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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
    • Phoenix Flour, Made in Sacramento is Perfect.  Try It

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 promotional postcard for Phoenix Flour shows boaters along the Sacramento River. The Phoenix Flour Mills were founded in 1853 and, by 1890, its crew of 25 to 30 workers were producing 150 barrels of flour per day. Phoenix also...
    • BBSAC710
    • Central Pacific Railroad Passenger Station - 1876

    • 1990
    • Actors in period costume pose for this promotional postcard, one of a series printed for the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. The description on the back of the card reads, “This replica of the Central Pacific Railroad’s second...
    • BBSAC527
    • Travelers Hotel "In Name and Fame"

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    • A large red heart dominates this promotional card for the Travelers Hotel in the "Heart of Sacramento". Based at the southwest corner of Fifth and J Streets, rooms started at $1 with meals and extra services provided.
    • BBSAC501
    • Picking Tomatoes for Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1942
    • Photograph of a woman and man posed with picked tomatoes and the pretense of being the laborers. One of a group of professional promotional photographs contracted by the Bercut-Richards Packing Company, this shot captures an image of a real field...
    • 1300
    • Elk on Parade

    • 2002
    • As part of the promotional Elks on Parade, "Fresh and Clean," (sponsored by the California Dental Assocuation) sits at the intersection of Twelfth and K Streets in the summer of 2002. The venture sought to both promote area merchants and provide...
    • 2265a
    • 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
    • Our Congratulations to You

    • 1920
    • This charming circa 1920 promotional postcard was produced by the Dunn and Frazier Company, a purveyor of furniture, located on Ninth Street between K and L streets. Originally operated by Canadian-born Samuel Dunn and C.W. Frazier, the latter...
    • BBSAC740
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Promotional Rendition

    • 1950
    • This artistic rendition of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center was done in 1960. The area, resting at the intersection of Auburn and Rollingwood Boulevards, was designed by the Los Angeles-based architecture firm of Sheldon L. Pollack and...
    • 1514e
    • The Review, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • 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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    • The Good Old Days - KVIE, Inc. Production

    • 1995
    • This promotional card for KVIE television's 1995 program, "The Good Old Days," shows a women standing in front of the entrance to the California State Fair at 2751 Stockton Boulevard.
    • BBSAC346
    • Sacramento High School Football Schedule

    • 1927
    • This 1927 two-sided promotional item shows, on one side, games to be held between both high schools and collegiate football teams at the newly-built Charles C. Hughes Stadium and, on the other, the form of a Sacramento High School football player. ...
    • EC-SCH-b02f04i01
    • Greetings from Elk Grove, Calif. - with Sheep

    • 1940
    • This unused, linen-backed penny postal card depicting sheep grazing on a beautiful landscape was one of a series of generic images available from “NYCE” Quality Colored Landscape Locals of Pennsylvania. Though Elk Grove was home to the livestock...
    • BBSAC792
    • Granada Room

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    • The Granada Room of the El Mirador Hotel was the talk of the town in 1959, offering "intimate dining" for 100 customers. According to a promotional piece in the Sacramento Bee the last week 1959, the heavily-furnished addition "reminds one of the...
    • BBSAC643
    • Sacramento, Cal. Sacramento River Scene

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    • 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
    • Preparing Grapes for Canning at Bercut-Richards Packing Company

    • 1952
    • Professional promotional photograph taken in 1952 of women preparing grapes for canning inside Bercut-Richards Packing Company. The workers stand on either side of conveyor belts selecting and setting aside what would find it's way to the customer....
    • 1203

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