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    • The Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
    • Oaks at Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • A grove of north Sacramento County’s signature oaks shroud the front of the Sylvan Oaks Branch, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard, in this circa 1976 image. As stated in a 1975 promotional document “Surrounded by ancient oaks, the branch occupies a...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-15
    • Greetings from Fair Oaks, California

    • 1947
    • Though greetings from Fair Oaks, California are offered on the front of this linen-backed card, the scene depicted is generic and not based on any actual location in scenic Fair Oaks. “NYCE” Quality Colored Landscape Locals of Pennsylvania printed...
    • BBSAC958
    • Picking Oranges in Fair Oaks Near Sacramento

    • 1910
    • Fair Oaks was part of the extensive San Juan offered for sale by investors and in 1895 the first colonists arrived. Promoted as a prime spot for citrus production, the colony was unstable until a railroad spur and bridge completed in 1901 could...
    • BBSAC961
    • Orange Grove, Fair Oaks Districts, Near Sacramento, CA

    • "Among the earliest California oranges to reach Eastern markets are the products of the many fine groves in the Fair Oaks district" is the description printed on the back of this postcard. From 1880 to the late 1940s citrus in California grew...
    • BBSAC003
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center

    • 1950
    • This 1960 photograph provides an aerial view of the newly-constructed Grand Oaks Shopping Center in Citrus Heights. In the background is part of the Grand Oaks neighborhood, Citrus Heights' first major residential development. The area had been...
    • 1514a
    • Carmichael Shopping Center - Carmichael, Calif.

    • 1960
    • The Carmichael Shopping Center at the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard, Palm and Marconi Avenues was an oasis of commerce in the days when properties were large and the area sparsely settled. In the 1920s a former fruit packing house refitted as...
    • BBSAC802
    • Bridge Across American River at Fair Oaks, Sacramento Cal.

    • September 26, 1907
    • This postcard - dated September 26, 1907 - shows the American River, the southern bank of the American River and the Fair Oaks Bridge. The bridge was built in 1901 to connect Fair Oaks with a railroad spur in Folsom. It replaced in 1907 after...
    • BBSAC078
    • Harold Martelle at Sylvan Oaks

    • 1974
    • Sacramento City and County Librarian Harold “Marty” Martelle speaks at the November 1974 ground breaking of the Sacramento County Library’s Sylvan Oaks Branch, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard. Martelle served as Library Director from 1971 to 1981,...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-5
    • Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • This 1976 photograph shows the newly-completed Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard. The branch’s name – Sylvan Oaks – was a amalgam of two former area place names: Sylvan Grant and Thousand...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-7
    • Wayne Waller at Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 image shows librarian Wayne Waller sitting at the reference desk at the Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library. Waller joined the library system in 1974, ascending to the position of branch manager for Sylvan Oaks in...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-28
    • Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church

    • 2002
    • Shown in circa 2002 is the apse and nave of the Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church, located at 11427 Fair Oaks Boulevard. The venue's pipe organ - a 58 rank Schantz - was installed in 2002 at a cost of 650,000 dollars, and debuted in May 2002. The...
    • BBSAC201
    • Folsom Dam Ground-Breaking Ceremony

    • 1948
    • This October 2, 1948, document accompanied ground breaking ceremonies at the Folsom Dam, built to have a storage capacity of 1,000,000 acre feet. Behind the might of the dam would be Folsom Lake, 13-miles long and three-and-a-half miles wide with...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i09
    • American River at Fair Oaks, Sacramento County, Cal.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard provides a scenic view of the American River and bluffs of Fair Oaks, captured from the southern banks of the American. The river draws its name from a spot where Canadian trappers were known to have crossed, referred to...
    • BBSAC720
    • Rose Leaves, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
    • Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 image shows a sun-drenched Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library, as seen from the east. Located on 6700 Auburn Boulevard and born out of a merger between previous Citrus Heights and Foothill Farms branches, Sylvan...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-24
    • Fair Oaks Fruit Company

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 letter was written by W.W. Hinsey, secretary and treasurer of the Fair Oaks Fruit Company. Founded in 1901, the concern operated until 1948.
    • EC-BUS-b02f05i05
    • Fair Oaks

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 promotional brochure was created by the Fair Oaks Civic Club, a group founded in the late 1920s.
    • EC-BUS-b06f01i06


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