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    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse

    • 1931
    • This August 26, 1931, photograph reveals the east side of the Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse, located at 1501 Spear Avenue. By the 1950s, the building had become part of the California Packing Company's industrial...
    • 25
    • Fountain Square Nursery

    • 1977
    • Shown at 7115 Greenback Lane, in 1977, is the Fountain Square Nursery. Founded in 1977, the semi-enclosed property specialized in roses, offering over 350 varieties for sale. In addition to arbored pathways and cascading fountains, the...
    • BBSAC601
    • Air View of Filtration Plant, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Shown in circa 1935 is an aerial view of the Sacramento City Water Filtration Plant. Built in 1924, it became the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Other landmarks are, at the far left of the photograph, the Pacific Gas...
    • BBSAC769
    • Palace of Fine Arts, ca. 1915

    • 1915
    • The Palace of Fine Arts, as viewed from the east, is depicted in this artistic rendering from circa 1915. Built as part of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, the Palace was undoubtedly the most popular feature on event grounds. ...
    • BBSAC115
    • 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
    • California's State Capitol - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1960
    • Fan palms stand in the foreground of this circa 1960 poastcard of Capitol Park and the California State Capitol building. Taking up twelve square blocks, the capital complex boasts roughly 2,000 plants and, as of 2013, 13 major memorials.
    • BBSAC291
    • Constitution Wall

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard shows "Constitution Wall," set within the interior courtyard of the Secretary of State and California State Archives complex at Eleventh and O Streets. The 95-foot-high wall of metallic-oxide-stained stucco contain's a...
    • BBSAC175
    • K Street, Sacramento - Colorpicture Publishers, Inc.

    • 1960
    • This color snapshot of K Street near 7th was part of the Fritz Vibe Post Card Service of Sacramento and bears the following description: “One of the many bustling downtown business streets in this modern and fast-growing capital city of the...
    • BBSAC367
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the fountain in front of the Sacramento Filtration Plant. Built in 1923/24 under the design of Henry D. Dewell, the structure was the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Its design called...
    • 974
    • Nimbus Dam

    • 1955
    • In June 1955, seven F86D interceptors from Travis Air Force Base flew over Lake Natoma to salute the opening of Nimbus Dam. The goal of the Bureau of Reclamation, in constructing the dam, was twofold: bring hydroelectric power to a burgeoning...
    • BBSAC059
    • The Review, June 1909

    • 1909-06-01
    • 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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    • Sacramento Municipal Airport

    • 1960
    • This 1960 postcard shows the Sacramento Municipal Airport at 6151 Freeport Boulevard. The complex was founded on April 12, 1930, to two days of crowds that were expected to near 100,000. The control tower in the background was added in 1956. The...
    • BBSAC745
    • The Review, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • 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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    • Sacramento Hospital

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows the western face of the administration building of the Sacramento County Hospital. Construction of the pavilion-style complex started in 1915 with the pictured administration building being finished in 1928. Its...
    • BBSAC424
    • Carmichael Shopping Center - Carmichael, Calif.

    • 1960
    • The Carmichael Shopping Center at the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard, Palm and Marconi Avenues was an oasis of commerce in the days when properties were large and the area sparsely settled. In the 1920s a former fruit packing house refitted as...
    • BBSAC802
    • Sacramento, Cal. - County Hospital

    • 1915
    • Shown in 1915 is the Sacramento County Hospital, located at Upper Stockton Road, three miles southeast of Sacramento's Plaza Park. Opened in 1879, the complex's layout was based on the pavilion model, whereby the pictured central building would be...
    • BBSAC426

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