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    • Elk on Parade

    • 2002
    • "Fresh and Clean," sponsored by the California Dental Association, was one of the "Elk on Parade" on display during the late summer months of 2002. Each of the 26 fiberglass figures weighed some 150 pounds and stood nine feet tall, eight feet...
    • 2265c
    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Helvetia Park

    • 1930
    • A crowd gathers in front of Helvetia Park's clubhouse in this May 11, 1930, photograph. Plans to establish the park were set upon in the spring of 1920. Its layout and amenities were completed for a cost of 3,000 dollars by the San Francisco firm...
    • 772b
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1930
    • A crowd gathers in front of Helvetia Park's clubhouse in this May 11, 1930, photograph. Plans to establish the park were set upon in the spring of 1920. Its layout and amenities were completed for a cost of 3,000 dollars by the San Francisco firm...
    • 772a
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411a
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411b
    • Fountain on the K Street Mall

    • 1980
    • A large sculptural fountain sits in the center of the intersection of Eleventh and K Streets. In an effort to prevent the migration of retail outlets to suburban shopping centers, Sacramento turned K Street into a pedestrian mall in 1969. Having...
    • 2011
    • American River near Folsom

    • 1997
    • A massive eddy forms in the flooded American River, near Folsom in January 1997. Sacramento County damages from the New's Day tropical storm -- often referred to as the Hawaiian Pineapple Express -- were estimated at 7 million dollars, with...
    • 1655c
    • Older Peerless Ice Cream Truck

    • 1925
    • A smiling man and infant pose for this circa 1925 photograph, inside the open cab of a period Peerless Ice Cream delivery truck. Advertising covers the truck, one slogan reading “Peerless Ice Cream, Gives Health and Delight.” Peerless was one...
    • 2444
    • Panama Pottery

    • 1931
    • An October 26, 1931 photograph shows the façade of the Panama Pottery factory at 4421 Twenty-Fourth Street, nearly three blocks south of Sacramento Stadium and Sacramento Junior College. Three years earlier, the business a support structure due...
    • 1891
    • Original Central Pacific Depot

    • 1863
    • As captured in this 1863 photograph, several rail workers stand in front of, and beside, the Central Pacific Railroad’s first depot and ticket office at Front and I Streets. It was designed in 1863 by Collis P. Huntington, and built in one...
    • 853
    • Court House and Hall of Records

    • 1900
    • As shown in this circa 1900 postcard, the second Sacramento County Courthouse built on the northwest corner of Seventh and I streets, was 80-feet wide, 120-feet deep and measured 61-feet from street to rooftop. The cost for the multi-purpose...
    • BBSAC117
    • Sacramento Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Susan Woodhams

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    • As viewed from the east and across Capitol Park's Rose Garden, is the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Dedicated in December 1988, after a fund drive that reached nearly 2,000,000 dollars, the memorial is composed of four granite panels, each...
    • BBSAC329
    • Sacramento Water Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • As viewed from the south, in circa 1930, is the recently-completed Sacramento water filtration plant. In the foreground is the sedimentation basin while, to the left, is the pumping station. It was concluded, in late 1926, by both the city and...
    • 1316
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Boaters take in a pleasant day at the south end of Southside Park in this circa 1929 photograph. The lake kept form until 1965 when earthfill was dumped into its south end as part of the construction of the X and Y Freeway. In a matter of days,...
    • 814b
    • Comstock Building Burns

    • 2003
    • Breathing its last breath on July 3, 2003, is the Comstock Building at Eighth and J Streets. The three-story building was constructed in 1861 by Leland Stanford and sold to burgeoning Sacramento businessman and native-Austrian Anthony Coolot. He...
    • 2264f
    • Samuel Brannan Building

    • 1960
    • Captured in 1960, this photograph reveals the Samuel Brannan Building, built in 1853, at 1007 through 1009 Front Street. It was at this same spot - in February 1849 and at the southeast corner of J and Front Streets - that Brannan built a...
    • 1579
    • 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...
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    • Rose Leaves, 1921

    • 1921-01-01
    • 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...
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