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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 2, 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 Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • November 20, 1909
    • 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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    • Edgar Simpson in Chariot

    • 1922
    • This May 1927 photograph captures Edgar Simpson, an Elk Grove-area rancher, readying to participate in the Sacramento ’49 Roundup, a rodeo-style event that sought to revive some of the legendary horsemanship of the mid-nineteenth century American...
    • 2420
    • Chariots Racing by State Fair Grandstand

    • 1927
    • Three chariots blaze their way past the California State Fair grandstand in this May 1927 photograph. Each pulled by four horses, the chariots are pushing their way south along the west stretch of the track. The race was part of the...
    • 2421
    • The Review, 1932

    • 1932-01-01
    • 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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    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 15, 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 Review, 1936

    • 1936-01-01
    • 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 05, 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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    • Racing Car and Hay Bale at California State Fair Grounds

    • 1956
    • This circa 1956 photograph captures a sports car, numbered two, blazing its way near a bale of hay during a Sports Car Club of America event at the California State Fairgrounds at Stockton Boulevard and Fourth Avenue. Sacramento’s chapter of the...
    • 2299a
    • 1950s Racing Car at California State Fair Grounds

    • 1956
    • In circa 1956, a sports car, numbered 180, races along during a Sports Car Club of America event at the California State Fairgrounds at Stockton Boulevard and Fourth Avenue. Sacramento’s chapter of the SCCA was founded in 1952.
    • 2299b
    • Two Racing Cars at California State Fair Grounds

    • 1956
    • Two sports cars blaze toward a right turn during a Sports Car Club of America event at the California State Fairgrounds at Stockton Boulevard and Fourth Avenue in circa 1956. Drivers in each car wear helmets. One car is marked with the number 19,...
    • 2299c
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • 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 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 school...
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    • Rowing on the River

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a Sacramento Junior College racing shell with eight rowers and a coxswain on the Sacramento River. Coached by "Babe" Dunwoody, in March 1930 on the Oakland Estuary the team defeated the University of California,...
    • 286
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.5

    • September 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Steamboat Races on the River

    • 1905
    • This circa 1905 postcard shows a steamboat race coming off in a tightly packed Sacramento River. Steamer racing had been conducted on the river, and around Sacramento, going back to the 1850s, one of the first taking place in November 1856 between...
    • BBSAC724
    • Rowing on the River

    • 1930
    • A Sacramento Junior College racing shell with a crew of eight and a coxswain is pictured in circa 1930 on the Sacramento River. The team, under the leadership of coach Glen Mercer, met misfortune on May 7, 1932, when a cruiser, making its way down...
    • 288
    • The Elk, 1914

    • 1914-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • Henry Spring, Inc

    • 1918
    • This circa 1918 advertisement promotes the wares of Henry Spring, Inc. The Michigan native started in the automobile business in 1916, having gone on to sell Ford, Packard and De Soto lines. The pictured Earl Cooper was one of the nation's highest...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i09

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