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    • RT Metro Light Rail, Sacramento, California - Tom Myers

    • 1988
    • This circa 1988 postcard shows a relatively new lightrail operating along K Street, near Eleventh Street. Lightrail began operation in 1987, and extended itself as far east as Mather Field in 1998. Notable structures are, in the middle of the...
    • BBSAC407
    • Line of Shovels at Groundbreaking for Central Library Extension

    • 1988
    • This 1988 photograph shows a symbolic line of gold-painted shovels, primed for the 35 million dollar groundbreaking and expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. In the background, at Eighth and J Streets,...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-1
    • Arco Arena, Sacramento

    • 1992
    • This circa 1992 postcard shows Sacramento's Arco Arena. Opening in 1988, the 16,440-seat venue's primary tenant was the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. The Kings opened the 40 million dollar Arco on November 8, 1988,...
    • BBSAC173
    • Stage at Central Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • Screened by a guard rail from up high is the stage and venue for the 1988 groundbreaking of the newly-expanded Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-9
    • Richard Killian

    • 1988
    • In this 1988 image, Library Director Richard Killian speaks at the groundbreaking of the expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. Killian served as the system’s director from 1987 to 2001.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-31
    • Renaissance Tower Rises Behind Central Library

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the nearly finished Renaissance Tower project, as seen from the construction area of the expanding Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. At nearly 350,000-square-feet and 28-stories, the tower...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-4
    • Robert Frost at Central Library Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the Sacramento City Library Reference Librarian Robert Foster making his way though the festivities surrounding the groundbreaking for the new expansion of the Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-13
    • Balloon Release at Groundbreaking of Central Library Expansion

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the exultant release of balloons at the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. The balloons were released from the upper floors of the older section of the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-30
    • Anne Rudin

    • 1988
    • As shown in 1988, Sacramento Mayor Anne Rudin prepares to speak at the groundbreaking of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. Rudin was the first woman to be elected mayor of Sacramento, a post she held from 1983...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-37
    • Venue for Central Library Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • This 1988 image shows citizens readying for festivities surrounding the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. In the background looms the Ruhstaller Building, located at the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-14
    • Central Library Groundbreaking Celebration

    • 1988
    • This 1988 photograph captures the fun for the groundbreaking of a newly expanded Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. In the background and built in 1965 is the Bank of America building at southwest corner of...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-6
    • Central Library Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • With the 1917-built, Carnegie Foundation-funded Main Library in the background, librarians and politicians dig in to christen the groundbreaking of the library’s 1988 expansion. Developed by the Library Plaza Group, the block-sized project...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-38
    • Sacramento Public Library Marquee

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is a sign at the Central Library’s temporary location at 536 Downtown Plaza. The library was at that location for 18-months, before it could move into its new/renovated spot at 828 I Street.
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    • Patrons at Downtown Plaza Location

    • 1988
    • Several patrons, in 1988, view the collection at the Central Library’s temporary 536 Downtown Plaza location. The 12,500-square-foot, 40-seat location was neslted between the mall’s House of Mickey souvenir shop and the Bedazzled jewelry shop.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-13-2
    • Posing on Trolley

    • 1988
    • In this 1988 image, several library staffers pose with library cards ready atop a Regional Transit trolley near the temporary location of the Sacramento City County Library’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza. Librarian Judy Eitzen,...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-10
    • Clown and Family

    • 1988
    • This 1988 image captures a clown entertaining a mother and child during the opening of the temporary location of the Sacramento City County Library’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-11
    • Avalon Swing Review at Central Library

    • 1988
    • Sacramento’s Avalon Swing Review is shown in this 1988 image, performing at the opening of the temporary location of the Sacramento Public Library’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza. Prominent in the image and performing vocals and...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-12
    • Posing on Trolley

    • 1988
    • This group portrait of Sacramento City County Library staff was taken in 1988, in front of the temporary location of the system’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza. Standing front, second from the left, is library director Richard...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-17
    • Librarian Interviews

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is Margarite Sullivan, acting manager of the Sacramento City County Library’s temporary location for the Central Library, located 536 Downtown Plaza. She is being interviewed by a cameraman from Sacramento News 40.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-19
    • 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

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