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    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

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    • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York early in 1868, originally comprised of thespians (actors) but soon open to all qualified potential members who believed in their stated goals. The name of the organization was...
    • BBSAC128
    • Themis

    • April 28, 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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    • 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 school...
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    • Bell Conservatory Co.

    • 1930
    • As seen from the east in circa 1930 are the greenhouse and hothouses of the Bell Conservatory, located at Y Street, between Ninth and Tenth Streets. Originally called the Bell Agricultural Experiment Station, the structure was built in 1878 by way...
    • 2165a
    • Edmonds Field

    • 1948
    • This photograph, taken circa 1948, captures an awards ceremony at Edmond's Field, located at the corner of two main boulevards, Riverside and Broadway. Edmonds served as the home of the Sacramento Solons baseball club from 1944 to 1960. The field...
    • 1099
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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 school...
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    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • State Capitol, Sacramento, Cal. - California Sales Co.

    • 1915
    • Shown in circa 1915 is a portion of Capitol Park and the rear of the California State Capitol building. Started in 1869, the park was originally populated with over 200 different kinds of rare plant life from the around the world, including cedars...
    • BBSAC299
    • Scene in McKinley Park

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    • Originally “East Park” lay just beyond the Sacramento city limit and became the first “destination” area for the newly-formed Sacramento Street Railroad Company when the tracks reached 31st and H Streets in July of 1871. The verdant acreage was...
    • BBSAC561
    • Hotel Rialto and Rialto Cafe

    • 1960
    • Photograph, circa 1960, of the Hotel Rialto and Rialto Cafe, located at 228 and 230 J Street. What became known as the Rialto Building replaced two structures built in the 1860s. The present buildings originally housed clothing and general...
    • 586
    • Governor's Mansion

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 photochrome color postcard shows the Governor's Mansion, located at the intersection of Sixteenth Street and H Street. Although originally painted gray to give the impression of stone, the structure was painted white with the...
    • BBSAC417
    • 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
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • Equipoise Card Club and Other Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 are True-Time Watch Repair at 1128 Seventh Street, the Equipoise Card Club at 1126 Seventh Street, and the Marshall Hotel at 1122 Seventh Street. With a history dating back to the 1930s, the Equipoise, originally located at 415 K...
    • 31
    • Governor's Mansion, Sacramento, Cal. - Dexter Press

    • 1968
    • This 1968 postcard provides a view of the main entrance to the Governor's Mansion with the following description printed on the back, "Built in 1877, the mansion truly represents the early California era. It housed all of California's Governors and...
    • BBSAC422
    • "Indo Arch" - Downtown Sacramento

    • 1979
    • This vibrant postcard captures the “Indo Arch”, a forty foot structure inspired by the form of Islamic arches and executed by artist Gerald Walburg. The arch was formed from controlled-erosion corten steel, designed to age and oxidize over time. ...
    • BBSAC947
    • The Review, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • 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 school...
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    • Sisters' Hospital, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Sisters' Hospital, located at Twenty-Third and R Streets. Originally constructed in 1897, the thirty bed hospital saw a modern operating room added in 1900, a chapel in 1905 a chapel, and a new wing added in 1908...
    • BBSAC429
    • Water Feature at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • In this 1926 photograph, one of William Land Park’s two duck ponds – originally part of primeval floodplain sloughs – rests amidst several recently planted trees. Between 1922 and 1927, more than 3,000 trees and 5,000 shrubs were planted in the...
    • 769

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