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    • 9th Street, Sacramento, Cal. -David Joslyn Collection

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph provides a leaf-shrouded view of Ninth Street, as seen from between H and I Streets, looking southerly. To the immediate right, are the Pythian Castle at 830 Ninth Street. To the left of that is the newly opened...
    • BBSAC362
    • Y.M.C.A. Gymnasium, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Several young men take in gymnastics activities at Sacramento's Fifth and J YMCA. The building, which included a pool, indoor track and basketball courts was built in 1913 for 160,000 dollars, and holds the distinction for having firebrand...
    • BBSAC814
    • Elk's Building, Sacramento

    • 1910
    • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in Sacramento in December of 1895 at a banquet held at the Golden Eagle Hotel at 7th and K Streets. The group met at Forester's Hall until they leased quarters at 9th and J Streets in 1898....
    • BBSAC971
    • Fifth Street, Lincoln, Calif.

    • 1890
    • Show in circa 1890 is the Lincoln's Hotel Burdge, located at the corder of Fifth and G streets. To the left is the brick-clad Independent Order of Odd Fellows building while, to the right, is a general store. The hotel was built in 1883 for 5,500...
    • BBSAC729
    • Dorothy Drake at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows (center) Sacramento City Library director Dorothy Drake at the City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. To the left is Delta Nu Alpha’s K.E. Hagemann. Also pictured in the Delta Nu Alpha’s D.W....
    • PH-SPL-CEN-3-11
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell Publisher

    • 1909
    • This circa 1909 postcard shows K Street, looking west, between Sixth and Seventh streets. The grayish building to the left is the Masonic Temple. The brownish sandstone structure before that is John Breuner's Furniture. To the immediate right in...
    • BBSAC369
    • Sacramento Poetry Center 25th Anniversary Celebration

    • 2004
    • Promoting local poets since the 1979 the Sacramento Poetry Center celebrated 25 years of service with the special reading and benefit advertised on this postcard circa 2004. Eschewing any university affiliations the Poetry Center sponsors...
    • BBSAC778
    • Lodge Room, Elks Club, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1930
    • The Elks Lodge at 824 J Street was headquarters for the fraternal organization in Sacramento until the current structure opened at 11th and J Streets in 1926. Furniture for the Lodge Room of the old four-story structure (a fifth floor was added...
    • BBSAC131
    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

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    • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York early in 1868, originally comprised of thespians (actors) but soon open to all qualified potential members who believed in their stated goals. The name of the organization was...
    • BBSAC128
    • Lounging Room, Elks Club, Sacramento, CA

    • 1930
    • Prior to the opening of the old Elks Lodge at 824 J Street some of the intended furnishings including expensive billiard tables were destroyed in the April 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The building was still able to open as scheduled with...
    • BBSAC132
    • Elk's Building, Sacramento - J Street

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows the building for Elk's Lodge 328, resting on the south side of J Street, between Eighth and Ninth streets. Built in 1906, the four-story offered an assembly hall, library, smoking and card rooms, buffet, parlor, hat...
    • BBSAC129
    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Frank McDougal

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows the Elk's Building on the north side of J Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. Completed in 1926, most of the structure was completed by Sacramento-based contractors. Notable local contributors were Palm...
    • BBSAC133
    • Roof Garden, Elks Club, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Shown in 1910 is the roof garden of the four-story Elk's Lodge number 328, located at 824 J Street. The cornerstone had been layed just five years earlier in September 1905 in front of 400 excited members and their families. Visible is the low...
    • BBSAC130
    • Elk's Temple, Sacramento, CA - Mike Roberts Studios

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the Elk's Building, positioned at the southwest corner of Eleventh and J streets. The tallest building in Sacramento after its construction, J.W. Haley, president of the Elk's Hall Association called it, via the...
    • BBSAC134
    • Girl Scouts at Library

    • 1964
    • This 1964 image captures Sacramento City Library director Dorothy Drake (left) with members of the Girl Scouts. The photograph was taken at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-4-5

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