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    • Themis

    • April 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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    • The Visitor

    • 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1926
    • This 1926 photograph shows founding members of the Sacramento Riding Club, posing upon their horses just after a Sunday "breakfast ride" at the Atlasta Ranch, located in the Del Paso area of Sacramento County. Pictured are E.C. Porter, H. Hordorn,...
    • 1941
    • The Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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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    • Guy Foulks, Genevieve Didion, and Percy West

    • 1958
    • Pictured in 1958, and posing next to a historic painting, are a few Sacramento-area notables signing a document. The seated woman is Genevieve Didion, longtime member of the Board of the Sacramento Unified School District. She started her run...
    • 1390
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 12, 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 City Councilman Peter E. Mitchell

    • 1940
    • Posing smartly in this 1940 photograph is Sacramento City Councilman Peter E. Mitchell. After serving with the council for nine years, the Sacramento native moved into state government, standing as President of the California Public Utilities...
    • 1395
    • Sacramento City College Library

    • 1998
    • This frontal view of the Learning Resource Center at Sacramento City College taken in the fall of 1998. The 18 million dollar, three-story structure replaced the previous library that had been built in 1937. After 12-years of debate - posing...
    • 2007
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • Februay 26, 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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    • Posing on Trolley

    • 1988
    • In this 1988 image, several library staffers pose with library cards ready atop a Regional Transit trolley near the temporary location of the Sacramento City County Library’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza. Librarian Judy Eitzen,...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-10
    • The Collis P. Huntington and Southern Pacific Railroad Workers

    • 1930
    • Pictured on October 13, 1930, is the Collis P. Huntington, also known as Engine Number One, and first locmotive purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad. Posing before the engine are, left to right, G.A. Knoblaugh, erecting shop foreman, Henry...
    • 2202
    • Posing on Trolley

    • 1988
    • This group portrait of Sacramento City County Library staff was taken in 1988, in front of the temporary location of the system’s Central Branch, located at 536 Downtown Plaza. Standing front, second from the left, is library director Richard...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-14-17
    • Clare Ellis and Sacramento Room Treasures

    • 1995
    • This 1995 photograph shows Sacramento Room Librarian, Clare Ellis, posing with some of the Sacramento Room's treasures. Ellis, a graduate of Catholic University in Washington, D.C., served with the Sacramento Public Library until 2009. Prior to...
    • 1651
    • Isleton Fire Department

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 photograph shows members of the Isleton Fire Department posing before their chemical engine. Community growth, due in no small part to a tremendous asparagus industry, necessitated institutions dedicated to ensuring not simply...
    • 618
    • Folsom State Prison Guard and Gatling Gun

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph shows a guard posing with a Gatling gun, a major deterrent to riot and escape. The weapon was usually placed in a wooden tower to the west of the prison, just off the banks of the American River. The pictured model is...
    • 2206
    • Four Women Polo Players

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures four female polo players posing with their horses. The woman on the far right is Barbara Worth. Worth made a legendary name for herself in California riding circles, performing in her first California State Fair...
    • 1526
    • Sacramento Riding Club Group Photograph

    • 1926
    • This May 1926 photograph shows members of the Sacramento Riding Club, posing before the Atlasta Ranch, located off of Auburn Boulevard in the Del Paso district of Sacramento County. After arriving at the ranch, the group had breakfast, hence the...
    • 1527
    • 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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    • Joe Serna at Oak Park Branch

    • 1985
    • This circa 1985 photograph shows Sacramento City Councilman posing for a photograph wil several children and adults at the Oak Park Branch of the Sacramento City Library, located at 3301 Fifth Avenue. Just a few years after this photograph was...
    • PH-SPL-OAK-1-11
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows several men posing before the aeration pools at the city of Sacramento's water filtration plant. Directly behind them are mixing tanks while, in the background, is the plant's sedimentation basin. A leader in...
    • 1553

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