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    • Aerial View of State Capitol, Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard the hub of Sacramento's governmental district, as viewed looking west. In the foreground are the California State Capiol building and Capitol Park. The grass mediums moving vertically to the top of the frame are a feature...
    • BBSAC053
    • State Capitol on a Clear Day, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • A Sacramento skyline sprouted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Along with a host of new state government buildings, city developers helped to build new office spaces for a growing downtown workforce as well as for cultural needs. The Renaissance...
    • BBSAC043
    • Sacramento from the Air Looking Down Capitol Avenue

    • 1996
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC044
    • Greetings from Sacramento, California - Two Views

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is this dual-framed postcard, showing, above, looking west, the commercialized intersection of Seventh and K streets, and below, looking east, Eighth and Capitol Mall, lined with new government buildings and an old California...
    • BBSAC816
    • Sacramento Skyline with State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC042
    • State Capitol Group and Business District, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • This nicely detailed aerial view of Sacramento carries the following description on the back: "California's Capitol Buildings in Sacramento constitute the finest state government plant in the United States, second only in size value and facilities...
    • BBSAC968
    • Aerial View of Government and Business Districts, Sacramento, CA

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    • An account in “Sacramento, California” printed in 1926 describes the capital city as a trading center from which comes and goes a commerce that has produced a city possessing bank deposits greater in proportion to population than any other...
    • BBSAC026
    • Aerial View of Business and Government Districts, Sacramento, CA

    • June 1945
    • Sacramento in the 1940s was a city transformed by World War II. “Although the Sacramento Valley was not a heavily industrialized area, it received contracts to manufacture $7,500,000 worth of wartime goods. Much of this money was for preserved...
    • BBSAC034
    • Aerial View of Sacramento, CA

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    • In 1975, a federal study of the quality of life in American cities placed Sacramento near the top, using economic indicators as well as an evaluation of social, political, educational and environmental well-being. This occurred, in large part to a...
    • BBSAC036
    • California State Capitol from the East

    • 1929
    • This photograph of the California State Capitol's east side was taken from Capitol Park on August 24, 1929, just months prior to the commencement of the Great Depression. Note the two boys seated on the right, with one holding an opened brochure...
    • 220
    • Capitol Park

    • 1912
    • In this photograph of Capitol Park taken on September 15, 1912, the State Capitol can be seen in the background.
    • 1921
    • City Hall

    • 1955
    • Taken from across the street in Plaza Park, this photograog, taken circa 1955, is a front view of City Hall, located at 915 I Street.
    • 1792
    • Capitol and State Office Building No. 1, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is State Office Building Number One and, in the background, the California State Capitol building, as seen from Ninth Street, between L and M streets. Consisting of five stories and a basement, the office building and its twin in the...
    • BBSAC239
    • California State Capitol from the East

    • 1929
    • This photograph of a distant California State Capitol dome was taken on August 24, 1929, from Capitol Park. In the foreground is a century plant in full bloom and an Irish Yew tree stands to the right.
    • 222
    • American Legion - Post 61 Band

    • 1936
    • A circa 1936 portrait of the American Legion Sacramento Post 61 band taken in front of the Sacramento City Hall.
    • 1585
    • Golden Poppy, California State Flower

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows California's official state flower, the Golden Poppy or "eschscholtzia." The decision was leglislated in March 1895, passing by a vote of 29 to 1. The bill, SB 707, was sponsored by Guy Earl of Alameda. Also...
    • BBSAC240

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