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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

    • 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
    • Sutter's Fort - 1839, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 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
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Sacramento Garden Center at McKinley Park

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a portion of the rose gardens at McKinley Park, located at corner of H and Alhambra streets. The garden's genesis came in 1906 when Mrs. J. Henry Miller suggested the establishment of flower beds. The effort was...
    • BBSAC563
    • McClatchy Park and Joyland

    • 1929
    • Taken on May 18, 1929, this photograph shows a band procession at McClatchy Park, the previous home of the Joyland amusement park. Situated on Fifth Avenue, between Thirty-Third and Thirty-Seventh Streets, Joyland opened on June 6, 1913 to over...
    • 771
    • High Lights, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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


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