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    • The Visitor

    • June 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 05, 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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    • The Review, April 1907

    • 1907-04-01
    • 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 Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
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    • Volunteers of America Thrift Shop

    • 1944
    • This November 1944 view of the Volunteers of America Thrift Shop at 400 Twelfth Street affords a window into wartime Sacramento. Rationing was now part of the national consciousness and with American G.I.s and British Tommies making their way...
    • 485
    • State Capitol and Park, Cathedral in the Distance

    • 1911
    • This circa 1911 postcard provides a view of Capitol Park. At that time, the park was view to contain some of the most unique flora in the western United States, boasting plants from every continent: date palms of Asia, Africa, and South America;...
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    • The Visitor

    • December 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Young America Engine Company Number Six Anniversary

    • 1933
    • This January 1, 1933, photograph captures a firefighting reenactment, held to celebrate the Seventy-Fifth anniversary of the Young American Engine Company Number Six. In the wake of a November 1852 fire that destroyed 70 percent of the central...
    • 615
    • Bank of America, Interior

    • 1921
    • This 1921 interior view of the Bank of America at 530 K Street shows two employees at work. They are surrounded by the safes, filing cabinets, and lighting fixtures of the era. The building was razed in 1968 under the dictates of redevelopment.
    • 83
    • Dredging the Sacramento River, California

    • 1910
    • This divided-back card made in America by the Mitchell Company of San Francisco was postmarked September20, 1910 and sent from the Jameson Ranch in Marysville to East Oakland via boat. River-dredging for gold was conducted with permit by licensed...
    • BBSAC700
    • High Lights, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Volunteers of America Administration Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph, taken in October 24, 1941, shows the new Volunteers of America administration building at 1116-1118 Sixth Street. The headquarters was constructed for a cost of 30,000 dollars under the architectural guidance of Charles F. Dean. ...
    • 367
    • Themis

    • March 17, 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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