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    • Sacramento Junior College Football Team, 1928

    • 1928
    • The Sacramento Junior College football team poses for this 1928 photograph within the newly-completed, 25,000-seat Sacramento Stadium. The team's 1928 season was a charmed one with a 8-1 record and California state junior college championship. ...
    • 1150
    • Sacramento High School Baseball Team Portrait

    • 1928
    • An April 12, 1928 portrait of the seasoned Sacramento High School baseball team. According to the 1928 Sacramento High School "Review", "Probably Sacramento High School has reached the highest point she will ever reach in baseball. This year's team...
    • 1467
    • Camp Sacramento Tug-O-War

    • 1928
    • Camp Sacramento is the setting for this 1928 tug-o-war challenge on the South Fork of the American River. The municipally-operated site has been a presence in Sacramento’s recreational heritage since 1920. During the season that this photograph...
    • 738
    • Archery at Curtis Park

    • 1929
    • Members of the Sacramento Archery Club take aim in this circa 1928 photograph, shot at Curtis Park. By 1928, the club was one of 12 to be found in California. It was common for clubs to practice their way toward the California State Fair’s annual...
    • 1345
    • East Lawn Mortuary

    • 1928
    • This 1928 photograph shows the mausoleum and administrative buildings of the East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery at Forty-third Street and Folsom Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar mausoleum, constructed in 1925/26, was built by the Fresno-based Robert...
    • 700
    • Mercy Hospital’s Front Solarium

    • 1928
    • The third floor solarium of Mercy Hospital (4001 J Street) is pictured in this circa 1928 photo. The room was placed just above the building’s main entrance, with its windows looking directly south. Visible in the room is a statuette of Jesus...
    • 565
    • Mercy Hospital Lobby

    • 1928
    • This interior view of Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street shows the building’s lobby in circa 1928. All patients and visitors entered the hospital on the second floor via steps. In doing so, they were met with the pictured lobby and admissions...
    • 566
    • Mercy Hospital Children’s Solarium

    • 1928
    • The children’s solarium at Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street is shown in this circa 1928 photograph. The tile work, located just below the room’s windows, was printed to show familiar figures from the Mother Goose rhymes. Located in the northwest...
    • 567
    • Eastern Star Building - Print

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 architectural drawing shows the south-facing facade the Eastern Star Temple at 2719 K street. The excavation for the 100,000 dollar structure was started in February 1928, with the laying of the cornerstone in May 1928. The...
    • 1637
    • Mercy Hospital

    • 1928
    • This photograph of the façade of the $1,000,000 Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street. It was taken in 1928 and shows J Street looking north. Opened on February 11, 1925, the new four-story, 155-bed Mercy Hospital was built in the shape of an X to...
    • 568
    • 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
    • American Legion - Post 61

    • 1928
    • A circa 1928 portrait of American Legion Post 61 veterans with some family members present; subjects are posed in front of an airplane.
    • 1590
    • Statue of Wisdom

    • 1928
    • Taken on October 26, 1928, in the State Library's Circulation Room, this Edward Field Sanford, Jr., sculpture symbolizes ""Wisdom."" The work was done in green bronze and Sanford was quoted in the 1939 Sacramento Bee Guide Book as saying that for...
    • 791
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • 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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    • Housekeeping Cabins at Camp Sacramento

    • 1928
    • Shown here in 1928 are three housekeeping cabins, nestled on a hillside at Camp Sacramento. The camp is located 85 miles east of Sacramento in the El Dorado National Forest. Since its opening in 1920, the camp has experienced but one...
    • 710
    • Christian Brothers' School from Y Street

    • 1928
    • This April 10, 1928, photograph shows the façade of the Christian Brothers’ School at the southeast corner of Twenty-First and Y Streets. To the left of the photograph is the 200 by 50 foot main academic building with its classrooms, principal’s...
    • 869
    • Statue of Inspiration

    • 1928
    • Taken on October 26, 1928, in the State Library's Circulation Room, this Edward Field Sanford, Jr., sculpture symbolizes ""Inspiration."" The work was done in green bronze and Sanford was quoted in the 1939 Sacramento Bee Guide Book as saying that...
    • 792
    • California State Capitol from the Southeast

    • 1928
    • This circa 1928 photograph shows the east side of the California State Capitol building. Several trees are present and a large branch distorts the Capitol dome. Cement posts, linked by metal chains line a concrete walkway.
    • 812

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