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    • State Capitol from Park, Sacramento, CA

    • The California State Capitol Building viewed from the grounds of Capitol Park is the view offered on this color-tinted penny postcard. Prior to 1915 many of the exquisite color cards had come from Europe, especially Germany, but after the First...
    • BBSAC225
    • Sacramento River and Bridges, Sacramento, California

    • This colorful rendition of the Sacramento River and bridges is an example of the linen-like postcards popular from about 1930 through World War II. Metrocraft Company of Everett, Massachusetts produced this embellished view which was then...
    • BBSAC681
    • California State Capitol, Sacramento - Tom Myers

    • This vertical view of the California State Capitol Building framed against a gray/green sky is a dramatic example of an innovative way to get more mileage out of a stationary subject. Hundreds of views of the Capitol Building have been marketed as...
    • BBSAC305
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

    • This placid scene of the Sacramento River and its namesake city’s waterfront business buildings during the first decade of the 20th Century belie the level of intense activity and traffic that made it the hub of the greatest inland waterway in the...
    • BBSAC692
    • Scene on Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

    • A black and white photograph of the Sacramento River taken sometime early last century is the subject of this postcard in circulation through the 1930s. The boats and possible building in the upper left of the scene are not defined enough to...
    • BBSAC709
    • Sacramento, I Wish You Luck

    • 1905
    • This circa 1905 leather postcard -- showing horseshoe and four leaf clover -- wishes its receiver luck from Sacramento. Written in pencil, to the right of the frame, is "just one for your collection." The production of leather postcards ended...
    • BBSAC737
    • Caught on the Last Lap

    • 1905
    • This circa 1905 leather clad postcard reflects a bit of the romantic humor from the early part of the twentieth-century. The production of leather postcards ended after 1909.
    • BBSAC739
    • New Hotel, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1909
    • This corner view of the Hotel Sacramento is dated the same year as the "New" hotel opened (1909) and may depict the grand opening. The top floor of the building is decorated in greenery and automobiles, pedestrians and streetcars all converge in...
    • BBSAC476
    • California Redwoods

    • 1958
    • This uninspired color photograph of a vintage automobile travelling through the California redwoods was one of a group of stock postcards purchased to promote Lew Williams Chevrolet Center at 2449 Fulton Avenue. Mailed for three cents on December...
    • BBSAC786
    • Hotel Senator - Sepia

    • This sepia-toned view of the Hotel Senator as seen from the California State Capitol is nowhere near as impressive as the postcards featuring the State Capitol Building viewed from the hotel, but it still served to publicize and promote...
    • BBSAC491
    • Sacramento California - Cartoon Map

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard provides a cartoon map of the greater Sacramento area. The card was created by Tehachapi-based artist Gerry Kubler, the author of various other cartoon-centered postcards on California.
    • BBSAC788
    • Some New Telephone Numbers for Sacramento

    • 1956
    • This November 1956 brochure from the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company prepares Sacramentans for a shift in phone numbers. With the increase in telephone users in the region, new numbers and new phone books had to be issued. New books were...
    • EC-BUS-b10f05103
    • William Land Park, Sacramento, California

    • 1940
    • “The beautiful formal flower gardens in this city park are an outstanding attraction to all visitors to the ‘City of Trees and Flowers’” reads the description printed on the back of this postcard. By 1934 almost 6,000 plants and shrubs had been...
    • BBSAC591
    • The More Vot You See of Sacramento the More Vat You Dink Von It.

    • 1916
    • This novelty postcard featuring a Dutch boy in wooden clogs and a message written in dialect was personalized with "Sacramento" printed on the blue felt banner, but other cities were featured on K&T Postcards to insure wider sales. This card...
    • BBSAC943
    • Greetings from Fair Oaks, California

    • 1947
    • Though greetings from Fair Oaks, California are offered on the front of this linen-backed card, the scene depicted is generic and not based on any actual location in scenic Fair Oaks. “NYCE” Quality Colored Landscape Locals of Pennsylvania printed...
    • BBSAC958
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Sacramento, Cal., PCK

    • This familiar view of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento features the entrance on 11th Street and the length of the venerable structure along K Street. The center of the Catholic Church in Sacramento for over 125 years,...
    • BBSAC183
    • Folk Dancing at the California State Fair

    • 1963
    • This Kodachrome Color Card published for Spengler News Agency of Sacramento reads: “Folk-dancing on the green in front of the grandstand provides one of the most colorful events at the California State Fair.” One of a series of color transparencies...
    • BBSAC336
    • State Capitol by Moonlight, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • The rear of the California State Capital building is shown in this circa 1915 postcard. The shudder speed and slowness of early twentieth-century photography made the artistic alteration of postcards essential for giving the impression of night. ...
    • BBSAC246
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.4

    • August 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...


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