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    • The Visitor

    • July 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Fulton Avenue at Sierra

    • 1938
    • This November 3, 1938 photograph shows Fulton Avenue at Sierra Boulevard, with automobiles parked in front of an orchard and a sign for a Chiropractor, Dr. P. R. Mandeville in the foreground. A mail box in the foreground bears the name A. J....
    • 1504
    • Room Mothers and Teacher at Fruitridge Branch

    • May 31, 1972
    • This May 31, 1972, image captures an active scene at the Sacramento County Library’s Fruitrsidge Branch, located at 4020 Twenty-Second Avenue. In the foreground, room mothers Mrs. Helm (left) and Mrs. Alexander prepare a snack for Mrs. Smith’s...
    • PH-SPL-FRU-1-47
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • Central Pacific Railroad Shops

    • 1873
    • This 1873 photograph shows the prime facilities of the Central Pacific Railroad shops. In the foreground is the 90 by 230-foot car building shop. To the left of it is the 60 by 125-foot blacksmith shop. Behind both is the cabinet shop, boasting...
    • 858
    • 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
    • Sacramento, California - Eastman Postcard

    • 1982
    • Shown in circa 1982 is a redeveloped section of K Street, near its intersection with Fourth Street. In the foreground is one of several gassed-powered trams that plied the K Street Mall from the 1970s, onward. In the background sits Gerald...
    • BBSAC405
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as United...
    • 2475
    • California's State Capitol - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1960
    • Fan palms stand in the foreground of this circa 1960 poastcard of Capitol Park and the California State Capitol building. Taking up twelve square blocks, the capital complex boasts roughly 2,000 plants and, as of 2013, 13 major memorials.
    • BBSAC291
    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - Tree in foreground, Blank Back

    • 1945
    • An orange tree presents to the left side of this circa 1945 postcard, taken from the west end of the Capitol Park and showing the rear and apse of the California State Capitol building. The section was removed in 1950/51 to make room for a new...
    • BBSAC294
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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 school...
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    • Cardinal Grocery Store at Town and Country Village

    • 1959
    • Pictured in 1959 at its 2700 Marconi Avenue address is a Cardinal grocery store. Several period automobiles are parked in the foreground. The two-story market was part of the retro-styled Town and Country Village shopping center, built in 1949 by...
    • 400
    • 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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    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1935
    • This circa 1938 photograph provides a rare view of Sacramento proper from the north side of the American River. Several landmarks are visible. The City Incinerator, marked by its stack can be seen to the far left of the photograph, built in...
    • 1049
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 05, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1907
    • This 1907 view of the Governor's Mansion at Sixteenth and H streets comes from the northwest. Built in 1877, the building was sold to the State of California in 1903 by then resident Jospeh Steffens. The Legislature appropriated 50,000 for the...
    • BBSAC416
    • 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
    • Sutter's Fort as Seen from the Southwest

    • 1925
    • This elevated view of Sutter's Fort, as seen from the southwest, was captured in 1937. In the foreground is L Street and two period vehicles. The fort is located on Twenty-Seventh and L Streets.
    • 1330

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