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    • Gladding, McBean terra-cotta sculpture

    • 1918
    • This ceramic column was photographed in 1918. It was created by the Gladding, McBean Company, located on 601 Seventh Street in Lincoln, California. Founded in 1875 by Peter McGill McBean, George Chambers, and Charles Gladding, the company's terra...
    • 424
    • Pony Express Monument

    • 1980
    • Pictured in 1980 at Second and J Streets is Sacramento’s homage to the Pony Express, the 1,966 mile mail run from the Capital City to St. Joseph, Missouri. The relay was completed in 10 days by 80 riders. Due to the advent of the transcontinental...
    • 1934b
    • Indo Arch Installation

    • 1980
    • This April 1980 photograph shows the installation of the Indo Arch, a public art piece design by Sacramento State University Art Professor Gerald Walburg. The sculpture's appearance came with criticism. It was felt, particularly by historian and...
    • 1946a
    • Installation of the Indo Arch

    • 1980
    • Shown in April 1980, at Third and K Street, is Sacramento's Indo Arch, designed by Sacramento State University Art Professor Gerald Walburg. The artist received a 70,000 dollar commission for the work's design and installation in late 1977 from...
    • 1946b
    • Crocker Art Museum

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is the first floor lobby of the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street. The doorways and stairways are made of walnut while the paneling is made of California laurel. Through the door to the right of the photograph is the museum’s...
    • 1036
    • State Office Building Number One

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows State Office Building Number One's frieze and pediment. Crafted by New York City artist Edward Field Sanford, the building's section symbolizes ""The Gift of the World to California"" with the frieze inscribed with the...
    • 1039
    • K Street Mall Animals

    • 1974
    • A collection of five photos of the K Street Mall animals in the Macy's Plaza taken in May of 1974. The animals were removed prior to Light Rail's installation.
    • 1038a
    • Memorial in the Cemetery

    • 1980
    • A sculpture of mourning: a seated female caresses a lamb. The site is the Old City Cemetery. Many headstones are visible in the background. Donated by Eugene Brill.
    • 2002
    • K Street Mall Animals

    • 1974
    • A collection of five photos of the K Street Mall animals in the Macy's Plaza taken in May of 1974. The animals were removed prior to Light Rail's installation.
    • 1038b
    • Views of Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a montage of Sacramento landmarks, circa 1910. In the upper left-hand corner and moving clockwise are as follows: The California State Fair Pavilion at Fifteenth and N Streets, the United States Post Office at Seventh and K...
    • BBSAC736
    • 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
    • K Street Mall Animals

    • 1974
    • A collection of five photos of the K Street Mall animals in the Macy's Plaza taken in May of 1974. The animals were removed prior to Light Rail's installation.
    • 1038c
    • Tsakopoulos Library Galleria

    • 1992
    • This 1992 photograph shows the glassy facade of the recently-completed Angelo Tsakopoulos Galleria, contrasted with the original 1917 Carnegie version of the Sacramento Public Library's Central Library. The Central Library was added to the...
    • 1622d
    • Edwin Bryant Crocker Family Monument - Old City Cemetery

    • 1990
    • Tucked into the fog-shrouded, northwest corner of Sacramento's Old City Cemetery, at Tenth Street and Broadway, is the E.B. Crocker family monument. It contains the remains of Edwin and Margaret Crocker and their daughter, Amy. Just above their...
    • BBSAC758
    • K Street Mall Animals

    • 1974
    • A collection of five photos of the K Street Mall animals in the Macy's Plaza taken in May of 1974. The animals were removed prior to Light Rail's installation.
    • 1038d
    • Souvenir Folder of Sacramento, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows children fishing at pond in the southern section of William Land Park with the park's club house and statute of Charles Swanston -- the previous owner of the land -- visible in the distance. The business stamped onto...
    • BBSAC772
    • Pony Express Rider

    • 1980
    • Shown in this circa 1980 postcard are contrasting symbols of transportation, the Pony Express monument, at the intersection of Second and J streets, and a raised Interstate Five. It was decided by the State Highway Commission, in 1963, to run the...
    • BBSAC517
    • K Street, 916-930

    • 1975
    • This 1975 photograph shows - looking west - a sunny, active K Street Mall at Eleventh Street. The marquee of the Crest Theater looms large in the middle of the frame while in the right foreground is Ransohoff's, a department store located at 1031...
    • 1841

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