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    • Greenback Notes, 1926

    • 1926-01-01
    • 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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    • William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • “The beautiful formal flower gardens in this city park are an outstanding attraction to all visitors to the ‘City of Trees and Flowers’” reads the description printed on the back of this postcard. By 1934 almost 6,000 plants and shrubs had been...
    • BBSAC591
    • Beautiful California Garden, William Land Park, Sacramento

    • 1930
    • The floral gardens at William Land Park were the recipients of loving care from dedicated park employees and volunteers who delivered the daily care often required. City Parks and Recreation employees included foremen for crews devoted to...
    • BBSAC592
    • Spring at Charles C. Jensen Gardens, Carmichael, California

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 postcard shows a prtion of the Charles C. Jensen Botanical Gardens, located at 8520 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Carmichael, California. The garden was founded in 1958, then becoming part of the Carmichael Recreation and Park District in...
    • BBSAC801
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 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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    • Capitol Park, Looking West, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Capitol Park, a 40-acre arboretum, famous for its 40,000 trees, shrubs and flowers. Among its attractions are its renowned gardens, including the rose and cactus gardens. A bronze statue of Fr. Junipero Serra stands...
    • BBSAC252
    • The Review, April 1911

    • 1911-04-01
    • 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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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.1

    • May 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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    • William Land Park Garden

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph reveals one of the many gardens in William Land Park. The Park is located off of Land Park Drive and Eleventh Avenue.
    • 1765
    • McKinley Park - Fritz Vibe Enterprises

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970 is one of two large palms sitting within the rose garden at McKinley Park. As of the end of the twentieth century, it stood as one of 130 All-American Rose Selection display gardens. The 1.5 acre spot - it's specialties being...
    • BBSAC554
    • Scenic Beauty in McKinley Park - W.C. Spangler New Agency

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    • What was once referred to as “Burn’s Slough” just beyond the Sacramento city limits became “East Park” after the Sacramento Street Railroad Company bought the property east of 30th Street in 1870 and fashioned it as an amusement area locals could...
    • BBSAC562
    • Sacramento Garden Center at McKinley Park

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a portion of the rose gardens at McKinley Park, located at corner of H and Alhambra streets. The garden's genesis came in 1906 when Mrs. J. Henry Miller suggested the establishment of flower beds. The effort was...
    • BBSAC563
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • North Sacramento Viaduct, Sacramento, California

    • 1945
    • Shown in circa 1945 is the North Sacramento viaduct. Built in 1942, the 847,000 dollar project enabled motorists to avoid seasonal flooding and traverse the lowlands north of the American River, and surrounding Sacramento Northern and Western...
    • BBSAC086
    • Golden Poppy, California State Flower

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows California's official state flower, the Golden Poppy or "eschscholtzia." The decision was leglislated in March 1895, passing by a vote of 29 to 1. The bill, SB 707, was sponsored by Guy Earl of Alameda. Also...
    • BBSAC240
    • 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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    • Beautiful California Capitol Grounds, Sacramento

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows two children enjoying a fraction of Capitol Park's enormous compliment of flowers. The State Gardener at that time was Matthew H. Dunn, a native of England. He was responsible for the addition of pathways along L...
    • BBSAC242

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