Skip to main content

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: cornerstone
(18 results)



Display: 20

    • State of California Office Building Number One

    • 1940
    • This May 2, 1940, photograph captures the facade of the State of California Office Building Number One, located at 915 Capitol Avenue. Its cornerstone was laid to great delight in September 1923 and included a Masonic marching band and speeches by...
    • 548
    • 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
    • Eastern Star Building - Print

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 architectural drawing shows the south-facing facade the Eastern Star Temple at 2719 K street. The excavation for the 100,000 dollar structure was started in February 1928, with the laying of the cornerstone in May 1928. The...
    • 1637
    • Sacramento County Courthouse - About 1900

    • 1912
    • The first Sacramento County Courthouse at the corner of Seventh and I Streets was completed in time for Christmas in 1851. The structure served the California State Legislature during 1852 and 1854 before it burned to the ground during a fire that...
    • BBSAC116
    • St. Francis Roman Catholic Church

    • 1920
    • This 1920 photograph shows the distinct twin-spired St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, located at 1112 Twenty-sixth Street. Built for 100,000 dollars, the church's cornerstone was laid on October 10, 1908, and then dedicated on October...
    • 867
    • Sacramento Junior College

    • 1940
    • As viewed from William Land Park, students mill about the entrance to Sacramento Junior College in this circa 1940 postcard. Prominent is the school's administration building. Its cornerstone was slid into place on September 17, 1925, with the...
    • BBSAC669
    • Turnverein Building

    • 1925
    • The Turnverein Building on 3349 J Street is the subject of this photograph, taken in 1925, the same year that the structure was built. The cornerstone for the 100,000 dollar building was laid on October 25, 1925, enabling the organization to move...
    • 970
    • Trinity Cathedral

    • 1955
    • Shown in 1955 at 2626 Capitol Avenue is the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. The photograph was taken shortly after the church's construction in October. In May, a cornerstone was placed, containg symbols of various California Episcopal...
    • 1799
    • Roof Garden, Elks Club, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Shown in 1910 is the roof garden of the four-story Elk's Lodge number 328, located at 824 J Street. The cornerstone had been layed just five years earlier in September 1905 in front of 400 excited members and their families. Visible is the low...
    • BBSAC130
    • J Street, 820-824

    • 1909
    • This circa 1910 photograph shows the Elks Club as it sat at 824 J Street. The cornerstone for the building was layed on September 10, 1905. Republican Congressman Grove L. Johnson spoke at the occasion. The five-story structure, with a 42-foot...
    • 735
    • California State Capitol

    •  
    • The Capitol soon after its completion. Notes on reverse read: "Started - Sept. 24, 1860 Cornerstone - Masonic ceremonies - May 15, 1861 Completed 1874 First occupied 1869 $2,600,000."
    • 2278
    • 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...
    •  
    • The Review, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • 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 school...
    •  
    • California's Magnificent Capitol

    •  
    • This postcard of "California's Magnificent Capitol" has a divided back and space for a one cent stamp as well as informative text underneath the impressive photograph rendered for the burgeoning postcard trade prior to the First World War. The...
    • BBSAC230
    • Rose Leaves, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
    •  

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK