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    • Second Street, 1010-1012

    • 1968
    • A side view of Adams Hotel (1012 Second Street) and Brownie's Place (1010 Second Street), 1968. The building at 1014 was the original Alta Telegraph building built around 1853-54.
    • 1845
    • 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
    • Original Central Pacific Depot

    • 1863
    • As captured in this 1863 photograph, several rail workers stand in front of, and beside, the Central Pacific Railroad’s first depot and ticket office at Front and I Streets. It was designed in 1863 by Collis P. Huntington, and built in one...
    • 853
    • Folsom State Prison Old Administrative Building and Cellblock

    • 1900
    • As seen from the northeast in circa 1900 is Gothic-style Folsom State Prison. As early as 1878, it was the State’s intent to make Folsom a branch prison of San Quentin. In accord, it received its first 44 inmates from San Quentin in July 1880. ...
    • 2212b
    • Main Entrance to High School

    • 1910
    • Bracketted by fan palms is the entrance to Sacramento High School in this circa 1910 postcard. Located on L Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, one architect involved with the school's 1908 construction referred to the finished...
    • BBSAC660
    • St. Francis Church, Sacramento, Cal. - Pacific Novelty

    • 1930
    • Brother Adrian Mewer of the Franciscan order designed the structure that would become Sacramento’s St. Francis’ Church well before construction began in 1908, and the timing could not have been better. The building, influenced by Mission Santa...
    • BBSAC188
    • Nugget, 1948

    • 1948-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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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...
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    • The Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • 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...
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    • North Side of Seventh Street, Looking Toward J Street

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    • Captured sometime in mid 1970s from the vantage point of Seventh Street, between I and J Streets, is the Security National Bank at 631 J Street and the Crocker Citizens National Bank at 700 J Street. In the middle of the frame, with its red brick...
    • 1619b
    • Rose Leaves, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • 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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    • Rose Leaves, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • 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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    • 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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    • City Plaza, 10th and J Streets

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    • City Plaza, known in the past as Plaza Park and currently named after labor leader and migrant worker advocate Caesar Chavez Park, as it appeared looking west from Tenth and J Streets a century ago. One of the original squares donated by John...
    • BBSAC217
    • The Tower Bridge from the West Bank

    • 1945
    • Clad in its original silver paint, the Tower Bridge is shown, in this circa 1945 postcard, from the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River. The facility on the opposite bak is the M Street Municipal Wharf.
    • BBSAC065
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Country Club Centre, at Watt and El Camino Avenues, is shown in this 1958 photograph. The spot was called the "largest shopping development in California involving chains stores." In its original form and with a 4,000,000 million dollar price...
    • 1336
    • The Visitor

    • 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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