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    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • 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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    • Preparing Grapes for Canning at Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1952
    • Professional promotional photograph taken in 1952 of women preparing grapes for canning inside Bercut-Richards Packing Company. The workers stand on either side of conveyor belts selecting and setting aside what would find it's way to the customer....
    • 1203
    • Women Preparing Tomatoes for Canning

    • 1952
    • This 1952 photograph shows several workers preparing tomatoes for canning at the Bercut-Richards Packing Company, located on Seventh Street at Richards Boulevard.
    • 1205
    • Hand Cutting of Bercut-Richards Packing Company Peaches

    • 1942
    • Photograph, taken in August, 1942, of women at work cutting peaches in half by hand and removing the stones at Bercut-Richards Packing Company. The war-time shortage of male workers had no effect on this industry, and this scene displays a wide...
    • 1294
    • American Can Company

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph shows the steamy interior of the American Can Company at 3325 C Street. Founded in 1926, by 1951, American employed 900 workers during the canning season and 275 over the winter months. In total, American’s employees...
    • 1468
    • 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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    • Peaches by the Wagon Load, Peach Orchard, Near Sacramento, CA

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    • In the earlier part of the previous century the Sutter/Yuba/Southern Butte area east of Sacramento was labeled the "Peach Bowl of the World" for its production of over half of the canning peaches in California. In 1928 Sutter County had over 20,000...
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    • The Review, June 1908

    • 1908-06-01
    • 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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    • In Time of Emergency

    • 1968
    • This March 1968 government document from the U.S. Department of Defense provides readiness information in the event of nuclear attack or natural disaster. In 1968, the greater Sacramento area had no less than 42 attack sirens. They were tested on...
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    • The Visitor

    • October 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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    • Walerga Wasp - June 6, 1942

    • June 6, 1942
    • The Sacramento Room holds all ten issues of the mimeographed “Walerga Wasp,” the community newspaper for the Sacramento Assembly Center, located 14-miles northeast of Sacramento. Also referred to as Camp Walerga, the center was built in March/April...
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