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    • The California Winery, 21st Street, Sacramento, CA

    • December 1908
    • Listed as “one of the fist important commercial wineries in the city of Sacramento, The Eberhardt & Lachman Winery, which would be later named the California Winery, was built in 1871 by a San Francisco wine house. The brick building was enlarged...
    • BBSAC014
    • Water Pumping Station

    • 1950
    • This March 13, 1950, photograph shows the water pumping station for Sacramento’s water filtration plant. Located just north of the city, and constructed in 1924, the pump was designed to slowly take water in by gravity, transferring it then to the...
    • 973
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows the Sacramento water purification and filtration station's sedimentation basin. By late 1926, the plant was pumping some 823 million gallons of water into the city's mains, accounting for a per capita daily usage...
    • 1554
    • Certificate of War Necessity

    • 1943
    • This 1943 rationing certificate was used to acquire gasoline for commercial use by Ray Burg, a 50-year-old machinist for the State of California. He was a resident of Center Township, northeast of Sacramento proper.
    • EC-GOV-b06f08i01
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the fountain in front of the Sacramento Filtration Plant. Built in 1923/24 under the design of Henry D. Dewell, the structure was the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Its design called...
    • 974
    • 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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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.5

    • September 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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    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows water going through the process of being purified at the Sacramento Filtration Plant. In 1928, the plant went through a 100,000 dollar repair campaign to fix the shifting of floors within the pictured sedimentation...
    • 1550
    • Themis

    • April 14, 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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    • In Time of Emergency

    • 1968
    • This March 1968 government document from the U.S. Department of Defense provides readiness information in the event of nuclear attack or natural disaster. In 1968, the greater Sacramento area had no less than 42 attack sirens. They were tested on...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i01
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • 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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    • City Brewery

    • 1900
    • Pictured in circa 1900, at the northeast corner of Twelfth and ""H"" Streets, is the City Brewery. It was established in 1856 by German expatriates Wilhelm Borchers and Benedict Hilbert. The two-story structure was made of brick, rested on a lot...
    • 131
    • Peerless Ice Cream Truck

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a Peerless Ice Cream Company Truck parked in front of a Sacramento-area park. Contact and advertising information covers much of the vehicle. The phrases “East Peerless Ice Cream” and “Its Flavor Means...
    • 2445
    • Roma Wine Company

    • 1940
    • This December 10, 1940, photograph reveals the storefront and staff of the Roma Wine Company, a wholesale liquor dealer, located at 1311 I Street. At the time the photograph was taken, Sacramento County was producing upwards to 3, 000, 000 gallons...
    • 189
    • City Division of Water Filtration Plant

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows the interior of the filter control gallery at Sacramento's water filtration plant. It was equipped with sixteen filters, each accommodating a normal capacity of four million gallons of water a day. Filters...
    • 1737
    • Elk Grove Winery

    • 1905
    • Shown is a circa 1905 advertisement for the Elk Grove Winery, located one-quarter mile south of downtown Elk Grove. Founded by the Portuguese-born J.L. DaRosa in the 1890s, the winery lasted until the mid-1940s. "Old Sherry, Angelica and Port a...
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