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    • Great Canyon of the Sierra, Yosemite, 1871

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows Thomas Hill's "Great Canyon of the Sierra," which gained the prestigious New York Pallette AClub medal. E.B. and Margaret Crocker purchased the painting in 1873, then hanging it on the south wall of what would become...
    • BBSAC112
    • Sacramento, California, Delta King

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard provides a view of the Delta King, as seen from the west banks of the Sacramento River. In the background stand, left to right, the Wong Center, the California Fruit Building, and the Holiday Inn. The sternwheeler was...
    • BBSAC540
    • Delta King

    • 1990
    • Shown on the east bank of the Sacramento River, in circa 1990, is the "Delta King." Alhtough the boat's parts were made in Scotland, it was launched in Stockton. The ship could accommodate 200 passengers in staterooms and haul 2,000 tons of...
    • BBSAC542
    • "River City Queen"

    • 1990
    • Shown in circa 1990 is the tour boat "River City Queen," a somewhat common sight along the Sacramento River through the 1980s and 90s, operating from piers at the foor of L Street and at the Riverbank Marina. Made to resemble a traditional...
    • BBSAC549
    • Sacramento State Capitol - Tom Myers

    • 1990
    • "California State Capitol, Sacramento" reads the printed description of this circa 1990 vertical view of the California State Capitol building at night with windows and the dome illuminated. The first lighting of the Capitol building came...
    • BBSAC303
    • Old Sacramento - Myers

    • 1990
    • This evening photograph of Old Sacramento's Second Street, between I and J streets, was taken in circa 1990. Prior to Old Sacramento’s emergence from a center of urban blite to a State Historic Park in 1965, a series of ideas were proposed for...
    • BBSAC550
    • Sacramento, The Pony Express

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows the Pony Express monument, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, at the northeast corner of Second and J streets. Sacramento's B.F. Hastings building, at the southwest corner of Second and J streets, was...
    • BBSAC552
    • Capitol's First Floor Archive Exhibit Room, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows the filigreed detail of the ceiling within the California State Capitol's State Archives Exhibit Room. The most distinguishing detail of the parget decoration is a series of California Poppies. The room was restored...
    • BBSAC322
    • California State Capitol - Pam Bradshaw and Tom Myers

    • 1990
    • Shown, in circa 1990, is the inner dome of the California State Capitol building. From the floor of the capitol to the apex of the inner dome, the distance is 128 feet. The rotunda is also the primary partition between California State Assembly...
    • BBSAC317
    • California State Capitol - Maggie McGurk

    • 1990
    • Shown in this four-framed circa 1990 postcard are offices within the California State Capitol building. In the upper left is the Secretary of State's Office, established in 1902; upper right is the Governor's Private Office, established in 1906;...
    • BBSAC318
    • Cal Expo - Kyle S. Smith

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard provides an aerial view, as seen from the west, of the grounds of the California State Fair, located at the 1600 Exposition Boulevard. Although purchased for use by the State in 1948, the 350-acre venue wasn't opened until...
    • BBSAC338
    • California State Capitol - Continental Card

    • 1990
    • This twilight image, from circa 1990, shows the California State Capitol building from the intersection of Capitol Mall and Eighth Street. To the right of the frame is the Employment Development Department, located at 800 Capitol Mall.
    • BBSAC325
    • Old Sacramento - Night

    • 1990
    • Set aglow in this evening shot from circa 1990, are, left, the original Bank Exchange Saloon and Union Hotel, resting at the northwest corner of Second and K streets. Also visible are reenactors in antebellum garb and the terrace of Cafe La Salle,...
    • BBSAC523
    • Johansen Photography

    • 1990
    • Shown in circa 1990 is the storefront of the Johansen Photography Studio, located at 1005 Eleventh Street. Founded by Norwegian-born Just Arthur Johansen, the store opened in 1926 and operated until its closure in 1966. In addition to...
    • BBSAC404
    • 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...
    • BBSAC043
    • California State Railroad Museum

    • 1990
    • Displayed prominently in several silent films and at the California State Fair for years, the vintage 1863 engine C. P. Huntington was a part of the fabled Chicago Exposition in the early 1930s and has been recognized as an iconic symbol of...
    • BBSAC621
    • Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station - 1876

    • 1990
    • Actors in period costume pose for this promotional postcard, one of a series printed for the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. The description on the back of the card reads, “This replica of the Central Pacific Railroad’s second...
    • BBSAC527

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