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    • Capital National Bank

    • 1945
    • Pictured on May 5, 1945, is the Capital National Bank, located at 700 J Street. Covering an 80 by 87 foot frontage, the building’s exterior was composed of California granite and with window frames of bronze. The eight-ton girders used to support...
    • 10
    • El Rancho Trailer Village

    • 1953
    • This circa 1953 photograph shows the El Rancho Trailer Village at 1200 East El Camino Avenue. The six-acre park opened in the spring of 1949 with space for 130 trailers. Features included underground power lines, a buzzer system to each trailer,...
    • 100
    • John Frink Richardson

    • 1873
    • This photograph of prominent Sacramento dairyman John Frink Richardson was taken in circa 1873. Richardson arrived in Sacramento on September 1, 1850, from Wyoming County, New York. He died in January of 1906 and is buried in the City Cemetery.
    • 1000
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson

    • 1873
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson, pictured here circa 1873, was the wife of dairyman John Frink Richardson. Born in England in October 1817; she came to the United States in 1841 and settled in Sacramento in 1849. Upon arriving in the young city, she...
    • 1001
    • Forty-niners (49ers) Club

    • 1922
    • March 23rd through 28th of 1922 meant the "Days of '49" celebration, a city-wide homage to Sacramento's Gold Rush past. Pictured are members of the Whiskerino Club, a few of the hundreds of Sacramentans who let their mustaches grow for the...
    • 1003
    • Credit Women’s Breakfast Club

    • 1947
    • Pictured on July 15, 1947, is a meeting of the Sacramento Credit Women’s Breakfast Club. Members sit at a u-shaped banquet table, looking toward the camera. Born out of a desire for credit office workers to organize and socialize, the Sacramento...
    • 1005
    • Side View of Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1975
    • This 1975 photograph captures a sculpture and fountain in front of the Wells Fargo Building at Fifth Street and Capitol Avenue. Created by Nevada City artist Norman Grag, the unnamed work is composed of copper. Three rods, the longest over ten...
    • 1016
    • Sacramento Northern Railway Locomotive Number 654

    • 1930
    • Notes from the Sacramento Railroad Museum indicate that this freight engine, Number 654, of the Sacramento Northern Railway, was brand new in 1930 and running on X Street in Sacramento. The line was part of an interurban service that ran from Chico...
    • 1023
    • Sacramento Northern Railway Locomotive Number 654

    • 1930
    • Pictured here, freight engine Number 654 was built by General Electric and issued in 1930 to run in Sacramento, along X Street. November 3, 1940, was the last day that Sacramento Northern carried passengers, as the company migrated exclusively to...
    • 1024
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad Derailment

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph shows the result of an accident involving an automobile at a highway grade crossing. The remains of the automobile are jammed under the front of Sacramento Northern Car 130. Notes from the California State Railroad...
    • 1026
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad

    • 1920
    • A Sacramento Northern Railroad train rolls through the outskirts of Rio Linda, California, in this circa 1923 photograph. The railroad had been in operation since 1918. The depot to the left of the photograph is labeled ""Rio Linda Poultry...
    • 1027
    • Thomas Calley Perkins

    • 1865
    • Thomas Calley Perkins, namesake of Perkins Station, appears in this 1865 photograph. A native of Marblehead, Massachusetts, it has been written that he walked to California in 1850. In the same year, he settled in Brighton, which had been located...
    • 1030
    • Ruth Slenczyska

    • 1935
    • Ruth Julia Slenczynska was born to Polish immigrants in Sacramento on January 15, 1925. Her father started giving her instruction in musical theory when she was three, and started her on piano when she was three-and-a-half. A year later, she was...
    • 1031
    • Portrait of Three Sacramento Superior Court Judges

    • 1947
    • This portrait of Sacramento Superior Court judges Malcolm Glenn, Peter Shields and Raymond Coughlin was taken in 1947. They stand left to right, respectively. Glenn spent 43 years as a civil court judge, appointed to the bench in 1914. Also a...
    • 1032
    • Sacramento City Councilman Paul Taylor

    • 1952
    • Native Tennessean, Paul J. Taylor, was one of the most influential Sacramento City Council members of the mid-twentieth century. His post-Word War II drive into politics was based on a platform of merging city and county health departments,...
    • 1033
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1928
    • Taken in 1928, this photograph shows the ornate facade of Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. The structure was erected on land donated by John Sutter, Junior, and had been the site of Mary J. Watson Grammar School. ...
    • 1034
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1927
    • This photograph shows the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. Long one of Sacramento's most iconic structures, it was opened on February 22, 1927, to honor those Sacramentans who died in the First World War. The building's...
    • 1035
    • Sacramento City Manager’s Office

    • 1950
    • This photograph of the Sacramento City Manager’s office at City Hall at 915 I Street was taken in 1950. The window looks westerly to several buildings, including – left to right – the Hotel Californian at 800 I Street, the Labor Temple at 902...
    • 1041
    • Entrance to Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

    • 1920
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the entrance to Sacramento’s Chamber of Commerce building on 918 Sixth Street. The 80,000 dollar, three-story structure was built in 1921 by the Sacramento contracting firm of Betz and Mabrey. The Chamber ‘s...
    • 1043


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