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    • California's "White House," Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1975
    • Shown on the southwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets, in circa 1975, is the Governor's Mansion, home to California's top politician from 1903, for George Pardee, to 1982, for Ronald Reagan. The Second Empire Italianate structure was originally...
    • BBSAC421
    • California's "White House"

    • 1975
    • Shown on the southwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets, in circa 1975, is the Governor's Mansion, home to California's top politician from 1903, for George Pardee, to 1982, for Ronald Reagan. The Second Empire Italianate structure was originally...
    • BBSAC158
    • California's Magnificent Capitol

    • This postcard of "California's Magnificent Capitol" has a divided back and space for a one cent stamp as well as informative text underneath the impressive photograph rendered for the burgeoning postcard trade prior to the First World War. The...
    • BBSAC230
    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California’s larger towns and cities when this postcard from the location at 1220 Sixteenth Street was available in the early 1960s. The site of many...
    • BBSAC458
    • Exit View, inside the Village Theater

    • 1959
    • Shown here in circa 1959 is the rear section of the single-screen Village Theater at 2925 Fulton Avenue. California architect Gastono “Gale” Santocono designed the Village, one of fifteen movie theaters that he worked on in California, Colorado...
    • 804b
    • Hog Raising in the Sacramento Valley

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 document promotes the Sacramento Valley's hog raising industry. California's hog industry reached its peak in 1920 with a total of 909,000 head. Yet, by 1926, the number had ebbed to nearly half that at 468,000 head.
    • EC-BUS-b05f04i05
    • Walker's Table Claret

    • 1900
    • Shown is a 1900 label for Walker's Table Claret as produced by Sacramento's California Winery. By 1900, the winery -- located at Twenty-First and R streets -- was producing (in addition to Claret) sherrys, port, Riesling, Burgundy, Zinfandel,...
    • EC-BUS-b01f08i07
    • Aerial View of Government and Business Districts, Sacramento, CA

    • 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 city.” ...
    • BBSAC026
    • Anglo California National Bank

    • 1950
    • Shown in 1950 is Oak Park’s Anglo California National Bank, located at the northeast corner of Thirty-fifth Street and Fourth Avenue. The 30 foot by 30 foot lot had been the home, since 1909, of the Citizens Bank of Oak Park, then the Citizen’s...
    • 1879
    • Railfair, 1981

    • 1981
    • This 1981 photograph captures proceedings of Sacramento’s inaugural Railfair celebration, a 10-day-long event celebrating California’s railroad heritage. A locomotive – Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “Nevada” – makes its way toward a...
    • 2417
    • Cordova Lodge, Sacramento - Pope Studios

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is the dining room of George E. Johnson's Cordova Lodge, located at Highway 50 and Zinfandel Drive in Rancho Cordova. Built to seat 100 people, the room was adjoined to a cocktail lounge known as the Burgundy Room. Both...
    • BBSAC651
    • Sacramento Business and Professional Women’s Club Gathering

    • 1958
    • Members of the Sacramento’s Business and Professional Women’s Club look toward the camera in this 1958 photograph. Those pictured are attending a convention and are delegates representing California’s BPWC Region Three. The BPWC’s statewide body...
    • 2293
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
    • Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1907
    • Charles and Margaret Crocker turned their elegant mansion, captured in this circa 1907 postcard made in Germany, into one of the Golden State’s most fabled art museums over a century ago and it remains one of California’s finest art galleries. This...
    • BBSAC951
    • Corner of Gov. Leland Stanford's Parlors, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1920
    • Leland Stanford is one of California’s founding fathers and best-known figures, his name associated with one of the nation’s premiere institutions of higher learning, the governor’s office, and the construction of the transcontinental railroad. On...
    • BBSAC167
    • Wood, Curtis Produce Company

    • 1926
    • Pictured in 1926 is the Wood, Curtis Company’s recently completed distribution plant at Sixteenth and B Streets. One of California’s oldest and largest produce businesses, Wood, Curtis operated with interests as far north as Klamath Falls, Oregon...
    • 747
    • California Exposition, Sacramento, Cal. - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1965
    • For well over fifty years the California State Fair stood at the intersection of Y Street (later Broadway) and Stockton Boulevard and the grounds ran nearly a mile north and east from there and then up 48th Street and back to Y. Upon entering the...
    • BBSAC341


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