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    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 are grounds of the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. The sections of the bare land, situated in the new section of the cemetery, are broken up by several trees and bushes. In the distance, and to the south,...
    • 704
    • Masonic Lawn Cemetery Main Entrance

    • 1930
    • Pictured in circa 1930 is the main entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Riverside Boulevard runs north-south in the foreground, while tracks for the Pacific Gas and Electric streetcar are also visible. Within five...
    • 705
    • City Cemetery Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • Pictured on June 18, 1955, is the landmark sign at the Sacramento’s City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. Attached to the facility’s main office, it states as follows: “City Cemetery; Capt. John A. Sutter donated the original ten acres to the...
    • 521
    • 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...
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    • East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • East Lawn Cemetery offered interment beginning in 1904 on 40 acres once used for farming. The business expanded to include funeral operations and cremation and the mausoleum and administration buildings went up in 1926. A water tower, irrigation...
    • BBSAC949
    • Arched Sign at Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the north entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Beyond an arched gateway with the words “Masonic Lawn” and the Masonic “G” symbol written on it, several headstones and tombs can...
    • 703
    • Themis

    • April 21, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from...
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    • East Lawn Mortuary

    • 1928
    • This 1928 photograph shows the mausoleum and administrative buildings of the East Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery at Forty-third Street and Folsom Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar mausoleum, constructed in 1925/26, was built by the Fresno-based Robert...
    • 700
    • Memorial in the Cemetery

    • 1980
    • A sculpture of mourning: a seated female caresses a lamb. The site is the Old City Cemetery. Many headstones are visible in the background. Donated by Eugene Brill.
    • 2002
    • Veterans Court of Honor

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    • This postcard shows the Court of Honor and its twin naval guns, located at Mount Vernon Memorial Park Cemetery at 8201 Greenback Lane. The cemetery and the Court of Honor were the passion of founder Foy Bryant, who started the facility in the...
    • BBSAC765
    • St. Mary's Cemetery

    • 1932
    • Taken on March 28, 1932, this photograph shows the Mausoleum of the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at 6700 Twenty-First Avenue. The 80,000 dollar structure was built in 1929/30 in the shape of a cross and represented a culmination of the efforts of...
    • 702
    • 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...
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    • Cemetery Restoration

    • 1998
    • Pictured here is restoration work in progress at the Old City Cemetery, located at 1000 Broadway. The work pictured was performed by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Work Project.
    • 2096
    • Statue of Woman at Old City Cemetery

    • 1998
    • Photographed in 1998 is one of several elaborate female statuettes standing in memoriam at Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. The angelic figure marks the the burial spot for the Meckfessel family, the matriarch and patriarch of...
    • 2101
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 12, 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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    • City Plaza and A.J. Stevens Monument

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    • The monument to A. J. Stevens stands on the south side of Plaza Park, visible to those walking or driving down J Street. During his tenure as Master Mechanic for the Central Pacific and later the Southern Pacific Railroads Stevens made a strong...
    • BBSAC214
    • Themis

    • March 17, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • Edwin Bryant Crocker Family Monument - Old City Cemetery

    • 1990
    • Tucked into the fog-shrouded, northwest corner of Sacramento's Old City Cemetery, at Tenth Street and Broadway, is the E.B. Crocker family monument. It contains the remains of Edwin and Margaret Crocker and their daughter, Amy. Just above their...
    • BBSAC758
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1932
    • Pictured is a July 17, 1932, public gathering at the picnic grounds of East Sacramento's Helvetia Park. Prior to the Park's existence - 1920 to 1953 - it served as the burial ground for Sutter's Fort in the 1840s and 50s. The first person interred...
    • 773

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