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    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Sheep

    • 1940
    • This unused, linen-backed penny postal card depicting sheep grazing on a beautiful landscape was one of a series of generic images available from “NYCE” Quality Colored Landscape Locals of Pennsylvania. Though Elk Grove was home to the livestock...
    • BBSAC792
    • State Capitol from Park, Sacramento, CA

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    • The California State Capitol Building viewed from the grounds of Capitol Park is the view offered on this color-tinted penny postcard. Prior to 1915 many of the exquisite color cards had come from Europe, especially Germany, but after the First...
    • BBSAC225
    • Reversed Images of the Southern Pacific Railyards

    • 1910
    • This composite of reserved images offers a unique view of the Southern Pacific Railroad passenger depot and shops in 1910. The bottom image shows the west side of the passenger depot, built in 1879. Locomotives transit both in and out, and...
    • 2388
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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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    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • California State Capitol, Sacramento - Tom Myers

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    • This vertical view of the California State Capitol Building framed against a gray/green sky is a dramatic example of an innovative way to get more mileage out of a stationary subject. Hundreds of views of the Capitol Building have been marketed as...
    • BBSAC305
    • H and S Super Service

    • 1933
    • This May 19, 1933, photograph shows the H and S Super Service, located at 1430 Twenty-First Street. Pictured are proprietors Gene Hepting and Jack Spelbring. Hepting's keen interest in photography left a treasure trove of popular and historic...
    • 454
    • A Banana Tree in California Garden

    • 1900
    • A banana plant grows in Sacramento in this circa 1900 postcard. What had been a mere curiosity to Americans for decades had, by the late nineteenth-century, become a staple as, in 1889, an estimated 1.2 billion bananas had been eaten by American...
    • BBSAC599
    • Reading Room at Main Library

    • 1962
    • This November 1962 images shows a beehive of activity within the reading room of the Sacramento City Library’s downtown branch, located at 828 I Street.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-1-9
    • Sacramento, California: Camellia Capitol of the World

    • 1970
    • This postcard promoting Sacramento circa 1970 employs images of three iconic structures dating back to the 1800’s. Sutter’s Fort, the California State Capitol building and the original Governor’s Mansion are still magnets for tourists and visitors...
    • BBSAC938
    • Having a Good Time in Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • A true "French Postcard", this colorful divided-back postcard has instructions in French on the back and the message on the front was added with thick red ink. Posted for a penny in November 1910 at 3:30 a.m., there is no indication where this card...
    • BBSAC942
    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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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    • East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • East Lawn Cemetery offered interment beginning in 1904 on 40 acres once used for farming. The business expanded to include funeral operations and cremation and the mausoleum and administration buildings went up in 1926. A water tower, irrigation...
    • BBSAC949
    • The Visitor

    • July 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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    • Entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1931
    • This September 3, 1931, photograph reveals the entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Recessed and hewn from terra cotta and cast stone, the Romanesque-style arch contains sculpted images of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and...
    • 502
    • Jas. S. Remick Co., Inc

    • 1921
    • Front and back of the advertisement are color images promoting the James S. Remick Company. Remick, a native of California, started an automobile supply house in 1911, locating it at 1201 K Street. It was in operation until his premature death in...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i08
    • Magnolias from Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard provides a still life of magnolia blossoms and lemon slices. The magnolia, a plant native to the American South, can draw its California origins to the Gold Rush, having been transported west by southern born Argonauts. ...
    • BBSAC731
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Sacramento, Cal., PCK

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    • This familiar view of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento features the entrance on 11th Street and the length of the venerable structure along K Street. The center of the Catholic Church in Sacramento for over 125 years,...
    • BBSAC183
    • The Review, 1917

    • 1917-01-01
    • 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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