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    • Capitol Park, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1995
    • This 1995 postcard shows a camellia bush in Capitol Park. Located at Thirteenth and L streets, it is part of the Pioneer Camellia Grove that was planted in March 1942 by the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West. A total of 50 trees were...
    • BBSAC295
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1930
    • A crowd gathers in front of Helvetia Park's clubhouse in this May 11, 1930, photograph. Plans to establish the park were set upon in the spring of 1920. Its layout and amenities were completed for a cost of 3,000 dollars by the San Francisco firm...
    • 772b
    • Veterans Court of Honor

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    • This postcard shows the Court of Honor and its twin naval guns, located at Mount Vernon Memorial Park Cemetery at 8201 Greenback Lane. The cemetery and the Court of Honor were the passion of founder Foy Bryant, who started the facility in the...
    • BBSAC765
    • Pony Express Statue

    • 1980
    • Closeup view of the Pony Express monument in Old Sacramento that show the fine detail of the statue. Located at Second and J Streets and facing the Hastings Building, this fifteen foot tall bronze sculpture was done by Thomas Holland about 1960. ...
    • 1934a
    • Statue of Father Junipero Serra

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows a sculpture of Father Junipero Serra which, located in Capitol Park, was completed in 1967. The Franciscan Serra, known for founding a series of 21 California missions, from San Diego to Sonoma, during the eighteenth...
    • BBSAC326
    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • 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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    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1980
    • Pictured in 1980 at Second and J Streets is Sacramento’s homage to the Pony Express, the 1,966 mile mail run from the Capital City to St. Joseph, Missouri. The relay was completed in 10 days by 80 riders. Due to the advent of the transcontinental...
    • 1934b
    • The C.P. Huntington at Sacramento

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    • Pictured near the Southern Pacific Railroad's passenger station is the C.P. Huntington. It was placed at the pictured location in 1939. In 1964, Southern Pacific donated the Huntington to the State of California and, by 1980, it was undergoing...
    • BBSAC619
    • William Coleman Fountain in Plaza Park

    • 1926
    • This 1926 photograph shows on of the female figures comprising the William Coleman Fountain in Plaza Park. The fountain was the creation of Ralph Stackpole, a noted San Francisco sculptor and artist. The three women symbolize the three rivers...
    • 1094
    • Themis

    • February 24, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 image shows a program in progress inside the Arden Branch’s 149-seat Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room. Payment for the room’s 25,000 dollar construction cost came by way of Max and Nadine Dimick. They named the room in honor of...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-7
    • Souvenir Folder of Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows children fishing at pond in the southern section of William Land Park with the park's club house and statute of Charles Swanston -- the previous owner of the land -- visible in the distance. The business stamped onto...
    • BBSAC772
    • Southern Pacific Station - E.C. Kropp Co

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Southern Pacific train depot at Fifth and I streets. Also pictured is the locomotive, C.P. Huntington, which was placed at the spot in 1939. It went into service for Central Pacific in 1864 and taken out of...
    • BBSAC626
    • Young America Engine Company Number Six Anniversary Plaque

    • 1933
    • Taken on January 1, 1933, this photograph shows a plaque, placed on the same day to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the opening of the Young American Engine Company Number Six firehouse at 917 Tenth Street. The event was attended by...
    • 616
    • William Land Park  - Blank Back

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    • This postcard captures a southwesterly view of Duck Lake, the Robert Stackpole-sculpted monument to cattleman Charles Swanston, and the William Land Park Community Clubhouse. Separating the lake from the clubhouse is Land Park Drive.
    • BBSAC593
    • World War One Veteran’s Memorial at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • Pictured in 1926, at Sixteenth Avenue and Freeport Boulevard, is William Land Park’s World War One Veteran’s Memorial. The 2,000 dollar monument was donated by the Women’s Council of Sacramento County and reads as follows: “Dedicated To Those...
    • 1045
    • Statue of Woman at Old City Cemetery

    • 1998
    • Photographed in 1998 is one of several elaborate female statuettes standing in memoriam at Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. The angelic figure marks the the burial spot for the Meckfessel family, the matriarch and patriarch of...
    • 2101
    • Sacramento, The Pony Express

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows the Pony Express monument, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park, at the northeast corner of Second and J streets. Sacramento's B.F. Hastings building, at the southwest corner of Second and J streets, was...
    • BBSAC552

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