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    • Archery at Curtis Park

    • 1929
    • Members of the Sacramento Archery Club take aim in this circa 1928 photograph, shot at Curtis Park. By 1928, the club was one of 12 to be found in California. It was common for clubs to practice their way toward the California State Fair’s annual...
    • 1345
    • 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
    • The Review, March 1908

    • 1908-03-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • The Review, November 1908

    • 1908-11-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • Basketry at the Sutter's Fort Indian Museum

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph, taken at the California Indian Museum, reveals a display case containing Native Californian basketry. The museum, built in July 1940 for 60,000 dollars, is located adjacent to Sutter's Fort, at 2618 K Street.
    • 1749
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Central Pacific Railroad Shops

    • 1873
    • This 1873 photograph shows the prime facilities of the Central Pacific Railroad shops. In the foreground is the 90 by 230-foot car building shop. To the left of it is the 60 by 125-foot blacksmith shop. Behind both is the cabinet shop, boasting...
    • 858
    • Christian Brothers' School from Y Street

    • 1928
    • This April 10, 1928, photograph shows the façade of the Christian Brothers’ School at the southeast corner of Twenty-First and Y Streets. To the left of the photograph is the 200 by 50 foot main academic building with its classrooms, principal’s...
    • 869
    • Christmas at Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1980
    • The front of the Crocker Art Museum is bedecked for the holidays in this postcard, one of many created for the former mansion of Edwin and Margaret Crocker to be sold to visitors wishing to recall or share their visit with friends or relatives. The...
    • BBSAC103
    • Christmas Parade on K Street

    • 1940
    • This November 1940 photograph shows Sacramento’s annual Christmas Parade as, led by Santa Claus, it proceeds east on K Street between Sixth and Seventh. Sponsored by the “Sacramento Bee,” the Sacramento Retail Merchants’ Association and the...
    • 60
    • Crocker Art Gallery - Fritz Vibe Enterprises

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 postcard shows the Crocker Art Gallery's main entrance at O Street, between Second and Third streets. Built in 1872/83 under the guidance of N.D. Goodell, the Italian suburban-style structure was built to measure some 60 feet in...
    • BBSAC126
    • Crocker Art Museum - By Bob Van Noy

    • 1991
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows the Crocker Art Gallery at Second and O streets. The pictured section of the gallery was constructed in 1872, housing an initial collection of 700 items. Its construction proved a boon for local contractors,...
    • BBSAC104
    • Exit View, inside the Village Theater

    • 1959
    • Shown here in circa 1959 is the rear section of the single-screen Village Theater at 2925 Fulton Avenue. California architect Gastono “Gale” Santocono designed the Village, one of fifteen movie theaters that he worked on in California, Colorado...
    • 804b
    • Grand Electric Carnival from Eighth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • Gazing eastward, down K Street, is the camera that captured this photograph, taken on the evening of September 9, 1895. In the middle of frame is a pavilion of light, sitting over the intersection of Eighth and K Streets. It was estimated...
    • 2383b
    • Greyhound Bus Depot

    • 1955
    • This exterior view of the Greyhound Bus Depot at 715 L Street was captured from the southwest corner of the intersection of Seventh and L Streets in circa 1955. Debuting in August 1937, the station was rebuilt at a cost of 225,000 dollars. Built...
    • 1795
    • Hotel Coloma and Metropolitan Department Store

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows a gaggle of businesses on the south side of K Street, between Fifth and Sixth Streets. The following businesses are visible: the Valley Hotel at 506-and-a-half K Street, People’s Clothing Store at 506 K Street, the...
    • 375
    • K Street, 1028

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 photograph captures the Hotel Regis at 1106 Eleventh Street, and See's Candies at 1028 K Street. Through the Interwar period, the 60 room Regis gained a reputation as a family-oriented hotel. Sacramento's desire to increase the...
    • 1686
    • KCRA Announcer Steve George

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is the luminous Steve George, a sports casting legend in Sacramento for over 60 years. A native of Butte, Montana, George took a position with the Sacramento Union in the early 1920s. With the advent of the Second World War, he then...
    • 1470
    • KCRA Staff Photograph

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph captures staff from Sacramento’s National Broadcasting Company affiliate, KCRA. Powered by its 573-foot-high television tower, the station went on the air on September 3, 1955 during a time when there were 57,000...
    • 394

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