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    • Themis

    • March 21, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • The Elk, 1914

    • 1914-01-01
    • 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...
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    • 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 Administration...
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    • Caught on the Last Lap

    • 1905
    • This circa 1905 leather clad postcard reflects a bit of the romantic humor from the early part of the twentieth-century. The production of leather postcards ended after 1909.
    • BBSAC739
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 1, 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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    • Themis

    • April 28, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Humor Display at Main Branch

    • 1962
    • This October 1962 photograph shows a display on humor at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. Entitled “Shall We Laugh,” the display incorporates various book covers and the mask of the Greek muse of laughter,...
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    • Room For Rent, Sacramento, California

    • 1992
    • This circa 1992 postcard provides a bit of gallows humor in advertising a room for rent to notorious serial killer Dorothea Puente. A longtime resident of Alkali Flat, Puente murdered anywhere between three and nine residents she was supposed to...
    • BBSAC807
    • Sacramento, California - at Night

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard provides a bit of humor in showing a completely blackened cover, and stating "Sacramento at Night." A simple crescent moon sits in the upper left-hand corner of the frame.
    • BBSAC809
    • Sacramento at Night

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard provides a bit of humor in showing a completely blackened cover, and stating "Sacramento at Night." A simple crescent moon sits in the upper left-hand corner of the frame.
    • BBSAC810
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 9, 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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    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 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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    • 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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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • 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 California - Cartoon Map

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides a cartoon map of the greater Sacramento area. The card was created by Tehachapi-based artist Gerry Kubler, the author of various other cartoon-centered postcards on California.
    • BBSAC788
    • I'm Sending You a Lemon From

    • 1910
    • According to a Sacramento County California booklet printed in 1910, lemons had a gross yield per acre of $200.00 to $700.00. The citrus colony of Fair Oaks was one example of a local citrus colony that grew lemons. In 1900 the colony contained...
    • BBSAC020
    • Themis

    • February 24, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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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 school...
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