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    • The Visitor

    • December 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 4, 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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    • Sacramento River and Bridges, Sacramento, California

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    • This colorful rendition of the Sacramento River and bridges is an example of the linen-like postcards popular from about 1930 through World War II. Metrocraft Company of Everett, Massachusetts produced this embellished view which was then...
    • BBSAC681
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Shown on August 28, 1932, is one of the several boats that were lost to fire along the River Lines docks. The fire of unknown origins was said to have started on 500-ton freighter, Valetta, which, with other craft, was moored just south of the I...
    • 903a
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 1910
    • 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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    • Pioneer Memorial Bridge

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970, as viewed from the western banks of the Sacramento River, is California Interstate 80 and the Pioneer Memorial Bridge. 17,000 tons of steel went into building the structure, which was completed in 1966. It holds distinction for...
    • BBSAC079
    • Aerial View of Sacramento and it's Highways, Sacramento, CA

    • 2002
    • This circa 2002 aerial shot provides an ideal view of the Sacramento as a hub of intra and interstate freeways. Interstate 5, Interstate 80, California State Route 99, U.S. Route 50 are all prominenet, as are views of the American and Sacramento...
    • BBSAC054
    • Scene in McKinley Park

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    • Originally “East Park” lay just beyond the Sacramento city limit and became the first “destination” area for the newly-formed Sacramento Street Railroad Company when the tracks reached 31st and H Streets in July of 1871. The verdant acreage was...
    • BBSAC561
    • Man on I Street Bridge

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 photograph shows a man walking a bicycle across the venerable I Street Bridge, built in 1911 to replace two earlier bridges on the same spot. It is a double-decked bridge, offering pedestrian and rail traffic on the lower level and...
    • 2473
    • Nugget, 1945

    • 1945-01-01
    • 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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    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • One of several riverboats lists afire in this August 28, 1932, photograph. The fire started at 12:45 a.m. on the west bank of the Sacramento River. During the incident, riverside flora caught fire priming flames to make their way toward the I...
    • 903b
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Shown on August 28, 1932, is a fire that claimed River Lines company’s freighters Sacramento, Valetta, San Joaquin No. 2, San Joaquin No. 4, San Jose, Flora, Jacinto and Colusa, and barges Maryland and Alabama. An additional victim in the fire was...
    • 903c
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • This August 28, 1932, photograph shows the fire-engulfed wood and iron remains of River Lines boats, moored along the west banks of the Sacramento River. Priming the conflagration were powerful winds, dry conditions which had lasted for weeks, and...
    • 903d
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • This August 28, 1932, photograph shows part of a fire that devastated portions of the River Lines docks and facilities which, in total, was estimated to claim over 500,000 dollars in damages. The fire also claimed a River Lines fleet of eight...
    • 903e
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Flames work their way through ships moored along the Sacramento River’s western shore in this August 28, 1932, photograph. Of the eight stern wheelers, two barges and two tugboats destroyed, less than half were covered by insurance. The greatest...
    • 903f
    • 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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    • First Bridge Across the Sacramento River

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    • This is a view of the first bridge constructed across the Sacramento River (in 1857) near the site of the present I Street bridge. The tower at the extreme right of the picture is believed to be the center of the swing span, which rotated to permit...
    • 904
    • Ferry Crossing the Sacramento River, Near Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1895
    • This circa 1895 postcard shows a ferry crossing along the Sacramento River. Long a staple of pioneer transportation throughout Sacramento County -- the first recorded Delta operation being in 1848 -- the State of California slowly replaced ferries...
    • BBSAC680
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • 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

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