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    • Themis

    • March 21, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Themis

    • March 24, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Themis

    • April 7, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • The Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • Themis

    • March 3, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Kaeser Family Graves

    • 1998
    • A large gold bow decorates a family marker listing members of the Kaeser Family. At the top are the parents: Father Andrew J. Kaeser July 20, 1839 Sept. 27, 1931; Mother Marie Kaeser Feb. 14, 1839 July 3, 1932. In order down the sides: Freda April...
    • 2097a
    • Kaeser Family Graves

    • 1998
    • A large gold bow decorates a family marker listing members of the Kaeser Family. At the top are the parents: Father Andrew J. Kaeser July 20, 1839-Sept. 27, 1931; Mother Marie Kaeser Feb. 14, 1839-July 3, 1932. In order down the sides: Freda April...
    • 2097b
    • Sacramento Abstract and Title Company

    • 1941
    • Taken on January 12, 1941, this photograph shows the Sacramento Abstract and Title Company at its recently constructed 919 Eighth Street location. The company was founded in 1900 by S. Edgar Alderman, and stood as a steadying presence in the...
    • 423
    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1980
    • Pictured in 1980 at Second and J Streets is Sacramento’s homage to the Pony Express, the 1,966 mile mail run from the Capital City to St. Joseph, Missouri. The relay was completed in 10 days by 80 riders. Due to the advent of the transcontinental...
    • 1934b
    • Tower Bridge across the Sacramento River

    • 1937
    • This picture of the Tower Bridge was made on March 4, 1937. It was taken from the west side of the Sacramento River, in West Sacramento. The Crane Company, a plumbing supply business, and the tip of the Capitol building's dome are visibile in the...
    • 119
    • W.T. Grant Company at Eighth between K and L

    • 1944
    • This September 1, 1944, photograph shows the storefront of the W.T. Grant Company’s 4,800 square foot store at Eighth and K Streets. The store opened in 1937 as an annex to the primary location at 722 K which had been hit by arson in December...
    • 392
    • Thys Iron and Steel Foundry

    • 1946
    • Shown here on April 4, 1946, is the Thys Iron and Steel Foundry at 6900 Folsom Boulevard. The business was established in 1940 by the eccentric Edouard Thys, an Eton-educated Belgian aristocrat and electrical engineer, and his equally eccentric...
    • 26
    • Martha Washington Candies

    • 1934
    • Martha Washington Candy Store at 3130 J Street is shown here on May 4, 1934. The photograph was taken on the opening day of the new business which included free ice cream cones for visitors. The design of the store was meant to carry Sacramentans...
    • 417
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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