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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
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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
    • Ruhstaller's Gilt Edge Beer

    • 1900
    • This 1900 image shows Sacramento's venerable City Brewery, as rendered resting at its Twelfth and H street location. Perhaps one of Frank Ruhstaller's highest profile concoctions was his long fermentation, lager-style Gilt Edge Beer.
    • EC-BUS-b01f08i04
    • Children's Display at Main Library

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is an image of a children’s display in the reference room at the Sacramento City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. In the upper, left-hand corner of the frame, and through a window, is Sacramento’s City Hall.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-13
    • Gilt Edge Baseball Team

    • 1900
    • This 1900 image shows members of the legendary Gilt Edge baseball club of Sacramento, sponsored by local brewing magnate Frank Ruhstaller. In one of its greatest feats, the team defeated the Baltimore Orioles at Snow Flake Park in 1897.
    • EC-SPO-b01f02i01
    • Karl's Shoes

    • 1962
    • Pictured in circa 1962 is Karl’s Shoes at 620 K Street. Part of a nationwide chain of nearly 400 stores when this image was taken, Karl’s opened its first Sacramento store at 721 K Street in 1929. To the right of the photograph is a portion of...
    • 91
    • Scene on Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

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    • A black and white photograph of the Sacramento River taken sometime early last century is the subject of this postcard in circulation through the 1930s. The boats and possible building in the upper left of the scene are not defined enough to...
    • BBSAC709
    • College Display at Main Branch

    • 1963
    • This June 1963 image shows a College-centered display at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-32
    • Notable Books Display at Main Branch

    • 1961
    • This 1961 image shows a display on notable books of the year, resting on the first floor of the main branch of the Sacramento City Library and located at 828 I Street.
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    • Patrons Using Card Catalog

    • 1962
    • Shown in November 1962 is the reference room of the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street. The image was taken from the room’s stairwell balcony. Through the windows are I Street and Sacramento’s main post office.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-3-9
    • Greetings from Sacramento, Cal. - with Dove

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows a dove in release from a disembodied hand. Surrounding the image are floral accents and the message: "Greetings from Sacramento, Cal."
    • BBSAC733
    • Rose Guerra

    • 1964
    • Shown in 1964 are library clerk Rose Guerra and her niece Rose Baez, wearing identical dresses. The image was captured at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-4-4
    • Girl Scouts at Library

    • 1964
    • This 1964 image captures Sacramento City Library director Dorothy Drake (left) with members of the Girl Scouts. The photograph was taken at the main branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-4-5

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