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    • Friend & Terry Lumber Company

    • 1920
    • Several Friend and Terry employees pose on and around a tricycle tractor and three trailers piled high with lumber. Founded in 1851, the lumber company lasted 112 years, closing in 1963. It drew most of its raw materials from the Coos Bay region...
    • 2146
    • Southern Pacific Lines, Engine #1170

    • 1920
    • This picture, taken in circa 1920, shows the Southern Pacific S-8 switcher number 1170 pushing a passenger car. Before the train are several individuals in pose. The 1170 was built in 1907 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia,...
    • 1028
    • Southern Pacific Roundhouse

    • 1920
    • Pictured in 1920 is a roundhouse of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Visible are three tanker cars and a turntable.
    • 914
    • State Printing Plant

    • 1920
    • Pictured in circa 1920 is the State Printing Plant on Fifteenth and L Streets. It was constructed in the early 1870s on the northeast corner of Capitol Park with the intent to make it the Governor's Mansion. It was converted in the mid-1870s to...
    • 1042
    • Cal. Trans Co's Steamer: "Fort Sutter"

    • 1920
    • The riverboat "Fort Sutter" is the subject of this circa 1920 postcard. The 1,200 ton vessel was built in 1912 for California Transportation Company as a duplicate of her sister ship, Capital City. Its interior was adorned with mahogany, birch,...
    • BBSAC687
    • "Fort Sutter" Passenger Steamer, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard shows the riverboat Fort Sutter at rest on the Sacramento River. Launched in 1912, the vessel served ably through the interwar period. However, with the advent of World War II, it was placed into service for the United...
    • BBSAC688
    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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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    • Exhibitor's Ticket

    • 1920
    • Shown is an exhibitor's ticket of admission to the 1920 California State Fair.
    • EC-CSF-b01f01i01
    • Along the Sacramento River, Calif. - Eastman's Studio  B-9024

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard shows a lush wooded portion of the Sacramento River. Typical Sacramento River vegetation includes tule reeds, willows, rushes, cottonwoods, poplars, sycamores, valley oaks, buckeyes, laurels, and alders. Additional common...
    • BBSAC717
    • American River at Fair Oaks, Sacramento County, Cal.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard provides a scenic view of the American River and bluffs of Fair Oaks, captured from the southern banks of the American. The river draws its name from a spot where Canadian trappers were known to have crossed, referred to...
    • BBSAC720
    • Fremont Park Presbyterian Church

    • 1920
    • Photographed between 1920 and 1923 is the Fremont Presbyterian Church at Fifteenth and O Streets. Due to a wiring defect, the church was destroyed by a morning fire on September 23, 1923. The first witness to the fire, paperboy W.J. Howie,...
    • 516
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad Derailment

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph shows the result of an accident involving an automobile at a highway grade crossing. The remains of the automobile are jammed under the front of Sacramento Northern Car 130. Notes from the California State Railroad...
    • 1026
    • Our Congratulations to You

    • 1920
    • This charming circa 1920 promotional postcard was produced by the Dunn and Frazier Company, a purveyor of furniture, located on Ninth Street between K and L streets. Originally operated by Canadian-born Samuel Dunn and C.W. Frazier, the latter...
    • BBSAC740
    • Hog Raising in the Sacramento Valley

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 document promotes the Sacramento Valley's hog raising industry. California's hog industry reached its peak in 1920 with a total of 909,000 head. Yet, by 1926, the number had ebbed to nearly half that at 468,000 head.
    • EC-BUS-b05f04i05
    • Sacramento High School Home Nursing Class Group Portrait

    • 1920
    • This photograph shows Sacramento High School's Home Nursing Class of 1920. The First World War, which ended two years earlier, was a seminal event in the establishment of formalized and academically-based nurse training in the U.S. In June 1918,...
    • 666
    • East Gate at Folsom State Prison

    • 1920
    • Pictured in circa 1920 is the east gate and sally port of Folsom State Prison. Built between 1907 and 1910, a uniformed guard is closing the gate.
    • 2205
    • East Gate and Warden’s Mansion at Folsom State Prison

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph shows the Warden’s Mansion, resting next to the Folsom’s East Gate. Completed in 1915, the structure eventually became home to prison personnel and business services offices. Standing in front of the East Gate is a...
    • 2210c
    • Train Engine

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph captures the front of a train engine.
    • 1538

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