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    • Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1907
    • Charles and Margaret Crocker turned their elegant mansion, captured in this circa 1907 postcard made in Germany, into one of the Golden State’s most fabled art museums over a century ago and it remains one of California’s finest art galleries. This...
    • BBSAC951
    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1950
    • In this circa 1950 photograph, a vintage hay press is displayed against southern end of the central building at Sutter's Fort. A suited gentleman stands next to the device and an identifying label has been attached to the device for...
    • 1334a
    • Sutter's Fort, Hay Press

    • 1937
    • In this 1937 photograph, a hay press is displayed against the center building at Sutter's Fort.
    • 1334b
    • Crocker Art Museum

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is the first floor lobby of the Crocker Art Museum at 216 O Street. The doorways and stairways are made of walnut while the paneling is made of California laurel. Through the door to the right of the photograph is the museum’s...
    • 1036
    • Sutter's Fort Cannon

    • 1937
    • As photographed in 1937, a cannon sits amongst rows of flowers on the northern side of Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets. In the distance is the fort's blockhouse.
    • 1327
    • California's "White House," Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1975
    • Shown on the southwest corner of Sixteenth and H streets, in circa 1975, is the Governor's Mansion, home to California's top politician from 1903, for George Pardee, to 1982, for Ronald Reagan. The Second Empire Italianate structure was originally...
    • BBSAC421
    • The Visitor

    • July 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
    • E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 leather postcard shows a rendering of the Crocker Art Gallery, as it stands at Second and O streets. Built in 1872/73, the gallery was expanded in 1912 to include what had been the Crocker family's residence at the northeast corner...
    • BBSAC735
    • California Republic -

    • 2006
    • This 2006 postcard promotes Sacramento's Bear Flag Museum, a virtual collection located at It was founded in 2006 by local attorney Bill Trinkle. The famous bear symbol first flew on a muslin flag over Sonoma in...
    • BBSAC776
    • Art of the Bicycle at the Exploding Head Gallery

    • 2005
    • This 2005 postcard promotes an art exhibit addressing the "Art of the Bicycle" at the Exploding Head Art Gallery, located at 924 Twelfth Street. The gallery opened in 2000 under the leadership of Linda Welch and Jodi de Vries. It closed in 2007.
    • BBSAC777
    • Sutter's Fort Supply Room

    • 1955
    • Shown in 1955 is a supply room within Sutter's Fort. The fort is located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets.
    • 2148a
    • Sutter's Fort Reenactment

    • 1955
    • Taken in 1955, this interior photograph shows three men, all dressed in period garb, reenacting a historic event at Sutter's Fort at Twenty-Seventh and L Street.
    • 2148b
    • Old Sacramento, Railroad Museum

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides three views of locomotives on display at the California State Railroad Museum. "The finest Railroad Museum in North America. Dozens of restored locomotives and cars.." is the the description from the back of the...
    • BBSAC524
    • Sacramento, California Railroad Museum

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard shows an exhibit of Central Pacific Railroad engine number 1, the Governor Stanford, as it makes its way through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The 4-4-0 locomotive entered into service in 1863 and was a vital tool in constructing...
    • BBSAC525
    • The Leading Points of Interest in Sacramento, California

    • This promotional postcard for Breuner's Furniture shows several Sacramento landmarks, including Breuner's itself at Sixth and K Streets, and clockwise, from the upper, righthand corner: the Crocker Art Gallery at Third and Q, the California State...
    • BBSAC805
    • Old Sacramento, California State Railroad Museum, Train Engines

    • 2000
    • Highlighting a rich rail past, this circa 2000 postcard shows the Old Sacramento State Historic Park's various railroading features. Exhibits from the California State Railroad Museum, founded in 1976, and the tracks west of Front Street, are...
    • BBSAC538
    • Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station - 1876

    • 1990
    • Actors in period costume pose for this promotional postcard, one of a series printed for the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. The description on the back of the card reads, “This replica of the Central Pacific Railroad’s second...
    • BBSAC527
    • Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, California - Ariel View

    • As seen from the air, the layout of Sutter's Fort is visible in this postcard. To the left runs L Street while, to the far right, is the park's northern grounds with a 16,000 square-foot, 600,000 gallon pond and numerous oak trees.
    • BBSAC829


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