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    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • 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...
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    • Mercy Hospital Children’s Solarium

    • 1928
    • The children’s solarium at Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street is shown in this circa 1928 photograph. The tile work, located just below the room’s windows, was printed to show familiar figures from the Mother Goose rhymes. Located in the northwest...
    • 567
    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a garden...
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    • 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...
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    • Peter Lassen Junior High School

    • 1955
    • Sitting at 5022 Fifty-Eighth Street in 1955 is Peter Lassen Junior High School, resting alongside Mark Twain Elementary School on the far right. Named for the early California pioneer and secessionist, Lassen was dedicated on October 31, 1954. ...
    • 1733
    • Crest Theater Auditorium Screen

    • 1949
    • This photograph, as taken from the back of the Crest Theater auditorium, was made on October 29, 1949. It shows the proscenium, a curtain-shrouded projection screen, numerous seats and walls adorned with gold leaf fixtures. For the first time...
    • 536
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 1, 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...
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    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
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    • California State Library and Courts Building

    • 1929
    • The California State Library and Courts Building and its Sierra white granite exterior shines in this 1929 photograph. Completed just a year earlier, the building was constructed with five floors, including a basement, and designed to provide...
    • 797
    • East Lawn Mortuary

    • 1928
    • This 1928 photograph shows the mausoleum and administrative buildings of the East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery at Forty-third Street and Folsom Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar mausoleum, constructed in 1925/26, was built by the Fresno-based Robert...
    • 700
    • Themis

    • March 21, 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...
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    • Rio Linda Junior High School

    • 1950
    • This sketch shows Rio Linda Junior High School, designed by Sacramento-based architect Leonard F. Starks. Opened in 1951, the school was part of a 3.4 million dollar building program within the Grant Union School District. The 26-unit structure...
    • 1243
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 5, 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...
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    • The Visitor

    • 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Stockton Boulevard; 3512-3522

    • 1941
    • This June 7, 1941, photograph was taken on the one year anniversary of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. Designed by Herbert Goodpastor, the structure went up at a cost of 100,000 dollars and had a seating capacity of 850. The...
    • 1019
    • Young Women's Christian Association

    • 1932
    • Taken at corner of Seventeenth and L streets, on January 16, 1932, this photograph captures the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) at 1122 Seventeenth Street. The three-story brick structure was designed by architect Charles F. Dean, and...
    • 1556
    • Sacramento Municipal Airport

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph shows a busy Sacramento Municipal Airport at Freeport Boulevard. To the left of the frame is the original 1930 terminal while, to the right, is a newly completed one, designed by architect Leonard Starks and built by...
    • 1796
    • Entrance to Arcade Library

    • 1976
    • This 1976 photograph provides a view of the entrance to the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch, located at 2443 Marconi Avenue. The structure – one of the first earth-berm commercial structures in Northern California – was designed by long...
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    • Eastern Star Building - Print

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 architectural drawing shows the south-facing facade the Eastern Star Temple at 2719 K street. The excavation for the 100,000 dollar structure was started in February 1928, with the laying of the cornerstone in May 1928. The...
    • 1637

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