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    • 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...
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • April 9, 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...
    • Christian Brothers' School from Y Street

    • 1928
    • This April 10, 1928, photograph shows the façade of the Christian Brothers’ School at the southeast corner of Twenty-First and Y Streets. To the left of the photograph is the 200 by 50 foot main academic building with its classrooms, principal’s...
    • 869
    • Crest Theater "Second" Lobby

    • 1949
    • Pictured on October 29, 1949, is the “second” lobby of the Crest Theater at 1013 K Street. During reconstruction that started in August 1948, the entrance to the theater was expanded to equal two storefront widths. Beyond this, visitors were...
    • 760
    • K Street, Toward the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

    • 1913
    • A bustling scene on K Street was captured in this 1913 photograph. A horse and wagon in the photograph’s foreground contrasts a slowly shifting paradigm toward the use of automobiles. Sidewalks are lined with pedestrians. In the background and...
    • 1365
    • Aerial View of William Land Park

    • 1925
    • This rare aerial view of William Land Park was taken in circa 1925. Freeport Boulevard runs diagonally, north-south, on the left side of the photograph. To the left of that are administrative and academic buildings of the newly-founded Sacramento...
    • 2256
    • Aerial View of Sacramento High School at Thirty-Fourth and W

    • 1956
    • Taken from the south, this May 1956 aerial photograph captures Sacramento High School at Thirty-Fourth and W Streets. Y Street runs east- west in the foreground while Thirty-Fourth Street runs north-south to the far left of the photograph. The...
    • 2379
    • Early Air Mail Flight from Mather Field

    • 1925
    • Taken in 1925, this photograph captures the first air mail flight from Sacramento's Mather Field. The photograph was also taken to promote a motion picture entitled "The Pony Express," partially filmed in the area. A stunt rider on horseback,...
    • 1942
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1935
    • This circa 1938 photograph provides a rare view of Sacramento proper from the north side of the American River. Several landmarks are visible. The City Incinerator, marked by its stack can be seen to the far left of the photograph, built in...
    • 1049
    • San Juan Union High School Cadets

    • 1925
    • This 1922 photograph shows San Juan Union High School military cadets in drill formation. Their official designation was the Eighty-Fourth Company, California High School Cadets. The statewide arrangement was founded in 1911, and required every...
    • 2272
    • Crystal Palace Pottery

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows the storefront of the Crystal Palace Pottery at 610 J Street. The short lived business started up at the time this photograph was taken, but never made it out of the nineteenth-century, closing just a few years later. ...
    • 59
    • Aerial View of Capitol Extension

    • 1930
    • Pictured in 1930 is a section of downtown Sacramento, including, most prominently, the twin Capitol Extension buildings, State Capitol building, and Capitol Park. To the upper-left section of the photograph is the Cathedral of the Blessed...
    • 1057
    • Rose Garden at William Land Park

    • 1942
    • This 1942 photograph shows the William Land Park rose garden, located in the southwestern section of the park, near the zoo. At the time of the photograph, it contained over 90 different varieties of roses. The pool, visible in the distant center...
    • 768
    • Main Street of Cisco, California

    • 1866
    • This 1866 photograph shows a busy main drag in the city of Cisco, California. Several Calistoga-style wagons crowd the frame of the photograph, making their way through a temporary city of saloons, hotels and livery stables. In the background are...
    • 2312
    • Pacific Gas & Electric Customer Service Department

    • 1924
    • Originally framed, with a label from McDowell and Harding Art Dealers (810 K Street); hand numbered 13240. The photograph is identified on the back in handwritten pen and pencil as follows; Front row: Mickie Johnson, Gertrude Freeman, Mrs. Henry...
    • 1999
    • Grand Electric Carnival from K Street, from Ninth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This September 9, 1895, photograph captures the gleam of the Grand Electric Carnival on K Street, between Eighth and Ninth Streets. Strings of lights hang from poles and crisscross K Street. The event was held to celebrate the unprecedented long...
    • 2382
    • Promotional Photograph for Port of Sacramento

    • 1951
    • This graphically-enhanced promotional photograph of the proposed Port of Sacramento was taken in 1951. It faces east, showing both West Sacramento in the foreground and, in the distance, Sacramento proper. Plans for a freshwater shipping channel...
    • 790
    • Daytime Prelude to Grand Electric Carnival

    • 1895
    • This September 1895 photograph reveals a daytime look at various adornments for Sacramento’s Grand Electric Carnival, held to celebrate the July 1895 transmission of hydroelectric power from Folsom to Sacramento’s Station A on Sixth and H Streets. ...
    • 2384


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