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    • Mechanic's Exchange Hotel, Sacramento, Cal. - M. Rieder

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    • An artist's rendition of the Mechanic's Exchange Hotel as it appeared in 1849, a large wooden shack with with two doors and two windws. There is no explanation for the statue (wooden?) of a Native American holding a rifle at the left of the...
    • BBSAC470
    • 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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    • The Californian, 1936

    • 1936-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
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    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • 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
    • City Plaza and A.J. Stevens Monument

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    • The monument to A. J. Stevens stands on the south side of Plaza Park, visible to those walking or driving down J Street. During his tenure as Master Mechanic for the Central Pacific and later the Southern Pacific Railroads Stevens made a strong...
    • BBSAC214
    • The Review, June 1907

    • 1907-06-01
    • 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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    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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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    • 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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    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 22, 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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    • Greenback Notes, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
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    • Children stand outside Sacramento City Library bookmobile

    • 1948
    • Children gather at the Traveling Branch of the Sacramento City Library. This bookmobile was designed by City Librarian Grace Taylor Dean, constructed from a war surplus trailer chassis, and built by Mr. Semas, a mechanic at the Corporation Yard. It...
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    • Batey Bros. Garage

    • 1926
    • A circa 1926 photograph of the Batey Bros. Garage in Elk Grove. L-R: Reginald Rolfe; William Batey; Elton Ronk, mechanic; Mathew Lee Batey; Homer Derr; Robert Batey; Roy Hand - Chevrolet, representative (from the factory).
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