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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....
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • The Review, 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
    • Sydenstricker's Drug Stores

    • 1927
    • Shown is a 1927 promotional calendar for Sydenstricker's drugstore empire, built by Missouri-born Marvin Sydenstricker. Everything started with Sydenstricker taking a job as a delivery boy at the Lightarch Pharmacy at Eighteenth and M streets when...
    • EC-BUS-b04f04i08
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures cloche-clad members of the Sacramento Riding Club, located on 3401 Del Paso Boulevard. Built for 6,000 dollars in January through April 1927, the two-story club building accomodated 45 horses on its first floor,...
    • 1672a
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1927
    • This photograph shows the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. Long one of Sacramento's most iconic structures, it was opened on February 22, 1927, to honor those Sacramentans who died in the First World War. The building's...
    • 1035


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