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    • Andrus and Tyler Islands, Lower Sacramento River, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows high waters between both Andrus and Taylor Islands along the Sacramento River Delta. The seven thousand acre Andrus Island was named after George Andrus who settled the area in 1852. By the dawn of the...
    • BBSAC722
    • Fruit Ranch, Near Sacramento, CA - with color

    • 1907
    • Long view of orchards with the back of the card postmarked "Dixon" (Yolo County) and dated 1907. At this time the prune was the best-known and widely marketed of California's deciduous fruits, the gross yield per acre ranging from $75 to $200. A...
    • BBSAC001
    • 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
    • I'm Sending You a Lemon From

    • 1910
    • According to a Sacramento County California booklet printed in 1910, lemons had a gross yield per acre of $200.00 to $700.00. The citrus colony of Fair Oaks was one example of a local citrus colony that grew lemons. In 1900 the colony contained...
    • BBSAC020
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • The Review, October 1908

    • 1908-10-01
    • 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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    • Picking Sacramento Peaches

    • 1942
    • In high heels and a dress, Bercut Richards office employee Betty Gropke demonstrates the proper technique for picking peaches in this posed photograph taken in August of 1942.
    • 1298
    • Young Citrus Orchard in Carmichael

    • 1910
    • This circa 1918 photograph shows an infantile citrus orchard in the proximity of Carmichael, California. In the background sits a farmhouse. Beyond that, one can see undeveloped prairie, populated with native grasses and several oaks trees. As...
    • 2304a
    • Irrigated Orchard, Sacramento Valley

    • 1935
    • Author Upton Sinclair once described California as "the land of orange groves and jails" and the Sacramento Valley, especially the communities of Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights and Orangevale produced vast amounts of citrus fruits that reached maturity...
    • BBSAC959
    • Gathering the Bartlet Pear Crop Near Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1903
    • This early undivided-back photo postcard captures a crew of pear pickers near Sacramento around 1903. By 1921 Sacramento led California in pear production, the delicate fruit doing well on the bottom land as well as the irrigated uplands. Harvest...
    • BBSAC960
    • 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

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