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    • The Review, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • 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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    • Wright & Kimbrough's Sketch of North Sacramento

    • 1940
    • This 1940 rendering of Sacramento and outlying areas shows an area not yet developed beyond the Country Club and Arden Park areas. A tag identifying the real estate developers Wright and Kimbrough is prominent in the drawing. An inset shows the...
    • 1174
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • The Rainbow Bridge is the scene of a flooded American River near Folsom in January 1997. The American River's Nimbus and Folsom dams were able control much of the water volume and pressure moving toward the levees along the lower river, thus...
    • 1658a
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Andrus and Tyler Islands, Lower Sacramento River, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows high waters between both Andrus and Taylor Islands along the Sacramento River Delta. The seven thousand acre Andrus Island was named after George Andrus who settled the area in 1852. By the dawn of the...
    • BBSAC722
    • The Elk, 1914

    • 1914-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • Concrete Air-Curing Dryers for Hops, Natomas Rock

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    • Hops was a specialty crop grown in rows. However this crop was found only in a few areas of the Sacramento Valley. “Yuba County claimed the most extensive hop fields in the world with over a thousand acres near Wheatland.’ (Mc Gowan’s History of...
    • BBSAC021
    • Railroad Trestles at a Flooded Out Del Paso Boulevard

    • 1927
    • A flooded Del Paso Boulevard is the subject of this February 1927 photograph. A rain and wind storm on February 16/17 pushed the American and Sacramento Rivers over their banks. In spite of the flooded artery, residential sections of North...
    • 890b
    • U.S. Salmon Hatchery, Near Sacramento, CA - with color

    • 1912
    • Pictured in 1912 is the Sacramento Experimental Station, near Sutterville Road and Riverside Boulevard. During its short lived tenure, the hatchery sought to see if king salmon could be raised and released closer to the ocean, thus avoiding...
    • BBSAC012
    • Del Paso Country Club Ninth Green and Clubhouse

    • 1929
    • This 1929 photograph shows a man putting on the green at the ninth hole at the Del Paso Country Club. In the background is the clubhouse which was built in 1916. The structure's interior was adorned with oak furniture and a number of...
    • 1493
    • Gold Dredger

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows a massive “double stacker” gold dredger making its way through a section of eastern Sacramento County. Popular areas for dredging included those adjoining the American River, especially near Rancho Cordova and...
    • 1126

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