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    • Veterans of Spanish-American War and World War I

    • 1922
    • This circa 1922 photograph of six veterans of the Spanish-American War and World War One was taken in front of the Goodyear Tires store at northwest corner of Twelfth and J streets. Although Sacramento contributed few servicemen to the...
    • 1588
    • Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • 1930
    • The floral splendor of the grounds of the Memorial Auditorium, located at Sixteenth and J streets, is captured in this circa 1930 postcard. Built in 1926 as a memorial to those Americans who died in defense of the nation, inscribed on the...
    • BBSAC149
    • World War One Veteran’s Memorial at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • Pictured in 1926, at Sixteenth Avenue and Freeport Boulevard, is William Land Park’s World War One Veteran’s Memorial. The 2,000 dollar monument was donated by the Women’s Council of Sacramento County and reads as follows: “Dedicated To Those...
    • 1045
    • The Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
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    • The Review, February 1920

    • 1920-02-01
    • 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...
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    • Thys Iron and Steel Foundry

    • 1946
    • Shown here on April 4, 1946, is the Thys Iron and Steel Foundry at 6900 Folsom Boulevard. The business was established in 1940 by the eccentric Edouard Thys, an Eton-educated Belgian aristocrat and electrical engineer, and his equally eccentric...
    • 26
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 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...
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    • Disabled Veterans Of World War Post No. 6 Drum and Bugle Corps

    • 1934
    • Shown before the California State Capitol building on November 12, 1934, is the 21-member drum and bugle corps, members, auxillary and the auzillary drill team of Sacramento Chapter Number Six of the Disabled American Veterans of the World War. ...
    • 1593
    • Sacramento High School Home Nursing Class Group Portrait

    • 1920
    • This photograph shows Sacramento High School's Home Nursing Class of 1920. The First World War, which ended two years earlier, was a seminal event in the establishment of formalized and academically-based nurse training in the U.S. In June 1918,...
    • 666
    • The Review, February 1921

    • 1921-02-01
    • 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...
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    • Goodrich Silvertown Stores

    • 1947
    • Taken on April 5, 1937, this photograph captures the entry to the Goodrich Silvertown building at 1200 I Street. On the right side of the photograph, two young boys are peering through the storefront window at First World War ephemera. President...
    • 386
    • The Wasp

    • July 23, 1898
    • The San Francisco Wasp – based at 514 Market Street – operated as a colorful publication “of illustration and comment,” running from 1876 to 1941. The digitized pages are from July 23, 1898 and February 20, 1904 issues. Founded by the Bohemian...
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    • 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
    • War Salvage Drive

    • 1943
    • Members of Sacramento’s beverage industry pose to promote the collection of scrap to help the war effort in this July 1, 1943, photograph. The salvage of scrap was a nationwide effort, seeking excess metals and rubber from the public and...
    • 906
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • The Port of Sacramento's nascent deep water channel is pictured here on January 18, 1954. The two silos are on the north bank of the channel. The earliest feasibility study on the Port was done in 1911 by Paul Norboe, an engineer for the State of...
    • 649b
    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • The Port of Sacramento's nascent deep water channel is pictured here on January 18, 1954. The two silos are on the north bank of the channel. The earliest feasibility study on the Port was done in 1911 by Paul Norboe, an engineer for the State of...
    • 649c
    • Del Pasado, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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