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    • Virginia Bamberly at senior stop

    • 1992
    • Virginia Bamberly of the Sacramento Public Library Traveling Branch delivers a selection of large print books to a senior center (ca. 1992).
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    • Dance Display at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is a display focusing on dance. The exhibit was created at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
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    • Library Employees at Arcade Library

    • 1976
    • This 1976 portrait shows, left to right, librarians Lois Schumacher and Janet Larson and financial specialist Robert Wall pose before blueprints of the new Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch, located at 2443 Marconi Avenue.
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-20
    • Max and Nadine Dimick

    • 1999
    • This June 1999 image shows Dr. Max L. Dimick and his wife Nadine, standing before the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Dimicks’ generous donation of 800,000 dollars, in November 1997, was...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-1
    • Stanford-Lathrop Memorial Home, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • The Stanford-Lathrop Memorial Home for Friendless Children sits at the southeast corner of Eighth and N Streets in this circa 1910 postcard. Originally belonging to capitalist Leland Stanford, the home was ceded, in 1900, to the Catholic Diocese...
    • BBSAC166
    • North Sacramento Viaduct, Sacramento, California

    • 1945
    • Shown in circa 1945 is the North Sacramento viaduct. Built in 1942, the 847,000 dollar project enabled motorists to avoid seasonal flooding and traverse the lowlands north of the American River, and surrounding Sacramento Northern and Western...
    • BBSAC086
    • Capitol and State Office Building No. 1, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is State Office Building Number One and, in the background, the California State Capitol building, as seen from Ninth Street, between L and M streets. Consisting of five stories and a basement, the office building and its twin in the...
    • BBSAC239
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Sacramento Motel - On U.S. Highway 40 and 99E

    • 1945
    • Offering deluxe rooms for $2.00, the Sacramento Motel on U.S. Highway 40 and 99 E in North Sacramento was similar to dozens of locally owned and run motels and auto courts in the Sacramento Valley. Before the rise of freeways that bypassed the...
    • BBSAC486
    • Old Sacramento - Scope Enterprises

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 scene provides a window into Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days, the annual rehabilitation of Sacramento's 49er roots. Visible upon dirt-covered streets are wagons and coaches on Second Street between J and K streets. Prominent...
    • BBSAC535
    • Interior Scene of Oak Park

    • 1910
    • Shown in 1910 is this unique view of the Oak Park entry arch and street car terminus, a seen from the interior of the Oak Park Amusement Park, located at Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Fifth Street. Its arcade of trees, relative seclusion, and growing...
    • BBSAC576
    • C.P. Huntington - Blank Back

    • 1980
    • Legendary California locomotives would always have to include the C. P. Huntington, an engine that ran from Sacramento for the Central Pacific during the Civil War, was a part of the transcontinental railroad that spanned the nation and ended up...
    • BBSAC618
    • Main Entrance to High School

    • 1910
    • Bracketted by fan palms is the entrance to Sacramento High School in this circa 1910 postcard. Located on L Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, one architect involved with the school's 1908 construction referred to the finished...
    • BBSAC660
    • Sacramento, California - Eastman Postcard

    • 1982
    • Shown in circa 1982 is a redeveloped section of K Street, near its intersection with Fourth Street. In the foreground is one of several gassed-powered trams that plied the K Street Mall from the 1970s, onward. In the background sits Gerald...
    • BBSAC405
    • 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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