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    • Themis

    • March 17, 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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    • Themis

    • March 21, 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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    • Suction Dredge on the Sacramento River

    • 1938
    • Photo, taken on August 4, 1938, of a hydraulic or suction dredge, at an unknown location along the Sacramento River. A suction or hydraulic dredge was a floating excavator of material from the river bottom, which was then transferred to nearby...
    • 1118
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • The Rainbow Bridge is the scene of a flooded American River near Folsom in January 1997. The American River's Nimbus and Folsom dams were able control much of the water volume and pressure moving toward the levees along the lower river, thus...
    • 1658a
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • 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
    • Revetment and Levee

    • 1937
    • In this October 1937 photograph, a revetment borders a section of the Sacramento River. Efforts to strengthen the levee system within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Flood Control Project were especially vigorous after the March 1936 breach of several...
    • 285
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • November 27, 1909
    • 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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    • Themis

    • April 14, 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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    • Scene in McKinley Park

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    • Originally “East Park” lay just beyond the Sacramento city limit and became the first “destination” area for the newly-formed Sacramento Street Railroad Company when the tracks reached 31st and H Streets in July of 1871. The verdant acreage was...
    • BBSAC561
    • Suction Dredger "Papoose" on the Sacramento River

    • 1950
    • Taken in circa 1950, this photograph shows the suction dredger "Papoose" at work along the Sacramento River. The material brought to the surface by the dredger was then transferred to nearby levees.
    • 1117
    • Themis

    • March 10, 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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    • Dredger at work

    • 1930
    • Photograph, taken circa 1930, of a dredger. The dirt was used to reinforce and build levees along the Sacramento River.
    • 1125
    • Dredger at work

    • 1930
    • Photograph, taken circa 1930, of a dredger. The dirt retrieved was used to reinforce and build levees along the Sacramento River.
    • 1127
    • Dredger at work

    • 1930
    • Photograph, taken circa 1930, of a dredger. The dirt was used to reinforce and build levees along the Sacramento River.
    • 1128
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 2, 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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    • Themis

    • March 24, 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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