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    • The Review, February 1906

    • 1906-02-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.1

    • May 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...
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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
    • The Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
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    • 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
    • Folsom Dam Ground-Breaking Ceremony

    • 1948
    • This October 2, 1948, document accompanied ground breaking ceremonies at the Folsom Dam, built to have a storage capacity of 1,000,000 acre feet. Behind the might of the dam would be Folsom Lake, 13-miles long and three-and-a-half miles wide with...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i09
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • 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
    • Golden Melody Parade of '49

    • 1949
    • This 1949 program highlights events accompanying the Golden Melody Parade, which enjoyed a two year run - 1948 and 1949 - at the California State Fair. Held before the event's grandstand, it involved 32 male singers, and 25 women, serving as...
    • EC-CSF-b01f02i02

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