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    • Marshall Elementary School

    • 1923
    • This class picture was taken on January 24, 1923, at Marshall School, at 2700 G Street. 1920s Sacramento saw a surge in its population. Taking account for the West Coast's major markets - Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and...
    • 1257
    • Pavilion, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1905
    • Shown in circa 1905, and as seen through the intersection of Fifteenth and N streets, is Sacramento's Agricultural Pavilion. Its dome rose 25 feet above the superstructure while the building ran 400 feet in all directions. 50 percent of the...
    • BBSAC330
    • Pavilion, Sacramento, Cal. - No Flag, Blank Back

    • 1905
    • Shown through the intersection of Fifteenth and N streets, in circa 1905, is Sacramento's Agricultural Pavilion. Its signature dome rose 25 feet above the superstructure while the building ran 400 feet in all directions. Fifty percent of the...
    • BBSAC333
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad

    • 1920
    • A Sacramento Northern Railroad train rolls through the outskirts of Rio Linda, California, in this circa 1923 photograph. The railroad had been in operation since 1918. The depot to the left of the photograph is labeled ""Rio Linda Poultry...
    • 1027
    • The Hub Hotel and Tavern

    • 1957
    • Taken in 1957, this photograph shows the weathered facades of the Hub Hotel and Tavern at 224 J Street and the Lincoln Room at 226 J Street. The building housing the Hub was erected by wholesale merchant and Kentuckian Edward P. Figg after the...
    • 19
    • Safeway market

    • 1939
    • This photograph of a Safeway grocery store at 2600 Franklin Boulevard was taken on May 5, 1939. By this time, Safeway had placed well over twenty of its stores through Sacramento County. While the country was still recovering from the drags of...
    • 457
    • Sears Roebuck and Company

    • 1941
    • This March 7, 1941, photograph shows the Sears, Roebuck and Company department store, located at 1123 K Street. In the background are the tops of the Elks Temple, and the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The store opened in April of 1928 at...
    • 459
    • Marshall Elementary School

    • 1936
    • This 1936 photograph reveals the unbridled pleasure of children running between classrooms at Marshall Elementary School, at 2700 G Street. At the time this photograph was taken, the school was offering a kindergarten through ninth-grade...
    • 1258
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 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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    • Folsom Dam Dedication May 5, 1956

    • 1956
    • This May 4, 1956, program accompanied the opening of the Folsom Dam. Prior to the official dedication, attendees were entertained by water skiing, motor boat racing and an air show in the newly forged Folsom Lake.
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i02
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
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    • Sacramento City Council Members, 1938-1939

    • 1938
    • This November 1937 photograph captures the swearing in of the newest members of the Sacramento City Council. In the front row, left to right, are Michael Kunz, John M Welsh, Ray Coughlin, Tom Monk, C. H. S. Bidwell, and William E. Truesdale. In...
    • 549
    • American River near Folsom

    • 1997
    • Rapids fill the flooded American River near Folsom in this January 1997 photograph. The Folsom Dam's ability to control the amount of release from Folsom Lake was crucial in minimizing the volume of water running downstream toward Sacramento. ...
    • 1655e
    • Rainbow Bridge on American River

    • 1997
    • In this January 1997 photograph, waters of a flooded American River tear below Folsom's Rainbow Bridge. At the time of the flood, only seven percent of Sacramento properties absorbing damage held flood insurance. Overall, and at the time of the...
    • 1658b
    • Orange Grove, Fair Oaks Districts, Near Sacramento, CA

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    • "Among the earliest California oranges to reach Eastern markets are the products of the many fine groves in the Fair Oaks district" is the description printed on the back of this postcard. From 1880 to the late 1940s citrus in California grew...
    • BBSAC003
    • The Review, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • 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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    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • Looking east, this circa 1930 photograph shows the sedimentation basin of Sacramento's water filtration plant in action. At this time, and in In full operation, the plant accomodated 85 percent of city's needs while the other 15 was handled by the...
    • 1547
    • Old Sacramento, California, Carriage

    • 1995
    • Shown in circa 1995 is a horse-drawn carriage making its way by the Heywood Building, located in the Old Sacramento State Historic Park and at the southeastern corner of Second and J streets. Constructed in 1857, the building was one of the most...
    • BBSAC551
    • In Time of Emergency

    • 1968
    • This March 1968 government document from the U.S. Department of Defense provides readiness information in the event of nuclear attack or natural disaster. In 1968, the greater Sacramento area had no less than 42 attack sirens. They were tested on...
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i01

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