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    • Grayson's department store

    • 1950
    • This 1950 view of the south side of K Street reveals Grayson's Department Store, located at 716 K Street, and Payless Drugstore, located at 716 K Street. Established in the summer of 1940, Grayson's was a California chain, specializing in women's...
    • 427
    • Standard Oil Company of California

    • 1947
    • This February 14, 1947, photograph reveals the facade of the Standard Oil Company of California, located at 909 Twelfth Street. After a year-long renovation the building was opened for Standard's use in November of 1942. The company's Sacramento...
    • 428
    • Sacramento Northern Railway Locomotive Number 654

    • 1930
    • Notes from the Sacramento Railroad Museum indicate that this freight engine, Number 654, of the Sacramento Northern Railway, was brand new in 1930 and running on X Street in Sacramento. The line was part of an interurban service that ran from Chico...
    • 1023
    • Sacramento's Busy K Street, Sacramento, California - Harold Ellis

    • 1945
    • This circa 1945 postcard reveals a scene along K Street, between Eighth and Ninth streets. Notable structures are Silver's Jewelry, located at 800 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, the Wards building, located at 830 K, and Hale...
    • BBSAC382
    • The Review, October 1908

    • 1908-10-01
    • 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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    • Sixth Street:  1022 through 1026

    • 1960
    • This photograph, taken in circa 1960, reveals a portion of Sixth Street. Businesses included are Harry's Clothing at 1022 Sixth Street, the Sixth & K Grocery at 1024 Sixth Street, the Stadion Cafe and Greek Lodge at 1024 Sixth Street, and the...
    • 1679
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
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    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals a view from the northeast, across the Sacramento River, toward the riverfront and downtown section of Sacramento. The Southern Pacific Depot and rail yards are in the background, while to the right of that, and...
    • 1047
    • Bethel Temple

    • 1942
    • A springtime 1942 photograph of Bethel Temple Full Gospel Church, on 2030 W Street, reveals young church members during a break from a Sunday school conference. Youth evangelists from Missouri to San Francisco were on hand to speak. The Temple's...
    • 469
    • Marshall Elementary School

    • 1936
    • This 1936 photograph reveals the unbridled pleasure of children running between classrooms at Marshall Elementary School, at 2700 G Street. At the time this photograph was taken, the school was offering a kindergarten through ninth-grade...
    • 1258
    • Water Front, Sacramento, California

    • 1918
    • This postcard, printed in 1918, reveals a bustling scene of barges, riverboats and wharves along the Sacramento River, between West Sacramento and Sacramento proper. Barges were a common site along the river in the nineteenth and early twentieth...
    • BBSAC705
    • View on the Sacramento River, Sacramento, California

    • 1937
    • This circa 1937 post card reveals the waterfronts of both Sacramento and West Sacramento, as seen from the I Street Bridge. On the right side of the scene are two beached riverboats while the Superior Boat Livery and Paulson's Marina rest just...
    • BBSAC707
    • Sacramento River Flood Control

    • 1937
    • Taken on January 29, 1937, this photograph reveals efforts to bolster a levee along the Sacramento River near Sacramento.
    • 1977
    • Entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1931
    • This September 3, 1931, photograph reveals the entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Recessed and hewn from terra cotta and cast stone, the Romanesque-style arch contains sculpted images of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and...
    • 502
    • J Street:  316 through 322

    • 1960
    • Captured in 1960, this photograph reveals a southern section of J Street, between Third and Fourth Streets. Visible are the Broadway Café at 316 J Street, the Capital Cigar and Liquor Company at 318 J Street, and Van Voorhies-Phinney Leather Goods...
    • 122
    • Second Street:  908 through 914

    • 1970
    • Taken in circa 1970, this color photograph reveals the western strech of Second Street, between I and J Streets. The pictured buildings are vacant, awaiting a an earnest effort by the City of Sacramento and other players to develop a 28-acre...
    • 1564f
    • The Sacramento Room

    • 1996
    • This 1996 photograph reveals the splendor of the Sacramento Room, the archives and research room of the Central Library at 828 I Street. All of the wood work in the room - done in Honduran Mahogany - was performed by Sacramento's Burnett and Sons...
    • 1618b
    • The County Free Library Sign

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    • This postcard reveals both the logo and mission of the California County Free Library system, founded in April 1909. In 1908, Sacramento County's Elk Grove library became the first County Free Library branch in the State of California, mostly via...
    • BBSAC746

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