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    • Fan Palm, Sacramento, California

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows a maturing fan palm in the front yard of a Sacramento residence. By the 1880s, the fan palm was gaining popularity in the Capital City. The California fan palm - known for its hardiness - was a particular favorite,...
    • BBSAC581
    • Palm Bordered Residence Street, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Palm trees were planted in California as early as 1769 but varieties of the 130 species found outside of the tropics, including 11 native to North America, didn't appear in Sacramento for nearly a century. Construction of the State Capitol ...
    • BBSAC972
    • 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
    • California State Capitol from the Southwest

    • 1928
    • The California State Capitol building and grounds are visible from the southeast in this 1928 photograph. The lone palm in the center of the shot is a young California fan palm.
    • 249
    • Carmichael Shopping Center - Carmichael, Calif.

    • 1960
    • The Carmichael Shopping Center at the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard, Palm and Marconi Avenues was an oasis of commerce in the days when properties were large and the area sparsely settled. In the 1920s a former fruit packing house refitted as...
    • BBSAC802
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 25, 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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    • Palm Walk, State Capitol Grounds, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1906
    • Rows of healthy palm trees flank the gentleman with a hat utilizing one of the walking paths on the California State Capitol grounds in this card postmarked 1906. "Britton and Rey, Lithographers, of San Francisco" are credited on the left-hand...
    • BBSAC245
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 2, 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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    • Palm Lined Entrance to McKinley Park

    • 1920
    • Shown in 1920 is McKinley Park's Palm Drive which cut into McKinley Park at a forty-frive degree angle at the park's southwest corner at Thirty-First and H streets. When the Clunie Clubhouse and Memorial Pool were constructed in 1936, the roadway...
    • BBSAC559
    • Sacramento Sympthony and Oratorio Society

    • 1913
    • This January 1913 program addresses a rendering of G.F. Handel's "Messiah," as performed at the Clunie Theatre, located at 809 K Street. The event was performed by the Sacramento Symphony and Oratorio Society's oratorio branch, making the...
    • EC-THE-MU-b04f01i02
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 1906
    • Anybody‚Äôs Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 29, 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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