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    • Aerial View of Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • The Old Sacramento District is a national historic landmark due to its rich place in California history. A quarter of a million immigrants came to the Sacramento area, withstanding the ravages of fire, flood and disease to build their lives. ...
    • BBSAC046
    • Sacramento Garden Center at McKinley Park

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a portion of the rose gardens at McKinley Park, located at corner of H and Alhambra streets. The garden's genesis came in 1906 when Mrs. J. Henry Miller suggested the establishment of flower beds. The effort was...
    • BBSAC563
    • Hello from the State Capital, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1967
    • The Capitol Mall area of Sacramento basks in the glow of redevelopment in this 1967 postcard. Prior to urban renewal, in the area west of Ninth Street, Sacramento's West End accounted for eight percent of the city's area and 7.5 percent of the...
    • BBSAC279
    • "K" Street Mall and Tram - Dexter Press

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a street tram on K Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. The pictured tram -- a rubber-tired, gasoline-powered replica of the area's old-time streetcars -- was part of a group that was placed within the K...
    • BBSAC406
    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Sacramento Manor

    • 1971
    • This promotional postcard for Sacramento Manor, one of the area’s earliest planned retirement communities, depicts a group of well-dressed and obviously posed senior citizens behaving themselves in the Social Lounge of the structure at 7300 24th...
    • BBSAC946
    • High Lights, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Picking Oranges in Fair Oaks Near Sacramento

    • 1910
    • Fair Oaks was part of the extensive San Juan offered for sale by investors and in 1895 the first colonists arrived. Promoted as a prime spot for citrus production, the colony was unstable until a railroad spur and bridge completed in 1901 could...
    • BBSAC961
    • Sacramento Bank Depositor

    • December 1913
    • Sub-titled “A Home Paper for Home People,” The Sacramento Bank Depositor was the house organ of the Sacramento Bank and featured fiction, poetry, platitudes and homilies as well as bank news and facts from across the country. Issues featured...
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    • Arcade Golf Club Members in Group Portrait in front of Clubhouse

    • 1930
    • This 1932 photograph shows members of the Arcade Golf Club, standing behind the Arcade Golf Course Clubhouse. Located between Auburn Boulevard and Arcade Creek, and within Del Paso Park, the course was founded in 1916 as the area’s first municipal...
    • 1490
    • Sacramento, California - Tower Bridge by Tom Myers

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    • Sacramento’s iconic Tower Bridge at night as viewed from the south is the subject of this postcard from the latter part of last century. One of the Sacramento area’s most-photographed structures, the 700 foot-long bridge took over 16 months to...
    • BBSAC083
    • Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 image provides a wide view of the Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard. With its opening in late-1975, the branch sought to offer, as stated in a promotional document, “a large...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-14
    • Passenger Riverboat 'Fort Sutter'

    • 1947
    • Photograph dated March 13, 1947, the vessel identified as the "Fort Sutter" (1912-1959). The old Sacramento/San Joaquin passenger riverboat Fort Sutter, still in its wartime gray, is shown moored at Three Mile Slough in the Sacramento/San Joaquin...
    • 1178
    • Librarians at Main Library

    • 1962
    • In this April 1962 photograph, librarians Bonnie Crell (left) and Melissa Silverberg sit in the staff area at the Sacramento City Library’s downtown branch, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-2
    • Library Workers at Main Library

    • 1962
    • In this April 1962 photograph, library workers Bonnie Crell (left) and Melissa Silverberg sit in the staff area at the Sacramento City Library’s downtown branch, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-4
    • Children at Main Library

    • 1960
    • In this circa 1960 photograph, a group of giddy children qeueu up in the lobby area of the Sacramento City Library’s downtown library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-6
    • Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium - E.F. Clements

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Memorial Auditorium, located on the northeast corner of Fifteenth and J streets. Built in 1925/27, the structure's foundation -- measuring an area of 216 feet by 262 feet -- required the driving of some 1,100...
    • BBSAC141

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