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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 05, 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...
    • St Joseph's Academy

    • 1895
    • This 1895 advertisement promotes the St. Joseph's Academy, as seen from the southeast corner of Ninth and G streets. Founded in 1857 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was a designed educate girls and young women with, at the time this...
    • EC-SCH-b03f06i01
    • Hog Raising in the Sacramento Valley

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 document promotes the Sacramento Valley's hog raising industry. California's hog industry reached its peak in 1920 with a total of 909,000 head. Yet, by 1926, the number had ebbed to nearly half that at 468,000 head.
    • EC-BUS-b05f04i05
    • Suburban Acreage

    • 1923
    • This 1923 brochures promotes the promise of suburban property in the Sacramento area. The primary developer was George X. Fleming, a California native who was involved in the Sacramento real estate from 1922 until his death in 1932.
    • EC-BUS-b05f04i02
    • Arcade Park

    • 1911
    • This circa 1911 brochure promotes the opening of the Arcade Park Section of northern Sacramento County, an area developed by the Ben Leonard Company which also conducted real estate business in Sacramento proper. The company was founded in 1906,...
    • EC-BUS-b05f05i01
    • "Marketing Exceptionalk (sic) Residences Exceptionally Well"

    • 1995
    • This circa 1995 postcard promotes the Lyon Real Estate Company. Founded in 1946 by William L. Lyon, the business, at the time this photograph was taken, was the largest real estate brokerage in the capital region. Pictured, left to right, are...
    • BBSAC768
    • Bethel the Dentist

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 advertisement promotes Bethel the Dentist, located at 824 H Street. Bethel - Frank J. Bethel - was a native of Kansas and brought west a dental degree from the University of Iowa.
    • EC-BUS-b04f04i02
    • California Republic -

    • 2006
    • This 2006 postcard promotes Sacramento's Bear Flag Museum, a virtual collection located at It was founded in 2006 by local attorney Bill Trinkle. The famous bear symbol first flew on a muslin flag over Sonoma in...
    • BBSAC776
    • J.H. Schrieve

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 advertisement promotes John H. Schrieve, an automotive electrician. Shrieve came to the United States from Germany in 1912. Schrieve worked at the Court Garage, named for its close proximity to the Sacramento County Courthouse.
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i07
    • Art of the Bicycle at the Exploding Head Gallery

    • 2005
    • This 2005 postcard promotes an art exhibit addressing the "Art of the Bicycle" at the Exploding Head Art Gallery, located at 924 Twelfth Street. The gallery opened in 2000 under the leadership of Linda Welch and Jodi de Vries. It closed in 2007.
    • BBSAC777
    • Yolo Causeway

    • 1940
    • This 1940 view of the Yolo Causeway, taken from Interstate 80, shows standing water to the left of the roadway. A billboard advertises Sacramento's Hotel Berry while another promotes Wonder Bread.
    • 1452
    • Valley Oaks

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 brochure promotes the Sacramento Valley colony of "Valley Oaks," located along side the Sacramento County city of Galt. The roughly 7,000 acre community was promoted as a paradise that would be sold off in 10 to 20 acre increments.
    • EC-BUS-b06f03i02
    • Inside Guide to Sacramento - Dan Flynn

    • 1994
    • This 1994 postcard -- capturing a busy scene at Eleventh and K Streets -- promotes Dan Flynn's "Inside Guide to Sacramento." The work offered 18 walking tours within a three-mile radius of downtown. The 200-page, self-published guide first sold...
    • BBSAC779
    • The Review, 1932

    • 1932-01-01
    • 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...
    • Pacific Metal Awning Co.

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard promotes Pacifc Metal Awning Company, located at 5050 Perry Avenue. Offering flexalum aluminum "for the world's finest awning," it was one no less than 50 awning contractors in the Sacramento area, accommodating a...
    • BBSAC781
    • Rancho El Paso

    • 1919
    • This circa 1919 information brochure, produced by the Sacramento Suburban Fruitlands Company, promotes the old Rancho El Paso land grant as a prime spot for planting orchards.
    • EC-BUS-b06f02i05
    • Young Business Women's Program

    • 1942
    • This circa 1942 brochure promotes the Young Women's Christian Association's Young Business Women's Program. The city's YWCA was located on Seventeenth and L streets.
    • EC-CLU-b05f06i04
    • The Review, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • 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...
    • Sacramento Heights

    • 1923
    • This circa 1923 brochure promotes the Sacramento Heights of south Sacramento. Bounded by Upper Stockton Road to the east and West Avenue to the west, the lots origins go back to 1908. It was then that a five acres plot could go for 1,650 dollars. ...
    • EC-BUS-b06f03i01


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