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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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...
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    • Sacramento State Capitol Building - John Hinde Curteich

    • 1980
    • This view of the California State Capitol building shows the west entrance partially covered by some of the many varieties of trees and shrubs that thrive in Capitol Park. The Hotel Senator in the bottom left of the postcard is one of the oldest...
    • BBSAC308
    • Tom Mix Rides in a Parade on K Street

    • 1921
    • Legendary western star of the first half of the 20th century Tom Mix is seen here on his horse Tony leading a parade down K Street and waving to his admirers. Movie studios often sent stars to promote their movies, which is the case here. The...
    • 69
    • Scenic Beauty in McKinley Park - W.C. Spangler New Agency

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    • What was once referred to as “Burn’s Slough” just beyond the Sacramento city limits became “East Park” after the Sacramento Street Railroad Company bought the property east of 30th Street in 1870 and fashioned it as an amusement area locals could...
    • BBSAC562
    • Knox Lumber Yard

    • 1934
    • Taken in 1934, this aerial photograph captures the W.F. Knox lumber yard, located to the west of Mather Field in eastern Sacramento County. Knox was one of eleven yards found throughout the County, employing - in the early 1930s - some 350 workers...
    • 698
    • Equipoise Card Club and Other Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 are True-Time Watch Repair at 1128 Seventh Street, the Equipoise Card Club at 1126 Seventh Street, and the Marshall Hotel at 1122 Seventh Street. With a history dating back to the 1930s, the Equipoise, originally located at 415 K...
    • 31
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Bus

    • 1939
    • This is a Twin Coach model 23R bus, a mainstay of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company fleet used prior to World War II. The durable vehicles were purchased in the late 1930s, replacing streetcars on T, Third, and Tenth Streets in 1939. The new...
    • 1932
    • Del Pasado, 1944

    • 1944-01-01
    • 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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    • Simon Lubin House

    • 1949
    • This September 20, 1949, photograph shows one of the most unique homes in Sacramento, the Simon Lubin House at 1304 Thirty-Ninth Street. The Moorish-style structure was built in 1924 by area contractor Fred Krum. Its namesake was the son of...
    • 1391
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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

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