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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...
    • Vietnam Memorial - Eastman's Studio East

    • This postcard shows the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Capitol Park. Dedicated in December 1988, the spot lists the names of the 5,822 Californians who died in the Vietnam War or are still missing. 64 feet in diameter, the memorial is...
    • BBSAC328
    • Sacramento Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Susan Woodhams

    • As viewed from the east and across Capitol Park's Rose Garden, is the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Dedicated in December 1988, after a fund drive that reached nearly 2,000,000 dollars, the memorial is composed of four granite panels, each...
    • BBSAC329
    • Memorial Day

    • 1921
    • This May 1921 program provides information on events supporting Memorial Day in Sacramento. The main event, including oration from City Manager Clyde Seavey, was held in Memorial Grove at Capitol Park, followed by a parade down J Street as well as...
    • EC-CLU-b03f01i01
    • World War One Veteran’s Memorial at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • Pictured in 1926, at Sixteenth Avenue and Freeport Boulevard, is William Land Park’s World War One Veteran’s Memorial. The 2,000 dollar monument was donated by the Women’s Council of Sacramento County and reads as follows: “Dedicated To Those...
    • 1045
    • Memorial Auditorium as Boxing Venue

    • 1935
    • Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium at 1515 J Street often served as a boxing venue. It is pictured here in 1935, readied to host a boxing match. The same year that this photograph was taken, the 3,500-seat building was host to the Pacific Coast...
    • 1389
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium - Frank McDongal

    • 1930
    • Shown in circa 1930 is the Memorial Auditorium, situated at Sixteenth and J streets. Funding for the memorial structure and its furnishings came primarily via bonds, with the total cost sitting at 1.5 million dollars. The structure -- built to...
    • BBSAC140
    • Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California - W.C. Spangler

    • 1930
    • The floral splendor of the grounds of the Memorial Auditorium, located at Sixteenth and J streets, is captured in this circa 1930 postcard. Built in 1926 as a memorial to those Americans who died in defense of the nation, inscribed on the...
    • BBSAC149
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1928
    • Taken in 1928, this photograph shows the ornate facade of Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. The structure was erected on land donated by John Sutter, Junior, and had been the site of Mary J. Watson Grammar School. ...
    • 1034
    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1927
    • This photograph shows the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. Long one of Sacramento's most iconic structures, it was opened on February 22, 1927, to honor those Sacramentans who died in the First World War. The building's...
    • 1035
    • Westminster Presbyterian Church as Viewed from the Southwest

    • 1928
    • The façade of the Westminster Presbyterian Church at Thirteenth and N Streets is illuminated by the sun in this June 18, 1928, photograph. Constructed by Campbell Construction in 1926/27 for 350,000 dollars, the church was designed to be...
    • 527
    • Mt. Vernon Memorial Park

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows the Mt. Vernon Memorial Park Cemetery, located at 8201 Greenback Lane, in Fair Oaks, California. Founded in 1965, the 49-acre property was modeled after the Virginia estate of President George Washington.
    • BBSAC764
    • Pioneer Memorial Bridge

    • 1970
    • Shown in circa 1970, as viewed from the western banks of the Sacramento River, is California Interstate 80 and the Pioneer Memorial Bridge. 17,000 tons of steel went into building the structure, which was completed in 1966. It holds distinction for...
    • BBSAC079
    • Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 image shows a program in progress inside the Arden Branch’s 149-seat Paul Dimick Memorial Community Room. Payment for the room’s 25,000 dollar construction cost came by way of Max and Nadine Dimick. They named the room in honor of...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-7
    • 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...
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 11, 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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