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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Seventh and K Street, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1914
    • Shown at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets, in 1914, is the Federal Building and Post Office; in the background is the Ocshner Building. The former was built between 1890 and 1894 while the latter was built in 1904. In the foreground,...
    • BBSAC093
    • Third and K Street Businesses

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows Dave's Men's Furnishings occupying the southwestern corner of Third and K Streets, at 230 K Street. To the right of the frame, and at the northwest corner of K Street is the Club Cafe Tavern at 231 K Street. In...
    • 726
    • 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
    • Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, Calif. - Dexter Press

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    • Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard, captured from the south side of L street, which runs in the foreground. Clealy visibile are two block houses or bastions. The one to the rear of the fort, and on the left side of the postcard,...
    • BBSAC869
    • 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
    • Sutter's Fort, State Historical Park

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    • As seen from L Street, spectators take in Sutter's Fort, part of the California State Parks system since 1947. Although United States and California State flags fly in the foreground, a Mexican flag hangs to the right of the frame. The tricolor...
    • BBSAC870
    • 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
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1950
    • This photograph, taken in 1950, shows the new Edmonds Field, reopened in March of 1949. Bill Avila is shown in the foreground, wearing a white shirt. Avila was a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies and wrote a Bushers Column for the Sacramento...
    • 1104
    • 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
    • N Street Looking West

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard offers a rendering of N Street, looking west toward the California State Capitol building. In the foreground, notice hitching post to accomodate several residences along the south side of N Street. Several infant fan...
    • BBSAC585

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