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    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 these pictures are of a crowded Riverside Pool, located on 3640 Riverside Boulevard. Swimmers and sunbathers lounge and circulate in the area in front of the refreshment center while others take advantage of the picnic tables...
    • 1940b
    • Riverside Swimming Baths (Land Park Plunge)

    • 1937
    • This May 3, 1947, photograph shows a teeming Land Park Plunge, located at Riverside Boulevard and Eleventh Avenue. The pool was served by an artesian well, tapped a half-mile deep, and providing a near constant flow of fresh water, always at 82...
    • 1576
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1947
    • Taken on May 3, 1947 this photograph shows some pre-summer activity at the crowded Riverside Pool, also known as the Land Park Plunge. Two lifeguards in elevated observation seats watch the men, women and children that swim, slide and dive in the...
    • 1940a
    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery Main Entrance

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 is the main entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Riverside Boulevard runs north-south in the foreground, while tracks for the Pacific Gas and Electric streetcar are also visible. Within five...
    • 705
    • Golden West Motors Company Christening

    • 1914
    • Just beyond the eastern banks of the Sacramento River, a happy group gathers at the opening of Golden West Motors Company. Located at Seventh Avenue and Riverside Boulevard, the business officially opened on July 1, 1914, when Miss Phenette Miller...
    • 1823b
    • Riverside Swimming Pool

    • 1944
    • Shown on July 14, 1944, are the placid closing time waters of the Riverside Pool, also known as the Land Park Plunge. The reconstituted masonite and plaster pool opened in May 1937 after 20,000 dollars were spent in improvements which were...
    • 1939
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 5, 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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    • Arched Sign at Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the north entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Beyond an arched gateway with the words “Masonic Lawn” and the Masonic “G” symbol written on it, several headstones and tombs can be...
    • 703
    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 are grounds of the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. The sections of the bare land, situated in the new section of the cemetery, are broken up by several trees and bushes. In the distance, and to the south,...
    • 704
    • Detroit Tigers at Moreing Field

    • 1931
    • This 1931 photograph shows members of the Detroit Tigers baseball club playing pepper. The Tigers spent 12 days at Sacramento's Moreing Field in February 1931 conducting drills for spring training. They then moved on to Woodland to play two...
    • 1098
    • Temple B'Nai Israel

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph provides a view of Temple B'Nai Israel, a synagogue located at 3600 Riverside Boulevard. Founded in 1849 during a meeting at the Front Street home of merchant Moses Hyman, the congregation's first home was a small wooden...
    • 1797
    • Golden West Motors Company Opening

    • 1914
    • A group of excited citizens gather in July 1914 for a peek at the opening of the Golden West Motor Company, located on a severn-acre site, just one block west of the intersection of Seventh Avenue and Riverside Boulevard. Golden West specialized...
    • 1823a
    • Golden West Motors Company Truck

    • 1914
    • Golden West Motors Company officials pose within the concern's very first truck, unveiled during a celebratory christening on July 1, 1914. Its General Manager was Mark L. Burns while its Corporate Counsel was Fred A. Sloss. The company had been...
    • 1823c
    • Golden West Motors Company on Parade

    • 1914
    • The opening of Golden West Motors Company in July 1914 came in the form of a parade. Led by a brass band, the procession ended its giddy walk at the company's location at Riverside Boulevard and Seventh Avenue. By July 1917, and after accusations...
    • 1823d
    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
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    • Swimming Baths, Sacramento, California

    • 1915
    • Shown in 1915 are the Riverside Swimming Baths, located on a 15-acre swath facing the Sacramento River at Twelfth Avenue and Riverside Boulevard. Opened in 1909, one could swim the entire day by paying a mere 10 cents. The baths were warmed -- a...
    • BBSAC762
    • Interior of Swimming Baths, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 sepia postcard shows the interior of the Riverside Baths, located at 3600 Riverside Boulevard. Built in 1909 and operating until 1937, the 100-yard-long pool was fed by a natural artesian well, and, at the time of their...
    • BBSAC763

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