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    • Old Sacramento, 1857

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows a painting of the B. F. Hastings Building, at Second and J streets as it appeared in 1857. It was from this building, constructed in 1852/53, that the Pony Express started its first eastward overland journey, on...
    • BBSAC536
    • Tenth Street, Sacramento, California - W.G. Spangler

    • 1945
    • This colorful 1945 postcard provides a view, looking north on Tenth Street from its intersection with N Street. The California State Library and Courts Building is on the left, with the California Western State Life Insurance Building, also known...
    • BBSAC360
    • First Baptist Church, Chinese Mission, Sunday School Class

    • 1922
    • As early as the mid-nineteenth century, American churches conducted evening language classes in order to assist Chinese immigrants in the reading of scripture. In Sacramento, it was Eliza Willsie and Mary Allen’s Baptist Mission on 907 Fifth...
    • 1965
    • Sacramento County Courthouse - About 1900

    • 1912
    • The first Sacramento County Courthouse at the corner of Seventh and I Streets was completed in time for Christmas in 1851. The structure served the California State Legislature during 1852 and 1854 before it burned to the ground during a fire that...
    • BBSAC116
    • Seventh Street:  906 through 914

    • 1961
    • Emergency Bail Bond Service at 900 Seventh Street, Clyde's Office Supply at 906 Seventh Street, the American Typewriter Exchange at 908 Seventh Street, and the Sacramento County Free Library headquarters at 914 Seventh Street are all visible in...
    • 1614
    • Court House and Hall of Records

    • 1900
    • As shown in this circa 1900 postcard, the second Sacramento County Courthouse built on the northwest corner of Seventh and I streets, was 80-feet wide, 120-feet deep and measured 61-feet from street to rooftop. The cost for the multi-purpose...
    • BBSAC117
    • Interior of Sacramento County Courthouse

    • 1967
    • This June 5, 1967, photograph shows a portion of the second floor of the Sacramento County Courthouse at 615 I Street. In the foreground is the courthouse’s rotunda, through which sun could beam via a glass dome. In the background are marbled...
    • 2311
    • Hall of Records and Court House, Sacramento, Cal - M. Rieder

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 are, to the left, the Hall of Records and, to the right, County Courthouse. The Hall of Records was completed in 1882 for a cost of 45,000 dollars by contractors Carle and Croly, and considered "entirely fire proof," with only...
    • BBSAC118
    • Sacramento County Courthouse

    • 1949
    • Photograph circa 1949 of the back of the Sacramento County Courthouse featuring sheriffs posing with their vehicles. Construction on the first county courthouse at Seventh Street and I began in 1850 and the building opened late in 1851, only to be...
    • 1662
    • Hall of Records and County Court House - Edward M. Mitchell

    • 1906
    • Shown in 1906, and on the north side of I Street, are, to the left, the Hall of Records, and, to the right, the County Courthouse. Opened in April 1882, the Hall of Records -- distinguished by its heavy iron doors and granite exterior -- took one...
    • BBSAC119
    • California State Library and Courts Building

    • 1926
    • This photograph of the facade of the California State Capitol Library and Courts Building at 914 Capitol Avenue was taken in 1926. Sculptor Edward Field Sanford, Jr., was responsible for crafting the building's ornate pediment. The central figure...
    • 794
    • State of California Library and Courts Building

    • 1931
    • This March 4, 1931, photograph was taken from the west end of the State Capitol grounds, looking toward the east side of the California State Library and Courts Building, located at 914 Capitol Avenue. The building was part of a Capitol extension...
    • 544
    • State of California Supreme Court Chambers

    • 1929
    • This photograph, taken on July 29, 1929, reveals the palatial courtroom of both the California State Supreme and Appellate Courts, located inside the Library and Courts building at 914 Capitol Avenue. The Courts occupied the first floor of the...
    • 546
    • View East from Fruit Exchange Building

    • August 31, 1922
    • As taken from the newly-built California fruit Building, this 1922 postcard, shows several notable structures along Sacramento's skyline. They include, left to right: the Sacramento County Superior Court Building at Seventh and I Streets,...
    • BBSAC031
    • Air View of State Capitol and Office Buildings

    • 1943
    • This linen-finished card postmarked 1943 features an aerial view of part of downtown Sacramento facing southwest. The printed description on the back of the card reads, "Shown in this picture are the Library and Courts Building, State Office...
    • BBSAC221
    • State Capitol, State Office Building and State Library

    • The California State Capitol Building is flanked by the State Library and Courts Building in this linen-finished postcard published before the end of the Second World War in 1945. Legislation passed in 1914 cleared the way for the two proposed...
    • BBSAC223
    • State Buildings, Sacramento, California

    • By the time the United States entered World War I California State agencies were in dire need of new headquarters and plans were made to construct two new buildings near the State Capitol Building. State Office Building Number One, pictured above,...
    • BBSAC349


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