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    • California State Capitol from the West

    • 1950
    • This 1950s photograph shows the northern wing of, and an entrance to, the California State Capitol building as viewed from just across L Street.
    • 1040
    • "Moonlight on the Sacramento River"

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is a river barge, plying its way along the Sacramento River. For nearly a century and beginning in 1875, River Lines provided transport for cargo - canned goods, rice, and wool - from Sacramento to Colusa, From Sacramento to...
    • BBSAC683
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • 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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    • J Street, 607-629

    • 1961
    • Numerous automobiles from the 1950s and 1960s are parked in a lot on J Street. Visible in the background is the Courthouse.
    • 928
    • Capitol View Motel - H.S. Crocker Co.

    • 1963
    • Shown at the southwest corner of the intersection of Sixteenth and N streets, in this circa 1963 postcard, is the Capitol View Motel. Built in the 1950s, the motel, also known as the "Capitol Vu," offered carpeting, room patios, free morning...
    • BBSAC440
    • Hunter's Drugs

    • 1970
    • Photograph circa 1970 of Hunter's Drugs at 912 Second Street. Located near the end of downtown Sacramento at Second Street and I Street, this property housed hotels during the first part of the 1900's. In the 1950s and early 1960s employment...
    • 1565
    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel - A Colourpicture Publication

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    • This postcard depicts the Greenbriar Motel Hotel at 4331 Stockton Boulevard. Built in the early 1950s, the business sat near what was considered to be some of the finest wine vinyards in Northern California. The 240-acre property was owned by...
    • BBSAC455
    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel - Pope Studios

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    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel at 4331 Stockton Boulevard is the subject of this postcard. Built in the early 1950s, and touting itself "Sacramento's Newest and Smartest," the Greenbriar was first operated by Adolph "Dolph" Hager, a master builder and...
    • BBSAC456
    • The Greenbriar Motor Hotel - 4331 Stockton Blvd.

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    • This postcard shows the Greenbriar Motor Hotel at 4331 Stockton Boulevard. The U-shaped, 42-unit motor lodge was established in the early 1950s along the well-traveled Highway 99 corridor.
    • BBSAC457
    • Hotel Marshall, 7th and L Streets

    • 1952
    • Sitting at 1122 L Street, in circa 1952, is the Hotel Marshall. Built as the Clayton in 1910, the 100-unit structure, changed ownership and its name to the New Clayton in the 1930s, then the Marshall, just at the beginning of the 1950s.
    • BBSAC467
    • The Sacramento Forum

    • 1942
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i09
    • The Sacramento Forum

    • 1937
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
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    • The Sacramento Forum

    • 1936
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i11
    • The Sacramento Forum

    • 1944
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i08
    • The Sacramento Forum

    • 1945
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i07
    • The Sacramento Forum

    • 1946
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i06
    • Heeseman Clothiers Baseball Team

    • 1923
    • Photograph, taken in 1923, of the Heeseman Clothiers baseball team of the Sacramento City League. Charles Heeseman opened his clothing shop at 619 K Street in 1916, and for over thirty years it operated at that spot. The business eventually became...
    • 1481
    • The Sacramento Community Forum

    • 1935
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i05
    • The Sacramento Community Forum

    • October 7 - November 25 1935
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i04
    • The Sacramento Community Forum

    • 1951
    • The Sacramento Community Forum was a presence in the Capital City from the 1932 to the late 1950s, providing a platform through which residents could discuss the great issues of the time and find education through expert lectures and panels. Topics...
    • EC-CLU-b04f03i03

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