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    • Travelers Hotel

    • 1921
    • Looking east on J Street with the Travelers Hotel in the foreground, this photograph was taken in 1921. In the distance are the California State Capitol building at Tenth and M Streets, the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at Twelfth and K...
    • 2012
    • Sacramento Senators Team Batboy

    • 1921
    • This photograph, taken in 1921, shows a batboy of the Sacramento Senators showing his stuff at Moreing Field. Sacramento’s first organized semi-professional baseball team was the Altas , who became the Senators in 1890, and played the 1891 and 1893...
    • 1480
    • Tom Mix Rides in a Parade on K Street

    • 1921
    • Legendary western star of the first half of the 20th century Tom Mix is seen here on his horse Tony leading a parade down K Street and waving to his admirers. Movie studios often sent stars to promote their movies, which is the case here. The...
    • 69
    • Sterling Electrical Company and View Down Ninth Street

    • 1921
    • Taken in 1921, this unique eaves-view photograph looks southerly, down Ninth Street from the northeast corner of Ninth and J Street. Most prominent is the storefront and sign of the Sterling Electrical Company, owned and operated by William Albert...
    • 754
    • Bank of America, Interior

    • 1921
    • This 1921 interior view of the Bank of America at 530 K Street shows two employees at work. They are surrounded by the safes, filing cabinets, and lighting fixtures of the era. The building was razed in 1968 under the dictates of redevelopment.
    • 83
    • Rose Leaves, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Sacramento High School 2nd Annual Military Ball Dance Card

    • 1921
    • This 1921 dance card was used for Sacramento High School's Military Ball. World War One brought an increase to the school's cadet corps, pushing numbers from 40 in 1912 to 235 by 1918. As of 1921, Sacramento High School was still the Capital...
    • EC-SCH-b02f04i02
    • State Capitol Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1921
    • This circa 1921 postcard shows a series of the granite steps, located in the northern section of Capitol Park. The tiered steps -- ten in all -- were installed in 1893 for roughly 16,000 dollars. In the distance, one can see the dome of the...
    • BBSAC266
    • Memorial Day

    • 1921
    • This May 1921 program provides information on events supporting Memorial Day in Sacramento. The main event, including oration from City Manager Clyde Seavey, was held in Memorial Grove at Capitol Park, followed by a parade down J Street as well as...
    • EC-CLU-b03f01i01
    • Henderson Brothers Automotive Parts

    • 1937
    • This November 29, 1932, photograph shows Henderson Brothers Automotive Parts at its 1501 K Street location. The Henderson's - Alvin and Erle - opened their business at 916 Twelfth Street on November 11, 1919, making it the first independent auto...
    • 435
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • Entrance to Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

    • 1920
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the entrance to Sacramento’s Chamber of Commerce building on 918 Sixth Street. The 80,000 dollar, three-story structure was built in 1921 by the Sacramento contracting firm of Betz and Mabrey. The Chamber ‘s...
    • 1043
    • American Legion School

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 photograph shows American Legion School, located at 3814 Fourth Avenue. Built in 1921, the elementary school was part of a surge in building that saw the construction of Bret Harte and David Lubin schools as well, between 1920 and...
    • 1340
    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
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    • A Sacramento Saga

    • 1946
    • This 1946 brochure is one of 3,000 printed to promote the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce's history "A Sacramento Saga," written by Sacramento Union news writer Myrtle Shaw Lord. Covering the chamber's first 50 years, the book sold for three dollars...
    • EC-CHA-b01f02i01
    • Marshall School Class Picture

    • 1921
    • A class picture - perhaps the new graduates - at Marshall School. Thirty-nine students pose in three rows for the photographer. A boy in the back row hold up an American flag. All the students are wearing a rosette with long trailing ribbons.
    • 1323
    • Hotel Coloma, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1922
    • This circa 1922 postcard provides a view of the five-story, 144-unit, red brick Hotel Coloma, at 508 K Street. Built in 1912 as the Hotel Trow, the structure became the Coloma in 1921. It was razed, along with much of Fifth Street, during the...
    • BBSAC442

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