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    • Sacramento Proper

    • 09/15/1912 (?)
    • An account in “Sacramento County California” printed in 1911 describes Sacramento as a city being “Pushed forward by the tremendous pressure of the richest farming area in the world.” It goes on to describe the capital city as having three tenses;...
    • BBSAC025
    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the...
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    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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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    • The Review, June 1910

    • 1910-06-01
    • 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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    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • Fruit Ranch, Near Sacramento, CA - with color

    • 1907
    • Long view of orchards with the back of the card postmarked "Dixon" (Yolo County) and dated 1907. At this time the prune was the best-known and widely marketed of California's deciduous fruits, the gross yield per acre ranging from $75 to $200. A...
    • BBSAC001
    • View of Poultry Farm, Sacramento Valley, CA

    • 1907
    • Sacramento was fast becoming the largest poultry producing county in California by 1907, further distinguished by claiming the best quality bird for the number raised. "The climate of Sacramento County is the best for the raising of poultry, and...
    • BBSAC005
    • The Sacramento Ostrich Farm

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    • The Sacramento Ostrich Farm was a thriving concern during the second decade of the Twentieth Century as this advertising card proves. An entry in an enticement booklet published in 1910 states "We are well repaid by the visit we make to the...
    • BBSAC008
    • Aerial View of Government and Business Districts, Sacramento, CA

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    • An account in “Sacramento, California” printed in 1926 describes the capital city as a trading center from which comes and goes a commerce that has produced a city possessing bank deposits greater in proportion to population than any other city.” ...
    • BBSAC026
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA

    • September 9, 1905
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed n 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and Capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC027
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA - with color

    • July 9, 1906
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed in 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC028
    • I'm Sending You a Lemon From

    • 1910
    • According to a Sacramento County California booklet printed in 1910, lemons had a gross yield per acre of $200.00 to $700.00. The citrus colony of Fair Oaks was one example of a local citrus colony that grew lemons. In 1900 the colony contained...
    • BBSAC020
    • 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
    • California Almond Growers Exchange, Almond Plaza

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    • The California Almond Growers Exchange (CAGE) was founded in the May of 1910. In 1914, to help boost sales of shelled almonds, an almond shelling plant was built at 18th and C streets along a railroad spur. (Source: “Images of America,...
    • BBSAC022

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