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    • River Scene at Sacramento, California

    • 1925
    • The Sacramento River around 1925 is the subject of this postcard distributed by W. C. Spangler News Agency of Sacramento. West Sacramento is to the left, the Southern Pacific Bridge is in the background and the sheds and buildings bordering Front...
    • BBSAC962
    • RT Metro Light Rail, Sacramento, California - Tom Myers

    • 1988
    • This circa 1988 postcard shows a relatively new lightrail operating along K Street, near Eleventh Street. Lightrail began operation in 1987, and extended itself as far east as Mather Field in 1998. Notable structures are, in the middle of the...
    • BBSAC407
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • View of the Tower Bridge Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This postcard reveals an aerial view toward the Tower Bridge and well into West Sacramento and Yolo County. In the left foreground, and built in 1961, is the 15-story 203-unit Capitol Towers Garden Apartments at 1500 Seventh Street. In the lower,...
    • BBSAC049
    • The Review, December 1900

    • 1900-12-01
    • 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...
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    • The Merrium Apartments

    • 1925
    • This 1925 photograph shows the façade of the 41-unit Merrium Apartments at 1017 Fourteenth Street. A roadster sits to the lower right of the frame and hanging over the building’s entryway is a massive eave. The building’s architect, etched...
    • 2289
    • Christian Brothers’ School:  Aerial View

    • 1930
    • This unique aerial view of Christian Brothers’ School at Twenty-First and Y Street was taken in 1930. Previously on Twelfth and K Streets, what had been called Christian Brothers’ College, accepted a donation for the pictured plot of land at...
    • 871
    • Travelers Hotel - Sepia

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    • As viewed from the northeast is the Travelers Hotel at Fifth and J Streets. The California Fruit Building at Fourth and J Streets looms in the upper, right-hand corner. Both structures were completed in 1914.
    • BBSAC503
    • Merchant Street, Between Sixth and Seventh Streets

    • 1960
    • Looking east, this 1960 photograph captures a blighted section of Merchant Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets. The thoroughfare was first called Oak Avenue, then changed to California Street sometime before 1880. It became Merchant Street...
    • 1447
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1935
    • This circa 1938 photograph provides a rare view of Sacramento proper from the north side of the American River. Several landmarks are visible. The City Incinerator, marked by its stack can be seen to the far left of the photograph, built in...
    • 1049
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Shown on August 28, 1932, is a fire that claimed River Lines company’s freighters Sacramento, Valetta, San Joaquin No. 2, San Joaquin No. 4, San Jose, Flora, Jacinto and Colusa, and barges Maryland and Alabama. An additional victim in the fire...
    • 903c
    • Sterling Electrical Company and View Down Ninth Street

    • 1921
    • Taken in 1921, this unique eaves-view photograph looks southerly, down Ninth Street from the northeast corner of Ninth and J Street. Most prominent is the storefront and sign of the Sterling Electrical Company, owned and operated by William Albert...
    • 754
    • State of California Business and Professions Building

    • 1940
    • Taken on May 1, 1940, this photograph captures the California State Business and Professions Building, also known as State Office Building Number 3. Located at 1020 N Street, the structure was built in 1939 to house the State Department of...
    • 545
    • The Review, June 1919

    • 1919-06-01
    • 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...
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    • Sutter's Fort Pond

    • 1937
    • This idyllic scene on the northern side of Sutter's Fort was captured in 1937. Visible are a pond, covered with water lilies, and a walkway where a wicker baby buggy and small child stand. To the right of that, a woman stands below a tree,...
    • 1331
    • The Review, 1923

    • 1923-01-01
    • 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...
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    • Sacramento River Waterfronts

    • 1904
    • This circa 1904 photograph reveals a cluttered Sacramento River waterfront. Taken from the I Street Bridge, the view stretches from roughly J Street to just beyond the Sacramento and Yolo Bridge at M Street. A series of riverboats are docked to...
    • 552
    • Aerial View of William Land Park

    • 1925
    • This rare aerial view of William Land Park was taken in circa 1925. Freeport Boulevard runs diagonally, north-south, on the left side of the photograph. To the left of that are administrative and academic buildings of the newly-founded Sacramento...
    • 2256

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