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    • The Elk, 1914

    • 1914-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • 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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    • 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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    • Joseph Magnin Women’s Apparel

    • 1950
    • Pictured in circa 1950 is the Joseph Magnin store on 913 K Street. Based in the San Francisco, the women’s clothing company opened the 400,000 dollar building in September 1946. Company Vice President, Cyril Magnin, called the store the model...
    • 184
    • Hotel Clunie and Hale Brothers Department Store

    • 1940
    • This 1940 photograph captures the northeast corner of Eighth and K Streets. The upper floors of the structure were occupied by the 200-room Hotel Clunie at 805 K Street. It was built in 1917 and then renovated in 1929 for 70,000 dollars by hotel...
    • 465
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 12, 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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    • Rose Leaves, 1921

    • 1921-01-01
    • 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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    • California State Bank, Sacramento, California

    • 1905
    • This 1905 postcard shows the California State Bank, set at the northwest corner of Fourth and J Streets. Built in 1890, the "business temple" - as the "Sacramento Daily Union" called it - was known for its adornment in Ione redstone, furnished by...
    • BBSAC091
    • Themis

    • March 21, 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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    • Central Pacific Railroad Shops

    • 1873
    • This 1873 photograph shows the prime facilities of the Central Pacific Railroad shops. In the foreground is the 90 by 230-foot car building shop. To the left of it is the 60 by 125-foot blacksmith shop. Behind both is the cabinet shop, boasting...
    • 858
    • Municipal Auditorium, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • Shown in circa 1940 postcard shows the southwestern edge of the Memorial Auditorium. Built in 1926 and opened in February 1927, the Byzantine-style structure has served as venue for artist, from opera singer Marion Anderson to rock band Led...
    • BBSAC094
    • Themis

    • February 24, 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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    • Sutter's Fort, State Historical Park

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    • As seen from L Street, spectators take in Sutter's Fort, part of the California State Parks system since 1947. Although United States and California State flags fly in the foreground, a Mexican flag hangs to the right of the frame. The tricolor...
    • BBSAC870
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • 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 Visitor

    • August 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...
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    • The Money Store

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    • Pictured along the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River is the ziggurat, once occupied by the Money Store, a nationwide moneylender. Constructed in 1997/98 out of sandstone, the 60 million dollar, 11-story office tower was made to look...
    • BBSAC174
    • Weinstock, Lubin and Company, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • An arcaded flank of Sacramento's Weinstock, Lubin and Company is the subject of this circa 1920 postcard. Several display cases are visibile between each pillar. Built in 1904, the building occupied the southeast corner of Fourth and K Streets.
    • BBSAC123

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