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    • Rose Leaves, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • L Street, 214

    • 1960
    • Two automobiles are parked at the curb in front of these L Street businesses. To the left is a vacant lot with a fence heavily decorated with advertisements, political posters, and a Ray Charles poster. A sombrero shaped sign advertises the South...
    • 1397
    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • Parade Down K Street at Tenth Street

    • 1934
    • Uniformed men wearing white "Sam Brown" belts and holding swords march in a v-shaped wedge behind a similarly dressed parade leader along K Street near Tenth. Businesses along the route include Fox Senator Theatre (912 K Street), Capital Clothing...
    • 1956a
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1940
    • This 1940 view of the Yolo Causeway, taken from Interstate 80, shows standing water to the left of the roadway. A billboard advertises Sacramento's Hotel Berry while another promotes Wonder Bread.
    • 1452
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • November 27, 1909
    • 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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    • Parade Down K Street at Tenth Street

    • 1934
    • Women in parade costumes,a ladies' auxilary to a fraternal organization, wend their way along K Street near Tenth. Businesses along the route include Fox Senator Theatre (912 K Street), Capital Clothing Company (916 K Street), Schramm-Johnson Drugs...
    • 1956b
    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1942

    • 1942
    • Pictured in 1942 is the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street. Its marquee advertises the premiere of "In Old California," starring John Wayne. The theater also promotes the purchase of war bonds with the phrase "Slap the Jap." In the foreground...
    • 807
    • Third Street, 1204 through 1206 and 230 L Street

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows two Third Street buildings, including the Bright Spot Market at 230 L Street. Two entrances to the Nishi Hotel, at 1204 and 1206 Third Street are on either side of the Manila Barber Shop at 1204 Third Street. Also...
    • 630
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • 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....
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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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    • McDonald Paint & Hardware Fire

    • 1965
    • A stream of water is directed at a fire at McDonald Paint & Hardware Co. (188 El Camino Ave.) by a firefighter perched atop a fire ladder. Nearby businesses also threatened by the fire are the El Camino Bowl (1194 El Camino Ave.) whose sign...
    • 2089
    • Los Robles Moto Lodge - Colourpicture

    • August 1951
    • This "Shini color" postcard of the Los Robles Motor Lodge, across from the Sacramento Municipal Golf Course, shows an idyllic courtyard of ceramic-roofed cottages and advertises "45 fully modern, carpeted units, with central heating and...
    • BBSAC464
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 05, 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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    • House at Fourteenth and N Streets

    • 1925
    • The corner of Fourteenth and N Streets is dominated by the large multi-family dwelling shown here in a photograph taken circa 1925. The brick and rough stone entrance, corner window nooks and decorative support beams contrast with the rest of the...
    • 1357
    • Hotel Del Monte

    • 1950
    • A circa 1950 view of the Hotel Del Monte at 118 I Street. The faded sign painted at the top advertises Carnation Mush.
    • 1625
    • Second Street:  1003 through 1005

    • 1960
    • In this 1960 photograph, two automobiles are parked at the curb of Hy's Place, a thrift store at 1003 Second Street. To the right is S and G Donuts at 1005 Second Street, which advertises coffee or a donut for five cents.
    • 1371

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