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    • Sacramento City College

    • 1926
    • A 1926 view of Sacramento City College at 3835 Freeport Boulevard from the bridle trails across the street at William Land Park. Two young women in riding pants and boots guide their horses down the trail that once encompassed the park.
    • 1497
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A bareheaded cowboy in leather chaps hunkers down on a bucking horse in this photograph circa 1930 of a rodeo event. A crowd of men wearing cowboy hats and boots barely stay out of harm's way as they watch the action and encourage the rider.
    • 1646
    • Street Fair, 1902

    • 1902
    • A carriage, shrouded in feathers and flowers and pulled by two white horses, and coached by a parasol-toting woman is the focus of this May 1902 photograph. The shot was taken during the city’s Street Fair festivities.
    • 2088c
    • Horseman On His Mount

    • 1925
    • A circa 1925 photo of an unidentified horseman on his mount dressed in riding costume on the track at the California State Fair in this portrait from Frederick Burkett Studios.
    • 1528
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A cowboy rodeo rider strikes a dramatic pose as the camera catches him holding on to the rein with his left hand while holding his right arm aloft, the horses back hooves clearing the dust and dirt of the track they are on. Horsemen and spectators...
    • 1644
    • Man Driving a Carriage

    • 1930
    • A man drives his carriage and pair, with one horse hitched one in front of the other. The setting is most likely the old State Fair grounds near Capitol Park and the occasion is probably a horse show.
    • 289
    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a cowboy riding in the California Rodeo which took place between July 18-22, 1930. The shadows of the horses' front hooves as they plummet down punctuates the bottom of this action scene, the horseman clearing the saddle and hanging...
    • 1643
    • Woman on an American Saddlebred

    • 1928
    • A rider, identified as Mrs. Robinson, is shown upon an American Saddlebred horse in this circle 1930 photograph. Robinson showed and breeded American Saddlebreds in Woodland, California.
    • 1716
    • Woman on an American Saddlebred Horse

    • 1930
    • A woman identified as Mrs. Robinson is shown poised, in 1930, upon an American Saddlebred horse. Robinson raised and showed American Saddlebred horses in Woodland, California.
    • 1713
    • Horseback riding

    • 1928
    • A woman, identified as noted horse trainer Barbara Worth, navigates a horse over a jump. Worth appeared in silent films and maintained stables in the Del Paso area for many years.
    • 1681
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • As part of the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade, several riders, including some children, make their way east on K Street. Throngs of spectators, a few resting upon parked cars, crowd the parade route. Visible businesses include as follows: ...
    • 1929b
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Horses

    • 1940
    • Between approximately 1930 when linen-backed cards first appeared and 1959 when production ceased horses and horseback riding in Elk Grove would have been as common as tractors and pick-up trucks. With that in mind a decision was made at some level...
    • BBSAC793
    • Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1907
    • Charles and Margaret Crocker turned their elegant mansion, captured in this circa 1907 postcard made in Germany, into one of the Golden State’s most fabled art museums over a century ago and it remains one of California’s finest art galleries. This...
    • BBSAC951
    • Pony Express Statue

    • 1980
    • Closeup view of the Pony Express monument in Old Sacramento that show the fine detail of the statue. Located at Second and J Streets and facing the Hastings Building, this fifteen foot tall bronze sculpture was done by Thomas Holland about 1960. ...
    • 1934a
    • Bridle Trail at William Land Park with Residences in Background

    • 1930
    • Four women ride horses, two abreast, at William Land Park in this circa 1930 photograph. In the background and to the north are several residences; the brick structure in the middle of the photograph is 1901 Thirteenth Avenue while the Tudor-style...
    • 765b


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