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    • A Model Dairy Farm, Sacramento Valley, CA

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows a dairy farm in the Sacramento Valley. In 1899, Sacramento County could boast 1,059 dairy farms with Yolo County containing some 918. The printed description on the back of the card reads "In the Sacramento Valley...
    • BBSAC004
    • Dairy Cows Near Carmichael

    • 1918
    • This circa 1918 photograph shows a herd of dairy cows, grazing amongst the native oaks and sweet native grasses of primeval Carmichael, California. By 1920, Sacramento County was the thirteenth-highest producer of dairy products in the State of...
    • 2304c
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Cows

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 linen postcard provides a rendering of cows in the vicinity of Elk Grove, located 9 miles south of Sacramento. While a strong industry for the infant township, farmers from surrounding communities complained that horses and cattle...
    • BBSAC791
    • Chris Fulster’s Cottage Cheese

    • 1937
    • Chris Fulster’s Cottage Cheese business at 2520 Y Street is captured in this circa 1937 photograph. A children, dressed in summer clothing, stand at either side of the store entrance and roses line a walkway that leads to the doorway. A native...
    • 406
    • Crystal Creamery, 1939

    • 1939
    • The entrance to the Crystal Creamery at 1013 D Street is captured in this August 13, 1939, photograph. The company was founded in 1901 by George Knox, but it was not until 1921 that the iconic Carl Hansen took ownership of the company. By 1931,...
    • 98
    • John Frink Richardson

    • 1873
    • This photograph of prominent Sacramento dairyman John Frink Richardson was taken in circa 1873. Richardson arrived in Sacramento on September 1, 1850, from Wyoming County, New York. He died in January of 1906 and is buried in the City Cemetery.
    • 1000
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson

    • 1873
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson, pictured here circa 1873, was the wife of dairyman John Frink Richardson. Born in England in October 1817; she came to the United States in 1841 and settled in Sacramento in 1849. Upon arriving in the young city, she...
    • 1001

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