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    • Fan Palm, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1914
    • Shown in circa 1914 is a California fan palm, scientifically known as Washingtonia filifora. Late nineteenth-century Sacramento saw a rapid grow of the tree, which was well suited to the local climate and soil. In the background is a period home.
    • BBSAC414
    • A Banana Tree in California Garden

    • 1900
    • A banana plant grows in Sacramento in this circa 1900 postcard. What had been a mere curiosity to Americans for decades had, by the late nineteenth-century, become a staple as, in 1889, an estimated 1.2 billion bananas had been eaten by American...
    • BBSAC599
    • Crystal Palace Pottery

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows the storefront of the Crystal Palace Pottery at 610 J Street. The short lived business started up at the time this photograph was taken, but never made it out of the nineteenth-century, closing just a few years later. ...
    • 59
    • Happy Hours on the Sacramento River - No.4231

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 is a fisherman and boat along the quiet shores of the Sacramento River. Since the latter half of the nineteenth-century, an assortment of colonized and native salmon, shad, striped bass, perch and trout were available for game...
    • BBSAC718
    • Pioneer Congregational Church

    • 1933
    • Taken from Sutter’s Fort and looking across L Street, this circa 1933 photograph shows the Pioneer Congregational Church at 2700 L Street. Built in 1926/27 for a cost of 170,000 dollars, the concrete-shelled church was intended to memorialize the...
    • 509
    • Promotional Photograph for Port of Sacramento

    • 1951
    • This graphically-enhanced promotional photograph of the proposed Port of Sacramento was taken in 1951. It faces east, showing both West Sacramento in the foreground and, in the distance, Sacramento proper. Plans for a freshwater shipping channel...
    • 790
    • Field Scene of the Pocket Area of Sacramento

    • 1980
    • This 1980 photograph captures a field of infant crops in the Pocket area of Sacramento. In the background is a grove of deciduous trees. The Pocket area, seven miles south of Sacramento proper and along the Sacramento River, was settled in the...
    • 2408
    • Days of ’49 Parade

    • 1922
    • This May 1922 photograph shows a parade, held as part of Sacramento’s Days of ’49 festivities. A wagon makes its way, easterly, down K Street, at its intersection with Seventh Street, led by six horses and driven by Jack Smith. The wagon and...
    • 2428
    • Map of Boulevard Park

    • 1920
    • This 1920 map and promotional advertisement lays out the grids of Sacramento's Boulevard Park neighborhood, bordered by B to H streets and Twentieth to Twenty-Third. From dairy pasture and race track (Sutter Jockey Club and Union Race Track) in...
    • EC-BUS-b06f01i01
    • Turnverein Building

    • 1925
    • The Turnverein Building on 3349 J Street is the subject of this photograph, taken in 1925, the same year that the structure was built. The cornerstone for the 100,000 dollar building was laid on October 25, 1925, enabling the organization to move...
    • 970
    • California State Capitol from the east

    • 1906
    • This nineteenth-century photograph of California State Capitol building was taken from Capitol Park. The balustrade which rings the edges of the building's roof was removed in 1906.
    • 218


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