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    • Arden-Dimick Branch Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1998
    • Several area dignitaries are, shown in 1998, breaking ground on the 3,000-square-foot expansion of the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Notables are are (in blue dress) librarian and planner Lois...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-5
    • Balloon Release at Groundbreaking of Central Library Expansion

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the exultant release of balloons at the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. The balloons were released from the upper floors of the older section of the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-30
    • Central Library Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • With the 1917-built, Carnegie Foundation-funded Main Library in the background, librarians and politicians dig in to christen the groundbreaking of the library’s 1988 expansion. Developed by the Library Plaza Group, the block-sized project included...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-38
    • 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
    • California National Bank Building, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • The California National Bank was organized in 1882 as the California State Bank and helmed by Norman Rideout, a hands-on local banker since 1850 known to ride shotgun on gold deliveries from the mines to Sacramento. The heavy brick structure on...
    • BBSAC092
    • The Dimick Family

    • 1998
    • Shown in 1998 is the Dimick Family, attending groundbreaking ceremonies for the 3,000-square-foot expansion of the branch. The Dimicks donated 800,000 dollars to make the project possible. Sitting, left to right, are Daniel Dimick, his father Max...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-6
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • Line of Shovels at Groundbreaking for Central Library Extension

    • 1988
    • This 1988 photograph shows a symbolic line of gold-painted shovels, primed for the 35 million dollar groundbreaking and expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. In the background, at Eighth and J Streets, is...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-1
    • Richard Killian

    • 1988
    • In this 1988 image, Library Director Richard Killian speaks at the groundbreaking of the expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. Killian served as the system’s director from 1987 to 2001.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-31
    • Del Pasado, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • Robert Frost at Central Library Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • Shown in 1988 is the Sacramento City Library Reference Librarian Robert Foster making his way though the festivities surrounding the groundbreaking for the new expansion of the Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-13
    • Venue for Central Library Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • This 1988 image shows citizens readying for festivities surrounding the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. In the background looms the Ruhstaller Building, located at the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-14
    • Sound of Music at Central Library Opening

    • 1992
    • This July 1992 photograph show one of many performance, held to celebrate expansion and reopening of the Sacramento Public Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. The players, members of the Music Circus presentation of “The Sound of...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-16-1
    • Men's Choir at Central Library Expansion Grand Opening

    • 1992
    • Shown in July 1992, on the west side of Ninth Street, between I and J Streets, and in front of the newly remodeled Central Library, is a men’s choir. The choir was part of a two day weekend celebration that included over twenty live performances....
    • PH-SPL-CEN-16-7
    • Folk Dancers at Central Library Expansion Grand Opening

    • 1992
    • Shown in July 1992 are members of the Hmong Cultural Arts Dancers, performing on a stage at Cesar Chavez Park, at the opening of the Central Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 828 I Street. In the background is Sacramento’s City...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-16-9

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