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    • Parade down I Street at Ninth

    • 1930s
    • This view of an Armistice Day parade in the 1930s was taken from a slightly elevated vantage point. It shows a youthful appearing marching band moving along I at Ninth Street. A very large crowd is assembled to view the parade near Plaza Park,...
    • 1087
    • Scene on Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

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    • A black and white photograph of the Sacramento River taken sometime early last century is the subject of this postcard in circulation through the 1930s. The boats and possible building in the upper left of the scene are not defined enough to...
    • BBSAC709
    • Del Pasado, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • Thys Iron and Steel Foundry

    • 1946
    • Shown here on April 4, 1946, is the Thys Iron and Steel Foundry at 6900 Folsom Boulevard. The business was established in 1940 by the eccentric Edouard Thys, an Eton-educated Belgian aristocrat and electrical engineer, and his equally eccentric...
    • 26
    • California State Railroad Museum

    • 1990
    • Displayed prominently in several silent films and at the California State Fair for years, the vintage 1863 engine C. P. Huntington was a part of the fabled Chicago Exposition in the early 1930s and has been recognized as an iconic symbol of...
    • BBSAC621
    • California State Capitol from the East

    • 1928
    • This photograph, taken during the 1930s, reveals the eastern side of the California State Capitol building. A youngish and lone California fan palm stands in the center of the photograph.
    • 250
    • Del Pasado, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • Homes, Near Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • 1947
    • Shown in circa 1947 are Mission Style homes in the 236-acre Land Park section of Sacramento. Developed in the 1930s, the original eight residential subdivisions of Land Park were College Tract, Spanish Town, Homeland, Maple Park, Carly Park, Land...
    • BBSAC415
    • Fulton Market Savings Center

    • 1936
    • This photograph of the Fulton Market Savings Center was taken on June 27, 1936. The market was located at 2734 Y Street, and part of a Sacramento area chain of Fulton stores that grew to five as the 1930s came to an end. The principle owners of...
    • 440
    • Looking down K Street

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    • Taken sometime in the 1930s, this photo focuses on K Street at Tenth with the roof of the Hotel Land as the center of interest.
    • 2248
    • Rodeo Riders

    • 1930
    • Trotting in a row are four riders and horses in this circa 1930 photograph. Sacramento's position in the Central Valley made it a popular venue for rodeo goers. During the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Sacramento saw the Barmby Ranch Rodeo, near Perkins,...
    • 370
    • Iceland Skating Rink

    • 1940
    • This October 30, 1940, photograph shows a newly-opened Iceland Skating Rink, located at 1430 Del Paso Boulevard. The icebox-making American Ice Company, owned and operated by William Kerth, opened in 1923. When electric home refrigerators began...
    • 444
    • Portrait of Three Horseback Riders

    • 1928
    • Portrait of three horseback riders, one man and two women, in riding togs and sporting fashions dating back to the late 1920s or early 1930s.
    • 1711
    • Capitol Park

    • 1930
    • Framed by fruit-laden orange trees that dwarf the two pedestrians present, this view of the Capitol building from the 1930s was taken facing south. One of the many Irish yews lining this Capitol Park path at that time is visible on the lower right.
    • 811
    • Portrait of Three Riders and a Horse

    • 1928
    • Portrait of three young women dressed in riding breeches and boots next to an American Saddlebred horse, circa late 1920s to early 1930s.
    • 1712
    • California State Fair Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This aerial photograph of the California State Fair grounds at 2751 Stockton Boulevard was taken in the 1930s. In the upper-left corner is the Horse Show Arena. Below that, and to the left of the Racetrack, are the Dairy and Beef Cattle...
    • 642a
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This July 11, 1941, aerial view of Capitol Park and several State government office buildings comes from the southeast. In the late 1930s, California Governor Frank Merriman resolved to centralize all of the State's agencies in Sacramento. This,...
    • 1048
    • Del Pasado, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
    •  
    • California State Fair Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This aerial view from the 1930s shows the layout of the California State Fair as it stood on 2751 Stockton Boulevard. The domed structure is the Agricultural Building, later to be called the Counties Building while the tower marks the location of...
    • 642b

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