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    • 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 transparencies...
    • BBSAC336
    • Hall of Flowers, State Fair, Sacramento, Cal. - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1967
    • Families and friends gather outside the California State Fair’s “Hall of Flowers”, one of the most popular stops along the route of the old fairgrounds off Stockton Boulevard. Down the way from the main entrance and Agricultural Building the annual...
    • BBSAC344
    • The Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
    • California State Fair Poultry Building

    • 1932
    • This July 15, 1932, photograph provides a view of the California State Fair's Poultry Building. The 25,000 square foot structure was built by Sacramento contractors Guth and Fox in 1931/32 for a cost of 75,000 dollars. The interior included...
    • 1063
    • Greetings from Fair Oaks, California

    • 1947
    • Though greetings from Fair Oaks, California are offered on the front of this linen-backed card, the scene depicted is generic and not based on any actual location in scenic Fair Oaks. “NYCE” Quality Colored Landscape Locals of Pennsylvania printed...
    • BBSAC958
    • Picking Oranges in Fair Oaks Near Sacramento

    • 1910
    • Fair Oaks was part of the extensive San Juan offered for sale by investors and in 1895 the first colonists arrived. Promoted as a prime spot for citrus production, the colony was unstable until a railroad spur and bridge completed in 1901 could...
    • BBSAC961
    • Fogalsang and Raplee State Fair Exhibit

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 is Fogalsang and Raplee's exhibit at the 1895 California State Fair. The electrician's shop was located at 1109 Tenth Street. On July 13, just weeks before the Fair's opening, the nation's first hydroelectric alternating-current...
    • 443
    • Meet Me at the California State Fair

    • 1910
    • This postcard promoting the California State Fair in 1910 was mailed from Sacramento in the morning and delivered in Woodland that same day for a penny. The note from the sender on the back of this early divied card reads, "We had a fine parade...
    • BBSAC940
    • Capital Gas Company's 1895 California State Fair Display

    • Exhibition by the Capital Gas Company at the 1895 California State Fair in Sacramento. In the background is an exhibit for Weinstock Lubin & Company. The caption reads: "Display of Light, Heat and Power by the Capital Gas Co., CAL. State Fair...
    • 1061
    • State Fair Bookmark

    • 1889
    • Shown is a bookmark, commemorating the California State Fair, held in September 1889 at the Agricultural Pavilion and Capitol Park, located at Fifteenth and L and N streets.
    • EC-CSF-b01f01i06
    • Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church

    • 2002
    • Shown in circa 2002 is the apse and nave of the Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, located at 11427 Fair Oaks Boulevard. The venue's pipe organ - a 58 rank Schantz - was installed in 2002 at a cost of 650,000 dollars, and debuted in May 2002. The...
    • BBSAC201
    • Orange Grove, Fair Oaks Districts, Near Sacramento, CA

    • "Among the earliest California oranges to reach Eastern markets are the products of the many fine groves in the Fair Oaks district" is the description printed on the back of this postcard. From 1880 to the late 1940s citrus in California grew...
    • BBSAC003
    • The Review, June 1909

    • 1909-06-01
    • 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...
    • California State Fair, Livestock Judging

    • 1930
    • The western leg of racetrack at the California State Fair is also a place of judgment as participants parade their livestock in this 1930s photograph. A team of horses in the center of the photograph is pulling a wagon labeled Meadow View Stock...
    • 645
    • 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


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