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    • Colonial Heights Art

    • 1989
    • This circa 1989 photograph captures an copper enamel wall piece for the children’s section at the Colonial Heights Library, located at 4799 Stockton Boulevard. The work – entitled “Know Thyself” – marked the Audrey Bryant Children’s Corner and was...
    • PH-SPL-CHS-1-14
    • Colonial Heights Art

    • 1989
    • Show in circa 1989, near the entrance of the Colonial Heights Library, is a steel sculpture, done by Michaele LeCompte. Entitled “Trellis,” the sculpture was welded from steel and them painted. Colonial Heights was located at 4799 Stockton...
    • PH-SPL-CHS-1-18
    • Richard Killian at Colonial Heights Branch Grand Opening

    • 1989
    • Sacramento Public Library Director Richard Killian speaks at the March 1989 grand opening of the Colonial Heights Library, located at 4799 Stockton Boulevard. Killian served as library director from 1987 to 2001.
    • PH-SPL-CHS-2-1
    • City Officials at Colonial Heights Opening

    • 1989
    • City officials cut a ceremonial ribbon at the March 1989 grand opening of the Colonial Heights Library, at 4799 Stockton Boulevard. Notable figures are (center) Mayor Anne Rudin and future Sacramento Mayor Joe Serna, Jr.
    • PH-SPL-CHS-2-13
    • Crowd at th Colonial Heights Branch Grand Opening

    • 1989
    • Attendess of the March 1989 grand opening of the new Colonial Heights branch are visible in this photograph. The library’s opening replaced three area branches: Fruitrudge, Tahoe Park, and Oak Park.
    • PH-SPL-CHS-2-26
    • Tower Bridge - Eastman Postcard

    • This postcard captures an evening view of Sacramento's Tower Bridge. After their installation and activation in August 1989, the bridge's lights came under scrutiny from Sacramento River boaters for being overly bright. It was determined,...
    • BBSAC085
    • East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • East Lawn Cemetery offered interment beginning in 1904 on 40 acres once used for farming. The business expanded to include funeral operations and cremation and the mausoleum and administration buildings went up in 1926. A water tower, irrigation...
    • BBSAC949
    • Sacramento Bee photographer Robert Handsaker

    • 1930
    • Poised for a shot in circa 1935 is “Sacramento Bee” photographer Robert Handsaker. Handsaker, who eventually became chief of the Bee’s photography department, served the paper for 41 years. The Tacoma, Washington, native was noted for seeking...
    • 1131
    • Rosemount Grill

    • 1945
    • The Rosemount Grill sits at 3145 Folsom Boulevard in this 1945 photograph. Founded by Yugoslavian immigrant Peter Valerio in 1914 at 1011 Ninth Street, the Rosemount quickly became a Sacramento institution. It moved to the pictured location in...
    • 200
    • B-52G Bomber, Mather Air Force Base

    • 1985
    • Pictured in circa 1985, at Mather Field, is a B-52G bomber being displayed during one of the base's annual community guest days. B-52s arrived at Mather in 1958 becoming a base fixture - as part of the 320th Bombardment Wing - until their...
    • BBSAC754
    • Entrance to Oak Park Branch

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 image shows the Oak Park Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 3301 Fifth Avenue. Built in 1929/1930, the structure served as a library branch and clubhouse until its purchase by the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge...
    • PH-SPL-OAK-1-1
    • Oak Park Branch from McClatchy Park

    • 1962
    • The façade of the Oak Park Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 3301 Fifth Avenue, is visible in this 1962 photograph, as taken from McClatchy Park. Operating from 1930 to 1989, the library offered roughly 2,332-square-feet of usable...
    • PH-SPL-OAK-1-5
    • Joe Serna at Oak Park Branch

    • 1985
    • This circa 1985 photograph shows Sacramento City Councilman posing for a photograph wil several children and adults at the Oak Park Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 3301 Fifth Avenue. Just a few years after this photograph was...
    • PH-SPL-OAK-1-11
    • Groundbreaking for New Colonial Heights Branch

    • 1988
    • This October 29, 1987, photograph shows the groundbreaking of the new Colonial Heights Library at 4799 Stockton Boulevard. Present in the image is City Councilmember Thomas Chinn and various children. The 2.1 million dollar project was officially...
    • PH-SPL-CHS-1-12
    • Architect's Rendering of Colonial Heights Library

    • 1988
    • This architect’s rendering of the Colonial Heights Library, located at 4799 Stockton Boulevard, was done prior to the building’s March 1989 opening by the Sacramento-based Alan Oshima and Associates, located at 1731 J Street. In its original form,...
    • PH-SPL-CHS-1-13
    • Elephant at the William Land Park Zoo

    • 1955
    • The first elephant at William Land Park Zoo, named Sue by the children of Sacramento, is the object of this 1955 photograph. The 800 pound Asian elephant lived for 46 years, passing away in 1989. Sue arrived at the Zoo in 1948. The park was...
    • 1767
    • State Capitol on a Clear Day, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • A Sacramento skyline sprouted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Along with a host of new state government buildings, city developers helped to build new office spaces for a growing downtown workforce as well as for cultural needs. The Renaissance Tower,...
    • BBSAC043
    • Karen Kijewski

    • 1992
    • Taken in circa 1992, shows Karen Kijewski, a Sacramento-based author whose mystery novels - all based on the exploits of fictional figure Kat Colorado - have garnered nationwide attention and best seller list status. In 1989, her first novel,...
    • 1923


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