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    • Folsom Dam Ground-Breaking Ceremony

    • 1948
    • This October 2, 1948, document accompanied ground breaking ceremonies at the Folsom Dam, built to have a storage capacity of 1,000,000 acre feet. Behind the might of the dam would be Folsom Lake, 13-miles long and three-and-a-half miles wide with...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i09
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 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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    • Themis

    • February 24, 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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    • Sacramento County Administration Building

    • 1956
    • The Sacramento County Administration Building is shown in 1956, at the northeast corner of Seventh and I Streets. The five-story structure was completed in the same year, providing a home for the County's Welfare Department, Treasurer, Recorder,...
    • 1319
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 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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    • 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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    • The County Free Library Sign

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    • This postcard reveals both the logo and mission of the California County Free Library system, founded in April 1909. In 1908, Sacramento County's Elk Grove library became the first County Free Library branch in the State of California, mostly via...
    • BBSAC746
    • Concrete Air-Curing Dryers for Hops, Natomas Rock

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    • Hops was a specialty crop grown in rows. However this crop was found only in a few areas of the Sacramento Valley. “Yuba County claimed the most extensive hop fields in the world with over a thousand acres near Wheatland.’ (Mc Gowan’s History of...
    • BBSAC021
    • Themis

    • April 14, 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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    • Sacramento County Courthouse

    • 1949
    • Photograph circa 1949 of the back of the Sacramento County Courthouse featuring sheriffs posing with their vehicles. Construction on the first county courthouse at Seventh Street and I began in 1850 and the building opened late in 1851, only to be...
    • 1662
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1955
    • A front view of the Sacramento County Hospital located at 2221 Stockton Boulevard, this picture was taken ca. 1955. Sacramento County Hospital opened in 1871, and it burned down on October 5, 1879. It was rebuilt and completed in July of 1879. By...
    • 1760
    • World War One Veteran’s Memorial at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • Pictured in 1926, at Sixteenth Avenue and Freeport Boulevard, is William Land Park’s World War One Veteran’s Memorial. The 2,000 dollar monument was donated by the Women’s Council of Sacramento County and reads as follows: “Dedicated To Those...
    • 1045
    • County Hospital, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photochrome postcard shows the Main Building of the Sacramento County Hospital on Stockton Boulevard. The 878 bed facility was state-of-the-art when it was constructed in 1950/51. The description on the back of the card reads...
    • BBSAC425

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