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    • East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • East Lawn Cemetery offered interment beginning in 1904 on 40 acres once used for farming. The business expanded to include funeral operations and cremation and the mausoleum and administration buildings went up in 1926. A water tower, irrigation...
    • BBSAC949
    • East Lawn Mortuary

    • 1928
    • This 1928 photograph shows the mausoleum and administrative buildings of the East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery at Forty-third Street and Folsom Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar mausoleum, constructed in 1925/26, was built by the Fresno-based Robert...
    • 700
    • Memorial in the Cemetery

    • 1980
    • A sculpture of mourning: a seated female caresses a lamb. The site is the Old City Cemetery. Many headstones are visible in the background. Donated by Eugene Brill.
    • 2002
    • Veterans Court of Honor

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    • This postcard shows the Court of Honor and its twin naval guns, located at Mount Vernon Memorial Park Cemetery at 8201 Greenback Lane. The cemetery and the Court of Honor were the passion of founder Foy Bryant, who started the facility in the...
    • BBSAC765
    • St. Mary's Cemetery

    • 1932
    • Taken on March 28, 1932, this photograph shows the Mausoleum of the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at 6700 Twenty-First Avenue. The 80,000 dollar structure was built in 1929/30 in the shape of a cross and represented a culmination of the efforts of...
    • 702
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1932
    • Pictured is a July 17, 1932, public gathering at the picnic grounds of East Sacramento's Helvetia Park. Prior to the Park's existence - 1920 to 1953 - it served as the burial ground for Sutter's Fort in the 1840s and 50s. The first person interred...
    • 773
    • Arched Sign at Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the north entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Beyond an arched gateway with the words “Masonic Lawn” and the Masonic “G” symbol written on it, several headstones and tombs can be...
    • 703
    • Themis

    • February 24, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 are grounds of the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. The sections of the bare land, situated in the new section of the cemetery, are broken up by several trees and bushes. In the distance, and to the south,...
    • 704
    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery Main Entrance

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 is the main entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Riverside Boulevard runs north-south in the foreground, while tracks for the Pacific Gas and Electric streetcar are also visible. Within five...
    • 705
    • Aerial View of Sacramento, 1960

    • 1960
    • Aerial overview of Sacramento, 1960. The Old City Cemetery is just visible at the bottom of the photograph next to Edmonds Field.
    • 2016
    • Christian Brothers’ School:  Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This unique aerial view of Christian Brothers’ School at Twenty-First and Y Street was taken in 1930. Previously on Twelfth and K Streets, what had been called Christian Brothers’ College, accepted a donation for the pictured plot of land at...
    • 871
    • Themis

    • March 3, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Georgia Fisher

    • 1998
    • This 1998 photograph shows the headstone of Georgia Fisher who died on December 27, 1875. She was aged 19 years, 10 months and 2 days. The elaborately carved plaque mounted on a red tile background features carved flowers and clasped hands. It...
    • 2090a
    • Georgia Fisher

    • 1998
    • Georgia Fisher died on December 27, 1875, from typhoid fever. She was aged 19 years, 10 months and 2 days. A memorial service was held at a residence at Twenty-Second and L streets, prior to interment at the City Cemetery, at Tenth and Y...
    • 2090b
    • 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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    • City Cemetery Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • Pictured on June 18, 1955, is the landmark sign at the Sacramento’s City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. Attached to the facility’s main office, it states as follows: “City Cemetery; Capt. John A. Sutter donated the original ten acres to the City of...
    • 521
    • A. Ross Mausoleum

    • 1998
    • Shown, in 1998, is the pediment of the Andrew Ross Mausoleum at Sacramento's Old City Cemetery, at Tenth Street and Broadway. The plot belonged to the Ross family. Andrew came to Sacramento from Bavaria in 1853 when he was in his early 20s. ...
    • 2092
    • Cemetery Restoration

    • 1998
    • Pictured here is restoration work in progress at the Old City Cemetery, located at 1000 Broadway. The work pictured was performed by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Work Project.
    • 2096
    • Kaeser Family Graves

    • 1998
    • A large gold bow decorates a family marker listing members of the Kaeser Family. At the top are the parents: Father Andrew J. Kaeser July 20, 1839 Sept. 27, 1931; Mother Marie Kaeser Feb. 14, 1839 July 3, 1932. In order down the sides: Freda April...
    • 2097a

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