634
    • St. Joseph's Academy

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the St. Joseph's Academy at Eighth and G streets. The pictured structure - facing G Street - held the school's classrooms, refectories, chapel, dining room, sleeping rooms and kitchen. The Sisters of Mercy had...
    • BBSAC677

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