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    • The Review, October 1908

    • 1908-10-01
    • 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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    • Greetings from Sacramento, Cal. - with Dove

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows a dove in release from a disembodied hand. Surrounding the image are floral accents and the message: "Greetings from Sacramento, Cal."
    • BBSAC733
    • 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
    • Views of Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a montage of Sacramento landmarks, circa 1910. In the upper left-hand corner and moving clockwise are as follows: The California State Fair Pavilion at Fifteenth and N Streets, the United States Post Office at Seventh and K...
    • BBSAC736
    • Sacramento, I Wish You Luck

    • 1905
    • This circa 1905 leather postcard -- showing horseshoe and four leaf clover -- wishes its receiver luck from Sacramento. Written in pencil, to the right of the frame, is "just one for your collection." The production of leather postcards ended...
    • BBSAC737
    • Greetings from Sacramento - Black and White

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard provides a charming welcome to Sacramento, providing a window into the city's finest sights including its buildings and citizens. The entry reads as follows: "Dear Flora, I haven't heard from you in a long while, hope you...
    • BBSAC738
    • Our Congratulations to You

    • 1920
    • This charming circa 1920 promotional postcard was produced by the Dunn and Frazier Company, a purveyor of furniture, located on Ninth Street between K and L streets. Originally operated by Canadian-born Samuel Dunn and C.W. Frazier, the latter...
    • BBSAC740
    • The County Free Library Sign

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    • This postcard reveals both the logo and mission of the California County Free Library system, founded in April 1909. In 1908, Sacramento County's Elk Grove library became the first County Free Library branch in the State of California, mostly via...
    • BBSAC746
    • Inside Guide to Sacramento - Dan Flynn

    • 1994
    • This 1994 postcard -- capturing a busy scene at Eleventh and K Streets -- promotes Dan Flynn's "Inside Guide to Sacramento." The work offered 18 walking tours within a three-mile radius of downtown. The 200-page, self-published guide first sold...
    • BBSAC779
    • The Sacramento Ostrich Farm

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    • The Sacramento Ostrich Farm was a thriving concern during the second decade of the Twentieth Century as this advertising card proves. An entry in an enticement booklet published in 1910 states "We are well repaid by the visit we make to the...
    • BBSAC008
    • National Bank of D.O. Mills & Co.

    • 1919
    • This postcard, date stamped 1919, promotes the National Bank of D.O. Mills. With its Gold Rush origins, the Bank was situated at 226 J Street and was a west coast banking power until its absorption into the California National Bank in 1930. Mills...
    • BBSAC803
    • It's Great to be From Sacramento

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows a selection of celebrities with Sacramento connections. They are 1) artist Wayne Thiebaud; 2) Olympian Mark Spitz; 3) actor Levar Burton; 4) journalist Herb Caen; 5) writer Joan Didion; 6) actor Molly Ringwald; 7)...
    • BBSAC808
    • 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
    • Greetings from Sacramento, California - Capitol Dome

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 postcard provides a lettered montage of notable Sacramento sites, including the California State Capitol building, one of the Capitol Extension buildings, a century tree in Capitol Park, an orange tree, and the Land Park...
    • BBSAC817
    • The Review, December 1909

    • 1909-12-01
    • 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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    • 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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