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    • Sacramento Inn - Friendly Inn

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    • The printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "Sacramento Inn is the famed garden hotel in California's Capital. The 'Friendly Inn' offers 325 air-conditioned rooms, three pools, spacious dining room and coffee shop. Dinner dancing...
    • BBSAC483
    • Sacramento Inn - at Freeway

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    • Early view of the Sacramento Inn, 1401 Arden Way at what is now Highway 80. In 1959 there were 35 entries under 'Motels and Auto Courts' in the Sacramento City Directory while the Sacramento Suburban Directory listed 93 similar businesses outside...
    • BBSAC485
    • Caravan Inn - An Albert Pick Motel

    • 1965
    • Shown in circa 1965, are the swimming pool, room units and front parking lot of the Caravan Inn on Auburn Boulevard at Bell Street. When this postcard was new Auburn Boulevard served as part of Highway 40 and was a main thoroughfare dotted with...
    • BBSAC437
    • Florida Inn Motel

    • 1938
    • This June 21, 1938, photograph captures the Florida Inn Motel, located at 6150 Auburn Boulevard. Owned by Henry and Ann Coldani, the Florida was a classic roadhouse, offering its signature half-fried chicken, some of the best parties and live...
    • 578
    • 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 school...
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    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California’s larger towns and cities when this postcard from the location at 1220 Sixteenth Street was available in the early 1960s. The site of many...
    • BBSAC458
    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • 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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    • Mansion Inn, Downtown Sacramento at 16th and H Streets

    • April 6, 1964
    • This April 1964 postcard shows the courtyard and swimming pool of the Mansion Inn, at 700 Sixteenth Street. As the story goes, Governor Pat Brown would occassionaly dart across H Street in his swimming trunks for a quick jump into the pool and then...
    • BBSAC465
    • The Caribbean Room at the Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard shows the extravagant Caribbean Room at the Capitol Inn and Motel at 1130 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento. While most knew the motel for its replica appearance of the California State Capitol building, few likely...
    • BBSAC639
    • Sacramento Inn, Pool Side - Mike Roberts

    • 1958
    • The printed description on the back of this postcard sent in 1958 declares, "Sacramento's fabulous Garden Inn offers 150 rooms, coffee house, dining and dancing nightly with every modern covenience. Eight minutes east of the Capital City on Highway...
    • BBSAC482
    • Capitol Inn and Capitol Sky Park

    • 1950
    • Taken in 1950, this photograph provides an aerial view of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. The hotel was designed to look like the California State Capitol building. The Hotel El Rancho sat just across...
    • 866
    • Town and Country Inn

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    • This 1960s-era postcard provides a sultry vision of the Town and Country Inn at 2060 Auburn Boulevard, or what had been Business Route 40. Built by lumberman Harry Herzog, the Town and Country grew into one of the premier dinner and dance spots in...
    • BBSAC499
    • Procter and Gamble Manufacturing Company

    • 1955
    • Shown in 1955 is the Procter and Gamble Manufacturing Company plant near the intersections of Power Inn Road and Fruitridge Road. The structure was built in 1951/52 for 2.5 million dollars with a workforce that numbered between 125 and 150. The...
    • 1774
    • 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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    • 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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    • Indo Arch Installation

    • 1980
    • This April 1980 photograph shows the installation of the Indo Arch, a public art piece design by Sacramento State University Art Professor Gerald Walburg. The sculpture's appearance came with criticism. It was felt, particularly by historian and...
    • 1946a
    • Mansion Inn

    • 1960
    • Shown is a circa 1960 menu for the Mansion Inn, located at the northwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets. Opening in 1958, the 51-unit motor court was designed by the local architectural firm of Dreyfuss and Blackford.
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 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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    • 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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