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    • Themis

    • April 28, 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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    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

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    • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York early in 1868, originally comprised of thespians (actors) but soon open to all qualified potential members who believed in their stated goals. The name of the organization was...
    • BBSAC128
    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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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    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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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    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - California Sales Co.

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is a portion of Capitol Park and the rear of the California State Capitol building. Started in 1869, the park was originally populated with over 200 different kinds of rare plant life from the around the world, including cedars...
    • BBSAC299
    • Governor's Mansion

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 photochrome color postcard shows the Governor's Mansion, located at the intersection of Sixteenth Street and H Street. Although originally painted gray to give the impression of stone, the structure was painted white with the...
    • BBSAC417
    • California's "White House," Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1975
    • Shown on the southwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets, in circa 1975, is the Governor's Mansion, home to California's top politician from 1903, for George Pardee, to 1982, for Ronald Reagan. The Second Empire Italianate structure was originally...
    • BBSAC421
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • Equipoise Card Club and Other Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 are True-Time Watch Repair at 1128 Seventh Street, the Equipoise Card Club at 1126 Seventh Street, and the Marshall Hotel at 1122 Seventh Street. With a history dating back to the 1930s, the Equipoise, originally located at 415 K...
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    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, Cal. - Dexter Press

    • 1968
    • This 1968 postcard provides a view of the main entrance to the Governor's Mansion with the following description printed on the back, "Built in 1877, the mansion truly represents the early California era. It housed all of California's Governors and...
    • BBSAC422
    • The Review, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • 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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    • Sisters' Hospital, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Sisters' Hospital, located at Twenty-Third and R Streets. Originally constructed in 1897, the thirty bed hospital saw a modern operating room added in 1900, a chapel in 1905 a chapel, and a new wing added in 1908...
    • BBSAC429
    • Pacific Gas & Electric Customer Service Department

    • 1924
    • Originally framed, with a label from McDowell and Harding Art Dealers (810 K Street); hand numbered 13240. The photograph is identified on the back in handwritten pen and pencil as follows; Front row: Mickie Johnson, Gertrude Freeman, Mrs. Henry...
    • 1999
    • Second Street:  908 through 914

    • 1970
    • Shown in this circa 1970 photograph, on the west side of Second Street, is the Hotel Enterprise at 914 Second Street. Built in circa 1880, the building was originally the home to Hall, Luhrs and Company Wholesale Grocers, one of the first...
    • 1564d
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • This "Sacramento Historical Landmark" sign was posted on Front Street between I and J Streets. It reads: City Hotel Here Sacramento City's first major hotel was built in 1849 of timbers originally in John Sutter's grist mill. Erected by Hotel...
    • 2083
    • Seventh Street:  1010B and 1010C

    • 1961
    • This 1961 photograph provides a view of Seventh Street, looking north from K Street. Visible are the American Typewriter Exchange at 1010B Seventh Street, Len's Leathercraft at 1010C Seventh Street, and the Home Apartments at 1008 Seventh Street. ...
    • 1609
    • The Visitor

    • September 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • 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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    • Our Congratulations to You

    • 1920
    • This charming circa 1920 promotional postcard was produced by the Dunn and Frazier Company, a purveyor of furniture, located on Ninth Street between K and L streets. Originally operated by Canadian-born Samuel Dunn and C.W. Frazier, the latter...
    • BBSAC740

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