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    • California State Capitol Building Nearing Completion

    • 1869
    • Resting upon two tiers of added earth at Tenth Street, between L and N Streets, is the California State Capitol building in 1869. The building’s grounds are barren, save a few saplings. Below the building’s façade are several workers. A ladder...
    • 2386
    • Ochsner Building

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals the southern face of the Ochsner Building and a few of its first floor business tenants. Resting at the corner of Seventh and K Streets, the building’s first three stories were built in 1904, while two more...
    • 969
    • The Merrium Apartments

    • 1925
    • This 1925 photograph shows the façade of the 41-unit Merrium Apartments at 1017 Fourteenth Street. A roadster sits to the lower right of the frame and hanging over the building’s entryway is a massive eave. The building’s architect, etched as...
    • 2289
    • Mercy Hospital’s Front Solarium

    • 1928
    • The third floor solarium of Mercy Hospital (4001 J Street) is pictured in this circa 1928 photo. The room was placed just above the building’s main entrance, with its windows looking directly south. Visible in the room is a statuette of Jesus...
    • 565
    • Sacramento Public Library; Oak Park Branch

    • 1931
    • This 1931 photograph shows the Sacramento Public Library's Oak Park Branch, one of 42 branches operating throughout the city. The building's site - Thirty-Fifth Street and Fifth Avenue - was approved for construction in January of 1929. 75,000...
    • 863
    • City Hall, Sacramento, California - Wayne Paper Box

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the true beaux arts charm of the Sacramento City Hall at 901 I Street. Although an image of beauty, the building's filigree accents also provided an infinite number of spots where area birds, notably swallows, could...
    • BBSAC203
    • Views of Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a montage of Sacramento landmarks, circa 1910. In the upper left-hand corner and moving clockwise are as follows: The California State Fair Pavilion at Fifteenth and N Streets, the United States Post Office at Seventh and K...
    • BBSAC736
    • Nurses Sitting on the Front Steps of the White Hospital

    • 1916
    • This circa 1916 photograph shows the White Hospital’s nursing corps sitting on the building’s front steps. In existence between 1911 and 1924, and located at Twenty-Ninth and J Streets, the hospital classified its nurses into two groups: ...
    • 560
    • Young Men's Christian Association Building

    • 1937
    • This circa 1937 view shows the building housing the Young Men's Christian Association at 505 J Street, the Arizona Rooms at 517 J Street, and the River Auto Stages at 915 Fifth Street. The five-story building was opened in 1914 and included a...
    • 1673
    • Sacramento County Administration Building

    • 1956
    • The Sacramento County Administration Building is shown in 1956, at the northeast corner of Seventh and I Streets. The five-story structure was completed in the same year, providing a home for the County's Welfare Department, Treasurer, Recorder,...
    • 1319
    • Capital National Bank

    • 1945
    • Pictured on May 5, 1945, is the Capital National Bank, located at 700 J Street. Covering an 80 by 87 foot frontage, the building’s exterior was composed of California granite and with window frames of bronze. The eight-ton girders used to support...
    • 1849
    • West Gate of Folsom State Prison

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows the inner portion of the Folsom Prison’s West Gate. Just beyond the gate is the administrative building, with the Warden’s residence on the top floor. Left of the frame is the prison’s original cellblock. ...
    • 2210a
    • Post Office, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1900
    • Resting at the corner of Seventh and K streets, in this circa 1910 postcard, is Sacramento's Federal Building and Post Office. The building's foundation was made of granite, reaching 15 feet below street level. Its superstructure was made of a...
    • BBSAC160
    • Employment Building - Fritz Vibe

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 postcard shows the California State Department of Employment's headquarters building, located at Eighth Street and Capitol Mall. The massive, concrete and steel structure - built for 10.4 million dollars - covered two city blocks,...
    • BBSAC355
    • Capital National Bank

    • 1945
    • Pictured on May 5, 1945, is the Capital National Bank, located at 700 J Street. Covering an 80 by 87 foot frontage, the building’s exterior was composed of California granite and with window frames of bronze. The eight-ton girders used to support...
    • 10
    • State Office Building Number One

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows State Office Building Number One's frieze and pediment. Crafted by New York City artist Edward Field Sanford, the building's section symbolizes ""The Gift of the World to California"" with the frieze inscribed with the...
    • 1039
    • Eastern Entrance to Sutter's Fort

    • 1930
    • Pictured on October 8, 1930, is the neatly trimmed lawn of Sutter's Fort, sloping upward to the building's eastern entrance. Two cannons mark the entry way. The fort is located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets.
    • 1321
    • Interior of Arcade Library

    • 1976
    • This September 1976 image shows the interior of the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch, as seen from the building’s circulation desk. The environmental concerns of architect John Harvey Carter were manifested in natural lighting by way of...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-19

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