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    • Norm’s Pawn Shop

    • 1960
    • Resting at the southeast corner of Sixth and J Streets, the Ramona Hotel and several of its business tenants are shown in this 1960 photograph. Visible businesses include the California Grocery at 604 J Street, Norm’s Pawnshop at 602 J Street...
    • 290
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as...
    • 857
    • Llewellyn Williams House

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 at 917 H Street is the Llewellyn Williams House. Its namesake, Llewellyn Williams, was the home’s first resident. It was built in 1882 by architects Seth Babson and James Seadler in the style of Victorian Stick, characterized...
    • 2277
    • C.P. Huntington Locomotive

    • 1980
    • The locomotive “Collis P. Huntington”, namesake of one of California’s legendary “Big Four” tycoon’s responsible for the Central Pacific Railroad and transcontinental rail service, is shown here on permanent display at the California...
    • BBSAC620
    • Central Pacific Railroad Locomotive “A.A. Sargent”

    • 1865
    • Taken in 1865, this photograph shows the Central Pacific Railroad locomotive “A. A. Sargent,” also known as number seven, at the foot of J Street, facing east from Front Street. The locomotive’s namesake, Aaron Augustus Sargent, served as...
    • 2475
    • Rosemount Grill

    • 1945
    • The Rosemount Grill sits at 3145 Folsom Boulevard in this 1945 photograph. Founded by Yugoslavian immigrant Peter Valerio in 1914 at 1011 Ninth Street, the Rosemount quickly became a Sacramento institution. It moved to the pictured location in...
    • 200
    • Nicolaus Building

    • 1931
    • This 1931 photograph captures the six-story, 78-foot-high Nicolaus Building on the northwest corner of Eighth and K Streets. The building’s most high profile tenant was the Western Pacific Railroad’s passenger department, which moved into the...
    • 960
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • 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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    • Greenback Notes, 1926

    • 1926-01-01
    • 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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    • Ochsner Building

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals the southern face of the Ochsner Building and a few of its first floor business tenants. Resting at the corner of Seventh and K Streets, the building’s first three stories were built in 1904, while two more...
    • 969
    • The Review, 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • 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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    • Themis

    • March 3, 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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    • Thomas Calley Perkins

    • 1865
    • Thomas Calley Perkins, namesake of Perkins Station, appears in this 1865 photograph. A native of Marblehead, Massachusetts, it has been written that he walked to California in 1850. In the same year, he settled in Brighton, which had been located...
    • 1030
    • City Cemetery Landmark Sign

    • 1955
    • Pictured on June 18, 1955, is the landmark sign at the Sacramento’s City Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. Attached to the facility’s main office, it states as follows: “City Cemetery; Capt. John A. Sutter donated the original ten acres to the...
    • 521
    • Children on Parade During Days of ’49

    • 1922
    • This May 23, 1922, photograph captures a procession of costumed children moving down through the 600 block of J Street during the Days of ’49 celebration. The event was started in 1922 to commemorate the founding of Sacramento. The parade...
    • 523
    • The Review, June 1909

    • 1909-06-01
    • 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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    • Hotel Land, Sacramento, Cal. - Souvenir Publishing Co.

    • 1912
    • This circa 1912 postcard captures the grandeur of the Hotel Land at its perch at the southwest corner of Tenth and K streets. Opened in August 1910, the five-story Land, rising in the spot where the State House Hotel once stood, was the work of...
    • BBSAC461
    • Greenback Notes, 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • 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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    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley

    • 1960
    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley at 7901 Auburn Boulevard is shown in 1960. Constructed in the same year and set in the Grand Oaks Shopping Center, the 24-lane structure contained a coffee shop and cocktail lounge, the latter containing the alley's...
    • 1514d

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