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    • The Visitor

    • August 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Aerial View of the State Capitol from the Back, Sacramento, CA

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    • Groundbreaking for the Capitol occurred on September 24, 1860. The corner stone was laid on May 15, 1861. Construction covered a period of 14 years with special taxes levied to sustain the project. “Until the roof was built in 1868, work stopped...
    • BBSAC039
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.1

    • May 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Capitol's First Floor Archive Exhibit Room, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard shows the filigreed detail of the ceiling within the California State Capitol's State Archives Exhibit Room. The most distinguishing detail of the parget decoration is a series of California Poppies. The room was restored...
    • BBSAC322
    • Magnolias from Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard provides a still life of magnolia blossoms and lemon slices. The magnolia, a plant native to the American South, can draw its California origins to the Gold Rush, having been transported west by southern born Argonauts. ...
    • BBSAC731
    • Nugget, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works Administration...
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    • Folsom State Prison Old Administrative Building and Cellblock

    • 1900
    • As seen from the northeast in circa 1900 is Gothic-style Folsom State Prison. As early as 1878, it was the State’s intent to make Folsom a branch prison of San Quentin. In accord, it received its first 44 inmates from San Quentin in July 1880. ...
    • 2212b
    • The Diepenbrock Theater

    • 1913
    • This circa 1913 photograph shows the Diepenbrock Theater at 1203 J Street. The picture also shows signage atop the building which reads “Orpheum Shows Theater.” The Orpheum was the vaudeville-style company that provided much of the live...
    • 2288
    • California's State Capitol - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1960
    • Fan palms stand in the foreground of this circa 1960 poastcard of Capitol Park and the California State Capitol building. Taking up twelve square blocks, the capital complex boasts roughly 2,000 plants and, as of 2013, 13 major memorials.
    • BBSAC291
    • Heald College

    • 1937
    • This May 10, 1937, photograph shows the ornate calligraphy drawn to a blackboard by a penmanship instructor at Sacramento's branch of Heald College, located at Fourteenth and K Streets. Heald established its Sacramento presence in August 1912...
    • 1652
    • K Street - H.J. Johnston

    • 1908
    • Shown in circa 1908 is K Street, looking west from Tenth Street. To the immediate left of the frame is William Land's State House Hotel. Land purchased the State House in 1891, operating until placing into the same spot his own Hotel Land in...
    • BBSAC374
    • Capitol Grounds and Dome,Sacramento,California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows the rear of the California State Capitol building, as seen from the Capitol Park. In the foreground is a plot of poppies, California’s state flower.
    • BBSAC987
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This July 11, 1941, aerial view of Capitol Park and several State government office buildings comes from the southeast. In the late 1930s, California Governor Frank Merriman resolved to centralize all of the State's agencies in Sacramento. This,...
    • 1048
    • California's State Capitol from the Mall, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 postcard shows Capitol Mall, between Eighth and Ninth streets, running toward the west-facing facade of the California State Capitol building. The stretch of road had its name changed from M Street to Capitol Avenue in October...
    • BBSAC274
    • The Hub Hotel and Tavern

    • 1957
    • Taken in 1957, this photograph shows the weathered facades of the Hub Hotel and Tavern at 224 J Street and the Lincoln Room at 226 J Street. The building housing the Hub was erected by wholesale merchant and Kentuckian Edward P. Figg after the...
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