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    • Hotel Rialto and Rialto Cafe

    • 1960
    • Photograph, circa 1960, of the Hotel Rialto and Rialto Cafe, located at 228 and 230 J Street. What became known as the Rialto Building replaced two structures built in the 1860s. The present buildings originally housed clothing and general...
    • 586
    • California National Bank Building, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • The California National Bank was organized in 1882 as the California State Bank and helmed by Norman Rideout, a hands-on local banker since 1850 known to ride shotgun on gold deliveries from the mines to Sacramento. The heavy brick structure on...
    • BBSAC092
    • 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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    • 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 Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 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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    • 6th Street Engine House, City Fire Dept., Sacramento, Cal.

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    • "The newest and perhaps the handsomest building occupied by the (Fire) department is Hook and Ladder House No. 1, situated on the corner of the alley on Sixth Street, between K and L" is how the Sacramento Bee for April 19, 1890, described the...
    • BBSAC137
    • Young America Engine Company Number Six Anniversary

    • 1933
    • This January 1, 1933, photograph captures a firefighting reenactment, held to celebrate the Seventy-Fifth anniversary of the Young American Engine Company Number Six. In the wake of a November 1852 fire that destroyed 70 percent of the central...
    • 615
    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the Governor's Mansion, resting on the southwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets. Built in 1877 for Albert and Clemenza Gallatin, it housed California's first family from 1903 to 1974. A few years after this card...
    • BBSAC419
    • Olympic Hotel

    • 1960
    • Street scene circa 1960 of a corner building, the Olympic Hotel (501 J Street). In 1941 this location housed the Y.M.C.A., ten years later the Sacramento City Directory lists the Olympic Hotel, the Church Council of Sacramento and Sacramento...
    • 606
    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, Cal. - Dexter Press

    • 1968
    • This 1968 postcard provides a view of the main entrance to the Governor's Mansion with the following description printed on the back, "Built in 1877, the mansion truly represents the early California era. It housed all of California's Governors and...
    • BBSAC422
    • Southern Pacific Depot, Sacramento, Cal. - Acmegraph Co.

    • 1921
    • Buildings for locomotive repair were in place for the Central Pacific Railroad close on the Sacramento River by 1869 with improvements and additions materializing over the years. By the time this postcard was in circualtion circa 1907 the...
    • BBSAC608
    • Crest Theater, Levinson’s Books and Singer Sewing Machines

    • 1949
    • The iconic marquee of the Crest Theater at 1013 K Street dominates this October 30, 1949, photograph. After having been closed for three years for renovation, the theater opened on October 6 of the same year to a crowd of 5,000 giddy...
    • 761
    • Clunie Memorial Swimming Pool

    • 1937
    • Florence Turton Clunie donated $150,000 in 1935 to have something substantial and of use to the community built on the grounds of McKinley Park. In August of 1936 over 4000 eager children and adults descended on the newly-filled Clunie Pool, many...
    • BBSAC955
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 12, 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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    • J Street:  316 through 322

    • 1960
    • Captured in 1960, this photograph reveals a southern section of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets. Visible are the Broadway Café at 316 J Street, the Capital Cigar and Liquor Company at 318 J Street, and Van Voorhies-Phinney Leather Goods...
    • 122
    • 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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    • Hunter's Drugs

    • 1970
    • Photograph circa 1970 of Hunter's Drugs at 912 Second Street. Located near the end of downtown Sacramento at Second Street and I Street, this property housed hotels during the first part of the 1900's. In the 1950s and early 1960s employment...
    • 1565

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