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    • Sacramento Sympthony and Oratorio Society

    • 1913
    • This January 1913 program addresses a rendering of G.F. Handel's "Messiah," as performed at the Clunie Theatre, located at 809 K Street. The event was performed by the Sacramento Symphony and Oratorio Society's oratorio branch, making the...
    • EC-THE-MU-b04f01i02
    • Buddhist Church of Sacramento

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows Sacramento's Buddhist Church at 418 O Street. The congregation, the second-oldest of its kind in the United States, was founded in 1900 with 50 original members. To the right of the frame is the church's 410 O...
    • 1809
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1928
    • Taken in 1928, this photograph shows the ornate facade of Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. The structure was erected on land donated by John Sutter, Junior, and had been the site of Mary J. Watson Grammar School. ...
    • 1034
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1927
    • This photograph shows the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. Long one of Sacramento's most iconic structures, it was opened on February 22, 1927, to honor those Sacramentans who died in the First World War. The building's...
    • 1035
    • Front Street Theatre Comique Season Ticket

    • 1870
    • This 1870 item is a season ticket to Sacramento's Front Street Theatre Comique, operated, at the time, by Brooklyn, New York-native Colonel William E. Sinn.
    • EC-THE-TH-b12f02i02
    • 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
    • Tsakopoulos Library Galleria

    • 1992
    • As taken from Cesar Chavez Plaza, this 1992 photograph shows the Ninth Street entrance to the Angelo Tsakopoulos Library Galleria. The venue was built in concert with the Sacramento Public Library's expansion and rennovation in 1992/93
    • 1622b
    • Tsakopoulos Library Galleria

    • 1992
    • This 1992 photograph shows three different eras of Sacramento architecture. To the left of the photograph is the Angelo Tsakopoulos Galleria, built in 1992. To the right, and built in 1917, is Sacramento's Central Library at 828 I Street. To the...
    • 1622c
    • Tsakopoulos Library Galleria

    • 1992
    • This 1992 photograph shows the glassy facade of the recently-completed Angelo Tsakopoulos Galleria, contrasted with the original 1917 Carnegie version of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library. The Central Library was added to the...
    • 1622d
    • Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox

    • 1935
    • Shown on a light-colored horse and wearing western-style clothing Sheriff Don Cox looks directly into the camera in this circa 1935 photograph. The ribbon he wears indicates that he is a parade "Marshall", one of many times he would serve in that...
    • 1393
    • Sacramento "The Adventure Capital"

    • 1992
    • This circa 1992 postcard speaks to the expansion of Sacramento's Community Convention Center, located at Thirteenth and J streets. The 80 million dollar project added an estimated 1,930 jobs to the area economy, over a ten year period. ...
    • BBSAC761
    • Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox

    • 1928
    • Trotting his way down Fifteenth Street in this circa 1940 photograph is Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox. After having worked his way up from department bookkeeper, the Indiana-born Cox served as Sheriff from 1932 to 1961. He died in 1983. In...
    • 1381
    • Central Hall

    • 1877
    • This July 1877 program was created for a St. Paul's Sabbath School Concert to be held at Sacramento's Central Hall, located on K Street, between Seventh and Eighth streets. The Sacramento Daily Union described the nature of the undertaking as both...
    • EC-CHU-b01f04i04
    • 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
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 25, 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 Diepenbrock Theater

    • 1913
    • This circa 1913 photograph shows the Diepenbrock Theater at 1203 J Street. The picture also shows signage atop the building which reads “Orpheum Shows Theater.” The Orpheum was the vaudeville-style company that provided much of the live...
    • 2288
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 2, 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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    • Sacramento Community Convention Center

    • 1975
    • With L Street in the foreground, this circa 1975 postcard shows the Sacramento Community Center, located at Thirteenth and L streets. The venue opened on June 30, 1974, to throngs of Sacramentans and the release of 500 pigeons. The Sacramento...
    • BBSAC089
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 9, 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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