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    • Municipal Auditorium, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in circa 1940 postcard shows the southwestern edge of the Memorial Auditorium. Built in 1926 and opened in February 1927, the Byzantine-style structure has served as venue for artist, from opera singer Marion Anderson to rock band Led...
    • BBSAC094
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a man riding a steer on the California State Fair racetrack during a rodeo event. The event rider wears a cap and street clothes indicating that he may be a challenger for a prize based on how long a contender could hang on to the...
    • 1641
    • Detroit Tigers at Moreing Field

    • 1931
    • This 1931 photograph shows members of the Detroit Tigers baseball club playing pepper. The Tigers spent 12 days at Sacramento's Moreing Field in February 1931 conducting drills for spring training. They then moved on to Woodland to play two...
    • 1098
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1947
    • This July 1947 photograph shows busy box offices at the entrance to Edmonds Field at 1100 Broadway. Home to the Sacramento Solons baseball team, the stadium was built in 1922 as Moreing Field, named after team owner Lew Moreing. The stadium was...
    • 2281
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • Edmonds Field After 1948 Fire

    • 1948
    • This photograph captures Edmonds Field, at the intersection of Riverside Boulevard and Broadway, as it appeared on July 24, 1948, after fire - likely started by a carelessly tossed cigarette - destroyed the park on July 11. Immediately afterward,...
    • 1100
    • Elks Charity Baseball Game in 1953

    • 1953
    • Photograph, taken in 1953, of the Elks Charity Baseball game at Edmonds Field showing Stan Hack and other notables. From left to right; F. R. Howard; Stan Hack; Frank Bottaro; Murv Shea; and Larry Williams.
    • 1479
    • Arco Arena, Sacramento

    • 1992
    • This circa 1992 postcard shows Sacramento's Arco Arena. Opening in 1988, the 16,440-seat venue's primary tenant was the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. The Kings opened the 40 million dollar Arco on November 8, 1988,...
    • BBSAC173
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • Photograph, taken circa 1948, of the new Edmonds Field under construction after the disastrous fire of 1948. The field would reopen in March of 1949.
    • 1101
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1949
    • Photograph, taken in 1949, of Edmonds Field, just having reopened in March of 1949 after the disastrous fire of 1948.
    • 1102
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1950
    • This photograph, taken in 1950, shows the new Edmonds Field, reopened in March of 1949. Bill Avila is shown in the foreground, wearing a white shirt. Avila was a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies and wrote a Bushers Column for the Sacramento...
    • 1104
    • Aerial View of Sacramento, 1960

    • 1960
    • Aerial overview of Sacramento, 1960. The Old City Cemetery is just visible at the bottom of the photograph next to Edmonds Field.
    • 2016
    • Tower Theater and Cardinal Field

    • 1942
    • This 1942 aerial photograph captures Sacramento’s Broadway District between Land Park Drive and the Sacramento River. At the bottom of the photograph is the newly-completed Tower Theater at 2504 Land Park Drive. Above it is a Cardinal Grocery at...
    • 2295
    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • Football game at Sacramento Stadium on November 11, 1932

    • 1932
    • Photograph, taken November 11, 1932, of a football game at Sacramento Stadium on the Sacramento Junior College campus, located at 3835 Freeport Boulevard. The stadium was later renamed Hughes Stadium on November 18, 1944. Built in 1928 for 140,000...
    • 1486
    • Raley Field from the Air, Sacramento, CA

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows sections of both Sacramento and West Sacramento. Raley Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento River Cats, the Money Store's ziggurat, the Tower Bridge, the Delta King river boat, the Sacramento River,...
    • BBSAC056
    • Boxing Match in L Street Boxing Auditorium

    • 1934
    • This April 13, 1934, photograph captures the close quarters and soiled floor of the L Street Arena, located at 223 L Street. Spectators take in one of seven supporting card fights prior to the heavyweight headline bout putting local Galt hero Jack...
    • 1109
    • Sacramento High School Football Team, 1931-1932

    • 1931
    • Photograph taken in 1931 captures the football team at Sacramento High School (2315 Thirty-fourth Street). In the front row, third from left is Frank Boterro (later an attorney), fifth from the right is Bill Sims, later an all-American at Stanford...
    • 1231

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