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    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • Sunset on the Sacramento River, California

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows the cutbank and bank erosion of the Sacramento River. The headwaters of the river originate near Mount Shasta, with the river terminating in Suisun Bay. The river drains an area of 27,500 square miles. On the far...
    • BBSAC686
    • Sacramento Metropolitan KOA Campground

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is the Sacramento Metropolitan KOA Campground, located to the south of Interstate 80, near the city of West Sacramento, at 3951 Lake Road. The site was constructed in the 1960s by Southall Dickson, who went to operate the site...
    • BBSAC773
    • Housekeeping Cabins at Camp Sacramento

    • 1928
    • Shown here in 1928 are three housekeeping cabins, nestled on a hillside at Camp Sacramento. The camp is located 85 miles east of Sacramento in the El Dorado National Forest. Since its opening in 1920, the camp has experienced but one...
    • 710
    • Camp Sacramento

    • 1928
    • Pictured here, in the 1920s, is a place holding a reputation for being one of the finest municipally- operated summer camps in the country, Camp Sacramento. Set at 6,500 feet and within a forty acre site known as Sayles Flat, the Camp opened in...
    • 714
    • Camp Sacramento Tug-O-War

    • 1928
    • Camp Sacramento is the setting for this 1928 tug-o-war challenge on the South Fork of the American River. The municipally-operated site has been a presence in Sacramento’s recreational heritage since 1920. During the season that this photograph...
    • 738
    • Camp Sacramento Office

    • 1932
    • Pictured here in 1932 is the lodge of Camp Sacramento. The second woman from the left is Gladys Babayco. The woman facing the camera is Helen Babayco, while Joseph Albert Babayco holds a small boy, Albert James Babayco. The lodge was the primary...
    • 699
    • Florida Inn Motel

    • 1938
    • This June 21, 1938, photograph captures the Florida Inn Motel, located at 6150 Auburn Boulevard. Owned by Henry and Ann Coldani, the Florida was a classic roadhouse, offering its signature half-fried chicken, some of the best parties and live...
    • 578
    • Camp Sacramento Snow Scene

    • 1928
    • This off-season photograph of the sign and entrance to Camp Sacramento was taken in 1928. The typical on-season for the camp ranged from early June through late August. Even during the winter months communication to the outside world - without...
    • 763
    • Camp Sacramento Brochure 1927

    • 1927
    • This 1927 brochure represents operations at Camp Sacramento, a municipal campground located 85 miles east of Sacramento. It was founded in 1919 with a lease of 40-acres from the Federal government.
    • EC-GOV-b02f02i06
    • Camp Sacramento Brochure

    • 1938
    • Camp Sacramento, a city-operated, fee-based campground located 85-miles east of Sacramento, is the subject of this 1938 brochure. In operation since 1919, the camp season ran for two months, from July through August.
    • EC-GOV-b02f02i04
    • Camp Sacramento

    • 1925
    • Shown is a circa 1925 image of a cabin at Camp Sacramento. The city resort was founded in 1921 and located in Twin Bridges, California.
    • BBSAC880
    • Camp Sacramento Facts

    • 1936
    • Shown is a circa 1936 brochure of facts for Camp Sacramento. Operated by the City of Sacramento's Recreation Department, the spot was a product of the fund raising efforts, in 1919, of George Cutter and George Sims.
    • EC-GOV-b02f02i02
    • Camp Sacramento Brochure 1928

    • 1928
    • Shown is a 1928 brochure for Camp Sacramento, located 85 miles east of Sacramento, and largely regarded as one of the first and finest municipal camp grounds in the United States. It rests at an elevation of 6,450 feet on the South Fork of the...
    • EC-GOV-b02f02i01
    • Sugar Loaf Peak, El Dorado County, 1865

    • Captured in this postcard is Thomas Hill's 1865 "Sugar Loaf Peak." The peak is located in El Dorado County, California, and approximately 60-miles northeast of Sacramento. Hill, an Englishman by birth, went on to become one of the great artists of...
    • BBSAC110
    • Sunday Morning in the Mines, 1872

    • This postcard shows perhaps the most familiar painting of California's Gold Rush, "Sunday Morning in the Mines." Done with oil on canvas, it was done in 1872 by Charles Christian Nahl, a native of the Hesse-Kassel region of Germany. Nahl would go...
    • BBSAC113
    • Camp Sacramento Cabins

    • 1928
    • Three of Camp Sacramento's 35 cabins rest along a clearing of forest in this 1928 photograph. Providing electricity to the units was the Camp's own hydroelectric plant. Cabins also had access to potable water. And just a year later, a United...
    • 884
    • Camp Sacramento Cabins

    • 1928
    • Three single-room cabins appear along a slope at Camp Sacramento in 1928. Each cabin contained a bed with mattress, but campers had to provide their own linens, blankets and pillows. Although meals were served at a strict time at the Camp's...
    • 885


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