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    • 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...
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    • Georgia Fisher

    • 1998
    • This 1998 photograph shows the headstone of Georgia Fisher who died on December 27, 1875. She was aged 19 years, 10 months and 2 days. The elaborately carved plaque mounted on a red tile background features carved flowers and clasped hands. It...
    • 2090a
    • Nugget, 1948

    • 1948-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works Administration...
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    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 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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    • Bridle Trail at William Land Park with Residences in Background

    • 1930
    • Four women ride horses, two abreast, at William Land Park in this circa 1930 photograph. In the background and to the north are several residences; the brick structure in the middle of the photograph is 1901 Thirteenth Avenue while the Tudor-style...
    • 765b
    • Sacramento, California - Eastman Postcard

    • 1982
    • Shown in circa 1982 is a redeveloped section of K Street, near its intersection with Fourth Street. In the foreground is one of several gassed-powered trams that plied the K Street Mall from the 1970s, onward. In the background sits Gerald...
    • BBSAC405
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as United...
    • 2475
    • P.T. Metro Light Rail - John Hinde Curteich Inc.

    • 1998
    • Shown in 1998 is a light rail train making its way toward the intersection of Seventh and K streets. The train's terminus is the Butterfield Station, which had been completed the same year this photograph was taken. The structure in the...
    • BBSAC409
    • Southern Pacific Lines, Engine #1170

    • 1920
    • This picture, taken in circa 1920, shows the Southern Pacific S-8 switcher number 1170 pushing a passenger car. Before the train are several individuals in pose. The 1170 was built in 1907 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia,...
    • 1028
    • Fan Palm, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1914
    • Shown in circa 1914 is a California fan palm, scientifically known as Washingtonia filifora. Late nineteenth-century Sacramento saw a rapid grow of the tree, which was well suited to the local climate and soil. In the background is a period home.
    • BBSAC414
    • Picking Tomatoes for Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1942
    • Photograph of a woman and man posed with picked tomatoes and the pretense of being the laborers. One of a group of professional promotional photographs contracted by the Bercut-Richards Packing Company, this shot captures an image of a real field...
    • 1300
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • A car show occupies the massive parking lot of Country Club Centre in this 1958 photograph. The development, designed by San Francisco-based architect William B. David, covered a lot of 13-acres and was considered to be Sacramento's first regional...
    • 1335
    • Sacramento, Cal. - Scope Enterprises

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    • Capitol Mall at night with the State Capitol Dome alight in the background is the subject of this Colorscope postcard. The printed description on the back reads, "Sacramento today is a fast growing city with a tasteful blend of history and...
    • BBSAC302
    • 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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    • J Street, 607-629

    • 1961
    • Numerous automobiles from the 1950s and 1960s are parked in a lot on J Street. Visible in the background is the Courthouse.
    • 928
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals a view from the northeast, across the Sacramento River, toward the riverfront and downtown section of Sacramento. The Southern Pacific Depot and rail yards are in the background, while to the right of that, and...
    • 1047
    • A Restful Spot on the Banks of the River

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 linen-based postcard shows both the interwar idyll of Sacramento and the Capital City's strong recreational and commercial ties to the Sacramento River. In the background, a riverboat -- either the Delta Queen or the Delta King --...
    • BBSAC696
    • Sears Roebuck and Company

    • 1941
    • This March 7, 1941, photograph shows the Sears, Roebuck and Company department store, located at 1123 K Street. In the background are the tops of the Elks Temple, and the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The store opened in April of 1928 at...
    • 459

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