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    • National Guard Armory

    • 1928
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows a group of uniformed soldiers in front of the Armory of the National Guard of California, located at Twelfth and W streets. Built in 1914 by the Ransome Company and various sub-contractors, the structure's first...
    • 1653
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Air Currents

    • September 1, 1918
    • Air Currents was a monthly publication of Mather Field, a flight training base for the newly-formed United States Army Air Service. Located 12- miles east of Sacramento, California, Mather’s first phase of military operation stretched from June...
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    • McClellan Field, Sacramento, California

    • 1948
    • This circa 1948 postcard shows Gate One at McClellan Field. Just 12 years earlier, on May 7, 1936 - and after a visit from General H. "Hap" Arnold - it was decided that a 7 million dollar repair and supply depot would be established. When it was...
    • BBSAC750
    • Chapel, McClellan Field, California

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the chapel at McClellan Field. Built in 1939, it was designed to accomodate a variance of Christian denominations.
    • BBSAC752
    • Machine Shops, McClellan Field, California

    • 1943
    • Shown in circa 1943 are the harried wartime efforts of those working within McClellan's Machine Shops. At this time, McClellan climaxed its employment with nearly 22,000 military and civilian personnel who worked on everything from C-47 Skytrain...
    • BBSAC753
    • 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
    • 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
    • Knox Lumber Yard

    • 1934
    • Taken in 1934, this aerial photograph captures the W.F. Knox lumber yard, located to the west of Mather Field in eastern Sacramento County. Knox was one of eleven yards found throughout the County, employing - in the early 1930s - some 350 workers...
    • 698
    • 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
    • Headquarters Parkway, McClellan Field, Calif.

    • 1942
    • Shown in 1942 is the kempt McClellan Mall at McClellan Field. The large and distant structure is the base's Headquarters Building One. The scene is captured from the VIP Gate, or Gate Two, on Watt Avenue. Opening in Fall 1939, and prior to...
    • BBSAC748
    • Headquarters, McClellan Field, California

    • 1943
    • McClellan Field was officially known as the Sacramento Air Depot after the land was dedicated in September of 1936 and was known by that name until December 1, 1939. Construction began on the main building pictured here in 1937 and the area...
    • BBSAC950
    • Range Search Plane, McClellan Air Force Base

    • 1985
    • This circa 1985 postcard shows a United States Coast Guard Lockheed C-130 Hercules operating out of McClellan Air Force Base. Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento was established at McClellan in September 1978, intended to be an outgrowth of Air...
    • BBSAC757
    • Hagginwood Riding Ring

    • 1930
    • This 1930 photograph shows a rider and horse jumping an obstacle at the Hagginwood Riding Ring. The venue - based at the California National Guard's Battery D, 143rd Field Artillery barracks - opened in October 1929 to a crowd of over 400 horse...
    • 221

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