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    • Ancient Cultures Display at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph captures a Pre-Columbian cultures display at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-23
    • Young Women's Christian Association

    • 1932
    • Taken at corner of Seventeenth and L streets, on January 16, 1932, this photograph captures the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) at 1122 Seventeenth Street. The three-story brick structure was designed by architect Charles F. Dean, and...
    • 1556
    • Signage at Arden Branch

    • 1971
    • This 1971 photograph captures the sign of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The facility opened in late 1971 with librarian Lynn Loomis serving as its first branch manager. In the background is the...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-3
    • Sacramento's Fiftieth Anniversary from the M Street Bridge

    • 1909
    • This April 24, 1909, photograph captures activity on the M Street Bridge during the celebration of Sacramento’s fiftieth anniversary. The picture was taken from the west side or West Sacramento side of the bridge, looking east. In the distance,...
    • 114
    • Raymond Yee Pharmacy

    • 1960
    • This 1962 photograph captures the lifeless storefront of Raymond Yee’s pharmacy at 1008 Sixth Street. A native of China, Yee followed in the footsteps of his father, Dew, who was also a pharmacist. Raymond had been at the pictured location...
    • 303
    • Sacramento River as Viewed from I Street Bridge

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a cresting Sacramento River, as seen from the I Street Bridge, looking north. To the right of the frame is the smoke-belching Pacific Gas and Electric power station. To the left of it, is the city filtration...
    • 1192
    • K Street Mall at Twelfth Street

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975, this photograph captures a view of the K Street Mall, looking east from the intersection Twelfth and K Streets. To the left of the frame are the venerable McCurry's Photography at 1131 K Street and Lauter and Son's Gifts. To...
    • 1262
    • Sutter's Fort Kitchen

    • 1955
    • Taken in 1955, this photograph captures the kitchen at Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets. A rudimentary stove, pots, and other kitchen items are on display.
    • 1751
    • Civil War Display at Main Branch

    • 1961
    • This July 1961 photograph captures a display on the American Civil War. The exhibit stoof at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, lcaoted at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-27
    • Fruitbridge Branch Exterior

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 image captures Holiday decorations at the Fruitridge Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 4020 Twenty-Second Avenue. The branch was in existence from 1949 to 1980.
    • PH-SPL-FRU-1-23
    • Rowing on the River

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a Sacramento Junior College racing shell with eight rowers and a coxswain on the Sacramento River. Coached by "Babe" Dunwoody, in March 1930 on the Oakland Estuary the team defeated the University of California,...
    • 286
    • Grand Electric Carnival from K Street, from Ninth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This September 9, 1895, photograph captures the gleam of the Grand Electric Carnival on K Street, between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Strings of lights hang from poles and crisscross K Street. The event was held to celebrate the unprecedented long...
    • 2382
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard captures the splendor of the tradition of window displays at Breuner's Furniture. The back of the postcard reads: "Breuner's 32nd musical, moving Christmas display depicts 'Christmas Morning Down on the Ranch' where...
    • BBSAC820
    • "Shopping in an Italian Village"

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard captures the Holiday tradition of window decoration at Breuner's Furniture with "Shopping in an Italian Village." The practice started in 1934, but were ended with the store's bankruptcy in 2004.
    • BBSAC821
    • Mason's Steam Laundry

    • 1893
    • This circa 1893 photograph captures the staff of Mason’s Steam Laundry as they pose before the business’s complex at Twelfth and D Streets. The engines driving the business’s growth were native-German Fred Mason and his wife Caroline, a...
    • 411
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • Early Air Mail Flight from Mather Field

    • 1925
    • Taken in 1925, this photograph captures the first air mail flight from Sacramento's Mather Field. The photograph was also taken to promote a motion picture entitled "The Pony Express," partially filmed in the area. A stunt rider on horseback,...
    • 1942

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