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    • Karen Kijewski

    • 1992
    • Taken in circa 1992, shows Karen Kijewski, a Sacramento-based author whose mystery novels - all based on the exploits of fictional figure Kat Colorado - have garnered nationwide attention and best seller list status. In 1989, her first novel,...
    • 1923
    • Rio Linda Junior High School

    • 1950
    • This sketch shows Rio Linda Junior High School, designed by Sacramento-based architect Leonard F. Starks. Opened in 1951, the school was part of a 3.4 million dollar building program within the Grant Union School District. The 26-unit structure...
    • 1243
    • Eastern Star Building - Print

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 architectural drawing shows the south-facing facade the Eastern Star Temple at 2719 K street. The excavation for the 100,000 dollar structure was started in February 1928, with the laying of the cornerstone in May 1928. The...
    • 1637
    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • Shown in Circa 1980 is the exterior of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Sacramento-based architectural firm of Tomich and Yee were selected to design the building which Nicholas A. Tomich as...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-4
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1929
    • This 1928 photograph provides as aerial view of the Sacramento County Hospital at Stockton Boulevard and V Street. Originally established in 1897, ground was broken on a new building in 1915 and underwent several additions and renovations before...
    • 570
    • Ochsner Building

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals the southern face of the Ochsner Building and a few of its first floor business tenants. Resting at the corner of Seventh and K Streets, the building’s first three stories were built in 1904, while two more...
    • 969
    • Peter Lassen Junior High School

    • 1955
    • Sitting at 5022 Fifty-Eighth Street in 1955 is Peter Lassen Junior High School, resting alongside Mark Twain Elementary School on the far right. Named for the early California pioneer and secessionist, Lassen was dedicated on October 31, 1954. ...
    • 1733
    • Western Pacific R.R. Depot

    •  
    • The eastern side of Sacramento's Western Pacific Railroad passenger depot and its distinctive arcades are shown in this postcard. The pebble ash exterior covered a concrete base that reached seven feet upward to a wooden frame. It was built by...
    • BBSAC630
    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Frank McDougal

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows the Elk's Building on the north side of J Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. Completed in 1926, most of the structure was completed by Sacramento-based contractors. Notable local contributors were Palm...
    • BBSAC133
    • Waterhouse's Paper

    • April 10, 1908
    • The Sacramento-based Waterhouse’s Paper was started in the spring of 1908 by attorney, humorist, poet and writer A.J. Waterhouse. The weekly, 16-page publication was devoted to “comment, fiction, satire, humor and philosophy, portrayed in verse and...
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    • County of Sacramento Administration Building

    • 1956
    • Taken from the southwest corner of Seventh and I Streets, this 1956 photograph shows the front and side of the County of Sacramento Administration Building at 827 Seventh Street. The structure was completed in the same year for nearly two million...
    • 1822
    • Crystal Palace Pottery Exhibit at California State Fair

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 is the exhibit at the California State Fair for the Sacramento-based Crystal Palace Pottery at 610 J Street. Owned by W.G. Barr and managed by Joseph Thieben, the business enjoyed a banner time, winning in several areas, according...
    • 57
    • Clunie Memorial Clubhouse Swimming Pool

    • 1937
    • This June 19, 1937, photograph shows the Clunie Memorial Swimming Pool at McKinley Park, located at Alhambra and F Streets. The pool, clubhouse and recreational facilities were designed by Sacramento-based architect Harry Devine, in association...
    • 1629
    • News Publishing Company

    • 1955
    • Pictured in circa 1955 is the façade of the News Publishing Company at 1213 H Street. The Bauhaus-style building was constructed in 1937 at a cost of 25,000 dollars for the brochure, catalog, mailer and newspaper firm, which was in existence since...
    • 143
    • 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
    • Architect's Rendering of Colonial Heights Library

    • 1988
    • This architect’s rendering of the Colonial Heights Library, located at 4799 Stockton Boulevard, was done prior to the building’s March 1989 opening by the Sacramento-based Alan Oshima and Associates, located at 1731 J Street. In its original form,...
    • PH-SPL-CHS-1-13
    • Artsist's Rendering of Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 rendering of the future Sylvan Oaks Library, here under the working title of the Citrus Heights-Foothill Branch Library, shows a design concept that was created by Sacramento-based architectural firm of Mau, Barnum, Folsom, and...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-8
    • Le Marche Market

    • 1929
    • This January 17, 1929, photograph shows the uniquely-designed Le Marche Market at 1825 Y Street. The business was sold in 1934 for 34,500 dollars to E.A. Corum, a Sacramento-based contractor.
    • 109
    • Sacramento High School - R.A. Herold, Architect

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 rendering shows Sacramento High School, located on the south side of K Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets. The school, costing 254,500 dollars, was built in 1908 by Sacramento-based architect R.A. Herold who would...
    • BBSAC659

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