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    • Port of Sacramento

    • 1965
    • This cargo ship is shown docked at the Port of Sacramento in this circa 1965 postcard. Completed just two years earlier, in 1963, the port was the terminus of a deep water channel that stretched southwesterly 43 miles to Suisun Bay, and its...
    • BBSAC784
    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • The Port of Sacramento's nascent deep water channel is pictured here on January 18, 1954. The two silos are on the north bank of the channel. The earliest feasibility study on the Port was done in 1911 by Paul Norboe, an engineer for the State of...
    • 649b
    • Sacramento River Deep Water Channel

    • 1954
    • The Port of Sacramento's nascent deep water channel is pictured here on January 18, 1954. The two silos are on the north bank of the channel. The earliest feasibility study on the Port was done in 1911 by Paul Norboe, an engineer for the State of...
    • 649c
    • The Wasp

    • July 23, 1898
    • The San Francisco Wasp – based at 514 Market Street – operated as a colorful publication “of illustration and comment,” running from 1876 to 1941. The digitized pages are from July 23, 1898 and February 20, 1904 issues. Founded by the...
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    • Shepard Lines' "Harpoon" in Sacramento

    • 1934
    • This March 2, 1934, photograph shows the 10,000 ton intercoastal freighter "Harpoon" of the Shepard Lines, moored along the Sacramento River at N Street. The boat's arrival came at the behest of William Stone, an early proponent of Sacramento as a...
    • 1561
    • Themis

    • March 21, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • 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
    • Shepard Lines' "Harpoon" in Sacramento

    • 1934
    • Taken in March 1934, this photograph shows the Shepard Lines' "Harpoon," moored along the Sacramento River. The ship was filled with a cargo of finished lumber, bound for Asia. Piloted by the "Delta Queen" steamer's Captain William Cooley, the...
    • 1362
    • Yolo Port Harbor

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows a train passing by the rice elevators at the Yolo Port Harbor.
    • 1738
    • Nugget, 1948

    • 1948-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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    • Port of Sacramento

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    • On June 29, 1963, the Port of Sacramento celebrated its completion with three days of activities. Over 75,000 people attended, taking in the parades, touring navy vessels and the California Maritime Academy’s Golden Bear cadet training ship. ...
    • BBSAC038
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • 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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    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • 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...
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    • Delta Queen

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    • This circa 1980 photograph shows the riverboat Delta Queen on the Mississippi River. A sign on the vessel’s stern reads, “Delta Queen, Port of Cincinnati, Ohio.” Passenger mill about on different levels of the boat as the paddlewheel rips...
    • 2270
    • The Review, June 1898

    • 1898-06-01
    • 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...
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    • The Review, February 1913

    • 1913-02-01
    • 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...
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    • 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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    • Sacramento, California, Delta King

    • 1990
    • This circa 1990 postcard provides a view of the Delta King, as seen from the west banks of the Sacramento River. In the background stand, left to right, the Wong Center, the California Fruit Building, and the Holiday Inn. The sternwheeler was...
    • BBSAC540

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