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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • 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 Visitor

    • July 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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    • Westminster Presbyterian Church from Capitol Park

    • 1931
    • This March 11, 1931, photograph shows the Byzantine Italianate-style Westminster Presbyterian Church as it rests at the corner of Thirteenth and N Streets. It was dedicated on December 18, 1927, to its capacity of 1,300 members, with presiding...
    • 528
    • Front of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1932
    • Taken from the north side of J Street, this February 29, 1932, photograph shows the façade of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Prominent in the photograph are a rose window, Romanesque-style entrance, and Lombardy-style steeple. ...
    • 483
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • The Review, February 1906

    • 1906-02-01
    • 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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    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Promotional Rendition

    • 1950
    • This artistic rendition of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center was done in 1960. The area, resting at the intersection of Auburn and Rollingwood Boulevards, was designed by the Los Angeles-based architecture firm of Sheldon L. Pollack and...
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    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the...
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    • 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,...
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    • Llewellyn Williams House

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 at 917 H Street is the Llewellyn Williams House. Its namesake, Llewellyn Williams, was the home’s first resident. It was built in 1882 by architects Seth Babson and James Seadler in the style of Victorian Stick, characterized by...
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    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a garden...
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    • Rose Leaves, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Eastern Star Building - Print

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 architectural drawing shows the south-facing facade the Eastern Star Temple at 2719 K street. The excavation for the 100,000 dollar structure was started in February 1928, with the laying of the cornerstone in May 1928. The...
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    • Arden-Dimick Branch Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1998
    • Several area dignitaries are, shown in 1998, breaking ground on the 3,000-square-foot expansion of the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Notables are are (in blue dress) librarian and planner Lois...
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    • The Review, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • 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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