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    • Sacramento and Yolo Bridge

    • 1858
    • This picture of the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge was taken just days before its completion in June 1858. It was built by the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge Company and owned by native-Kentuckian G.P. Gillis and native-Alabaman Elam Covington. Although...
    • 907
    • The Visitor

    • 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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    • Grand Electric Carnival from Tenth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows an illuminated downtown Sacramento during the Grand Electric Carnival. Strings of lights and a glowing golden bear dangle over the street, enlightening street car tracks, American flags and several businesses. Taken...
    • 2383a
    • 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
    • Grand Electric Carnival from Eighth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • Gazing eastward, down K Street, is the camera that captured this photograph, taken on the evening of September 9, 1895. In the middle of frame is a pavilion of light, sitting over the intersection of Eighth and K Streets. It was estimated...
    • 2383b
    • Grand Electric Carnival from Tenth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows an illuminated downtown Sacramento during the Grand Electric Carnival. Strings of lights and a glowing golden bear dangle over the street, enlightening street car tracks, American flags and several businesses. Taken...
    • 2383c
    • Daytime Prelude to Grand Electric Carnival

    • 1895
    • This September 1895 photograph reveals a daytime look at various adornments for Sacramento’s Grand Electric Carnival, held to celebrate the July 1895 transmission of hydroelectric power from Folsom to Sacramento’s Station A on Sixth and H...
    • 2384
    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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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    • Folsom State Prison Old Administrative Building and Cellblock

    • 1900
    • As seen from the northeast in circa 1900 is Gothic-style Folsom State Prison. As early as 1878, it was the State’s intent to make Folsom a branch prison of San Quentin. In accord, it received its first 44 inmates from San Quentin in July 1880. ...
    • 2212b
    • The Review, June 1902

    • 1902-06-01
    • 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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    • Gathering the Bartlet Pear Crop Near Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1903
    • This early undivided-back photo postcard captures a crew of pear pickers near Sacramento around 1903. By 1921 Sacramento led California in pear production, the delicate fruit doing well on the bottom land as well as the irrigated uplands. Harvest...
    • BBSAC960
    • Sunset Parlor on the March

    • 1906
    • This July 4, 1906, photograph shows the Sunset Parlor, also known at Parlor number 26, of the Native Sons of the Golden West, making their way through downtown Sacramento. Participants wore whitewashed uniforms, including white flannel shirts. A...
    • 2307
    • 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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    • Fire Company at Independence Day Parade

    • 1910
    • This July 4, 1910, photograph shows horse-drawn fire engines parading along K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. 30,000 Sacramentans witnessed the Independence Day parade which featured horses. Several awards were given for the fittest and...
    • 617
    • The Review, June 1910

    • 1910-06-01
    • 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 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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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    • Golden West Motors Company Opening

    • 1914
    • A group of excited citizens gather in July 1914 for a peek at the opening of the Golden West Motor Company, located on a severn-acre site, just one block west of the intersection of Seventh Avenue and Riverside Boulevard. Golden West specialized...
    • 1823a
    • Golden West Motors Company Truck

    • 1914
    • Golden West Motors Company officials pose within the concern's very first truck, unveiled during a celebratory christening on July 1, 1914. Its General Manager was Mark L. Burns while its Corporate Counsel was Fred A. Sloss. The company had been...
    • 1823c
    • Golden West Motors Company Christening

    • 1914
    • Just beyond the eastern banks of the Sacramento River, a happy group gathers at the opening of Golden West Motors Company. Located at Seventh Avenue and Riverside Boulevard, the business officially opened on July 1, 1914, when Miss Phenette Miller...
    • 1823b

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