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    • U.S. Post Office, Sacramento, Cal., from above

    • 1937
    • The U.S. Post Office and Federal Building, at 801 I Street, is the focus of this circa 1937 postcard. Although opened in November 1933, the building was without interior walls. According to "age-old custom," the Federal Government did not allow...
    • BBSAC161
    • New Post Office, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • This circa 1935 postcard shows a newish post office at the intersection of Ninth and I streets. The structure was opened in 1933. Framing the view are two elm trees, resting at the northwest corner of Plaza Park.
    • BBSAC154
    • Patrons Using Card Catalog

    • 1962
    • Shown in November 1962 is the reference room of the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. The image was taken from the room’s stairwell balcony. Through the windows are I Street and Sacramento’s main post office.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-3-9
    • Views of Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a montage of Sacramento landmarks, circa 1910. In the upper left-hand corner and moving clockwise are as follows: The California State Fair Pavilion at Fifteenth and N Streets, the United States Post Office at Seventh and K...
    • BBSAC736
    • Tsakopoulos Library Galleria

    • 1992
    • This 1992 photograph shows three different eras of Sacramento architecture. To the left of the photograph is the Angelo Tsakopoulos Galleria, built in 1992. To the right, and built in 1917, is Sacramento's Central Library at 828 I Street. To the...
    • 1622c
    • Librarian at Reference Desk

    • 1964
    • This 1964 image captures librarian Esther Shuerman, head of the reference department, sitting at the reference desk at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. Looming behind her, and across I Street, is the United...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-7-8
    • United States Post Office Building at Ninth and I Streets

    • 1934
    • Taken on April 11,1934, from Plaza Park, this photograph shows United States Post Office Building at the northwest corner of Ninth and I streets. The building, completed by a few years earlier, was constructed by Chicago's N.P. Severin Company for...
    • 1502
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA

    • September 9, 1905
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed n 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and Capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC027
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA - with color

    • July 9, 1906
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed in 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC028
    • The Leading Points of Interest in Sacramento, California

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    • This promotional postcard for Breuner's Furniture shows several Sacramento landmarks, including Breuner's itself at Sixth and K Streets, and clockwise, from the upper, righthand corner: the Crocker Art Gallery at Third and Q, the California State...
    • BBSAC805
    • Streetcar and Cathedral on K Street

    • 1939
    • This westerly view, from the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets, was taken in 1939. On the right are the towering spires of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, built in 1889 for 250,000 dollars. Its design was directed by the Sacramento...
    • 733
    • Seventh and K Street, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1914
    • Shown at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets, in 1914, is the Federal Building and Post Office; in the background is the Ocshner Building. The former was built between 1890 and 1894 while the latter was built in 1904. In the foreground,...
    • BBSAC093
    • W.T. Grant Company at Eighth between K and L

    • 1944
    • This September 1, 1944, photograph shows the storefront of the W.T. Grant Company’s 4,800 square foot store at Eighth and K Streets. The store opened in 1937 as an annex to the primary location at 722 K which had been hit by arson in December...
    • 392
    • Post Office, Sacramento, California - Owl Drug Company

    • June 1905
    • Shown in June 1905, at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets, is Sacramento's Post Office and Federal Building. The structure's trademark tower reached three stories above the roof of the roof and topped out at 128 feet. In addition to the...
    • BBSAC150
    • Sacramento Post Office, Sacramento, Cal. - E.C. Kropp Company

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 is Sacramento's Federal Building and Post Office, positioned at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets. Built in 1893/94, its construction was subsidized by 100,000 dollars in 1885. By the time construction was...
    • BBSAC151
    • U.S. Post Office, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • May 26, 1943
    • This 1943 postcard shows the southwestern edge of the United States Post Office and Federal Building at 801 I Street. Officialy opened in November 1933, the new location took over for all Federal activities at the previous building at Seventh and...
    • BBSAC152
    • U.S. Post Office, Sacramento, California - Max Mahan

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    • Sacramento's U.S. Post Office and Federal Building at 801 I Street is shown in this postcard. When complete, nearly every Federal activity in the Sacramento Valley - representing 31 different Federal agenices - was based in one spot. Prior to...
    • BBSAC153
    • Post Office, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1900
    • Resting at the corner of Seventh and K streets, in this circa 1910 postcard, is Sacramento's Federal Building and Post Office. The building's foundation was made of granite, reaching 15 feet below street level. Its superstructure was made of a...
    • BBSAC160

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