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    • Themis

    • April 28, 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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    • Hand Cutting of Bercut-Richards Packing Company Peaches

    • 1942
    • Photograph, taken in August, 1942, of women at work cutting peaches in half by hand and removing the stones at Bercut-Richards Packing Company. The war-time shortage of male workers had no effect on this industry, and this scene displays a wide...
    • 1294
    • Legionnaire's Parade Down J Street at Twelfth

    • 1945
    • Senator Garage (1209 J Street), Campbell & Boutwell Hardware (1214 J Street), Tofanelli Sea Food Company (1224 J Street), The Canteen Liquors (1231 J Street), Emigh Hardware (1300 J Street). Some of the above businesses are not visible, and some...
    • 1958
    • 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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    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • 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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    • Hog Raising in the Sacramento Valley

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 document promotes the Sacramento Valley's hog raising industry. California's hog industry reached its peak in 1920 with a total of 909,000 head. Yet, by 1926, the number had ebbed to nearly half that at 468,000 head.
    • EC-BUS-b05f04i05
    • J. N. Blair & Co. Truck

    • 1913
    • Shown in 1913 is a J. N. Blair and Company truck, parked before an unknown address. Founded in 1899, the company developed the reputation for ably equipping butchers all throughout northern California with refrigeration and cutting tools. In the...
    • 2149
    • Nimbus Dam

    • 1955
    • Shown in circa 1955 is the Nimbus Dam, straddling Lake Natoma and the American River. The structure - resting seven miles downstream from Folsom Dam and some 14 miles upstream from Sacramento - was built at a cost of 7.1 million dollars and...
    • BBSAC770
    • A Model Dairy Farm, Sacramento Valley, CA

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows a dairy farm in the Sacramento Valley. In 1899, Sacramento County could boast 1,059 dairy farms with Yolo County containing some 918. The printed description on the back of the card reads "In the Sacramento Valley...
    • BBSAC004
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Cows

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 linen postcard provides a rendering of cows in the vicinity of Elk Grove, located 9 miles south of Sacramento. While a strong industry for the infant township, farmers from surrounding communities complained that horses and cattle...
    • BBSAC791
    • Blossom Time in the Sacramento Valley

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 postcard shows a Sacramento Valley almond tree orchard in full blossom. In 1925, California could claim some 75,000 acres of viable bearing almond orchard land, yielding some 7,500 tons of the nut, with an overall industry value...
    • BBSAC785
    • Nimbus Dam

    • 1955
    • In June 1955, seven F86D interceptors from Travis Air Force Base flew over Lake Natoma to salute the opening of Nimbus Dam. The goal of the Bureau of Reclamation, in constructing the dam, was twofold: bring hydroelectric power to a burgeoning...
    • BBSAC059
    • Buy Wills & Pockman's Improved Incubator and Brooder

    • 1885
    • This circa 1885 advertisement promotes the incubators of John H. Wills and Henry Clay Pockman. The incubator was exhibited at the Agricultural Pavilion during the 1885 California State Fair.
    • EC-BUS-b01f01i05

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