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    • Foreman and Clark clothing store

    • 1930
    • This October 30, 1930, photograph affords a view of the Foreman and Clark clothing store at 624 K Street. The store opened in May 1930 with over 6,000 garments for sale, and based on its many windows and 9,000 square feet of floor space, was...
    • 439b
    • Women Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows four women, mounted on polo ponies with mallets at the ready. Sacramento polo received a tremendous boost when, in Spring 1930, a polo field was constructed within the inner portion of the California State Fairgrounds'...
    • 1342
    • Five Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows five polo players on their horses. Starting in 1930 were a series of Sunday polo matches between teams from the Capital City and other throughout the state. The first, set in April 1940, pitted the Sacramento...
    • 1524
    • Rowing on the River

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a Sacramento Junior College racing shell with eight rowers and a coxswain on the Sacramento River. Coached by "Babe" Dunwoody, in March 1930 on the Oakland Estuary the team defeated the University of California,...
    • 286
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a man riding a steer on the California State Fair racetrack during a rodeo event. The event rider wears a cap and street clothes indicating that he may be a challenger for a prize based on how long a contender could hang on to the...
    • 1641
    • Bell Conservatory Co.

    • 1930
    • As seen from the east in circa 1930 are the greenhouse and hothouses of the Bell Conservatory, located at Y Street, between Ninth and Tenth Streets. Originally called the Bell Agricultural Experiment Station, the structure was built in 1878 by way...
    • 2165a
    • Typical Sacramento Residence Street

    • 1930
    • Shown in circa 1930, and shrouded in ivy, is a Dutch Colonial-style home resting within a residential section of Sacramento proper.
    • BBSAC579
    • Sacramento Northern Railway Locomotive Number 654

    • 1930
    • Notes from the Sacramento Railroad Museum indicate that this freight engine, Number 654, of the Sacramento Northern Railway, was brand new in 1930 and running on X Street in Sacramento. The line was part of an interurban service that ran from Chico...
    • 1023
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a cowboy riding a bull in a competition held at the California State Fair. Wearing number five, the unidentified contestant seems to be connected to the animal by his right hand only but gamely hangs on to his hat. A crowd of men in...
    • 1642
    • Sacramento Northern Railway Locomotive Number 654

    • 1930
    • Pictured here, freight engine Number 654 was built by General Electric and issued in 1930 to run in Sacramento, along X Street. November 3, 1940, was the last day that Sacramento Northern carried passengers, as the company migrated exclusively to...
    • 1024
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a cowboy riding in the California Rodeo which took place between July 18-22, 1930. The shadows of the horses' front hooves as they plummet down punctuates the bottom of this action scene, the horseman clearing the saddle and hanging...
    • 1643
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A cowboy rodeo rider strikes a dramatic pose as the camera catches him holding on to the rein with his left hand while holding his right arm aloft, the horses back hooves clearing the dust and dirt of the track they are on. Horsemen and spectators...
    • 1644
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A bareheaded cowboy in leather chaps hunkers down on a bucking horse in this photograph circa 1930 of a rodeo event. A crowd of men wearing cowboy hats and boots barely stay out of harm's way as they watch the action and encourage the rider.
    • 1646
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the fountain in front of the Sacramento Filtration Plant. Built in 1923/24 under the design of Henry D. Dewell, the structure was the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Its design called...
    • 974
    • Archery at Land Park

    • 1930
    • Shown on May 31, 1930, several cloche-topped female archers participate in the Western Archery Association’s first annual tournament at William Land Park. The event included roughly 100 archers from throughout the American West. Sacramento’s...
    • 1660a
    • Beautiful Rose Garden, William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • “Roses of every variety are found in the Rose Garden in William Land Park in a magnificent setting unsurpassed in beauty” reads the printed description on the back of this card, published circa 1930 and mailed from Denver to San Mateo in December...
    • BBSAC590

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