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    • Dredging the Sacramento River, California

    • 1910
    • This divided-back card made in America by the Mitchell Company of San Francisco was postmarked September20, 1910 and sent from the Jameson Ranch in Marysville to East Oakland via boat. River-dredging for gold was conducted with permit by licensed...
    • BBSAC700
    • Restaurant at 1513 Eleventh Street

    • 1931
    • Pictured on October 1, 1931, at 1513 Eleventh Street, is a new restaurant building with a unique look. Although the home to different eateries throughout the years, the spot is best known for its association with Posey’s Cottage, founded in...
    • 160
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 12, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Del Pasado, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
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    • Close-up of O’Neil Brothers Service Station

    • 1933
    • This closer view of gas pumps and service garages at the O’Neil Brothers Service Station at Thirteenth and L Streets was captured on May 12, 1933. In spite of its founders, Joseph and John O’Neil, dying during the 1940s, the company surged to five...
    • 145
    • Breuner's Furniture Company

    • 1945
    • The venerable Breuner's furniture store rests at its 604 K Street location in 1945. John Breuner - after sailing around Cape Horn in the early 1850s - started his business in 1856 and it stayed in operation for over 120 years. Bruener's was...
    • 37
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

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    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692
    • Leed’s Shoes Sign

    • 1936
    • Pictured on March 20, 1936, are the bustling locations of Leed’s Shoes and Lewis’s Women’s Apparel at 814 and 812 K Street, respectively. Leed’s had been at the pictured location since the fall of 1934, helping up to 100 of Sacramento’s...
    • 456
    • 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
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • Greetings from Sacramento - Black and White

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard provides a charming welcome to Sacramento, providing a window into the city's finest sights including its buildings and citizens. The entry reads as follows: "Dear Flora, I haven't heard from you in a long while, hope you...
    • BBSAC738
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 1, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Interior of Panama Pottery

    • 1944
    • Workers at the Panama Pottery factory at 4421 Twenty-Fourth Street are hard at work in this January 2, 1944, photograph. Founded in 1909 by Swedish immigrants Anders Anderson, Victor Axelson and Jacob Johnson, Panama’s production scope was wide,...
    • 163
    • 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

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