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    • State Buildings, Sacramento, California

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    • By the time the United States entered World War I California State agencies were in dire need of new headquarters and plans were made to construct two new buildings near the State Capitol Building. State Office Building Number One, pictured above,...
    • BBSAC349
    • Themis

    • April 21, 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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    • Sacrafornian, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Resting at the southwest corner of Fifteenth and J Streets, in circa 1910, is the St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Founded in 1849, the church was first composed of wood. After a 1901 gale that demolished it St. Paul's was moved to the pictured 1430...
    • BBSAC193
    • Folsom State Prison Convicts

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    • A line of Folsom Prison inmates make their way toward the lower yard rock quarry in this circa 1910 photograph. Prisoners who worked the quarries toiled daily for seven-and-a-half hours and without a lunch. Starting in 1884, the prison resolved...
    • 2208a
    • Themis

    • March 24, 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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    • 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 Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • The Review, October 1908

    • 1908-10-01
    • 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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    • National Bank of D.O. Mills

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows the National Bank of D.O. Mills building, resting at the northwest corner of Seventh and J Streets, at 631 J Street. Built in 1912, the Classical reinforced granite and concrete structure was enlarged in 1925, when D.O....
    • 542
    • California State Capitol, Sacramento - Tom Myers

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    • This vertical view of the California State Capitol Building framed against a gray/green sky is a dramatic example of an innovative way to get more mileage out of a stationary subject. Hundreds of views of the Capitol Building have been marketed as...
    • BBSAC305
    • Sacramento, Cal. - Tom Myers

    • 1996
    • This circa 1996 postcard shows the facade of the California State Capitol building, as seen from the fountain between the Capitol Extension buildings, just to the west of the Capitol. The portico is accented with seven granite archways and eight...
    • BBSAC306
    • Sacramento State Capitol Building - John Hinde Curteich

    • 1980
    • This view of the California State Capitol building shows the west entrance partially covered by some of the many varieties of trees and shrubs that thrive in Capitol Park. The Hotel Senator in the bottom left of the postcard is one of the oldest...
    • BBSAC308
    • The Review, June 1914

    • 1914-06-01
    • 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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    • Hall of Records and County Court House - Edward M. Mitchell

    • 1906
    • Shown in 1906, and on the north side of I Street, are, to the left, the Hall of Records, and, to the right, the County Courthouse. Opened in April 1882, the Hall of Records -- distinguished by its heavy iron doors and granite exterior -- took one...
    • BBSAC119

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