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    • 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
    • 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
    • Legionnaire's Parade Along J Street at Twelfth

    • 1942
    • In this photograph uniform-clad women march in a Legionnaire's Parade along J Street near Twelfth. The Capital Office Equipment Company (1111 J Street) storefront and Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (1129 J Street) are both in this photograph. The...
    • 1962
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Veterans of Foreign War Float

    • 1938
    • Taken prior to a 1938 parade, this photograph captures the float of Sacramento's Lieutenant Lansdale Post, or Post 67, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Four uniformed men pose in combat stances while one is prone and being attended to by a nurse.
    • 1544
    • Sacramento Stadium at Sacramento Junior College

    • 1933
    • This November 11, 1933, photograph shows Armistice Day's American Legion-sponsored "Military Pageant" at Sacramento Stadium, located on the campus of Sacramento Junior College at 3835 Freeport Boulevard. After the display, Sacramento Junior...
    • 1595
    • Opportunities in Sacramento

    • 1957
    • This circa 1957 brochure served as a promotional piece for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Sacramento District. In the same that this publication was released, the Corps opted to raise the salaries of some 164 of its engineers as way of retaining...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i03
    • Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers Parade

    • 1920
    • The Rainbow (42nd) Division, 117th Engineers march in uniform led by a color guard with the American flag and their unit flag. A large crowd lines the sidewalk to watch. Far in the background is the Superior Garage in this view taken on J Street...
    • 1070
    • 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
    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. In the center of the procession, a marching band plays, and onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photograph include...
    • 1072b
    • Armistice Day Parade on J Street at Thirteenth

    • 1929
    • Parade along J street commemorating Armistice Day, circa 1929. In this view are of cannons pulled by infantry horses. Onlookers and businesses along J Street provide a backdrop for this scene. Businesses visible in the photo include Market Cafe...
    • 1072d
    • Veterans of Spanish-American War and World War I

    • 1922
    • This circa 1922 photograph of six veterans of the Spanish-American War and World War One was taken in front of the Goodyear Tires store at northwest corner of Twelfth and J streets. Although Sacramento contributed few servicemen to the...
    • 1588
    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A 1927 parade along K Street between Seventh and Tenth features a marching band, most of them in uniform, followed by lines of men in and out of uniform marching in rows. A small group of uniformed scouts and nurses dressed in white are at the end...
    • 1080a
    • Parade down K Street between Seventh and Tenth

    • 1920
    • Officers and enlisted men of the United States Armed Forces representing the Army and Navy troop down K Street between Seventh and Tenth followed by an equal number of marching men in plain clothes. Rows of spectators lines the street on both...
    • 1082b

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