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    • Statues in the Pediment of  Office Building Number One

    • 1926
    • Edward Field Sanford, Jr., works within the pediment of State Office Building Number One in this 1926 photograph. This was the first time that Sanford had used a compressor chisel and confided that the day-to-day vibration of the machine made it...
    • 799
    • State Office Building Number One

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows State Office Building Number One's frieze and pediment. Crafted by New York City artist Edward Field Sanford, the building's section symbolizes ""The Gift of the World to California"" with the frieze inscribed with the...
    • 1039
    • California State Capitol Building Nearing Completion

    • 1869
    • Resting upon two tiers of added earth at Tenth Street, between L and N Streets, is the California State Capitol building in 1869. The building’s grounds are barren, save a few saplings. Below the building’s façade are several workers. A...
    • 2386
    • Tenth Street at N Looking North

    • 1947
    • This northerly look up Tenth Street from N Street was taken in April 20, 1947. Visible in the foreground is the State Library and Courts Building while, in the distance, and screened by palm trees, is the pediment of State Office Building Number...
    • 988
    • A. Ross Mausoleum

    • 1998
    • Shown, in 1998, is the pediment of the Andrew Ross Mausoleum at Sacramento's Old City Cemetery, at Tenth Street and Broadway. The plot belonged to the Ross family. Andrew came to Sacramento from Bavaria in 1853 when he was in his early 20s. ...
    • 2092
    • Sacramento State Capitol Building - John Hinde Curteich

    • 1980
    • This view of the California State Capitol building shows the west entrance partially covered by some of the many varieties of trees and shrubs that thrive in Capitol Park. The Hotel Senator in the bottom left of the postcard is one of the oldest...
    • BBSAC308
    • California's State Capitol from the Mall, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 postcard shows Capitol Mall, between Eighth and Ninth streets, running toward the west-facing facade of the California State Capitol building. The stretch of road had its name changed from M Street to Capitol Avenue in October...
    • BBSAC274
    • California State Library and Courts Building

    • 1926
    • This photograph of the facade of the California State Capitol Library and Courts Building at 914 Capitol Avenue was taken in 1926. Sculptor Edward Field Sanford, Jr., was responsible for crafting the building's ornate pediment. The central figure...
    • 794
    • California State Capitol - Kerry Drager

    • 1996
    • This 1996 postcard shows the frieze, pediment and dome of the California State Capitol building as well as a statue of Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella which stands below the building's interior rotunda. The statue was carved in Florence,...
    • BBSAC319
    • State Buildings, Sacramento, California

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    • By the time the United States entered World War I California State agencies were in dire need of new headquarters and plans were made to construct two new buildings near the State Capitol Building. State Office Building Number One, pictured above,...
    • BBSAC349
    • Bank of Courtland

    • 1925
    • Here is a 1925 front view of the Bank of Courtland which opened on May 3, 1919, under the leadership of W.C. Clarke. The bank started off with 25,000 dollars in capital, but ceased operations during the Great Depression. The facade of the Greek...
    • 486
    • California State Library and Courts Building

    • 1929
    • The California State Library and Courts Building and its Sierra white granite exterior shines in this 1929 photograph. Completed just a year earlier, the building was constructed with five floors, including a basement, and designed to provide...
    • 797

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