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    • Themis

    • March 10, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • 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...
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    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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...
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    • Municipal Auditorium, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in circa 1940 postcard shows the southwestern edge of the Memorial Auditorium. Built in 1926 and opened in February 1927, the Byzantine-style structure has served as venue for artist, from opera singer Marion Anderson to rock band Led...
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    • Themis

    • February 24, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Pioneer Congregational Church

    • 1933
    • Taken from Sutter’s Fort and looking across L Street, this circa 1933 photograph shows the Pioneer Congregational Church at 2700 L Street. Built in 1926/27 for a cost of 170,000 dollars, the concrete-shelled church was intended to memorialize...
    • 509
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • This photograph from January 1997 shows a swelled American River rushing below Folsom's Rainbow Bridge. Despite protection from of one of the most elaborate flood control systems in the world, the El Nino-attributed New Year's storms forced water...
    • 1658d
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Auburn Highway through Del Paso Park

    • 1937
    • Auburn Highway, later known as Auburn Boulevard, is shown on February 18, 1937 as a quiet, country road passing through the splendor of Del Paso Park. The park was officially opened in April 1911 with a picnic which included a barbecue, dance, and...
    • 1434
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • The Visitor

    • August 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Side View of the First Baptist Church

    • 1929
    • Pictured on January 16, 1929, at 2324 L Street is the First Baptist Church, as seen from the northeast corner of Twenty-Fourth and L Streets. Built that same year, the church’s auditorium was designed to seat up to 800 with a Sunday school room...
    • 481
    • Del Pasado, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • 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...
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    • Christian Brothers’ School:  Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This unique aerial view of Christian Brothers’ School at Twenty-First and Y Street was taken in 1930. Previously on Twelfth and K Streets, what had been called Christian Brothers’ College, accepted a donation for the pictured plot of land at...
    • 871
    • Tower Theater and Cardinal Field

    • 1942
    • This 1942 aerial photograph captures Sacramento’s Broadway District between Land Park Drive and the Sacramento River. At the bottom of the photograph is the newly-completed Tower Theater at 2504 Land Park Drive. Above it is a Cardinal Grocery...
    • 2295
    • Reich and Lievre Women's Furnishings, Staff Portrait

    • 1922
    • The staff of Reich and Lievre Women's Furnishings and their participation in the Days of '49 celebrations was captured in this May 1922 photograph. The store had just stepped into its new 808 K Street location in September of 1921. The six-floor...
    • 301
    • Melgrims Millinery

    • 1941
    • This March 7, 1941 photograph shows the entrance to Melgrims Millinery on 817 K Street. The store was opened in February 1933 at 1006 K Street under the leadership of Kansas native Mabelle Frank. Frank was a veteran of the retail industry, having...
    • 152
    • Tenth and L Streets

    • 1897
    • The intersection of Tenth and L, as taken from the Capitol Dome, was captured in this 1897 photograph. The large structure on the far corner is the residence of flour mill manager Charles McCreary and his wife Fannie, while the even bigger...
    • 991
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 1, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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