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    • Max and Nadine Dimick

    • 1999
    • This June 1999 image shows Dr. Max L. Dimick and his wife Nadine, standing before the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Dimicks’ generous donation of 800,000 dollars, in November 1997, was...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-1
    • Main Entrance to High School

    • 1910
    • Bracketted by fan palms is the entrance to Sacramento High School in this circa 1910 postcard. Located on L Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, one architect involved with the school's 1908 construction referred to the finished...
    • BBSAC660
    • Sacramento Delta King

    • 2000
    • A dazzling "Delta King" riverboat rests near its wharf and landing in Old Sacramento, the modern Sacramento skyline in the background. Built in 1927 and initially paired with a companion ship, "The Delta Queen", the venerable vessel made daily...
    • BBSAC963
    • Downtown Sacramento, California -W.C. Spangler

    • 1961
    • This 1961 postcard shows the south side of K Street, between Eleventh and Tenth streets. A Woolworth's -- built in 1957 -- occupies the corner where the Hotel Sacramento stood for decades next to its companion, the Hotel Land -- built in 1910 --...
    • BBSAC364
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Fritz Vibe Postcard

    • 1961
    • This 1961 postcard shows the south side of K Street, between Eleventh and Tenth streets. A Woolworth's -- built in 1957 -- occupies the corner where the Hotel Sacramento stood for decades next to its companion, the Hotel Land -- built in 1910 --...
    • BBSAC365
    • Sacramento Metropolitan KOA Campground

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is the Sacramento Metropolitan KOA Campground, located to the south of Interstate 80, near the city of West Sacramento, at 3951 Lake Road. The site was constructed in the 1960s by Southall Dickson, who went to operate the site...
    • BBSAC773
    • Southern Pacific Lines, Engine #1170

    • 1920
    • This picture, taken in circa 1920, shows the Southern Pacific S-8 switcher number 1170 pushing a passenger car. Before the train are several individuals in pose. The 1170 was built in 1907 at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia,...
    • 1028
    • Rose Garden, Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1947
    • In 1947 one penny sent this enhanced image of William Land Park’s Rose Garden from Sacramento to Chicago with this message on the back: “beautiful here. We do not miss Brookfield one bit. Every day is like Sunday.” The printed description on...
    • BBSAC589
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • 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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    • Bldg Containing Hotel Trow - Published by Edward H. Mitchell

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    • The Hotel Trow at 508 1/2 K Street was one of at least six hotels located on K Street between the Sacramento River and Tenth Street during the early decades of last century. Owned by Mrs. Anna Trow, the hotel operated under that name from 1912 to...
    • BBSAC508
    • 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
    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • 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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    • Nurses on the Front Lawn of the White Hospital

    • 1916
    • Pictured here, in circa 1916, is a group of nurses standing in front of the White Hospital at the northeast corner of Twenty-Ninth and J Streets. Pictured, in no particular order, are Ella Peacock, Alma Herndon, Ida Farrell, Elizabeth Hall, Martha...
    • 559
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • The banks of Southside Park's lake are captured in this 1929 photograph. It took nearly two decades for fencing to find its way to the lakeside. Prior to this, a handful of children fell victim to drowning. The first to do so was Bobbie Whittaker,...
    • 814a
    • Johnson’s Restaurant

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows two men posing inside Johnson’s Restaurant at 1019 Tenth Street. To the left is restaurateur George Johnson, a Greek-American who immigrated to the United States in 1913. After spending his formative years on...
    • 64
    • A Banana Tree in California Garden

    • 1900
    • A banana plant grows in Sacramento in this circa 1900 postcard. What had been a mere curiosity to Americans for decades had, by the late nineteenth-century, become a staple as, in 1889, an estimated 1.2 billion bananas had been eaten by American...
    • BBSAC599
    • Scenic Beauty in McKinley Park - W.C. Spangler New Agency

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    • What was once referred to as “Burn’s Slough” just beyond the Sacramento city limits became “East Park” after the Sacramento Street Railroad Company bought the property east of 30th Street in 1870 and fashioned it as an amusement area...
    • BBSAC562

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