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    • Knights of Pythias

    • 1935
    • In this circa 1935 photograph, members of the Knights of Pythias march down L Street in close order. The organization's Sacramento chapter, Lodge 11, celebrated its 71-year anniversary in February 1935. Its castle-style headquarters was located...
    • 2018
    • Pride of Paducah Riverboat

    • 1935
    • An exciting race between two riverboats rounding a bend is the subject of this still photograph from the 1935 movie ""Steamboat Round the Bend"" starring Will Rogers. Using the Sacramento River as their racetrack, Twentieth Century Fox filmed the...
    • 1350
    • Boxing Match in the L Street Arena

    • 1935
    • This November 22, 1935, photograph captures the hurly-burly of Sacramento's L Street Arena. The evening included a headline exhibition by heavyweight champion James Braddock and sparring partner Jack McCarthy. Sacramento resident and former...
    • 1115
    • Sixteenth Street Bridge at Northgate

    • 1935
    • This 1935 photograph shows the Sixteenth Street Bridge after its widening and extension. The bridge was originally constructed in 1915, spanning 600-feet of the American River bank-to-bank, for 125,000 dollars. The State of California approved...
    • 110
    • Grant Union High School Football Squad

    • 1935
    • This portrait of the Grant Union High School football team was taken on October 24, 1935. It was a breakout season for the Pacers who defeated Sacramento High School 32 to 0, the first time Grant had done so after the school's founding in 1932. ...
    • 1811
    • Libby, McNeill and Libby Preparation Room

    • 1935
    • The preparation room of the Libby, McNeill and Libby cannery is shown prominently in this 1935 photograph, taken from the corner of Thirty-First Street and Stockton Boulevard. As of March 1929, Sacramento’s four canneries were employing over 5,000...
    • 416
    • Hansen Machine Works

    • 1935
    • Waldemar Hansen was in his twenties when he decided to leave Illinois for Sacramento and take a position as a machinist. By 1925, he had broken out on his own, opening Hansen's Machine Works on 728 Twelfth Street. Pictured here in 1935, the...
    • 433
    • Winter Sports Snow Queen, Mrs. Dorothy Girard Hess

    • 1935
    • This 1935 photograph captures a smiling Mrs. Dorothy Girard Hess as the Winter Sports Snow Queen. She worked for the Weinstock, Lubin Company, and married Earl J. Hess, a bank teller at Bank of America. The photograph was identified by Dorothy's...
    • 1315
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1935
    • This circa 1938 photograph provides a rare view of Sacramento proper from the north side of the American River. Several landmarks are visible. The City Incinerator, marked by its stack can be seen to the far left of the photograph, built in...
    • 1049
    • The "Pride of Paducah" Riverboat

    • 1935
    • The riverboat "Pride of Paducah" makes its way along the Sacramento River in this 1935 photograph. In the same year, the vessel took part in the Twentieth-Century Fox production of "Steamboat Round the Bend," a movie starring Will Rogers. A large...
    • 1352
    • Knights of Pythias Marching Band

    • 1935
    • The Knights of Pythias marching band moves itself along an L Street review stand in circa 1935. The band was formed in 1920 and was a frequent traveler to musical events statewide, including spots like Grass Valley, Yreka, and Santa Cruz, plus...
    • 2017
    • Memorial Auditorium as Boxing Venue

    • 1935
    • Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium at 1515 J Street often served as a boxing venue. It is pictured here in 1935, readied to host a boxing match. The same year that this photograph was taken, the 3,500-seat building was host to the Pacific Coast...
    • 1389
    • Ruth Slenczyska

    • 1935
    • Ruth Julia Slenczynska was born to Polish immigrants in Sacramento on January 15, 1925. Her father started giving her instruction in musical theory when she was three, and started her on piano when she was three-and-a-half. A year later, she was...
    • 1031
    • Max Baer and James Braddock

    • 1935
    • Boxing greatness poses for this November 22, 1935, photograph, taken at the L Street Arena at 223 L Street. Persons identified, from left to right, are James Braddock's manager, Joe Gould, Max Baer, Tommy "Tomboy" Romero, James Braddock, referee...
    • 1474
    • Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox

    • 1935
    • Shown on a light-colored horse and wearing western-style clothing Sheriff Don Cox looks directly into the camera in this circa 1935 photograph. The ribbon he wears indicates that he is a parade "Marshall", one of many times he would serve in that...
    • 1393
    • Free the 18 Sacramento Criminal Syndicalism Victims

    • 1935
    • Pictured in 1935 are defendents in the Sacramento Conspiracy Trial. In spring of the same year, Sacramento County District Attorney Neil McAllister - suspicious of what he called "criminal syndicalism" - raided the Sacramento headquarters of the...
    • BBSAC756
    • Gem Auto Court

    • 1935
    • This circa 1935 postcard shows James F. Wilson's Gem Auto Court, located on Auburn Boulevard, one-half mile north of North Sacramento. The business claimed to be "a better place to sleep," complete with air conditioning, tiled showers, locked...
    • BBSAC452
    • Air View of Filtration Plant, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Shown in circa 1935 is an aerial view of the Sacramento City Water Filtration Plant. Built in 1924, it became the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Other landmarks are, at the far left of the photograph, the Pacific Gas...
    • BBSAC769
    • Tower Bridge

    • 1936
    • As seen from the east side of the Sacramento River, and constructed in 1935 by the Civil Works Administration, is the Tower Bridge. California Governor Frank Merriam presided at the opening ceremonies, held December 15, 1935, and declared the...
    • 199
    • Reference Desk at Oak Park Branch

    • 1935
    • Pictured in 1935 is the reference desk of the Oak Park Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 3301 Fifth Avenue. As stated in July 1930 News and Notes of California Libraries, the structure contained “four rooms; a large well-lighted...
    • PH-SPL-OAK-1-2

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