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    • Scene on Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

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    • A black and white photograph of the Sacramento River taken sometime early last century is the subject of this postcard in circulation through the 1930s. The boats and possible building in the upper left of the scene are not defined enough to...
    • BBSAC709
    • 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
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Horses

    • 1940
    • Between approximately 1930 when linen-backed cards first appeared and 1959 when production ceased horses and horseback riding in Elk Grove would have been as common as tractors and pick-up trucks. With that in mind a decision was made at some level...
    • BBSAC793
    • 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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    • 3033 State Capitol at Sacramento, California

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    • Displays of electric light in Sacramento go back to 1879, and during a remodel in 1892 enough electrical outlets were added to power the 1400 incandescent lights on the Capitol Building which greeted the New Year of 1893. During the "Electric...
    • BBSAC248
    • The Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • Peaches by the Wagon Load, Peach Orchard, Near Sacramento, CA

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    • In the earlier part of the previous century the Sutter/Yuba/Southern Butte area east of Sacramento was labeled the "Peach Bowl of the World" for its production of over half of the canning peaches in California. In 1928 Sutter County had over 20,000...
    • BBSAC011
    • Parade unit of massed flags

    • 1944
    • Marching up J Street is a contingent of men in uniform, all carrying flags. At this point in the procession the marchers are just approaching the Eleventh Street intersection. Identifiable businesses are: The Castle Liquors (1008 J Street); A.E....
    • 1076
    • Phoebe Apperson Hearst Elementary School

    • 1955
    • Named for early California philanthropist and the mother of newspaper magnate William Randolph Heart, Phoebe Hearst Elementary School appears in 1955 at 1410 Sixtieth Street. The school was built a year earlier, on the one-hundredth anniversary of...
    • 1731
    • Corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive

    • 1938
    • Pictured in early 1938 is the corner of Broadway and Land Park Drive. By November of the same year, the space would be home to the 200,000 dollar Tower Theater. Visible are billboards; one implores the use of Sacramento for conventions while the...
    • 2296
    • California State Automobile Association Building

    • 1942
    • Pictured is the California State Automobile Association building as it sat on November 23, 1942, at the corner of Seventeenth and L Streets. Just six years earlier, thieves broke into the building and took the organization's safe which contained...
    • 36
    • Zukor’s Women’s Clothing Store

    • 1947
    • Pictured on March 6, 1947, is Zukor’s, Incorporated, at 812 K Street. The nationwide women’s clothing chain opened its Sacramento location in the winter of 1930. Based in New York City, the company saw the Sacramento branch as the key...
    • 262
    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • 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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    • The Review, February 1913

    • 1913-02-01
    • 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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    • The Review, March 1911

    • 1911-03-01
    • 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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    • The Review, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • 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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    • The Review, January 1911

    • 1911-01-01
    • 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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    • The Review, December 1910

    • 1910-12-01
    • 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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    • The Review, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • 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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