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    • Sacramento River and the Delta

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 aerial photograph provides an ideal view of the city of Walnut Grove, along the Sacramento River. Prominent sights are the Walnut Grove Bridge; to the lower, left-hand corner, Delta Cross Channel; and, to the upper, left-hand...
    • BBSAC725
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This July 11, 1941, aerial view of Capitol Park and several State government office buildings comes from the southeast. In the late 1930s, California Governor Frank Merriman resolved to centralize all of the State's agencies in Sacramento. This,...
    • 1048
    • J Street Bond Drive Parade

    • 1943
    • This circa 1943 photograph captures a World War II bond drive parade, making its way east, along J Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. One truck advertises for John Berlin's motion picture "This is the Army," premiering at the Fox Senator...
    • 1961
    • Children's Display at Main Library

    • 1960
    • Shown in circa 1960 is an image of a children’s display in the reference room at the Sacramento City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. In the upper, left-hand corner of the frame, and through a window, is Sacramento’s City Hall.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-2-13
    • Views of Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • This postcard provides a montage of Sacramento landmarks, circa 1910. In the upper left-hand corner and moving clockwise are as follows: The California State Fair Pavilion at Fifteenth and N Streets, the United States Post Office at Seventh and K...
    • BBSAC736
    • Capital Glass Company

    • 1960
    • Photograph of the Capital Glass Company at 614 J Street, taken in 1960. Operated by Bruce Hendon, the business offered "Any Size, Any Kind, Made to Order Plate Glass." A public scale is visible on the left-hand side of the photograph.
    • 340
    • J Street:  300 through 324

    • 1959
    • A long stretch of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets, is the focus of this circa 1959 photograph. Prominent is the antique façade of the Van Voorhies-Phinney building at 322 and 324 J Street. The Grey Pharmacy, at 1000 Fourth Street, and...
    • 277
    • Folsom State Prison Exercise Yard

    • This circa 1900 photograph reveals Folsom’s exercise yard. Inmates are involved in some type of physical activity. The earliest proponent of recreation at Folsom was Warden Charles Aull. Starting in 1894, he organized baseball teams with games...
    • 2208c
    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • This January 18, 1954, photograph looks northwesterly, away from West Sacramento and toward the Port of Sacramento and what will - as seen in the upper, left-hand corner of the photograph - be the entry point for the deep water shipping channel. ...
    • 649a
    • The California State Capitol Building Shrouded in Greenery

    • 1928
    • This photograph of Capitol Park and the northern wing of the California State Capitol building was taken on July 11, 1928. In the foreground is a mélange of temperate and tropical treetops. It was taken from a vantage point on the north side of L...
    • 653
    • Sacramento, California - at Night

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard provides a bit of humor in showing a completely blackened cover, and stating "Sacramento at Night." A simple crescent moon sits in the upper left-hand corner of the frame.
    • BBSAC809
    • Sacramento at Night

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard provides a bit of humor in showing a completely blackened cover, and stating "Sacramento at Night." A simple crescent moon sits in the upper left-hand corner of the frame.
    • BBSAC810
    • Palm Walk, State Capitol Grounds, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1906
    • Rows of healthy palm trees flank the gentleman with a hat utilizing one of the walking paths on the California State Capitol grounds in this card postmarked 1906. "Britton and Rey, Lithographers, of San Francisco" are credited on the left-hand...
    • BBSAC245
    • State Capitol by Moonlight, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • The rear of the California State Capital building is shown in this circa 1915 postcard. The shudder speed and slowness of early twentieth-century photography made the artistic alteration of postcards essential for giving the impression of night. ...
    • BBSAC246
    • The State Capitol, Sacramento, California - tinted color

    • This postcard of the facade of the California State Capitol building provides a view from the corner of Tenth and N Streets. In the upper left-hand corner is the great seal of the State of California, featuring Minerva, the Roman goddess of...
    • BBSAC264


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