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    • York Pacific Company

    • 1946
    • The York Pacific Company is pictured here on August 30, 1946, at 1229 I Street. The company was established in Santa Rosa, California, in 1935, by Mechanical Engineer Richard M. Oeberst. A native of Hamburg, Germany, Oeberst immigrated to the...
    • 304
    • Corner of Gov. Leland Stanford's Parlors, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1920
    • Leland Stanford is one of California’s founding fathers and best-known figures, his name associated with one of the nation’s premiere institutions of higher learning, the governor’s office, and the construction of the transcontinental railroad. On...
    • BBSAC167
    • River Scene at Sacramento, California

    • 1925
    • The Sacramento River around 1925 is the subject of this postcard distributed by W. C. Spangler News Agency of Sacramento. West Sacramento is to the left, the Southern Pacific Bridge is in the background and the sheds and buildings bordering Front...
    • BBSAC962
    • KCRA Announcer Steve George

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is the luminous Steve George, a sports casting legend in Sacramento for over 60 years. A native of Butte, Montana, George took a position with the Sacramento Union in the early 1920s. With the advent of the Second World War, he then...
    • 1470
    • First Christian Church

    • 1924
    • The First Christian Church sits at 2701 N Street in this circa 1924 photograph. The Romanesque structure was built in 1911 for a cost of 30,000 dollars. The previous church – located at Sixteenth and L Streets – was burned down during the...
    • 508
    • St. Joseph's Catholic Church

    • 1928
    • The altar of North Sacramento's St. Joseph's Catholic Church, located at 1725 El Monte Avenue, is the subject of this February 1928 photograph. Named in honor of Joseph of Nazarene, the parish was founded with the development of North Sacramento...
    • 789
    • California Western States Life Insurance Company

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph of the 14-story California Western State Life Insurance Building, also known as the Cal-West Building, was taken from across a shaded Plaza Park from the east side of Tenth Street in the 1920s. It was the tallest...
    • 864
    • Water Pumping Station

    • 1950
    • This March 13, 1950, photograph shows the water pumping station for Sacramento’s water filtration plant. Located just north of the city, and constructed in 1924, the pump was designed to slowly take water in by gravity, transferring it then to the...
    • 973
    • Sacramento $1,500,000 High School New Building

    • 1924
    • Shown in 1924 is the newly constructed Sacramento High School, located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street. Dedicated in the same year, the school was part of a massive increase in public school construction during the early 1920s that saw no less than...
    • BBSAC663
    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery Main Entrance

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 is the main entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Riverside Boulevard runs north-south in the foreground, while tracks for the Pacific Gas and Electric streetcar are also visible. Within five...
    • 705
    • California State Capitol from the Loggia of Hotel Senator

    • The California State Capitol Building as seen from the shade of the loggia of the Hotel Senator sometime during the late 1920s is the subject of this color-tinted postcard. Vintage automobiles, palm trees and the Capitol are the main elements on...
    • BBSAC495
    • Lobby, Hotel Senator, Sacramento, California

    • Lobby of the Hotel Senator in the 1920s is the source for this full color postcard scene. This printed description is found on the back of the card, "Sunlit through water-toned glass from the open court above, the predominating color is amber,...
    • BBSAC497
    • Argonaut Liquor Company

    • 1938
    • Here is the Argonaut Liquor Company, as it stood on January 18, 1938. Founded in the mid-1930s, and located at 517-523 I Street, the Argonaut moved into the pictured location in 1937 and was one of just nine liquor wholesalers in Sacramento at the...
    • 711
    • Marshall School Class Picture

    • 1928
    • A class stands posed for the camera in this late 1920s photograph. Several children are wearing coats or sweaters and three girls in the front row are wearing long striped socks. One little girl in the back row holds out the edge of a flag that...
    • 1170
    • Camp Sacramento

    • 1928
    • Pictured here, in the 1920s, is a place holding a reputation for being one of the finest municipally- operated summer camps in the country, Camp Sacramento. Set at 6,500 feet and within a forty acre site known as Sayles Flat, the Camp opened in...
    • 714
    • Sacramento Bee Newspaper Delivery Boys

    • 1928
    • In this circa 1928 photograph, a throng of "Sacramento Bee" paper boys or "newsies" stand in front of the Sacramento Abstract and Title building at 701 K Street. During the 1920s and 30s, being a paper boy for the Bee was quite sought after....
    • 135
    • Rose Garden, Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1947
    • In 1947 one penny sent this enhanced image of William Land Park’s Rose Garden from Sacramento to Chicago with this message on the back: “beautiful here. We do not miss Brookfield one bit. Every day is like Sunday.” The printed description on the...
    • BBSAC589
    • Harness Racing

    • 1920
    • Photograph taken in the 1920s captures two unidentified harness racers at an unknown track.
    • 1847
    • Portrait of Three Horseback Riders

    • 1928
    • Portrait of three horseback riders, one man and two women, in riding togs and sporting fashions dating back to the late 1920s or early 1930s.
    • 1711


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