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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
    • 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
    • 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...
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    • Edwin Bryant Crocker Family Monument - Old City Cemetery

    • 1990
    • Tucked into the fog-shrouded, northwest corner of Sacramento's Old City Cemetery, at Tenth Street and Broadway, is the E.B. Crocker family monument. It contains the remains of Edwin and Margaret Crocker and their daughter, Amy. Just above their...
    • BBSAC758
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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
    • Pony Express Rider

    • 1980
    • Shown in this circa 1980 postcard are contrasting symbols of transportation, the Pony Express monument, at the intersection of Second and J streets, and a raised Interstate Five. It was decided by the State Highway Commission, in 1963, to run the...
    • BBSAC517
    • Old Sacramento - Modes of Transportation

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows, most prominently, the Delta King riverboat, the Tehama Building at the northeast corner of Front and J streets, and the Pony Express monument, dedicated in 1976. The back of the postcard carries the following...
    • BBSAC518
    • Streets of Old Sacramento

    • 1996
    • Seven photographic views of Old Sacramento merge on the cover of this postcard from 1996. The following descriptive information appears on the back of the card, "History abounds in this picturesque area that once flourished during the Califiornia...
    • BBSAC519
    • Pony Express Statue, Sacramento

    • 1996
    • This circa 1996 postcard shows the Pony Express monument at the northeast corner of Second and K streets at Old Sacramento State Historic Park. In the background are, left to right, the Heyward Building and the B.F. Hastings Building. The printed...
    • BBSAC520
    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1996
    • The printed description on the back of this circa 1996 postcard states "In 1860, 80 riders completed the 1,966-mile distance between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento on horseback in less than 10 days. In 1861, the completion of Western Union's...
    • BBSAC521
    • Old Sacramento at Sunset

    • 1980
    • Shown in circa 1980 is the intersection of Second and J streets in Old Sacramento State Historic Park. To the left of the frame is the Heywood Building, built in 1857; to the right of the frame is the Hastings Building, built in 1852/53. In the...
    • BBSAC522
    • 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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    • 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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