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    • A Band of Turkeys, Turkey Farm Near Sacramento, CA

    • Raising turkeys in Northern California was a profitable venture during the first decade of the 20th Century. Butte, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo Counties claimed nearly 400,000 of the birds during that time with a total valuation of over 2,000,000...
    • BBSAC006
    • A Public Installation and Literary Entertainment

    • 1876
    • This 1876 program invites readers to an event at the Odd Fellows' Temple, located at the northeast corner of Ninth and K streets. The four-story structure opened just seven years earlier for a cost of 90,000 dollars.
    • EC-CLU-b03f05i01
    • A Sacramento Saga

    • 1946
    • This 1946 brochure is one of 3,000 printed to promote the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce's history "A Sacramento Saga," written by Sacramento Union news writer Myrtle Shaw Lord. Covering the chamber's first 50 years, the book sold for three dollars...
    • EC-CHA-b01f02i01
    • American Can Company

    • 1945
    • This 1945 photograph shows the steamy interior of the American Can Company at 3325 C Street. Founded in 1926, by 1951, American employed 900 workers during the canning season and 275 over the winter months. In total, American’s employees...
    • 1468
    • American Legion School

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 photograph shows American Legion School, located at 3814 Fourth Avenue. Built in 1921, the elementary school was part of a surge in building that saw the construction of Bret Harte and David Lubin schools as well, between 1920 and...
    • 1340
    • 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
    • American Trust Company

    • 1948
    • This branch of the American Trust Company, located at 1501 Del Paso Boulevard, is the focal point of this photograph, taken July 12, 1948. At the time this photograph was taken, American Trust was the seventeenth largest bank in the country,...
    • 1877
    • Anglo California National Bank

    • 1950
    • Resting at 2863 Thirty-Fifth Street in 1950 is the Anglo California Bank. The brick structure was built in 1918 for 10,000 dollars, replacing the bank’s previous wood frame building. Its new sign would read Citizens' Bank of Sacramento,...
    • 1880
    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 image shows the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Built for a cost of 270,000 dollars at the southwest corner of Watt and Northrup, the brick and wood shingle structure’s opening...
    • Arden News

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 newsletter relates to the development of the Arden Park Vista area, east of Sacramento. The area, a part of the Rancho Del Paso land grant and measuring three and a half miles long by one mile wide, was purchased from the Robbins...
    • EC-BUS-b05f05i02
    • Bank of Courtland

    • 1925
    • Here is a 1925 front view of the Bank of Courtland which opened on May 3, 1919, under the leadership of W.C. Clarke. The bank started off with 25,000 dollars in capital, but ceased operations during the Great Depression. The facade of the Greek...
    • 486
    • Basketry at the Sutter's Fort Indian Museum

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph, taken at the California Indian Museum, reveals a display case containing Native Californian basketry. The museum, built in July 1940 for 60,000 dollars, is located adjacent to Sutter's Fort, at 2618 K Street.
    • 1749
    • Bell Conservatory Company

    • 1900
    • Shown is a circa 1900 advertisement for the Bell Conservatory, located at Tenth and Y streets. Founded in 1881 by Margaret Crocker for 38,000 dollars, the structure was given its name - "bell" - because of the shape of its dome. Crocker wanted to...
    • EC-BUS-b02f03i03
    • Biltwell Garage & Storage

    • 1935
    • The Biltwell Garage, located on the southwest corner of Ninth and L, was built in 1920 for a cost of 50,000 dollars for the Brown Motor Sales Company. Once complete, the structure included a garage, machine shop, salesroom and, according to the...
    • 264
    • Bird's-eye View of Sutter's Fort 1848, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard provides a rendering, as seen from the south, of Sutter's Fort at Twenty-Seventh and L streets. Perhaps the compound's most defining days came during the California Gold Rush of 1848 to 1855 when, with 10 to 12 stores in...
    • BBSAC840
    • Blossom Time in the Sacramento Valley

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 postcard shows a Sacramento Valley almond tree orchard in full blossom. In 1925, California could claim some 75,000 acres of viable bearing almond orchard land, yielding some 7,500 tons of the nut, with an overall industry value...
    • BBSAC785
    • Bon Marche Department Store and K Street

    • 1950
    • This August 28, 1950, photograph captures the northern stretch of K Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. The Bon Marche department store at 1031 K Street was known to be one of the premier women’s clothing merchants in Superior California. ...
    • 1
    • Buffalo Brewery Under Construction

    • 1889
    • This photograph was taken during the construction of the Buffalo Brewery on June 6, 1889. It was located on 1717 Twenty-first Street between Q and R Streets. Touted during its construction as "the most complete brewing establishment on the Pacific...
    • 33


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