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    • Avalon Swing Review at Central Library

    • 1988
    • Sacramento’s Avalon Swing Review is shown in this 1988 image, performing at the opening of the temporary location of the Sacramento Public Library’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza. Prominent in the image and performing vocals and...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-12
    • Overhead View of Reference Room

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 image provides a full view of the reference room at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. At the base of the image is the information desk.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-6-2
    • Max and Nadine Dimick

    • 1999
    • This June 1999 image shows Dr. Max L. Dimick and his wife Nadine, standing before the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Dimicks’ generous donation of 800,000 dollars, in November 1997, was...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-1
    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 image shows the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Built for a cost of 270,000 dollars at the southwest corner of Watt and Northrup, the brick and wood shingle structure’s opening...
    • 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...
    • Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 image shows a program in progress inside the Arden Branch’s 149-seat Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room. Payment for the room’s 25,000 dollar construction cost came by way of Max and Nadine Dimick. They named the room in honor of...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-7
    • Richard Killian

    • 1988
    • In this 1988 image, Library Director Richard Killian speaks at the groundbreaking of the expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street. Killian served as the system’s director from 1987 to 2001.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-31
    • Third Street, 917 through 921

    • 1960
    • The building at the left of this circa 1960 photograph is identified, in notes on back side of the image, as the firehouse for volunteer Confidence Engine Company Number One, being used for storage when this photograph was taken. To the left is...
    • 732
    • Picking Tomatoes for Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1942
    • Photograph of a woman and man posed with picked tomatoes and the pretense of being the laborers. One of a group of professional promotional photographs contracted by the Bercut-Richards Packing Company, this shot captures an image of a real field...
    • 1300
    • Venue for Central Library Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • This 1988 image shows citizens readying for festivities surrounding the groundbreaking for the expansion of the Central Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. In the background looms the Ruhstaller Building, located at the...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-14
    • Rose Garden, Wm. Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1947
    • In 1947 one penny sent this enhanced image of William Land Park’s Rose Garden from Sacramento to Chicago with this message on the back: “beautiful here. We do not miss Brookfield one bit. Every day is like Sunday.” The printed description on the...
    • BBSAC589
    • Meet Me at the California State Fair

    • 1910
    • This postcard promoting the California State Fair in 1910 was mailed from Sacramento in the morning and delivered in Woodland that same day for a penny. The note from the sender on the back of this early divied card reads, "We had a fine parade...
    • BBSAC940
    • Ashley Bryan at Central Library

    • 1992
    • In this 1992 image, professor, story teller and illustrator Ashley Bryan performs within the newly built Tsakopoulos Library Galleria at the opening of the Sacramento Public Library’s Central Branch, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-16-12
    • 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...
    • Man at Main Branch

    • 1949
    • This 1949 image captures a man reading newspapers at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. Beyond the open window is I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-17
    • Sacramento River Scene, California

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 color postcard shows the Sacramento Boat Club, floating at the banks of the Sacramento River and the Yolo County hamlet of Broderick. The image was captured from the Southern Pacific Railroad's drawbridge, positioned just to the...
    • BBSAC695
    • California State Capitol - Continental Card

    • 1990
    • This twilight image, from circa 1990, shows the California State Capitol building from the intersection of Capitol Mall and Eighth Street. To the right of the frame is the Employment Development Department, located at 800 Capitol Mall.
    • BBSAC325
    • Christmas Decorations at Main Branch

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 image captures an art paper Christmas tree sitting before books in an adult services section at the Sacramento City Library’s downtown branch, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-1
    • Popeye and Skipper Stu

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 image captures KCRA characters Popeye and Skipper Stu, fixtures in Sacramento Valley living rooms from 1957 to 1961. Stu Nahan went on to become Sacramento's first sportscaster.
    • EC-BUS-b10f03i02


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