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    • Walerga Wasp - June 14, 1942

    • June 14, 1942
    • The Sacramento Room holds all ten issues of the mimeographed “Walerga Wasp,” the community newspaper for the Sacramento Assembly Center, located 14-miles northeast of Sacramento. Also referred to as Camp Walerga, the center was built in March/April...
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    • Beginning of the Tower Empire at Land Park Drive

    • 1946
    • This March 31, 1946, photograph shows the Tower Theater at 2510 Land Park Drive. In the same building were Zamm's Homemade Candies at 2518 Land Park Drive and Tower Cut Rate Drugs. In 1950, the future founder of Tower Records, Russ Solomon, went to...
    • 805
    • Greenback Notes, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • Del Pasado, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • The Review, October 1909

    • 1909-10-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • J Street Bond Drive Parade

    • 1943
    • This circa 1943 photograph captures a World War II bond drive parade, making its way east, along J Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. One truck advertises for John Berlin's motion picture "This is the Army," premiering at the Fox Senator...
    • 1961
    • Necchi Sewing Center

    • 1953
    • This black and white photograph showcases the Necchi Sewing Center at 2422 Maryal Drive in the Del Paso Manor Shopping Center in 1953. Necchi Sewing machines first appeared in the United States in 1948 and when this shot was taken the company was...
    • 188
    • ITT Technical Institute

    • 1997
    • ITT Technical Institute's newest campus, located at Gold Center Drive, is in the early phases of construction in this July 2, 1997, photograph. Primarily an engineering college with sixty-one campuses nationwide, ITT had another location in...
    • 1852
    • The Volunteer

    • February 6, 1943
    • Shown is the newsletter of the Sacramento Defense Council. Founded in June 1941 by vote of Sacramento City Council. Led by mayor Tom Monk, the defense readiness group fell under the jurisdiction of both national and state defense councils. The...
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    • Tower Theater and Cardinal Field

    • 1942
    • This 1942 aerial photograph captures Sacramento’s Broadway District between Land Park Drive and the Sacramento River. At the bottom of the photograph is the newly-completed Tower Theater at 2504 Land Park Drive. Above it is a Cardinal Grocery at...
    • 2295
    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • The Volunteer

    • February 6, 1943
    • Shown is the newsletter of the Sacramento Defense Council. Founded in June 1941 by vote of Sacramento City Council. Led by mayor Tom Monk, the defense readiness group fell under the jurisdiction of both national and state defense councils. The...
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    • The Review, 1945

    • 1945-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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