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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 - Tower Bridge in Stark Contrast

    • 1990
    • The descriptive caption on the back of this postcard from the 1990s reads: “The Tower Bridge is starkly contrasted against a darkening sky as night falls over Sacramento.” This scene taken from the northeast affords at best a sketchy and...
    • BBSAC082
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 - 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
    • Sutter's Fort

    • 1990
    • Images of Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento spanning over 150 years appear on the top and lower right of this postcard by Tom Myers. The photograph on the lower left captures actors at the fort dressed in period clothing posing for a photographer in...
    • BBSAC828
    • 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
    • Edwin Bryant Crocker Family Monument - Old City Cemetery

    • 1990
    • Tucked into the fog-shrouded, northwest corner of Sacramento's Old City Cemetery, at Tenth Street and Broadway, is the E.B. Crocker family monument. It contains the remains of Edwin and Margaret Crocker and their daughter, Amy. Just above their...
    • BBSAC758

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