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    • Themis

    • April 21, 1889
    • Founded and edited by a talented team of newspapermen, educators, lawyers with political savvy and clout, Themis was envisioned as a completely independent journal offering counsel and providing access to justice and law. A literary journal with...
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    • California's State Capitol - Mike Roberts Studio

    • 1960
    • Fan palms stand in the foreground of this circa 1960 poastcard of Capitol Park and the California State Capitol building. Taking up twelve square blocks, the capital complex boasts roughly 2,000 plants and, as of 2013, 13 major memorials.
    • BBSAC291
    • Christmas at Crocker Art Gallery

    • 1980
    • The front of the Crocker Art Museum is bedecked for the holidays in this postcard, one of many created for the former mansion of Edwin and Margaret Crocker to be sold to visitors wishing to recall or share their visit with friends or relatives. The...
    • BBSAC103
    • Archery at Land Park

    • 1930
    • Shown on May 31, 1930, several cloche-topped female archers participate in the Western Archery Association’s first annual tournament at William Land Park. The event included roughly 100 archers from throughout the American West. Sacramento’s...
    • 1660a
    • Central Library Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1988
    • With the 1917-built, Carnegie Foundation-funded Main Library in the background, librarians and politicians dig in to christen the groundbreaking of the library’s 1988 expansion. Developed by the Library Plaza Group, the block-sized project included...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-38
    • Nurses on the Front Lawn of the White Hospital

    • 1916
    • Pictured here, in circa 1916, is a group of nurses standing in front of the White Hospital at the northeast corner of Twenty-Ninth and J Streets. Pictured, in no particular order, are Ella Peacock, Alma Herndon, Ida Farrell, Elizabeth Hall, Martha...
    • 559
    • The Review, April 1910

    • 1910-04-01
    • 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 Review, 1924

    • 1924-01-01
    • 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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    • Ladies' Night

    • 1897
    • Shown is an 1897 program for an event to be held at the Sacramento Athletic Club ballroom at the Old Pavilion, located at the northeast corner of Sixth and M streets. The event, a masquerade ball, attracted roughly 1,500 participants.
    • EC-CLU-b04f02i02
    • Sacramento Post Office, Sacramento, Cal. - E.C. Kropp Company

    • 1900
    • Shown in circa 1900 is Sacramento's Federal Building and Post Office, positioned at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets. Built in 1893/94, its construction was subsidized by 100,000 dollars in 1885. By the time construction was...
    • BBSAC151
    • Wright & Kimbrough Tract 33

    • 1923
    • Shown is a 1923 promotional pamphlet and map of Wright and Kimbrough's Tract 33 in what was a burgeoning East Sacramento. It was roughly bordered by Forty-Fourth Street to the west, F and H streets to the south, Forty-Eighth Street to the north and...
    • EC-BUS-b06f01i05
    • Sisters' Hospital, Sacramento

    • 1915
    • This circa 1915 postcard shows Sisters' Hospital, located at Twenty-Third and R Streets. Originally constructed in 1897, the thirty bed hospital saw a modern operating room added in 1900, a chapel in 1905 a chapel, and a new wing added in 1908...
    • BBSAC429
    • The Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
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    • Veterans of Spanish-American War and World War I

    • 1922
    • This circa 1922 photograph of six veterans of the Spanish-American War and World War One was taken in front of the Goodyear Tires store at northwest corner of Twelfth and J streets. Although Sacramento contributed few servicemen to the...
    • 1588
    • North Sixteenth Street

    • 1942
    • This October 18, 1942, photograph shows a portion of the newly-constructed Sixteenth Street Viaduct, just to the north of the American River and Sixteenth Street Bridge. Built for a cost of 847,440 dollars, the continuous reinforced concrete...
    • 1440
    • The Californian, 1936

    • 1936-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
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    • Friend & Terry Lumber Company

    • 1920
    • Several Friend and Terry employees pose on and around a tricycle tractor and three trailers piled high with lumber. Founded in 1851, the lumber company lasted 112 years, closing in 1963. It drew most of its raw materials from the Coos Bay region...
    • 2146
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 view from the northern edge of Southside Park reveals the idyllic. The City went to great lengths to ensure the lushness of the park's flora. In the spring of 1910 more than four thousand feet of lateral pipes were laid in concert...
    • 819
    • The Review, 1928

    • 1928-01-01
    • 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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