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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Nicely Court - Highways 99 and 50, Sacramento, California

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    • This black and white linen-finished postcard features one of the many family-owned and operated courts, bungalows, cabin and motels that sprang up on highways and main thoroughfares throughout the Sacramento region during the 1920s and 1930s. An...
    • BBSAC471
    • Hotel Sacramento - Color, Sacramento, California

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    • This view of the Hotel Sacramento from across the street circa 1920s features automobiles, pedestrians and streetcars, very similar to postcard BBSAC476, but a decade later. The California State Capitol Building on the right appears in full color...
    • BBSAC477
    • 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
    • California State Capitol from the Loggia of Hotel Senator

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    • 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

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    • 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
    • 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
    • Carmichael Shopping Center - Carmichael, Calif.

    • 1960
    • The Carmichael Shopping Center at the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard, Palm and Marconi Avenues was an oasis of commerce in the days when properties were large and the area sparsely settled. In the 1920s a former fruit packing house refitted as...
    • BBSAC802
    • Sacramento, The Heart of California

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard invokes a traditional Capital City marketing pitch, going back to the 1920s: "Sacramento, the Heart of California." In addition to a large camellia, shown are the Governor's Mansion, the Library and Courts Building, K...
    • BBSAC806
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

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