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    • A Sacramento Saga

    • 1946
    • This 1946 brochure is one of 3,000 printed to promote the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce's history "A Sacramento Saga," written by Sacramento Union news writer Myrtle Shaw Lord. Covering the chamber's first 50 years, the book sold for three dollars...
    • EC-CHA-b01f02i01
    • Mather Field, California - Building with Flag Pole

    • 1942
    • Mather Field's headquarters building is shown in this 1942 photograph. After its closure in 1919, Mather was rehabilitated as a military installation in 1941. The four million dollar revitalization involved the employment of 1,700 workers and the...
    • BBSAC749
    • B-52G Bomber, Mather Air Force Base

    • 1985
    • Pictured in circa 1985, at Mather Field, is a B-52G bomber being displayed during one of the base's annual community guest days. B-52s arrived at Mather in 1958 becoming a base fixture - as part of the 320th Bombardment Wing - until their...
    • BBSAC754
    • Mather Field, Sacramento, California, Airstrip and Planes

    • 1942
    • Pictured in 1942 is Mather Field's flightline, filled with several North American T-6 Texan trainers. Mather received its first delivery of Texans from North American's Inglewood, California, plant in October 1941. Established as a flight school...
    • BBSAC755
    • Early Air Mail Flight from Mather Field

    • 1925
    • Taken in 1925, this photograph captures the first air mail flight from Sacramento's Mather Field. The photograph was also taken to promote a motion picture entitled "The Pony Express," partially filmed in the area. A stunt rider on horseback,...
    • 1942
    • Mather Field, California - Chapel, Interior and Exterior View

    • 1941
    • This 1941 photograph shows both the interior and exterior of the 400-seat chapel at Mather Field. Built the same year that this photograph was taken, the structure had a portable altar, pulpit and lectern, so as to accomodate Mather's various...
    • BBSAC747
    • Mather Aviation School

    • 1919
    • This 1919 photograph provides a view of Mather Field where civilians mill about De Havilland Airco DH-4 bay bombers of the Ninety-First Aero Squadron, nicknamed the "Demon Chasers." By early 1920, the squadron had been transferred and Mather on...
    • PH-2014-10.1
    • T-6 Trainers at Mather Field

    • 1943
    • A series of North American T-6 Texan trainers sit on the flight line at Mather Field, Sacramento, in circa 1943.
    • BBSAC933
    • RT Metro Light Rail, Sacramento, California - Tom Myers

    • 1988
    • This circa 1988 postcard shows a relatively new lightrail operating along K Street, near Eleventh Street. Lightrail began operation in 1987, and extended itself as far east as Mather Field in 1998. Notable structures are, in the middle of the...
    • BBSAC407
    • Stag Smoker

    • 1942
    • This 1942 program lays out an American Legion fundraiser for children's welfare, held at the Memorial Auditorium. Over 3,000 attendees experienced 20 different performers, from vaudeville-style to lounge-style acts.
    • EC-CLU-601f1i01
    • 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 school...
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    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • Dredging the Sacramento River, California

    • 1910
    • This divided-back card made in America by the Mitchell Company of San Francisco was postmarked September20, 1910 and sent from the Jameson Ranch in Marysville to East Oakland via boat. River-dredging for gold was conducted with permit by licensed...
    • BBSAC700
    • The Review, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • 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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    • Children on Parade During Days of ’49

    • 1922
    • This May 23, 1922, photograph captures a procession of costumed children moving down through the 600 block of J Street during the Days of ’49 celebration. The event was started in 1922 to commemorate the founding of Sacramento. The parade...
    • 523
    • At Your Service

    • 1943
    • This circa 1943 program presents "At Your Service," a McClellan Field-based troupe of 24 soldiers who acted, sang and entertained base denizens from late 1942 until the end of the Second World War.
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i04
    • State of California Highway Patrol Office

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows the parking area of the Sacramento Squad Station for the California Highway Patrol at 2521 Stockton Boulevard. The property abutted the California State Fair Grounds which, prior to the agency's construction of an...
    • 543
    • Sacramento City Council, 1946-1947

    • 1946
    • This circa 1946 photograph shows members of the Sacramento City Council posed within Council Chambers. Left to right are Paul Taylor, Roy J. Nielson, George F. Watrus, Fred W. Arnold, City Clerk Harry Denton, George Klump, City Manager Bartley...
    • 550

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