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    • Esquire Theater - 44 Esquire 2000

    • 2000
    • This circa 200 postcard provides two renderings of the Esquire Theater, located at 1211 K street: One, with its early-1940s origins, and two, after its rehabilitation in 2000. The new theater, opening in 1999, proved a far cry from its 1940...
    • BBSAC813
    • William Land School Orchestra

    • 1922
    • This May 5, 1922 photograph shows the William Land School orchestra. The school's performance was part of a citywide celebration known as "Sacramento Music Week," which enlisted schools, churches and clubs, to play in both public (Southside Park)...
    • 1219
    • Magnolias from Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard provides a still life of magnolia blossoms and lemon slices. The magnolia, a plant native to the American South, can draw its California origins to the Gold Rush, having been transported west by southern born Argonauts. ...
    • BBSAC731
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Shown on August 28, 1932, is one of the several boats that were lost to fire along the River Lines docks. The fire of unknown origins was said to have started on 500-ton freighter, Valetta, which, with other craft, was moored just south of the I...
    • 903a
    • Old Tavern

    • 1958
    • Shown in circa 1958 is the interior of the Old Tavern, located at Twenty-Eighth Street and Capitol Avenue. The two story stucco and wood Bavarian half-timber-style structure can draw its origins to 1849, when it was established as a brewery. Over...
    • BBSAC649
    • National Bank of D.O. Mills & Co.

    • 1919
    • This postcard, date stamped 1919, promotes the National Bank of D.O. Mills. With its Gold Rush origins, the Bank was situated at 226 J Street and was a west coast banking power until its absorption into the California National Bank in 1930. Mills...
    • BBSAC803
    • Red Men's Hall, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows the headquarters of the Improved Order of Red Men at 917 Tenth Street. The group occupied the eight-story structure until 1920, after which, it was converted into apartments. In 1927, the group moved into a new hall...
    • BBSAC120
    • Sutter's Fort, Interior View

    • 1937
    • This 1937 photograph reveals a room within Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets. Displayed are artifacts true to the installation's historic origins: the furniture and woodwook is rough hewn, a rack on the wall displays a...
    • 1333

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