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    • Children on Parade During Days of ’49

    • 1922
    • This May 23, 1922, photograph captures a procession of costumed children moving down through the 600 block of J Street during the Days of ’49 celebration. The event was started in 1922 to commemorate the founding of Sacramento. The parade...
    • 523
    • Christian Brothers’ School:  Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This unique aerial view of Christian Brothers’ School at Twenty-First and Y Street was taken in 1930. Previously on Twelfth and K Streets, what had been called Christian Brothers’ College, accepted a donation for the pictured plot of land at...
    • 871
    • Corner of Gov. Leland Stanford's Parlors, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1920
    • Leland Stanford is one of California’s founding fathers and best-known figures, his name associated with one of the nation’s premiere institutions of higher learning, the governor’s office, and the construction of the transcontinental...
    • BBSAC167
    • Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 postcard shows the Crocker Art Gallery at Second and O streets, as seen from Third Street. The gallery provides stands as the most robust symbol of the Crocker legacy and a Sacramento saga that started with Edwin and Margaret...
    • BBSAC170
    • Dr. Gregory W. Phelan

    • 1880
    • Pictured in 1880 is Sacramento physician, Dr. Gregory W. Phelan. Born in New York State in 1822, Phelan came to Sacramento in 1849 as part of the Gold Rush. He soon thereafter started a medical practice which would operate until 1870. Outside of...
    • 998
    • Early Carmichael Family

    • 1910
    • Pictured in circa 1918 is a family and early residents of Carmichael, California. All of those pictured are well dressed. Distant oak trees sit in the middle of the frame. The area had been part of the 44,000-acre Rancho San Juan land grant,...
    • 2304d
    • Grant Union High School Football Squad

    • 1935
    • This portrait of the Grant Union High School football team was taken on October 24, 1935. It was a breakout season for the Pacers who defeated Sacramento High School 32 to 0, the first time Grant had done so after the school's founding in 1932. ...
    • 1811
    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California’s larger towns and cities when this postcard from the location at 1220 Sixteenth Street was available in the early 1960s. The site of many...
    • BBSAC458
    • K Streets: 508 through 620

    • 1960
    • Pictured in circa 1960 are the Karl’s Shoes are 620 K Street and Breuner’s Furniture at 600 through 618 K Street. Karl’s – a chain store – had been a K Street fixture since the late-1920s while Bruener’s had been a Sacramento...
    • 42
    • KCRA Announcer Steve George

    • 1940
    • Shown in 1940 is the luminous Steve George, a sports casting legend in Sacramento for over 60 years. A native of Butte, Montana, George took a position with the Sacramento Union in the early 1920s. With the advent of the Second World War, he then...
    • 1470
    • Lewis and Young's Music Circus

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard shows Lewis and Young's Music Circus as it rests at the northwest corner of Fourteenth and H streets. Its final season under a traditional circus tent came in summer 2002, just before it was replaced by the Wells Fargo...
    • BBSAC877
    • Themis

    • March 3, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • The Visitor

    • June 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • Februay 26, 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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    • The Review, February 1909

    • 1909-02-01
    • 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, June 1907

    • 1907-06-01
    • 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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    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • 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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