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    • Second Street:  908 through 914

    • 1970
    • Shown in this circa 1970 photograph, on the west side of Second Street, is the Hotel Enterprise at 914 Second Street. Built in circa 1880, the building was originally the home to Hall, Luhrs and Company Wholesale Grocers, one of the first...
    • 1564d
    • Folsom State Prison Orchard, Watch Towers and Power House

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    • In the foreground of this circa 1900 photograph is an orchard, a portion of the Folsom Prison’s allotment of 20-acres for fruit production. Beyond the orchard and to the left of the frame is the prison’s Gatling gun tower. The structure...
    • 2211d
    • Fifth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of Travelers Hotel, located at 1006 Fifth Street. In the same building were Ray's Barbershop at 1008 Fifth Street and Terzakis Brothers Tailors at 1002 Fifth Street.
    • 596
    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. A marching band plays in front of rows of uniformed servicemen. Onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photo include...
    • 1072f
    • Dry Creek Bridge

    • 1865
    • This photograph taken circa 1865 of the Dry Creek Bridge, located 17 miles east of Sacramento, shows a Central Pacific Railroad train.
    • 1185
    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1950
    • In this circa 1950 photograph, a vintage hay press is displayed against southern end of the central building at Sutter's Fort. A suited gentleman stands next to the device and an identifying label has been attached to the device for...
    • 1334a
    • Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox

    • 1928
    • Trotting his way down Fifteenth Street in this circa 1940 photograph is Sacramento County Sheriff Don Cox. After having worked his way up from department bookkeeper, the Indiana-born Cox served as Sheriff from 1932 to 1961. He died in 1983. In...
    • 1381
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows several men posing before the aeration pools at the city of Sacramento's water filtration plant. Directly behind them are mixing tanks while, in the background, is the plant's sedimentation basin. A leader in...
    • 1553
    • Sacramento River Levee Road

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 aerial photograph shows a levee road built along the Sacramento River's bank. Also visible are long stretches of prime Sacramento Delta farm land.
    • 1635
    • Sacramento High School

    • 1955
    • This picture of Sacramento High School was taken from across the street and features the intersection of Thirty-Fourth Street and W Street. Students walk away from the campus and past parked automobiles in this circa 1955 photograph capturing a...
    • 1732
    • 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
    • Johnson's Restaurant

    • 1950
    • Interior of Johnson's Restaurant, 1019 Tenth Street, circa 1950. The Johnson's Restaurant empire was later known as Eppie's Restaurants. Note the floral decorations and the two men in the aisle with flowers in their lapels. The man pictured to the...
    • 65
    • Folsom State Prison Old Administrative Building and Cellblock

    • 1900
    • As seen from the northeast in circa 1900 is Gothic-style Folsom State Prison. As early as 1878, it was the State’s intent to make Folsom a branch prison of San Quentin. In accord, it received its first 44 inmates from San Quentin in July 1880. ...
    • 2212b
    • Dance Display at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is a display focusing on dance. The exhibit was created at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
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    • Stanford-Lathrop Memorial Home, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • The Stanford-Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children sits at the southeast corner of Eighth and N Streets in this circa 1910 postcard. Originally belonging to capitalist Leland Stanford, the home was ceded, in 1900, to the Catholic Diocese...
    • BBSAC166
    • North Sacramento Viaduct, Sacramento, California

    • 1945
    • Shown in circa 1945 is the North Sacramento viaduct. Built in 1942, the 847,000 dollar project enabled motorists to avoid seasonal flooding and traverse the lowlands north of the American River, and surrounding Sacramento Northern and Western...
    • BBSAC086
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Old Sacramento - Scope Enterprises

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 scene provides a window into Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days, the annual rehabilitation of Sacramento's 49er roots. Visible upon dirt-covered streets are wagons and coaches on Second Street between J and K streets. Prominent...
    • BBSAC535
    • Main Entrance to High School

    • 1910
    • Bracketted by fan palms is the entrance to Sacramento High School in this circa 1910 postcard. Located on L Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, one architect involved with the school's 1908 construction referred to the finished...
    • BBSAC660
    • Sacramento, California - Eastman Postcard

    • 1982
    • Shown in circa 1982 is a redeveloped section of K Street, near its intersection with Fourth Street. In the foreground is one of several gassed-powered trams that plied the K Street Mall from the 1970s, onward. In the background sits Gerald...
    • BBSAC405

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