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    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1932
    • 1932 aerial views of downtown Sacramento with the Southern Pacific Steamer Terminal in the foreground. Two paddle-wheel boats are tied up to that terminal and two more, including a passenger vessel, are docked at a terminal just south of the...
    • 1189
    • 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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    • High Lights, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • 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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    • Golden West Motors Company Opening

    • 1914
    • A group of excited citizens gather in July 1914 for a peek at the opening of the Golden West Motor Company, located on a severn-acre site, just one block west of the intersection of Seventh Avenue and Riverside Boulevard. Golden West specialized...
    • 1823a
    • Fountain on the K Street Mall

    • 1980
    • A large sculptural fountain sits in the center of the intersection of Eleventh and K Streets. In an effort to prevent the migration of retail outlets to suburban shopping centers, Sacramento turned K Street into a pedestrian mall in 1969. Having...
    • 2011
    • Huntington Locomotive, Sacramento, California

    • 1920
    • A one-cent stamp would have fueled this postcard of the C. P. Huntington locomotive across the nation during the first part of last century just as the engine was part of the Central Pacific and later Southern Pacific Railroads that crossed the...
    • BBSAC624
    • K Street, 806-808

    • 1941
    • A photograph of the Upthegrove School of Beauty Culture (806 K Street). In the windows are V for victory stickers supporting the World War II war effort. The Green-Hayden Shoe Company (808 K Street) is in the photo. An unidentified jewelry store...
    • 1260
    • Parade down K Street near Sixth

    • 1924
    • A small group of seventeen men dressed in military uniforms and civilian clothes march along as part of a much larger parade. Just passing Sixth Street on K circa 1924 the marchers pass large crow of spectators lining the street. Business signs...
    • 1081c
    • California State Capitol in winter snow

    • 1942
    • A snowy southwestern corner of the California State Capitol building is shown here on March 14, 1942, just three months after the United States entered World War II.
    • 236
    • K Street:  200 through 210

    • 1960
    • A stretch of K Street, just east of its intersection with Second Street, is the focus of this 1960 photograph. To the far right of the frame is the primeval Fratt Building. Its K Street neighbors include the Owl Cafeteria at 210 K Street, the...
    • 362
    • K Street:  200 through 210

    • 1960
    • A stretch of K Street, just east of its intersection with Second Street, is the focus of this 1960 photograph. To the far right of the frame is the primeval Fratt Building. Its K Street neighbors include the Owl Cafeteria at 210 K Street, the...
    • 316
    • H Street near Seventeenth

    • 1929
    • A tree-lined H Street is the subject of this photograph, taken on April 26, 1929. Looking west, down H, one can see an intersection with Seventeenth Street as well as the 24-unit Villa Marquise Apartments, just off to the left.
    • 980
    • East of Second Street

    • 1959
    • A weathered sign hangs over 205 J Street reading, "Jack Zim, 1 Man Alaska Bargain Store." The entry door is open and two men appear to be engaged in conversation just outside. Lettering on the windows shows that the store sells tents, camping...
    • 977
    • Revetment Construction along the River

    • 1940
    • A work crew toils away at constructing a portion of the revetment along the Sacramento River in this July 1940 photograph. Just days prior to this, Colonel Warren T. Hannum of the Army Corps of Engineers declared that the Sacramento Valley's levee...
    • 284
    • Girl's Basketball Team

    • 1925
    • Adorned with striped bandanas, middies and bloomers, young women basketballers pose for a team photograph in 1925, just three decades after the sport's invention in Springfield, Massachusetts, by James Naismith.
    • 85
    • Aerial View of Sacramento, 1960

    • 1960
    • Aerial overview of Sacramento, 1960. The Old City Cemetery is just visible at the bottom of the photograph next to Edmonds Field.
    • 2016
    • Sacramento High School

    • 1926
    • Aerial view of Sacramento High School campus, 1926. The actual address of the school was 2315 Thirty-fourth Street. The stadium and playing fields lie just beyond the campus. In the upper center of the photograph are the outskirts of the City...
    • 1235
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA - with color

    • July 9, 1906
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed in 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC028
    • Bird's-Eye View of Sacramento, CA

    • September 9, 1905
    • An account in “Sacramento, City and County California, The Capital and Garden of an Empire” printed n 1906 details Sacramento City as both County Seat and Capital of California, situated just below or south of the juncture of the American and...
    • BBSAC027

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