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    • 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
    • Memorial Auditorium as Boxing Venue

    • 1935
    • Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium at 1515 J Street often served as a boxing venue. It is pictured here in 1935, readied to host a boxing match. The same year that this photograph was taken, the 3,500-seat building was host to the Pacific Coast...
    • 1389
    • Max Baer and James Braddock

    • 1935
    • Boxing greatness poses for this November 22, 1935, photograph, taken at the L Street Arena at 223 L Street. Persons identified, from left to right, are James Braddock's manager, Joe Gould, Max Baer, Tommy "Tomboy" Romero, James Braddock, referee...
    • 1474
    • Young Tommy Wins Bantamweight Championship

    • 1932
    • On the evening of January 28, 1932, Fernando "Young Tommy" Opao accepts the California state bantam weight championship belt from ex-heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. Opao claimed a ten round sweep of previous state champion David "Newsboy Brown"...
    • 2140
    • Sacramento Little League Team Photograph

    • 1956
    • The Sacramento Little League team representing Stop and Shop Markets poses on Malcom Hersko Field for this 1956 photograph. Opening in 1956, the field was located behind the Sacramento Children's Home at 2750 Sutterville Road, and was named for...
    • 2203
    • Sacramento Raley Field

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is West Sacramento's Raley Field, home of the Pacific Coast League's Sacramento Rivercats. The 40 million dollar venue's 2000 opening marked the return of professional baseball to the Capitol region after a 25 year absence. The sale...
    • BBSAC759
    • 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
    • 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
    • Jack Happe of the Sacramento Junior College Football Team

    • 1930
    • This 1930 portrait shows offensive guard Jack Happe of the Sacramento Junior College football team. Coached by Harry "Hack" Applequist, the team gained distinction for defeating Arizona State University at Moreing Field, 49 to 0. The team also...
    • 1498
    • California State Fair Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This aerial photograph of the California State Fair grounds at 2751 Stockton Boulevard was taken in the 1930s. In the upper-left corner is the Horse Show Arena. Below that, and to the left of the Racetrack, are the Dairy and Beef Cattle...
    • 642a
    • California State Fair Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This aerial view from the 1930s shows the layout of the California State Fair as it stood on 2751 Stockton Boulevard. The domed structure is the Agricultural Building, later to be called the Counties Building while the tower marks the location of...
    • 642b
    • California State Fair, Livestock Judging

    • 1930
    • The western leg of racetrack at the California State Fair is also a place of judgment as participants parade their livestock in this 1930s photograph. A team of horses in the center of the photograph is pulling a wagon labeled Meadow View Stock...
    • 645
    • Cowboy Atop Horse

    • 1922
    • This May 1922 photograph captures a man, in cowboy dress and with lasso ready, sitting atop a white-colored horse. In the background is a large performance tent.
    • 1691
    • 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
    • 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
    • Sacramento Stadium at Sacramento Junior College

    • 1933
    • This November 11, 1933, photograph shows Armistice Day's American Legion-sponsored "Military Pageant" at Sacramento Stadium, located on the campus of Sacramento Junior College at 3835 Freeport Boulevard. After the display, Sacramento Junior...
    • 1595
    • Soccer Game at Western Pacific Field

    • 1926
    • This 1926 photograph reveals a throng of spectators at a Sacramento Municipal Soccer League game at Western Pacific Field near Sutterville Road, previously known as Whiskey Hill Road. Of the ten teams that participated in the league, all possessed...
    • 1598
    • Hagginwood Riding Ring

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows a rider and horse jumping an obstacle at the Hagginwood Riding Ring. The venue - based at the California National Guard's Battery D, 143rd Field Artillery barracks - opened in October 1929 to a crowd of over 400 horse...
    • 221
    • 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


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