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    • Machinery Hall and Tower, State Fair Grounds, Sacramento, CA

    • 1915
    • Pictured in circa 1915 is the California State Fair's Machinery Hall. Built in 1910, when the fair was moved to the intersection of Y Street and Stockton Boulevard, the structure cost 30,000 dollars. The Agricultural and Manufacturers Hall was...
    • BBSAC335
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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
    • California Exposition, Sacramento, Cal. - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1965
    • For well over fifty years the California State Fair stood at the intersection of Y Street (later Broadway) and Stockton Boulevard and the grounds ran nearly a mile north and east from there and then up 48th Street and back to Y. Upon entering the...
    • BBSAC341
    • The Pavilion, Sacramento, Cal. - E.P. Charlton and Co.

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    • Shown at Fifteenth and N Streets is the California State Fair's Agricultural Hall, also refered to as the Pavilion. Built in 1883/84, citizens of Sacramento voted to fund the 30,000 dollar structure which, at the time, would become the largest...
    • BBSAC332
    • Edgar Simpson in Chariot

    • 1922
    • This May 1927 photograph captures Edgar Simpson, an Elk Grove-area rancher, readying to participate in the Sacramento ’49 Roundup, a rodeo-style event that sought to revive some of the legendary horsemanship of the mid-nineteenth century American...
    • 2420
    • Chariots Racing by State Fair Grandstand

    • 1927
    • Three chariots blaze their way past the California State Fair grandstand in this May 1927 photograph. Each pulled by four horses, the chariots are pushing their way south along the west stretch of the track. The race was part of the...
    • 2421
    • Archery at Curtis Park

    • 1929
    • Members of the Sacramento Archery Club take aim in this circa 1928 photograph, shot at Curtis Park. By 1928, the club was one of 12 to be found in California. It was common for clubs to practice their way toward the California State Fair’s...
    • 1345
    • California State Fair-Agricultural Pavilion

    • 1906
    • This photograph, as taken from the California State Capitol building dome and looking east, captures the back view of the Agricultural Pavilion, located at Fifteenth and N Streets. The building was built for a sum of 115,000 dollars in 1884,...
    • 647
    • 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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