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    • Sacramento and Yolo Bridge

    • 1858
    • This picture of the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge was taken just days before its completion in June 1858. It was built by the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge Company and owned by native-Kentuckian G.P. Gillis and native-Alabaman Elam Covington. Although...
    • 907
    • Floods; J Street near Front Street

    • 1861
    • This photograph, looking east, of a deluged J Street near Fourth Street captures the scale of the flood of December 1861. In the foreground is a sign for dentist W.H. Thomas, and the dry goods store of Patrick O'Connell and Jonathon Ryan. Just...
    • 883b
    • Main Street of Cisco, California

    • 1866
    • This 1866 photograph shows a busy main drag in the city of Cisco, California. Several Calistoga-style wagons crowd the frame of the photograph, making their way through a temporary city of saloons, hotels and livery stables. In the background are...
    • 2312
    • California State Capitol Building Nearing Completion

    • 1869
    • Resting upon two tiers of added earth at Tenth Street, between L and N Streets, is the California State Capitol building in 1869. The building’s grounds are barren, save a few saplings. Below the building’s façade are several workers. A...
    • 2386
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson

    • 1873
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson, pictured here circa 1873, was the wife of dairyman John Frink Richardson. Born in England in October 1817; she came to the United States in 1841 and settled in Sacramento in 1849. Upon arriving in the young city, she...
    • 1001
    • Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, Cal., Before Restoration

    • 1885
    • Shown in circa 1885 is Sutter Fort's multi-purpose central building, just before restoration in 1890. Prior to rehabilitation, the central building was the only portion of the original fort left and was viewed to be the first vestige of the fort...
    • BBSAC835
    • Southern Pacific R.R. Depot, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1890
    • Shown in circa 1890 is the Southern Pacific Railroad's depot, located on G Street, between Second and Third streets. One of the largest depots in the American West, the Gothic-style structure was built in 1879 along the margin of China Slough and...
    • BBSAC604
    • Mason's Steam Laundry

    • 1893
    • This circa 1893 photograph captures the staff of Mason’s Steam Laundry as they pose before the business’s complex at Twelfth and D Streets. The engines driving the business’s growth were native-German Fred Mason and his wife Caroline, a...
    • 411
    • Fogalsang and Raplee State Fair Exhibit

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 is Fogalsang and Raplee's exhibit at the 1895 California State Fair. The electrician's shop was located at 1109 Tenth Street. On July 13, just weeks before the Fair's opening, the nation's first hydroelectric alternating-current...
    • 443
    • Crystal Palace Pottery

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows the storefront of the Crystal Palace Pottery at 610 J Street. The short lived business started up at the time this photograph was taken, but never made it out of the nineteenth-century, closing just a few years later. ...
    • 59
    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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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    • Capital Park, Sacramento

    • 1900
    • As seen from the center of Capital Park, this circa 1900 postcard shows, to the left, the State Printing Office and its bindery wing, and, to the right, the State Agricultural Fair Building. The latter structure would be razed by 1908. Fifteenth...
    • BBSAC253
    • Folsom State Prison Guard and Gatling Gun

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows a guard posing with a Gatling gun, a major deterrent to riot and escape. The weapon was usually placed in a wooden tower to the west of the prison, just off the banks of the American River. The pictured model is...
    • 2206
    • Band Practice at Folsom State Prison

    • 1900
    • Taken in circa 1900, this photograph reveals the prison yard at Folsom Prison, as viewed from the east. Arranged in a circle, the prison’s band conducts a practice session while inmates and prison staff observe. Years later, a ten-piece...
    • 2208d
    • West Gate of Folsom State Prison

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows the inner portion of the Folsom Prison’s West Gate. Just beyond the gate is the administrative building, with the Warden’s residence on the top floor. Left of the frame is the prison’s original cellblock. ...
    • 2210a
    • The Review, December 1900

    • 1900-12-01
    • 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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    • The Review, June 1902

    • 1902-06-01
    • 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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