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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • William Land Park  - Blank Back

    • 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
    • Father Serra Statue in Capitol Park

    • 1996
    • This photograph captures a sculpture of Franciscan missionary, Father Junipero Serra, located within the camellia grove near the east entrance to Capitol Park. The statue, dedicated on April 7, 1967, was funded by the Native Sons of the Golden...
    • 1135
    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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...
    • East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • East Lawn Cemetery offered interment beginning in 1904 on 40 acres once used for farming. The business expanded to include funeral operations and cremation and the mausoleum and administration buildings went up in 1926. A water tower, irrigation...
    • BBSAC949
    • Southern Pacific Station, Sacramento

    • 1940
    • The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot is the main focus of this circa 1940 postcard mailed to Oakland for one penny in 1948. The famous “C. P. Huntington” locomotive, the oldest surviving veteran of the Central Pacific and later Southern Pacific...
    • BBSAC609
    • View from the Northern Banks of Duck Lake at William Land Park

    • 1925
    • This 1925 photograph looks south, across Duck Lake and up toward the Charles Swanston Memorial statue and William Land Park’s Community Clubhouse. Upon Land’s death in December 1911, 250,000 dollars were bequeathed via the hotelier’s last will and...
    • 764
    • "Huntington," Pioneer Locomotive

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows the locomotive C.P. Huntington near the Southern Pacific Depot, located at Fifth and I streets. The 4-2-4T, 290-foot engine was built in October 1863 at Cooke Locomotive Works in Paterson, New Jersey. It ceased...
    • BBSAC616
    • 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...
    • 772a
    • 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
    • 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 C.P. Huntington at Sacramento

    • 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


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