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    • Greetings from Fair Oaks, California

    • 1947
    • Though greetings from Fair Oaks, California are offered on the front of this linen-backed card, the scene depicted is generic and not based on any actual location in scenic Fair Oaks. “NYCE” Quality Colored Landscape Locals of Pennsylvania printed...
    • BBSAC958
    • Sacrafornian, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • 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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    • Pony Express Statue

    • 1980
    • Closeup view of the Pony Express monument in Old Sacramento that show the fine detail of the statue. Located at Second and J Streets and facing the Hastings Building, this fifteen foot tall bronze sculpture was done by Thomas Holland about 1960. ...
    • 1934a
    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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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    • Rodeo

    • 1930
    • A photograph of a man riding a steer on the California State Fair racetrack during a rodeo event. The event rider wears a cap and street clothes indicating that he may be a challenger for a prize based on how long a contender could hang on to the...
    • 1641
    • Fashion Bootery, Incorporated

    • 1942
    • The storefront of the Fashion Bootery at 702 K Street is shown in this 1942 photograph. Opened in December 1929, the 50,000 dollar store became the ninth West Coast location for the company, based in Seattle. The 20 foot by 100 foot structure...
    • 399
    • Foreman and Clark clothing store

    • 1930
    • This October 30, 1930, photograph affords a view of the Foreman and Clark clothing store at 624 K Street. The store opened in May 1930 with over 6,000 garments for sale, and based on its many windows and 9,000 square feet of floor space, was...
    • 439b
    • Embassy Suites

    • 2002
    • Just past the northern entrance to the Embassy Suites Hotel, at 100 Capitol Avenue, is Masatoyo Kishi’s 200,000 dollar masterwork, “Sharing.” Pictured in June 2002, the centerpiece work features eight women, each nine-feet-tall and sculpted in...
    • 2267a
    • The Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • 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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    • Gensler-Lee Diamonds

    • 1941
    • This May 14, 1941, photograph shows the facade of Gensler-Lee Jewelers at 730 K Street. Founded by Ralph C. Lee and G.J. Gensler in 1901 and based in San Francisco, the company's Sacramento store moved to the pictured location just days prior. ...
    • 441
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 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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    • 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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