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    • Auburn Highway through Del Paso Park

    • 1937
    • Auburn Highway, later known as Auburn Boulevard, is shown on February 18, 1937 as a quiet, country road passing through the splendor of Del Paso Park. The park was officially opened in April 1911 with a picnic which included a barbecue, dance, and...
    • 1434
    • The Review, April 1907

    • 1907-04-01
    • 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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    • Entering Sacramento via Highway 99

    • 1973
    • A portion of Highway 99 entering Sacramento from the south circa 1973 is the focus of this postcard. The exit is for Fruitridge Road, one of the major arteries in South Sacramento and named for the crops brought to market and rail along the old...
    • BBSAC934
    • State of California Highway Patrol Office

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 photograph shows the parking area of the Sacramento Squad Station for the California Highway Patrol at 2521 Stockton Boulevard. The property abutted the California State Fair Grounds which, prior to the agency's construction of an...
    • 543
    • Tower Bridge at Night

    • 1940
    • This nighttime photograph of one of Sacramento’s most recognizable landmarks, the Tower Bridge, was taken in 1940. The Capitol dome, on the left side of the picture, has been superimposed. The earliest official support for a replacement for the...
    • 194
    • Sacramento Inn - at Freeway

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    • Early view of the Sacramento Inn, 1401 Arden Way at what is now Highway 80. In 1959 there were 35 entries under 'Motels and Auto Courts' in the Sacramento City Directory while the Sacramento Suburban Directory listed 93 similar businesses outside...
    • BBSAC485
    • Sacramento Motel - On U.S. Highway 40 and 99E

    • 1945
    • Offering deluxe rooms for $2.00, the Sacramento Motel on U.S. Highway 40 and 99 E in North Sacramento was similar to dozens of locally owned and run motels and auto courts in the Sacramento Valley. Before the rise of freeways that bypassed the...
    • BBSAC486
    • The Review, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • 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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    • Sacramento - Which Way Now?

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    • According to a report prepared for the Sacramento City Council by the State Division of Highways, the four-year period 1967-1968 through 1970-1971 expenditure for Sacramento County state highways would total approximately $140 million. About...
    • BBSAC047
    • 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 Visitor

    • December 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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