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    • San Carlos Court - Plastichrome by Colourpicture

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    • "An air-conditioned motor hotel of distinction...opposite main gate of State Fair Grounds..." is part of the promotion printed on the back of this postcard touting the San Carlos Court Motor Hotel at 2830 Stockton Boulevard. One and one-half blocks...
    • BBSAC488
    • 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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    • Harold Shay Florist, Window Display

    • 1950
    • A circular window displays the blossoming wares of Harold Shay Florists at 1015 Eleventh Street. The business opened its doors in 1930 at 1127 K Street, later moving to its Eleventh Street location. The store's humorous slogan was "'Shay' it with...
    • 298
    • Oaks at Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • A grove of north Sacramento County’s signature oaks shroud the front of the Sylvan Oaks Branch, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard, in this circa 1976 image. As stated in a 1975 promotional document “Surrounded by ancient oaks, the branch...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-15
    • Fourth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • A lone man sits on a bench at a bus stop on J Street. Behind him are several businesses. Capitol Palace Cafe/Tavern (400 J Street), Salvo's Cleaners (402 J Street), Tong Kee Shoe Shop Repairs (404 J Street) which used to be the location of the...
    • 932
    • Aerial View of Government and Business Districts, Sacramento, CA

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    • An account in “Sacramento, California” printed in 1926 describes the capital city as a trading center from which comes and goes a commerce that has produced a city possessing bank deposits greater in proportion to population than any other...
    • BBSAC026
    • Stevens Monument, Sacramento, California - E.H. Mitchell

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    • Andrew Jackson Stevens loved railroads and mechanics and came around the "Horn" to California in 1861 after almost a decade spent as machinist, foreman, fireman and engineer on rail lines in the East. In 1869 Leland Stanford appointed him Master...
    • BBSAC212
    • Exterior of Colonial Heights Library

    • 1953
    • As seen from the west, in circa 1952, is the Colonial Heights Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 4201 Fifty-Forth Street. It operated at the pictured location from 1949 to 1957.
    • PH-SPL-CHS-1-1
    • California State Capitol, Sacramento - James Blank

    • 1996
    • As shown in circa 1996 and looking to the northeast, is the California State Capitol building at its Tenth Street, between L and N streets, location. The building's most prominent feature, its dome, was first covered with natural copper, until...
    • BBSAC314
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Horses

    • 1940
    • Between approximately 1930 when linen-backed cards first appeared and 1959 when production ceased horses and horseback riding in Elk Grove would have been as common as tractors and pick-up trucks. With that in mind a decision was made at some level...
    • BBSAC793
    • Rose Leaves, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Rose Leaves, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Rose Leaves, 1921

    • 1921-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Sacramento, California - Kodachrome Reproduction

    • 1947
    • Downtown Sacramento at dusk is the focus of this circa 1947 Kodachome postcard view of K Street east from Seventh Street. Colorful neon signs highlight the clothing stores, shoe shops, and multiple jewelry stores established on either side of the...
    • BBSAC410
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • Sacrafornian, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • Argonaut Liquor Company

    • 1938
    • Here is the Argonaut Liquor Company, as it stood on January 18, 1938. Founded in the mid-1930s, and located at 517-523 I Street, the Argonaut moved into the pictured location in 1937 and was one of just nine liquor wholesalers in Sacramento at the...
    • 711

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