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    • Scene on Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

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    • A black and white photograph of the Sacramento River taken sometime early last century is the subject of this postcard in circulation through the 1930s. The boats and possible building in the upper left of the scene are not defined enough to...
    • BBSAC709
    • Club 21 - Yorkolor Process

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    • The Club 21 opened as a tavern at 1122 Twenty-First Street around 1954 and expanded into the restaurant business by 1960, serving meals at 1120 Twenty-First Street. The reverse side of this card, postmarked in 1973, boasts the lounges' seating...
    • BBSAC640
    • Order of AHEPA Dance

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    • It's the third annual dance and entertainment for Sacramento Chapter No. 153 of the Order of AHEPA. Elks Hall is filled with the merrymakers who pose for a group picture. Smiles and stoic stares appear on the faces of the many males wearing ties...
    • 2004
    • Delta Queen

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    • This circa 1980 photograph shows the riverboat Delta Queen on the Mississippi River. A sign on the vessel’s stern reads, “Delta Queen, Port of Cincinnati, Ohio.” Passenger mill about on different levels of the boat as the paddlewheel rips...
    • 2270
    • View from the Capitol Dome - Sacramento

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    • This postcard boasts a photograph as taken from the California State Capitol building's dome, looking west. In the immediate foreground, and completed in 1928, are buildings of the Capitol Extention, to the right the Library and Courts Building,...
    • BBSAC241
    • The Capitol Hotel, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Shown at the southwest corner of Seventh and K Streets is the Capital Hotel. In 1887, the 100-unit property underwent a 20,000 dollar rennovation that included marked expansion, giving the Capital a 100-foot frontage on K Street and 120-foot...
    • BBSAC438
    • View of Oak Park - Blank Back

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    • This postcard shows the idyllic sheen of one of Sacramento's first suburbs, Oak Park. Annexed by the city in 1911, and located at the southeastern edge of the Sacramento proper, Oak Park's growth was accelerated by the streetcar, a decade-old...
    • BBSAC578
    • The C.P. Huntington at Sacramento

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    • Pictured near the Southern Pacific Railroad's passenger station is the C.P. Huntington. It was placed at the pictured location in 1939. In 1964, Southern Pacific donated the Huntington to the State of California and, by 1980, it was undergoing...
    • BBSAC619
    • Sunday Morning in the Mines, 1872

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    • This postcard shows perhaps the most familiar painting of California's Gold Rush, "Sunday Morning in the Mines." Done with oil on canvas, it was done in 1872 by Charles Christian Nahl, a native of the Hesse-Kassel region of Germany. Nahl would go...
    • BBSAC113
    • The River Lines

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    • Depicted on this postcard is a riverboat of River Lines, Incorporated, a company that provided passenger transportation and dredging services. The company was formed out of a merger of Citizen's Navigation, Merchant's Transportation and Sacramento...
    • BBSAC723
    • State Capitol from Park, Sacramento, CA

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    • The California State Capitol Building viewed from the grounds of Capitol Park is the view offered on this color-tinted penny postcard. Prior to 1915 many of the exquisite color cards had come from Europe, especially Germany, but after the First...
    • BBSAC225
    • Sutter's Fort - 1839, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • The main entrance to Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard. Visible through the wisteria-draped entrance is the northern wall and what would have been the fort's kitchen. The pictured gate - affixed in 1961 - was replaced in 1991 with a...
    • BBSAC868
    • Hotel Senator from State Capitol Park, Sacramento, California

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    • The twin residence towers of the Hotel Senator loom above the treescape of Capitol Park in this full color postcard published locally by Frank McDougal. A printed description on the back of the card reads, in part, "...glimpses the arches of the...
    • BBSAC494

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