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    • Sacramento Sympthony and Oratorio Society

    • 1913
    • This January 1913 program addresses a rendering of G.F. Handel's "Messiah," as performed at the Clunie Theatre, located at 809 K Street. The event was performed by the Sacramento Symphony and Oratorio Society's oratorio branch, making the...
    • EC-THE-MU-b04f01i02
    • Stag Smoker

    • 1942
    • This 1942 program lays out an American Legion fundraiser for children's welfare, held at the Memorial Auditorium. Over 3,000 attendees experienced 20 different performers, from vaudeville-style to lounge-style acts.
    • EC-CLU-601f1i01
    • The Electra of Sophocles

    • 1930
    • Shown is a program for Sacramento Junior College's 1930 production of "The Electra of Sophocles."
    • EC-SCH-b03f03i01
    • The Thunderstorm

    • 1931
    • Shown is a 1931 playbill for Sacramento Junior College's production of "The Thunderstorm."
    • EC-SCH-b03f03i03
    • First Bridge Across the Sacramento River

    • This is a view of the first bridge constructed across the Sacramento River (in 1857) near the site of the present I Street bridge. The tower at the extreme right of the picture is believed to be the center of the swing span, which rotated to permit...
    • 904
    • Sacramento River and Bridges, Sacramento, California

    • This colorful rendition of the Sacramento River and bridges is an example of the linen-like postcards popular from about 1930 through World War II. Metrocraft Company of Everett, Massachusetts produced this embellished view which was then...
    • BBSAC681
    • Memorial Day

    • 1921
    • This May 1921 program provides information on events supporting Memorial Day in Sacramento. The main event, including oration from City Manager Clyde Seavey, was held in Memorial Grove at Capitol Park, followed by a parade down J Street as well as...
    • EC-CLU-b03f01i01
    • Sacramento, Cal. - Scope Enterprises

    • Capitol Mall at night with the State Capitol Dome alight in the background is the subject of this Colorscope postcard. The printed description on the back reads, "Sacramento today is a fast growing city with a tasteful blend of history and...
    • BBSAC302
    • Golden Melody Parade of '49

    • 1949
    • This 1949 program highlights events accompanying the Golden Melody Parade, which enjoyed a two year run - 1948 and 1949 - at the California State Fair. Held before the event's grandstand, it involved 32 male singers, and 25 women, serving as...
    • EC-CSF-b01f02i02
    • Welcome to You Young Man

    • 1880
    • This circa 1880 invitation urges Sacramento's young men to visit the Young Men's Christian Association, located on the northeast corner of Sixth and K streets. The organization moved to a larger site in 1915, at Fifth and J streets.
    • EC-CLU-b05f06i02
    • California State Capitol, Sacramento - Tom Myers

    • This vertical view of the California State Capitol Building framed against a gray/green sky is a dramatic example of an innovative way to get more mileage out of a stationary subject. Hundreds of views of the Capitol Building have been marketed as...
    • BBSAC305
    • Sacramento State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - Smith Western Co.

    • The California State Capitol set back from an illuminated fountain at night is the subject of this postcard. "A dramatic night view of the Capitol with a photo of the stained glass window replica of the Seal of California, which was installed...
    • BBSAC307
    • "Steamers Towing Barges on Sacramento River," Sacramento, Cal.

    • This postcard shows riverboats pulling barges down the Sacramento River. At the beginning of the twentieth-century, the standard barge - and particularly those operated by the Sacramento Transportation Company - measured 232 feet in length and...
    • BBSAC689


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