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    • Official Gazette

    • April 15, 1918
    • In April 1915, Sacramento’s City Commission, a governing body that had been in place since July 1912, set itself to transparency with the release of its Official Gazette (known also as the Municipal Gazette). Founded through unanimous vote from the...
    • Southern Pacific Depot, Sacramento, Cal. - Acmegraph Co.

    • 1921
    • Buildings for locomotive repair were in place for the Central Pacific Railroad close on the Sacramento River by 1869 with improvements and additions materializing over the years. By the time this postcard was in circualtion circa 1907 the...
    • BBSAC608
    • Volunteers of America Thrift Shop

    • 1944
    • This November 1944 view of the Volunteers of America Thrift Shop at 400 Twelfth Street affords a window into wartime Sacramento. Rationing was now part of the national consciousness and with American G.I.s and British Tommies making their way...
    • 485
    • The Collis P. Huntington and Southern Pacific Railroad Workers

    • 1930
    • Pictured on October 13, 1930, is the Collis P. Huntington, also known as Engine Number One, and first locmotive purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad. Posing before the engine are, left to right, G.A. Knoblaugh, erecting shop foreman, Henry...
    • 2202
    • Corey’s Flower Shop

    • 1938
    • Pictured on November 2, 1938, is Corey’s Flower Shop at 2921 Y Street. The cottage-style shop sits on the north side of Y Street. Its owner, Joseph A. Corey, ran the business from 1937 to 1949. Prior to being a florist, the Sacramento-native and...
    • 51
    • Fountain Square Nursery

    • 1977
    • Shown at 7115 Greenback Lane, in 1977, is the Fountain Square Nursery. Founded in 1977, the semi-enclosed property specialized in roses, offering over 350 varieties for sale. In addition to arbored pathways and cascading fountains, the...
    • BBSAC601
    • 612-620 J Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of J Street between Sixth and Seventh. Shown in the picture are the following businesses: Rancho Grande Restaurant (612 J Street), Al & Ray's Music Company (616 J Street), Star Barber Shop (618 J Street), Sam's Sport...
    • 899
    • Lucky Bottle Shop

    • 1960
    • The corner of Second and J is seen looking diagonally across the intersection toward the B.F. Hastings Bank Building. The street level corner houses the Lucky Bottle Shop, a beer and wine vendor (1000 Second Street). A few men are crossing the...
    • 1366
    • Rose Leaves, 1921

    • 1921-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
    • Central Pacific Railroad Shops

    • 1873
    • This 1873 photograph shows the prime facilities of the Central Pacific Railroad shops. In the foreground is the 90 by 230-foot car building shop. To the left of it is the 60 by 125-foot blacksmith shop. Behind both is the cabinet shop, boasting...
    • 858
    • The Review, February 1913

    • 1913-02-01
    • 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...
    • Kneeland's Apparel Shop

    • 1949
    • Shown in 1949 is a photograph of the Kneeland's Apparel Shop, located at 918 Ninth Street, just west of Sacramento's Plaza Park. Minnie and Frank Kneeland Geisser were the proprietors of the business which had been located on K Street. Following...
    • 429
    • Walter Bennett Home

    • Captured on the west side of Twelfth Street, between E and F Streets, is the home of blacksmith Walter Bennett, at 512 Twelfth Street. Water was the son of Henry Bennett, a Canadian who immigrated to Sacramento in the 1875 and opened his Alkali...
    • BBSAC582
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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 school...
    • 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...
    • Sixth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • Looking south, along Sixth Street, is this circa 1960 photograph. The Hotel Ramona at 1007 Sixth Street stands prominently at the corner of Sixth and J Streets. Neighboring businesses include Wong's Cafe at 1011 Sixth Street, the Ramona Shoe Shop...
    • 575
    • Sixth Street:  1027 through 1029

    • 1960
    • A stretch of Sixth Street, between J and K Streets, is shown in this circa 1960 photograph. The Trutime Watch Shop at 1027 Sixth Street, the Victory Laundry at 1027 Sixth Street, and United Shoe Shop at 1029 Sixth Street are all visible.
    • 1680
    • World's Fair Rodeo Parade

    • 1939
    • As part of the May 1939 World's Fair Rodeo Parade, several riders, including some children, make their way east on K Street. Throngs of spectators, a few resting upon parked cars, crowd the parade route. Visible businesses include as follows: ...
    • 1929b


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