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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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    • The New Oak Park Methodist Episcopal Church

    • 1942
    • Shown on May 28, 1942, is the Oak Park Methodist Episcopal Church, at the corner of Thirty-Sixth Street and Sacramento Boulevard. Under the direction of Oakland-based architect Wilson J. Wythe, the exterior of the structure was made of hollow...
    • 518
    • 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
    • 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 Review, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • 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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    • Opportunities in Sacramento

    • 1957
    • This circa 1957 brochure served as a promotional piece for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Sacramento District. In the same that this publication was released, the Corps opted to raise the salaries of some 164 of its engineers as way of retaining...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i03
    • Walerga Wasp - June 4, 1942

    • June 4, 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 4, 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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    • Lester Motors Facilities

    • 1946
    • Pictured in 1946 are support facilities of Lester Motors Ford at 900 Thirteenth Street. The photograph was taken from 1300 I Street, where the business’s showroom was located. This location formed the culmination of Lester’s business efforts. In...
    • 409
    • Water Pumping Station

    • 1950
    • This March 13, 1950, photograph shows the water pumping station for Sacramento’s water filtration plant. Located just north of the city, and constructed in 1924, the pump was designed to slowly take water in by gravity, transferring it then to the...
    • 973
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 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 Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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 school...
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    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the fountain in front of the Sacramento Filtration Plant. Built in 1923/24 under the design of Henry D. Dewell, the structure was the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Its design called...
    • 974
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • "Sacramento River Front"

    • 1890
    • Shown in circa 1890 is eastern bank of the Sacramento River, near the Southern Pacific Railroad Steamer freight depots number six and seven, and fruit storage facilities. Notice the absence of the M Street Bridge downriver, not built until 1909.
    • BBSAC684
    • Golden Melody Parade of '49

    • 1949
    • This 1949 program highlights events accompanying the Golden Melody Parade, which enjoyed a two year run - 1948 and 1949 - at the California State Fair. Held before the event's grandstand, it involved 32 male singers, and 25 women, serving as...
    • EC-CSF-b01f02i02
    • 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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