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    • Sacramento High School - R.A. Herold, Architect

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 rendering shows Sacramento High School, located on the south side of K Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets. The school, costing 254,500 dollars, was built in 1908 by Sacramento-based architect R.A. Herold who would...
    • BBSAC659
    • 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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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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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
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Ferry Crossing the Sacramento River, Near Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1895
    • This circa 1895 postcard shows a ferry crossing along the Sacramento River. Long a staple of pioneer transportation throughout Sacramento County -- the first recorded Delta operation being in 1848 -- the State of California slowly replaced ferries...
    • BBSAC680
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre at Watt Avenue and El Camino Boulevard. Opening in August 1952 by way of the theater designs of Joseph Blumenfeld, it soon occurred to him that the northern county's burgeoning population...
    • 1338
    • Hall of Records and County Court House - Edward M. Mitchell

    • 1906
    • Shown in 1906, and on the north side of I Street, are, to the left, the Hall of Records, and, to the right, the County Courthouse. Opened in April 1882, the Hall of Records -- distinguished by its heavy iron doors and granite exterior -- took one...
    • BBSAC119
    • Sears Roebuck and Company

    • 1941
    • This March 7, 1941, photograph shows the Sears, Roebuck and Company department store, located at 1123 K Street. In the background are the tops of the Elks Temple, and the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The store opened in April of 1928 at...
    • 459
    • Sunset on the American River, Sacramento, California - 532

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910, is the American River, near Sacramento. The river originates in Placer County's Mountain Meadow Lake and it terminates as tributary of the Sacramento River. It is also spawned of three forks, north, middle and south. A few...
    • BBSAC727
    • 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
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 1, 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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    • Gold Dredger

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows a massive “double stacker” gold dredger making its way through a section of eastern Sacramento County. Popular areas for dredging included those adjoining the American River, especially near Rancho Cordova and...
    • 1126
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • Februay 26, 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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    • 1959 Edsel Station Wagon

    • 1959
    • This 1959 postcard shows an Edsel station wagon, somewhere in Sacramento County. By 1960, in contrast to the county's population of 502,000, it contained some 2,814 miles of roads, being used by roughly 268,000 registered vehicles.
    • BBSAC760

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