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    • Beautiful California Garden, William Land Park, Sacramento

    • 1930
    • The floral gardens at William Land Park were the recipients of loving care from dedicated park employees and volunteers who delivered the daily care often required. City Parks and Recreation employees included foremen for crews devoted to...
    • BBSAC592
    • Sutter's Fort, State Historical Park

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    • As seen from L Street, spectators take in Sutter's Fort, part of the California State Parks system since 1947. Although United States and California State flags fly in the foreground, a Mexican flag hangs to the right of the frame. The tricolor...
    • BBSAC870
    • 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
    • Archery at William Land Park

    • 1930
    • An army of archers take aim in this 1930 photograph, shot at William Land Park. By the mid-1920s, Sacramento’s archery community had formed a club, consisting of over 50 members, and found venues for sport at Land, Curtis and McKinley parks. The...
    • 1343
    • The Review, June 1914

    • 1914-06-01
    • 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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    • 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
    • Old Sacramento - 2nd Street

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 postcard shows Second Street, between I and J streets, in Old Sacramento. The rehabilitation of the historic area came with the January 1961 approval of the California State Parks Commission to create a State Historic Park in the...
    • BBSAC516
    • Sacramento, The Heart of California

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard invokes a traditional Capital City marketing pitch, going back to the 1920s: "Sacramento, the Heart of California." In addition to a large camellia, shown are the Governor's Mansion, the Library and Courts Building, K...
    • BBSAC806
    • The Review, February 1913

    • 1913-02-01
    • 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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    • Sutter's Fort

    • 1990
    • Images of Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento spanning over 150 years appear on the top and lower right of this postcard by Tom Myers. The photograph on the lower left captures actors at the fort dressed in period clothing posing for a photographer in the...
    • BBSAC828
    • Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, California - Ariel View

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    • As seen from the air, the layout of Sutter's Fort is visible in this postcard. To the left runs L Street while, to the far right, is the park's northern grounds with a 16,000 square-foot, 600,000 gallon pond and numerous oak trees.
    • BBSAC829
    • Garden Center, McKinley Park

    • 1950
    • A massive palm tree stands sentinel over McKinley Park's rose garden in this circa 1950 postcard. The garden was designed by Harvard-educated Frederick N. Evans, the city's first parks superintendent. Far from an easy task, Evans was forced to...
    • BBSAC557
    • View in Oak Park, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard reveals a path, cutting its way through the playground abutting the west end of the Oak Park Amusement Park at Fifth Avenue, between Thirty-Third and Thirty-Seventh Streets. In 1913, the spot became known as Joyland, and...
    • BBSAC568
    • Miniature Railway at Oak Park

    • 1910
    • A miniature railroad is the subject of this circa 1910 postcard, set in the Oak Park section of Sacramento. Largely considered Sacramento's first amusement park, Oak Park, then later to be called Joyland, was founded in 1889. The park included a...
    • BBSAC569

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