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    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1935
    • This circa 1938 photograph provides a rare view of Sacramento proper from the north side of the American River. Several landmarks are visible. The City Incinerator, marked by its stack can be seen to the far left of the photograph, built in...
    • 1049
    • K Street, Toward the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

    • 1913
    • A bustling scene on K Street was captured in this 1913 photograph. A horse and wagon in the photograph’s foreground contrasts a slowly shifting paradigm toward the use of automobiles. Sidewalks are lined with pedestrians. In the background and...
    • 1365
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • Februay 26, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
    • Golden Eagle Hotel building, K Street at 6th

    • 1924
    • In this circa 1924 photograph of K Street, several business fronts are visible. They include the Golden Eagle Hotel (627 K Street), the Bon Marche women's clothing store (631 K Street), the Liberty Theatre (617 K Street), and Heeseman Clothing...
    • 539
    • Tenth Street at N Looking North

    • 1947
    • This northerly look up Tenth Street from N Street was taken in April 20, 1947. Visible in the foreground is the State Library and Courts Building while, in the distance, and screened by palm trees, is the pediment of State Office Building Number...
    • 988
    • Streetcar and Cathedral on K Street

    • 1939
    • This westerly view, from the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets, was taken in 1939. On the right are the towering spires of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, built in 1889 for 250,000 dollars. Its design was directed by the Sacramento...
    • 733
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
    • Sacramento River Levee Road

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 aerial photograph shows a levee road built along the Sacramento River's bank. Also visible are long stretches of prime Sacramento Delta farm land.
    • 1635
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 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...
    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
    • Sixth Street:  1008 through 1018

    • 1960
    • This dormant section of Sixth Street, between J and K Streets, was photographed in 1960. The Yee Pharmacy at 1008 Sixth Street, Sacramento Hat Works at 1010 Sixth Street, the Stewart Hotel at 1012 Sixth Street, the Keystone Cafe at 1014 Sixth...
    • 1678
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • Sutter's Fort - 1839, Sacramento, Cal.

    • The main entrance to Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard. Visible through the wisteria-draped entrance is the northern wall and what would have been the fort's kitchen. The pictured gate - affixed in 1961 - was replaced in 1991 with a...
    • BBSAC868
    • The Visitor

    • November 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...
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...


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