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    • Aerial View of Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • The Old Sacramento District is a national historic landmark due to its rich place in California history. A quarter of a million immigrants came to the Sacramento area, withstanding the ravages of fire, flood and disease to build their lives. ...
    • BBSAC046
    • Old Sacramento, California, B.F. Hastings & Co.

    • 1967
    • The B. F. Hastings Building at Second and J Streets in Old Sacramento was among the first structures designated as historic landmarks in 1958. In that year surveys were taken by the Sacramento Redevelopment Agency and the Sacramento Historic...
    • BBSAC956
    • Delta Queen

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    • This circa 1980 photograph shows the riverboat Delta Queen on the Mississippi River. A sign on the vessel’s stern reads, “Delta Queen, Port of Cincinnati, Ohio.” Passenger mill about on different levels of the boat as the paddlewheel rips...
    • 2270
    • Old Sacramento by James Blank

    • 1999
    • This circa 1999 postcard shows Old Sacramento State Historic Park's Front Street, between J and K streets. Standing as one of Sacramento's prime tourism destinations, it was felt, after its estabishment as a State Historic Park in 1965, that it...
    • BBSAC537
    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard offers an aerial view of the Governor's Mansion and coachhouse, as taken from the southeast. As the home to California Governors from 1903 to 1967, the mansion and its grounds were named to the National Register of Historic...
    • BBSAC057
    • Old Sacramento - 2nd Street

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 postcard shows Second Street, between I and J streets, in Old Sacramento. The rehabilitation of the historic area came with the January 1961 approval of the California State Parks Commission to create a State Historic Park in the...
    • BBSAC516
    • Governor's Mansion - Ken Ravell

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard offers an aerial view of the Governor's Mansion and coachhouse, as taken from the southeast. As the home to California Governors from 1903 to 1967, the mansion and its grounds were named to the National Register of Historic...
    • BBSAC423
    • 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
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • 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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    • Themis

    • March 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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    • Goodwill Industries

    • 1947
    • This December 2, 1947, photograph shows Goodwill Industries at 1117-1121 Sixth Street. The Goodwill had been operating in Sacramento since November of 1933 and moved out of the pictured 11,000 square-foot structure in 1949 for a new facility at...
    • 387
    • Sacramento City College Library

    • 1998
    • This frontal view of the Learning Resource Center at Sacramento City College taken in the fall of 1998. The 18 million dollar, three-story structure replaced the previous library that had been built in 1937. After 12-years of debate - posing...
    • 2007
    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a...
    • 2280
    • Old Sacramento, California State Railroad Museum, Train Engines

    • 2000
    • Highlighting a rich rail past, this circa 2000 postcard shows the Old Sacramento State Historic Park's various railroading features. Exhibits from the California State Railroad Museum, founded in 1976, and the tracks west of Front Street, are...
    • BBSAC538
    • Greetings from Sacramento - State of California

    • 1981
    • A postage stamp tour of Sacramento featuring five tourist attractions of 1981 is the theme of this Fritz Vibe postcard. The California State Capitol Building, Tower Bridge, Old Sacramento, The California State Railroad Museum and the Governor's...
    • BBSAC965
    • Pioneer Congregational Church

    • 1933
    • Taken from Sutter’s Fort and looking across L Street, this circa 1933 photograph shows the Pioneer Congregational Church at 2700 L Street. Built in 1926/27 for a cost of 170,000 dollars, the concrete-shelled church was intended to memorialize...
    • 509
    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, California

    • 1980
    • Four imposing views of the California Governor’s Mansion at the intersection of 16th and H Streets in Sacramento, crowd this circa 1980s postcard. Designed by architect N. D. Goodell and built by contractor Uriah Reese in the mid 1870s as a...
    • BBSAC171

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