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    • Folsom State Prison Original Administrative Building

    • 1905
    • Pictured in circa 1905 is the Folsom Prison’s ivy-shrouded administrative building, completed in 1881. Up until 1914, the Warden’s residence was located on the top floor of the building. It was moved to just beyond the East Gate that same year. ...
    • 2211c
    • 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
    • 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
    • Balloon Release at Groundbreaking of Central Library Expansion

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the exultant release of balloons at the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. The balloons were released from the upper floors of the older section of the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-30
    • Jefferson Elementary School

    • 1928
    • This 1928 photograph captures a class of students from Jefferson Elementary School, located at 1615 N Street. The twenty-eight students are posed outside the school with their teacher. Built in 1923, the structure became the central administrative...
    • 1252
    • 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...
    • Crest Theater, Levinson’s Books and Singer Sewing Machines

    • 1949
    • The iconic marquee of the Crest Theater at 1013 K Street dominates this October 30, 1949, photograph. After having been closed for three years for renovation, the theater opened on October 6 of the same year to a crowd of 5,000 giddy...
    • 761
    • Mercy Hospital Lobby

    • 1928
    • This interior view of Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street shows the building’s lobby in circa 1928. All patients and visitors entered the hospital on the second floor via steps. In doing so, they were met with the pictured lobby and admissions...
    • 566
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1929
    • This March 27, 1929, photograph from the southwest corner of the Sacramento County Hospital looks toward the facility's 243-foot wide administrative building. To the left of the photograph are the three southern wards of the hospital. Five years...
    • 569
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1929
    • This 1928 photograph provides as aerial view of the Sacramento County Hospital at Stockton Boulevard and V Street. Originally established in 1897, ground was broken on a new building in 1915 and underwent several additions and renovations before...
    • 570
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1931
    • This photograph of the Sacramento County Hospital's administrative building was taken on May 10, 1931. Beneath its brick shell, the was building was constructed with steel framing and reinforced concrete. Jutting from the left is one of six...
    • 571
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1929
    • This photograph of the lobby area of the newly-constructed administrative building of the Sacramento County Hospital was taken on June 21, 1929. Upon entering the portico of the structure, visitors would have been greeted with ""a spacious hall...
    • 573
    • Folsom State Prison Exercise Yard

    • This circa 1900 photograph reveals Folsom’s exercise yard. Inmates are involved in some type of physical activity. The earliest proponent of recreation at Folsom was Warden Charles Aull. Starting in 1894, he organized baseball teams with games...
    • 2208c
    • Themis

    • March 17, 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...
    • West Gate of Folsom State Prison

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows the inner portion of the Folsom Prison’s West Gate. Just beyond the gate is the administrative building, with the Warden’s residence on the top floor. Left of the frame is the prison’s original cellblock. ...
    • 2210a
    • Folsom State Prison’s Original Officers and Guards Building

    • This circa 1900 photograph shows the Folsom State Prison’s original Officers and Guards Building. Tucked into the southeast corner of Folsom, the structure was built in 1895, as indicated by the date stone, which reads “MDCCCXCV.” Two guards...
    • 2210b
    • Folsom State Prison from China Hill

    • From the vantage point of China Hill, this circa 1900 photograph shows the western portion of Folsom Prison. In the foreground is a tiered vegetable garden, a portion of the 15-acres allotted for such. Also visible to the left are the prison...
    • 2211b
    • Aerial View of William Land Park

    • 1925
    • This rare aerial view of William Land Park was taken in circa 1925. Freeport Boulevard runs diagonally, north-south, on the left side of the photograph. To the left of that are administrative and academic buildings of the newly-founded Sacramento...
    • 2256


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