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    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Southside Park's clubhouse rests across the park's lake in this circa 1929 photograph. It was one of a chain of such venues that City Parks Superintendent George Sim was attempting to place throughout Sacramento at the time. Designed by City...
    • 818
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Southside Park's lake is pictured here in the late 1920s. While clearly beautiful, the mission of Southside Park's developers was to create a sanctuary for children, where play and recreation would be given the strongest attention. Even as early...
    • 817
    • 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
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • This 1929 view of Southside Park's lake comes from the northeast. The lake has long been the park's focal point. The 1929 boating season opened in January, availing citizens to a fleet of rowboats which could be used for no charge. The lake was...
    • 813
    • Miniature Railway at Oak Park, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Children take in the novelty of riding on the Oak Park Amusement Park's miniature train, in this circa 1910 postcard. The park opened in 1889, the transport to which was provided, in many cases, by six closed streetcars, operating between downtown...
    • BBSAC767
    • Palm Lined Entrance to McKinley Park

    • 1920
    • Shown in 1920 is McKinley Park's Palm Drive which cut into McKinley Park at a forty-frive degree angle at the park's southwest corner at Thirty-First and H streets. When the Clunie Clubhouse and Memorial Pool were constructed in 1936, the roadway...
    • BBSAC559
    • 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
    • McKinley Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard shows McKinley Park's Lake Kiesel. In 1996, the lake was drained and an island was constructed in its middle with the intent of facilitating both a safe habitat and secluded spot for the laying of eggs for the park's...
    • BBSAC553
    • 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
    • Water Feature at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • In this 1926 photograph, one of William Land Park’s two duck ponds – originally part of primeval floodplain sloughs – rests amidst several recently planted trees. Between 1922 and 1927, more than 3,000 trees and 5,000 shrubs were planted in the...
    • 769
    • William Land Park Community Clubhouse

    • 1930
    • The William Land Park Community Clubhouse is visible in this circa 1930 photograph. It was built with the remains of ranch buildings, including a hop kiln, on the Swanston-McDevitt tract at the time of the city’s purchase. In addition, an 8,000...
    • 868
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1932
    • Pictured is a July 17, 1932, public gathering at the picnic grounds of East Sacramento's Helvetia Park. Prior to the Park's existence - 1920 to 1953 - it served as the burial ground for Sutter's Fort in the 1840s and 50s. The first person interred...
    • 773
    • View of Oak Park - Blank Back

    •  
    • This postcard shows the idyllic sheen of one of Sacramento's first suburbs, Oak Park. Annexed by the city in 1911, and located at the southeastern edge of the Sacramento proper, Oak Park's growth was accelerated by the streetcar, a decade-old...
    • BBSAC578
    • Turner Hall Cafe

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph shows the interior of the Turner Hall Café at 914 K Street. Notables posing are co-owners Louis Graber (standing with elbow on bar) and William Dreher (seated left-of-center facing camera, left hand holding glasses). ...
    • 958
    • City Plaza, Sacramento, Cal. - Charles P. Nathan

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    • Sacramento's Plaza Park, as viewed from the southeast, is the subject of this postcard. In the center of the frame is the park's fountain. Long seen as stylistically outmoded and an eyesore to many, it was replaced in 1909 by a vote of the...
    • BBSAC209
    • 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
    • Anglo California National Bank

    • 1950
    • Shown in 1950 is Oak Park’s Anglo California National Bank, located at the northeast corner of Thirty-fifth Street and Fourth Avenue. The 30 foot by 30 foot lot had been the home, since 1909, of the Citizens Bank of Oak Park, then the Citizen’s...
    • 1879
    • City Plaza Park, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1895
    • This circa 1895 postcard provides an image of the Plaza Park, bordered by I and J streets and Ninth and Tenth streets, and as seen from the park's southwest corner. Plaza Park was one of the original 10 city blocks granted to the City of...
    • BBSAC218
    • Cinderella's Coach, Fairy Tale Town, William Land Park

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is a throng of children guiding Cinderella's Coach at Fairy Tale Town. The concept for a storybook-themed park was the idea, in 1955, of the Junior League of Sacramento. The park's sets were designed by local sculptor and...
    • BBSAC597

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