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    • Entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1931
    • This September 3, 1931, photograph reveals the entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Recessed and hewn from terra cotta and cast stone, the Romanesque-style arch contains sculpted images of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and...
    • 502
    • Gladding, McBean terra-cotta sculpture

    • 1918
    • This ceramic column was photographed in 1918. It was created by the Gladding, McBean Company, located on 601 Seventh Street in Lincoln, California. Founded in 1875 by Peter McGill McBean, George Chambers, and Charles Gladding, the company's terra...
    • 424
    • The Review, February 1913

    • 1913-02-01
    • 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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    • 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
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Station

    • 1926
    • Taken in 1926, this photograph shows the Southern Pacific Railroad Station on I Street, between Third and Fifth Streets. The three story-high station was completed by the contracting company of Davison and Nicolsen for 1,000,000 dollars in the...
    • 849
    • The Visitor

    • August 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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    • The Review, April 1911

    • 1911-04-01
    • 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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    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Frank McDougal

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows the Elk's Building on the north side of J Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. Completed in 1926, most of the structure was completed by Sacramento-based contractors. Notable local contributors were Palm...
    • BBSAC133
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • Leo J. Meyberg Company

    • 1938
    • The storefront of the Leo J. Meyberg household appliances store, at 1716 L Street, is captured in this 1938 photograph. The company served as northern California’s official wholesale distributor of RCA Victor and RCA Whirlpool products, opening...
    • 142
    • Entrance to Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

    • 1920
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the entrance to Sacramento’s Chamber of Commerce building on 918 Sixth Street. The 80,000 dollar, three-story structure was built in 1921 by the Sacramento contracting firm of Betz and Mabrey. The Chamber ‘s...
    • 1043
    • Capital National Bank

    • 1945
    • Pictured on May 5, 1945, is the Capital National Bank, located at 700 J Street. Covering an 80 by 87 foot frontage, the building’s exterior was composed of California granite and with window frames of bronze. The eight-ton girders used to...
    • 1849
    • The Visitor

    • September 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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    • Elks Lodge Number 6

    • 1930
    • Viewed from the southeast, on August 27, 1930, is the monolithic Elks Lodge Number 6 at 925 Eleventh Street. Dedicated on July 3, 1926, fundraising for the 1.5 million dollar structure started in 1905. In the one year that it took a crew of 150...
    • 909
    • State Buildings, Sacramento, California

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    • By the time the United States entered World War I California State agencies were in dire need of new headquarters and plans were made to construct two new buildings near the State Capitol Building. State Office Building Number One, pictured above,...
    • BBSAC349
    • Entrance to the Masonic Hall

    • 1925
    • The entrance to the Masonic Temple at 1123 J Street is shown in this 1925 photograph. Flanking the doorway are two penitent Knights Templar. Between the two, and above the doorway, is an arch of impish terra cotta cherubim. Constructed between...
    • 995
    • Post Office, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1900
    • Resting at the corner of Seventh and K streets, in this circa 1910 postcard, is Sacramento's Federal Building and Post Office. The building's foundation was made of granite, reaching 15 feet below street level. Its superstructure was made of a...
    • BBSAC160

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