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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • H and S Super Service

    • 1933
    • This May 19, 1933, photograph shows the H and S Super Service, located at 1430 Twenty-First Street. Pictured are proprietors Gene Hepting and Jack Spelbring. Hepting's keen interest in photography left a treasure trove of popular and historic...
    • 454
    • American Legion Basketball Team

    • 1922
    • Taken in circa 1922, this photograph shows Sacramento's Pacific Coast Championship American Legion basketball team. Standing to the left is future Sacramento Solon and Washington Senator Earl McNeely. McNeely, playing guard for the American...
    • 1154
    • Young Citrus Orchard in Carmichael

    • 1910
    • This circa 1918 photograph shows an infantile citrus orchard in the proximity of Carmichael, California. In the background sits a farmhouse. Beyond that, one can see undeveloped prairie, populated with native grasses and several oaks trees. As...
    • 2304a
    • Marshall Elementary School

    • 1923
    • This class picture was taken on January 24, 1923, at Marshall School, at 2700 G Street. 1920s Sacramento saw a surge in its population. Taking account for the West Coast's major markets - Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and...
    • 1257
    • Simon Lubin House

    • 1949
    • This September 20, 1949, photograph shows one of the most unique homes in Sacramento, the Simon Lubin House at 1304 Thirty-Ninth Street. The Moorish-style structure was built in 1924 by area contractor Fred Krum. Its namesake was the son of...
    • 1391
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Portrait of Three Riders and a Horse

    • 1928
    • Portrait of three young women dressed in riding breeches and boots next to an American Saddlebred horse, circa late 1920s to early 1930s.
    • 1712
    • Interior of Panama Pottery

    • 1944
    • Workers at the Panama Pottery factory at 4421 Twenty-Fourth Street are hard at work in this January 2, 1944, photograph. Founded in 1909 by Swedish immigrants Anders Anderson, Victor Axelson and Jacob Johnson, Panama’s production scope was wide,...
    • 163
    • Golden West Motors Company on Parade

    • 1914
    • The opening of Golden West Motors Company in July 1914 came in the form of a parade. Led by a brass band, the procession ended its giddy walk at the company's location at Riverside Boulevard and Seventh Avenue. By July 1917, and after accusations...
    • 1823d
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Southside Park's lake is pictured here in the late 1920s. While clearly beautiful, the mission of Southside Park's developers was to create a sanctuary for children, where play and recreation would be given the strongest attention. Even as early...
    • 817
    • Shell Oil Company Gas Station on M Street

    • 1940
    • This photograph of the Shell Service Station at 3001 M Street was taken on February 11, 1940. Shell was one of several oil companies in mid-century Sacramento, reaping benefits from a mobile Capital market. Associated Oil Company, California...
    • 182


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