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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...
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    • The Great Seal of the State of California

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    • This postcard shows the Great Seal of the State of California as represented in stained glass. Installed in 1907 in the ceiling of the hallway leading from the California State Capitol building rotunda, the final composition for the Seal was...
    • BBSAC327
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • 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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    • East of Second Street

    • 1959
    • A weathered sign hangs over 205 J Street reading, "Jack Zim, 1 Man Alaska Bargain Store." The entry door is open and two men appear to be engaged in conversation just outside. Lettering on the windows shows that the store sells tents, camping...
    • 977
    • 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
    • K Street, 530 & 531

    • 1940
    • In this 1940 photograph, the intersection of K and Sixth Streets shows Bank of America at 530 K Street and Goldstein Morris Pawnbrokers at 531 K Street. The lettering in the window of the pawnshop indicates the store is moving to 1011 Eighth...
    • 1881
    • 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...
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    • The Review, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • 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...
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    • 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

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