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    • Beautiful Rose Garden, William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • “Roses of every variety are found in the Rose Garden in William Land Park in a magnificent setting unsurpassed in beauty” reads the printed description on the back of this card, published circa 1930 and mailed from Denver to San Mateo in...
    • BBSAC590
    • William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • “The beautiful formal flower gardens in this city park are an outstanding attraction to all visitors to the ‘City of Trees and Flowers’” reads the description printed on the back of this postcard. By 1934 almost 6,000 plants and shrubs had...
    • BBSAC591
    • Hauling Wheat in California, Sacramento

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    • “Wheat farming dominated the life and economy of the Sacramento Valley from 1867 until 1893.” Acreage of wheat planted increase from 200,000 in 1866 to 400,000 in 1873, increasing to 1,000,000 in 1882. By 1865 the price paid for California...
    • BBSAC019
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1932
    • 1932 aerial views of downtown Sacramento with the Southern Pacific Steamer Terminal in the foreground. Two paddle-wheel boats are tied up to that terminal and two more, including a passenger vessel, are docked at a terminal just south of the...
    • 1189
    • K Street, 116-126

    • 1960
    • 1960 Photo of the Ebner Hotel (116 K Street), Capitol Wholesale Distributors (122-124 K Street, hotel supplies in the old Empire House wherein one story has been taken off), and Wicht Manufacturing Company (126 K Street, extractors and/or syrup...
    • 312
    • Orange Grove, Fair Oaks Districts, Near Sacramento, CA

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    • "Among the earliest California oranges to reach Eastern markets are the products of the many fine groves in the Fair Oaks district" is the description printed on the back of this postcard. From 1880 to the late 1940s citrus in California grew...
    • BBSAC003
    • Sacramento State Capitol - Tom Myers

    • 1990
    • "California State Capitol, Sacramento" reads the printed description of this circa 1990 vertical view of the California State Capitol building at night with windows and the dome illuminated. The first lighting of the Capitol building came...
    • BBSAC303
    • 6th Street Engine House, City Fire Dept., Sacramento, Cal.

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    • "The newest and perhaps the handsomest building occupied by the (Fire) department is Hook and Ladder House No. 1, situated on the corner of the alley on Sixth Street, between K and L" is how the Sacramento Bee for April 19, 1890, described the...
    • BBSAC137
    • Sacramento City College

    • 1926
    • A 1926 view of Sacramento City College at 3835 Freeport Boulevard from the bridle trails across the street at William Land Park. Two young women in riding pants and boots guide their horses down the trail that once encompassed the park.
    • 1497
    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A 1927 parade along K Street between Seventh and Tenth features a marching band, most of them in uniform, followed by lines of men in and out of uniform marching in rows. A small group of uniformed scouts and nurses dressed in white are at the end...
    • 1080a
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1938
    • A 1938 aerial view of Grant Union High School, located at Grand and Orange Avenues, showing school buildings as well as the stadium.
    • 878a
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1938
    • A 1938 aerial view of Grant Union High School, located at Grand and Orange Avenues, showing school buildings as well as the stadium.
    • 878b
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1938
    • A 1938 aerial view of Grant Union High School, located at Grand and Orange Avenues, showing school buildings as well as the stadium.
    • 878c
    • Proposed Sacramento River Country Club

    • 1947
    • A 1947 blueprint of the proposed Sacramento River Country Club on Natomas Boulevard, with a proposed golf course addition and boat canal to Fisherman's Lake. Blueprints also include a proposed polo field, riding club, and bridle path to Marysville...
    • 1500
    • Bret Harte School

    • 1956
    • A 1956 class picture at Bret Harte School, located at 3250 Franklin Boulevard, with twenty-three students and their teacher.
    • 825
    • A Banana Tree in California Garden

    • 1900
    • A banana plant grows in Sacramento in this circa 1900 postcard. What had been a mere curiosity to Americans for decades had, by the late nineteenth-century, become a staple as, in 1889, an estimated 1.2 billion bananas had been eaten by American...
    • BBSAC599
    • 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

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