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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • 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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    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A 1927 parade along K Street between Seventh and Tenth features a marching band, most of them in uniform, followed by lines of men in and out of uniform marching in rows. A small group of uniformed scouts and nurses dressed in white are at the end...
    • 1080a
    • Railroad Trestles at a Flooded Out Del Paso Boulevard

    • 1927
    • A flooded Del Paso Boulevard is the subject of this February 1927 photograph. A rain and wind storm on February 16/17 pushed the American and Sacramento Rivers over their banks. In spite of the flooded artery, residential sections of North...
    • 890b
    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A marching band and drill team in military uniforms led by a man with a baton is the focus of this 1927 photograph. K Street was a popular parade route and the stretch between Seventh and Tenth is the one traveled here. Onlookers line the street,...
    • 1080b
    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A military parade featuring cavalry units escorting horse-drawn caissons rolls down K Street between Seventh and Tenth in this 1927 photograph. A large crowd of onlookers line the street and business signs clearly identify the Clunie Hotel (805 K...
    • 1080c
    • Street with Trees

    • 1927
    • As early as 1927, and as evidenced in this photograph, Sacramento has long been the site of several urban forests. By February 1927, the Capital City contained more than 32,000 trees, half of which lived in residential sections of the central...
    • 918
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1927

    • 1927
    • Pictured in 1927 is the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1107 Eleventh Street. Several period cards are parked on Eleventh Street. The city’s moneyed Catholics were giddy to make their mark on the structure: Ellen Dwyer, Daniel McCarthy,...
    • 475
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows several men posing before the aeration pools at the city of Sacramento's water filtration plant. Directly behind them are mixing tanks while, in the background, is the plant's sedimentation basin. A leader in...
    • 1553
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows the Sacramento water purification and filtration station's sedimentation basin. By late 1926, the plant was pumping some 823 million gallons of water into the city's mains, accounting for a per capita daily usage...
    • 1554
    • California National Bank Building, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • The California National Bank was organized in 1882 as the California State Bank and helmed by Norman Rideout, a hands-on local banker since 1850 known to ride shotgun on gold deliveries from the mines to Sacramento. The heavy brick structure on...
    • BBSAC092
    • Flood at Del Paso Boulevard

    • 1927
    • A flooded Del Paso Boulevard in 1927. The photograph shows the flood past its peak, with people holding umbrellas and walking on a less-flooded portion of the street.
    • 890a
    • Montgomery Way Oak

    • 1927
    • This 1927 photograph provides a view, from the west, of Curtis Park's famed "Montgomery Way Oak," located upon the grounds of 2751 Montgomery Way. Long thought to have been near 400-years-old, it was concluded in the 1990s that the tree was more...
    • 1505b
    • Montgomery Way Oak

    • 1927
    • Shown in 1927, as seen from the east, is the "Montgomery Way Oak." The 60-foot-high valley oak sat on the property of 2751 Montgomery Street until September 1996, when it was removed because of decay, leaving a two-foot-high stump. The city gave...
    • 1505c

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