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    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 image shows the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Built for a cost of 270,000 dollars at the southwest corner of Watt and Northrup, the brick and wood shingle structure’s opening...
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    • Signage at Arden Branch

    • 1971
    • This 1971 photograph captures the sign of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The facility opened in late 1971 with librarian Lynn Loomis serving as its first branch manager. In the background is the...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-3
    • Max and Nadine Dimick

    • 1999
    • This June 1999 image shows Dr. Max L. Dimick and his wife Nadine, standing before the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Dimicks’ generous donation of 800,000 dollars, in November 1997, was...
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    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • Shown in Circa 1980 is the exterior of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Sacramento-based architectural firm of Tomich and Yee were selected to design the building which Nicholas A. Tomich as...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-4
    • The Dimick Family

    • 1998
    • Shown in 1998 is the Dimick Family, attending groundbreaking ceremonies for the 3,000-square-foot expansion of the branch. The Dimicks donated 800,000 dollars to make the project possible. Sitting, left to right, are Daniel Dimick, his father Max...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-6
    • Arden-Dimick Branch Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1998
    • Several area dignitaries are, shown in 1998, breaking ground on the 3,000-square-foot expansion of the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Notables are are (in blue dress) librarian and planner Lois...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-5
    • 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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    • Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 image shows a program in progress inside the Arden Branch’s 149-seat Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room. Payment for the room’s 25,000 dollar construction cost came by way of Max and Nadine Dimick. They named the room in honor...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-7
    • Chandler's Shoes

    • 1950
    • This photograph of Chandler’s Shoes at 1022 K Street was taken in circa 1950. It shows much of the business’s storefront and a worker filling a section of display windows. Chandler’s – a nationwide chain – came to Sacramento in 1922. ...
    • 297
    • Cardinal Grocery Store at Town and Country Village

    • 1959
    • Pictured in 1959 at its 2700 Marconi Avenue address is a Cardinal grocery store. Several period automobiles are parked in the foreground. The two-story market was part of the retro-styled Town and Country Village shopping center, built in 1949 by...
    • 400
    • Themis

    • March 3, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 postcard shows the entrance to Country Club Centre, located at the southwest corner of Watt Avenue and El Camino Avenue. The 20-acre shopping center was opened in 1952 under the leadership of Joseph Blumenfeld, becoming -- at the...
    • BBSAC602
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Country Club Centre, at Watt and El Camino Avenues, is shown in this 1958 photograph. The spot was called the "largest shopping development in California involving chains stores." In its original form and with a 4,000,000 million dollar price...
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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre at Watt Avenue and El Camino Boulevard. Opening in August 1952 by way of the theater designs of Joseph Blumenfeld, it soon occurred to him that the northern county's burgeoning population...
    • 1338
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 1, 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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    • Themis

    • March 10, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Headquarters Parkway, McClellan Field, Calif.

    • 1942
    • Shown in 1942 is the kempt McClellan Mall at McClellan Field. The large and distant structure is the base's Headquarters Building One. The scene is captured from the VIP Gate, or Gate Two, on Watt Avenue. Opening in Fall 1939, and prior to...
    • BBSAC748
    • Radio Station KFBK

    • 1955
    • Photograph taken circa 1955 of the exterior of radio station KFBK, located at 708 I Street. KFBK was licensed to McClatchy Broadcasting in 1925 when it was powered by a one hundred watt transmitter and the Sacramento Bee became the first newspaper...
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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1952
    • This 1952 photograph reveals the parking lot of the Country Club Centre. In the distance is a notably uncluttered intersection of El Camino and Watt avenues. Opening in late-summer 1952 with over 100,000 residents in a five-mile radius, the...
    • 1687

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