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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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    • 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
    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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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...
    • 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
    • California Junior High School

    • 1945
    • A June 10, 1945, shot of the side view of California Junior High School at 2991 Land Park Drive reveals a hybrid of both Spanish and Mission style elements, accented with Gothic style lines. The building was demolished in September of 1975, due to...
    • 874
    • 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 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...
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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...
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    • The Visitor

    • July 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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    • The Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
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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
    • The Review, June 1920

    • 1920-06-01
    • 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...
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