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    • Fan Palm, Sacramento, California

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows a maturing fan palm in the front yard of a Sacramento residence. By the 1880s, the fan palm was gaining popularity in the Capital City. The California fan palm - known for its hardiness - was a particular favorite,...
    • BBSAC581
    • Nugget, 1945

    • 1945-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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    • Fan Palm, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1914
    • Shown in circa 1914 is a California fan palm, scientifically known as Washingtonia filifora. Late nineteenth-century Sacramento saw a rapid grow of the tree, which was well suited to the local climate and soil. In the background is a period home.
    • BBSAC414
    • The Review, June 1907

    • 1907-06-01
    • 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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    • The Review, June 1908

    • 1908-06-01
    • 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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    • Main Entrance to High School

    • 1910
    • Bracketted by fan palms is the entrance to Sacramento High School in this circa 1910 postcard. Located on L Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, one architect involved with the school's 1908 construction referred to the finished...
    • BBSAC660
    • The Review, February 1913

    • 1913-02-01
    • 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 Review, 1937

    • 1937-01-01
    • 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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    • Capitol Park, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows group of fan palms within a portion of Capitol Park. Often refered to as "California's Front and Back Yard," the park covers some 33.5 acres of space, with the oldest trees -- Himalayan cedars -- having been planted...
    • BBSAC243
    • California's State Capitol - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1960
    • Fan palms stand in the foreground of this circa 1960 poastcard of Capitol Park and the California State Capitol building. Taking up twelve square blocks, the capital complex boasts roughly 2,000 plants and, as of 2013, 13 major memorials.
    • BBSAC291
    • The Visitor

    • November 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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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • 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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    • California State Capitol from the East

    • 1928
    • This photograph, taken during the 1930s, reveals the eastern side of the California State Capitol building. A youngish and lone California fan palm stands in the center of the photograph.
    • 250
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • 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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    • N Street Looking West

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard offers a rendering of N Street, looking west toward the California State Capitol building. In the foreground, notice hitching post to accomodate several residences along the south side of N Street. Several infant fan...
    • BBSAC585
    • Palm Bordered Residence Street, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Palm trees were planted in California as early as 1769 but varieties of the 130 species found outside of the tropics, including 11 native to North America, didn't appear in Sacramento for nearly a century. Construction of the State Capitol ...
    • BBSAC972
    • The Visitor

    • December 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 Review, April 1911

    • 1911-04-01
    • 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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    • U.S. 503. Sacramento, Cal. State Capitol

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    • This postcard reveals the eastern side of the Calilfornia State Capitol building, as viewed from the 33-and-a-half acre Capitol Park. Magnolias, infant fan palms and other semitropical flora are visible on both sides of the postcard.
    • BBSAC226

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