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    • Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1970
    • Taken in 1970, this photograph shows an unnamed sculpture and fountain done by Norman Grag. Located at the main branch of the Wells Fargo Bank at 500 Capitol Mall, the fountain was an example of the city's requirement that, in any building...
    • 462
    • American Legion School

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 photograph shows American Legion School, located at 3814 Fourth Avenue. Built in 1921, the elementary school was part of a surge in building that saw the construction of Bret Harte and David Lubin schools as well, between 1920 and...
    • 1340
    • Cinderella's Coach, Fairy Tale Town, William Land Park

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is a throng of children guiding Cinderella's Coach at Fairy Tale Town. The concept for a storybook-themed park was the idea, in 1955, of the Junior League of Sacramento. The park's sets were designed by local sculptor and...
    • BBSAC597
    • Sacramento, California: Camellia Capitol of the World

    • 1970
    • This postcard promoting Sacramento circa 1970 employs images of three iconic structures dating back to the 1800’s. Sutter’s Fort, the California State Capitol building and the original Governor’s Mansion are still magnets for tourists and visitors...
    • BBSAC938
    • "Huntington," Pioneer Locomotive

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows the locomotive C.P. Huntington near the Southern Pacific Depot, located at Fifth and I streets. The 4-2-4T, 290-foot engine was built in October 1863 at Cooke Locomotive Works in Paterson, New Jersey. It ceased...
    • BBSAC616
    • Statue of Father Junipero Serra

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows a sculpture of Father Junipero Serra which, located in Capitol Park, was completed in 1967. The Franciscan Serra, known for founding a series of 21 California missions, from San Diego to Sonoma, during the eighteenth...
    • BBSAC326
    • Second Street:  908

    • 1970
    • What had been the home to Joe's Baggage Room at 908 Second Street sits haggard and vacant in this circa 1970 photograph.
    • 1564c
    • Second Street:  908 and 914

    • 1970
    • Joe's Baggage Room at 908 Second Street, Morelos Hotel at 910 Second Street, the Wide Awake Employment Agency at 910 Second Street, and the Hotel Enterprise at 914 Second Street are the subjects of this circa 1970 photograph.
    • 1564e
    • Second Street:  908 through 914

    • 1970
    • Taken in circa 1970, this color photograph reveals the western strech of Second Street, between I and J Streets. The pictured buildings are vacant, awaiting a an earnest effort by the City of Sacramento and other players to develop a 28-acre...
    • 1564f
    • Second Street:  908 through 914

    • 1970
    • Shown in this circa 1970 photograph, on the west side of Second Street, is the Hotel Enterprise at 914 Second Street. Built in circa 1880, the building was originally the home to Hall, Luhrs and Company Wholesale Grocers, one of the first...
    • 1564d
    • 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
    • Looking South from Seventh and I Streets

    • 1970
    • This 1970 photograph was taken near the intersection of Seventh and I Streets, looking southward toward J. The Security National Bank is on the right, facing J at 631, while the Crocker Citizens National Bank at 700 J Street looms to the left. In...
    • 1619a
    • The Music Circus

    • 1970
    • This interior shot of a full venue at the Music Circus, at 1419 H Street, was made in 1970. By 1975, the tent, constructed for a cost of 40,000 dollars, could seat nearly 2,600 viewers. The interior was kept cool by way of 1,000 feet of tubing...
    • 1143
    • Arcade Library Story Time

    • 1970
    • This summer 1970 photograph shows librarian Betsey Hendrickson giving at story time at the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade Branch, located at 2727 Marconi Avenue.
    • PH-SPL-ARC-1-28
    • Draw Your Favorite Story at the Arcade Library

    • 1970
    • Shown in summer 1970 are several children in a “draw your favorite story” activity. The photograph was taken at the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade Branch, located at 2727 Marconi Avenue.
    • PH-SPL-ARC-1-29
    • Oliver T. Tiger, Puppet, Arcade Library

    • 1970
    • This September 1970 photograph shows Oliver T. Tiger in action at the Arcade Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 2727 Marconi Avenue.
    • PH-SPL-ARC-1-34
    • Bret Harte Elementary

    • 1933
    • This privately-produced black and white photo postcard circa 1933 features 14 young students from Bret Harte Elementary School dressed in kimonos and those seated holding what appears to be an abacus. Some of the girls sport fancy combs or...
    • BBSAC655
    • Millie Lutchansky and Friends

    • 1970
    • Shown in 1970 is a member of the Millie Lutchinsky and Friends Puppeteer Troupe performing at the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade Branch, located at 2727 Marconi Avenue.
    • PH-SPL-ARC-1-36
    • Architectural Detail, Crocker Art Museum

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard provides a detailed view of some of the artisan wood work done in the entrance way to the Crocker Art Museum's ballroom. The carved and molded panneling throughout the ballroom area was done with both Maple and California...
    • BBSAC107

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