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    • Nugget, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • 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 Administration...
    • 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
    • Henry Spring, Inc

    • 1918
    • This circa 1918 advertisement promotes the wares of Henry Spring, Inc. The Michigan native started in the automobile business in 1916, having gone on to sell Ford, Packard and De Soto lines. The pictured Earl Cooper was one of the nation's highest...
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i09
    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1942

    • 1942
    • Pictured in 1942 is the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street. Its marquee advertises the premiere of "In Old California," starring John Wayne. The theater also promotes the purchase of war bonds with the phrase "Slap the Jap." In the foreground...
    • 807
    • 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
    • Top of the Town

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard promotes the Top of the Town restaurant, located on the fourteenth floor of the Elks Temple at 925 Eleventh Street. Providing a 360-degree view of the Sacramento and Yolo Counties, it opened in the late 1940s and closed in...
    • BBSAC645
    • 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
    • O'Kanes Restaurant

    • 1940
    • This circa 1947 postcard promotes O'Kane's Restaurant, located at 2315 Tenth Street. Established in the mid-1940s by Charles and Kenny O'Kane as "One of the finest Cocktail Lounges in Sacramento," the spot's specialities were "Steaks and Roast...
    • BBSAC652
    • Why We Back Fluoridation

    • 1955
    • This 1955 pamphlet promotes the fluoridation of water in the Sacramento area and is authored by the Sacramento District Dental Society, one 16 organizations to come out in favor of the move. Fluoridation was defeated on November 8, 1955, by more...
    • EC-BUS-b04f04i06
    • "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
    • The Review, March 1911

    • 1911-03-01
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Bamboo Room Swimming Lanai

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 matchbook promotes the Bamboo Room at Mather Air Force Base's Officers' Club. Opening in 1952 as part of the nation's tiki bar craze, its run ended in 1964.
    • EC-GOV-b07f02i07
    • 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
    • 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


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