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    • Irrigated Orchard, Sacramento Valley

    • 1935
    • Author Upton Sinclair once described California as "the land of orange groves and jails" and the Sacramento Valley, especially the communities of Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights and Orangevale produced vast amounts of citrus fruits that reached maturity...
    • BBSAC959
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center

    • 1950
    • This 1960 photograph provides an aerial view of the newly-constructed Grand Oaks Shopping Center in Citrus Heights. In the background is part of the Grand Oaks neighborhood, Citrus Heights' first major residential development. The area had been...
    • 1514a
    • I'm Sending You a Lemon From

    • 1910
    • According to a Sacramento County California booklet printed in 1910, lemons had a gross yield per acre of $200.00 to $700.00. The citrus colony of Fair Oaks was one example of a local citrus colony that grew lemons. In 1900 the colony contained...
    • BBSAC020
    • Orange Grove, Fair Oaks Districts, Near Sacramento, CA

    • "Among the earliest California oranges to reach Eastern markets are the products of the many fine groves in the Fair Oaks district" is the description printed on the back of this postcard. From 1880 to the late 1940s citrus in California grew...
    • BBSAC003
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph provides a view of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard. Visible are a Union 76 service station and the Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley. The boulevard was part of the famed Lincoln and Victory...
    • 1514c
    • Themis

    • March 10, 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...
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Promotional Rendition

    • 1950
    • This artistic rendition of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center was done in 1960. The area, resting at the intersection of Auburn and Rollingwood Boulevards, was designed by the Los Angeles-based architecture firm of Sheldon L. Pollack and...
    • 1514e
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Businesses

    • 1960
    • The newly-opened Grand Oaks Shopping Center sits on the west side of Auburn Boulevard in this 1960 photograph. Beyond the parking lot and moving left to right are a Lucky supermarket, W. T. Grant Company variety store, and a branch of Bank of...
    • 1514f
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 25, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
    • Groundbreaking at Sylvan Oaks

    • 1974
    • This November 25, 1974, photograph shows, left to right, County Executive T.G. Campbell, Librarian Karen Mathis, County Supervisor Eugene Gualco, Architect Julius Mirza, and City-County Librarian Harold Martelle preparing to break ground for a new...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-1
    • Grand Opening at Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1975
    • This November 1975 photograph shows Fourth Ditrict County Supervisor Fred Wade, speaking at the Grand Opening of the 12,000-sqare-foot, 586,000-dollar, 65,000-volume Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 6700 Auburn...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-9
    • Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 image shows a sun-drenched Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library, as seen from the east. Located on 6700 Auburn Boulevard and born out of a merger between previous Citrus Heights and Foothill Farms branches, Sylvan...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-24
    • Young Citrus Orchard in Carmichael

    • 1910
    • This circa 1918 photograph shows an infantile citrus orchard in the proximity of Carmichael, California. In the background sits a farmhouse. Beyond that, one can see undeveloped prairie, populated with native grasses and several oaks trees. As...
    • 2304a
    • Picking Oranges in Fair Oaks Near Sacramento

    • 1910
    • Fair Oaks was part of the extensive San Juan offered for sale by investors and in 1895 the first colonists arrived. Promoted as a prime spot for citrus production, the colony was unstable until a railroad spur and bridge completed in 1901 could...
    • BBSAC961
    • San Juan Union High School

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 photograph shows the auditorium of San Juan Union High School, located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. The school was founded in 1913, making it the second oldest school in Sacramento County behind Sacramento...
    • 827


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