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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
    • 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
    • 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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    • Beautiful California Capitol Grounds, Sacramento

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows two children enjoying a fraction of Capitol Park's enormous compliment of flowers. The State Gardener at that time was Matthew H. Dunn, a native of England. He was responsible for the addition of pathways along L...
    • BBSAC242
    • Sutter's Fort - 1839, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • The main entrance to Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard. Visible through the wisteria-draped entrance is the northern wall and what would have been the fort's kitchen. The pictured gate - affixed in 1961 - was replaced in 1991 with a...
    • BBSAC868
    • The Review, June 1912

    • 1912-06-01
    • 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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    • 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
    • Aerial View of Sutter's Fort

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph provides an aerial view of the idyllic grounds of Sutter's Fort and the Saint Francis Catholic Church. The photograph was taken from the vantage point of Twenty-Eighth and L Streets.
    • 1222
    • 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
    • Beautiful Rose Garden, William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • “Roses of every variety are found in the Rose Garden in William Land Park in a magnificent setting unsurpassed in beauty” reads the printed description on the back of this card, published circa 1930 and mailed from Denver to San Mateo in December...
    • BBSAC590
    • William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • “The beautiful formal flower gardens in this city park are an outstanding attraction to all visitors to the ‘City of Trees and Flowers’” reads the description printed on the back of this postcard. By 1934 almost 6,000 plants and shrubs had been...
    • BBSAC591
    • 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
    • State Capitol Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • Shown in circa 1930 is the California State Capitol building, as seen from the northwest. To the far left of the frame are the Lewis Apartments at Eleventh and N Streets. On the back of the postcard, the German reads: “Dieses Stadtsgebaute ist...
    • BBSAC986
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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

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