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    • Alkali Flat House:  511 Eighth Street

    • 2002
    • This 2002 photograph shows a home at 511 Eighth Street, in the Alkali Flat neighborhood of Sacramento. Emerging after a November 1852 fire that destroyed 70 percent of the city, Alkali Flat stands as Sacramento's oldest residential neighborhood,...
    • 2269b
    • Walter Bennett Home

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    • Captured on the west side of Twelfth Street, between E and F Streets, is the home of blacksmith Walter Bennett, at 512 Twelfth Street. Water was the son of Henry Bennett, a Canadian who immigrated to Sacramento in the 1875 and opened his Alkali...
    • BBSAC582
    • Alkali Flat Houses

    • 2002
    • Shown in 2002 are three homes, located on the north side of F Street -- left to right, 1017, 1021, and 1029 -- in the Alkali Flat section of Sacramento. To the far right of the frame is the J. Neely Johnson House which, built in 1854, has been a...
    • 2269a
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • 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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    • 9th and H St.

    • 1907
    • Shown in September 1907 is the intersection of Ninth and H streets, looking northerly, up Ninth Street toward the working class neighborhood of Alkali Flat.
    • BBSAC580
    • Hansen Machine Works

    • 1935
    • Waldemar Hansen was in his twenties when he decided to leave Illinois for Sacramento and take a position as a machinist. By 1925, he had broken out on his own, opening Hansen's Machine Works on 728 Twelfth Street. Pictured here in 1935, the...
    • 433
    • Fred Bottaro Officiates Match at L Street Arena

    • 1935
    • Sacramento native Fred Bottaro officiates this circa 1935 bout between two unidentified fighters at the L Street Arena, located at 223 L Street. Bottaro was easily the single-most recognizable boxing official in twentieth century Sacramento. ...
    • 1113
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 1909
    • 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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    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals a view from the northeast, across the Sacramento River, toward the riverfront and downtown section of Sacramento. The Southern Pacific Depot and rail yards are in the background, while to the right of that, and...
    • 1047
    • A Banana Tree in California Garden

    • 1900
    • A banana plant grows in Sacramento in this circa 1900 postcard. What had been a mere curiosity to Americans for decades had, by the late nineteenth-century, become a staple as, in 1889, an estimated 1.2 billion bananas had been eaten by American...
    • BBSAC599
    • McKinley School, 1914

    • 1914
    • Serious but beguiling eyes look toward the camera in this 1914 photo from McKinley School at Seventh and “G.” The school replaced the venerable Union School which was closed down just a decade earlier. With the growth of industry within and...
    • 2080
    • Tenth Street: 500 and 502

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 photograph shows La Rosa Apartments at 502 Tenth Street and Angela's Bargain Center at 500 Tenth Street in Sacramento's Alkali Flat neighborhood. Both reside within the Huelsman Building which was constructed between 1905 and 1915....
    • 1828
    • Tenth Street, 500-502

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 photograph captures the Alkali Flat neighborhood's La Rosa Apartments at 502 Tenth Street, and Angela's Bargain Center at 500 Tenth Street.
    • 1827
    • Crystal Creamery, 1939

    • 1939
    • The entrance to the Crystal Creamery at 1013 D Street is captured in this August 13, 1939, photograph. The company was founded in 1901 by George Knox, but it was not until 1921 that the iconic Carl Hansen took ownership of the company. By 1931,...
    • 98
    • Room For Rent, Sacramento, California

    • 1992
    • This circa 1992 postcard provides a bit of gallows humor in advertising a room for rent to notorious serial killer Dorothea Puente. A longtime resident of Alkali Flat, Puente murdered anywhere between three and nine residents she was supposed to...
    • BBSAC807

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