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    • 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
    • Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, Calif. - Dexter Press

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    • Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard, captured from the south side of L street, which runs in the foreground. Clealy visibile are two block houses or bastions. The one to the rear of the fort, and on the left side of the postcard,...
    • BBSAC869
    • Sacramento - Which Way Now?

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    • According to a report prepared for the Sacramento City Council by the State Division of Highways, the four-year period 1967-1968 through 1970-1971 expenditure for Sacramento County state highways would total approximately $140 million. About...
    • BBSAC047
    • Y.M.C.A. Gymnasium, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Several young men take in gymnastics activities at Sacramento's Fifth and J YMCA. The building, which included a pool, indoor track and basketball courts was built in 1913 for 160,000 dollars, and holds the distinction for having firebrand...
    • BBSAC814
    • Shipping Scene, Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

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    • Nearly a dozen vessels ranging from barges piled with bags to floating palaces bearing passengers back and forth to San Francisco crowd the Sacramento River below the Southern Pacific Bridge on this postcard dated July 1924 on the back. This image...
    • BBSAC088
    • Coral Reef Lodge

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    • The Maleville brothers played an important role in establishing the Town and Country area of Sacramento and particularly Fulton Avenue, known from the 1940s through the 1960s as a thoroughfare loaded with quality eateries, lodges and nightclubs....
    • BBSAC444
    • Lobby, Hotel Senator, Sacramento, California

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    • Lobby of the Hotel Senator in the 1920s is the source for this full color postcard scene. This printed description is found on the back of the card, "Sunlit through water-toned glass from the open court above, the predominating color is amber,...
    • BBSAC497
    • Walter Bennett Home

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    • Captured on the west side of Twelfth Street, between E and F Streets, is the home of blacksmith Walter Bennett, at 512 Twelfth Street. Water was the son of Henry Bennett, a Canadian who immigrated to Sacramento in the 1875 and opened his Alkali...
    • BBSAC582
    • The Pavilion, Sacramento, Cal. - E.P. Charlton and Co.

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    • Shown at Fifteenth and N Streets is the California State Fair's Agricultural Hall, also refered to as the Pavilion. Built in 1883/84, citizens of Sacramento voted to fund the 30,000 dollar structure which, at the time, would become the largest...
    • BBSAC332
    • 3033 State Capitol at Sacramento, California

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    • Displays of electric light in Sacramento go back to 1879, and during a remodel in 1892 enough electrical outlets were added to power the 1400 incandescent lights on the Capitol Building which greeted the New Year of 1893. During the "Electric...
    • BBSAC248

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