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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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    • 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
    • The Review, June 1912

    • 1912-06-01
    • 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...
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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
    • North Sixteenth Street at North B Street

    • 1942
    • Taken in 1942 at the corner of North Sixteenth and North B streets, this photograph shows the F.F. Smith Seed Company, at 221 North Sixteenth Street, Rainbow Cab Company, the Sacramento Produce Terminal Building, at 220 North Sixteenth Street, with...
    • 1090
    • 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
    • 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
    • William A. Ward Seed Company at North Sixteenth Street

    • 1928
    • This April 4, 1928, photograph shows the storefronts of several businesses on North Sixteenth Street. They occupy the William Ward Seed Company building, built in 1925. Located across from the Sacramento Produce Terminal, the 30,000 square foot...
    • 302
    • 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
    • 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...
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    • 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
    • F. Lagomarsino and Sons Nursery

    • 1948
    • Pictured on the evening of December 11, 1948, are the store, nursery and greenhouse of F. Lagomarsino and Sons at 1213 Alhambra Boulevard. The business was founded in 1870 by Felice Lagomarsino, along Riverside Boulevard. It was here that...
    • 452
    • 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
    • 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
    • Dairy Cows Near Carmichael

    • 1918
    • This circa 1918 photograph shows a herd of dairy cows, grazing amongst the native oaks and sweet native grasses of primeval Carmichael, California. By 1920, Sacramento County was the thirteenth-highest producer of dairy products in the State of...
    • 2304c

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