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    • Sacramento Inn - Friendly Inn

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    • The printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "Sacramento Inn is the famed garden hotel in California's Capital. The 'Friendly Inn' offers 325 air-conditioned rooms, three pools, spacious dining room and coffee shop. Dinner dancing...
    • BBSAC483
    • Central Pacific Bridge over the American River

    • 1870
    • Photograph, taken circa 1870, of the Central Pacific Railroad Bridge, the first railroad bridge (a wooden truss bridge) over the American River at Sacramento, near the present site of Cal Expo. An early locomotive is shown on the right.
    • 196
    • San Carlos Court - Plastichrome by Colourpicture

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    • "An air-conditioned motor hotel of distinction...opposite main gate of State Fair Grounds..." is part of the promotion printed on the back of this postcard touting the San Carlos Court Motor Hotel at 2830 Stockton Boulevard. One and one-half blocks...
    • BBSAC488
    • California State Fair

    • 1930
    • This ethereal shot was taken at dusk from the racetrack at the California State Fair, circa 1930. The Fair was located on 2751 Stockton Boulevard until it moved to Cal Expo in 1967. The iconic and domed Agricultural and Counties Building rests on...
    • 643
    • Folk Dancing at the California State Fair

    • 1963
    • This Kodachrome Color Card published for Spengler News Agency of Sacramento reads: “Folk-dancing on the green in front of the grandstand provides one of the most colorful events at the California State Fair.” One of a series of color...
    • BBSAC336
    • State Fair, Agricultural Pavilion, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1950
    • Shown in circa 1950 are the dome and entrance to the California State Fair's Counties Building. Built in 1918/1919 for 400,000 dollars, the structure was the central hub of the 207-acre park. Originally built to an area of 65,000 square feet, it...
    • BBSAC337
    • Cal Expo - Kyle S. Smith

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard provides an aerial view, as seen from the west, of the grounds of the California State Fair, located at the 1600 Exposition Boulevard. Although purchased for use by the State in 1948, the 350-acre venue wasn't opened until...
    • BBSAC338
    • Cal Expo - Grant Duggins

    • 1948
    • This circa 1948 postcard provides an aerial view of the California State Fairgrounds at Broadway and Stockton Boulevard. In the upper section of the postcard is the racetrack. Within it, is a lake that was added in 1947. By 1950, it was enlarged...
    • BBSAC339
    • Sacramento Inn - 1401 Arden Way

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    • The printed description on the back of this card reads, "Sacramento's delightful garden hotel, 265 rooms. Coffee house, dining room and cocktail lounge. Dining and dancing nightly. Two swimming pools. Banquet and meeting room facilities. Only eight...
    • BBSAC484

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