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    • Library Employees at Arcade Library

    • 1976
    • This 1976 portrait shows, left to right, librarians Lois Schumacher and Janet Larson and financial specialist Robert Wall pose before blueprints of the new Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch, located at 2443 Marconi Avenue.
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-20
    • Max and Nadine Dimick

    • 1999
    • This June 1999 image shows Dr. Max L. Dimick and his wife Nadine, standing before the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento Public Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The Dimicks’ generous donation of 800,000 dollars, in November 1997, was...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-1
    • Capitol Inn and Motel

    • 1950
    • This circa 1950 postcard shows the administration building of the Capitol Inn and Motel, located one-and-a-half miles west of Sacramento, on the Davis Highway. The complex was built in 1945/46 and cost 400,000 dollars. Features of the 120-unit...
    • BBSAC436
    • Veterans Court of Honor

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    • This postcard shows the Court of Honor and its twin naval guns, located at Mount Vernon Memorial Park Cemetery at 8201 Greenback Lane. The cemetery and the Court of Honor were the passion of founder Foy Bryant, who started the facility in the...
    • BBSAC765
    • California State Bank, Sacramento, California

    • 1905
    • This 1905 postcard shows the California State Bank, set at the northwest corner of Fourth and J Streets. Built in 1890, the "business temple" - as the "Sacramento Daily Union" called it - was known for its adornment in Ione redstone, furnished by...
    • BBSAC091
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • Themis

    • March 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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    • Adult-Level Books on Display at Fruitridge School

    • 1970
    • This 1970 image shows an adult book display at Fruitridge School, located at 4625 Forty-Fourth Street. The display was created by the Fruitridge Branch of the Sacramento County Library.
    • PH-SPL-FRU-1-19
    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 image shows the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Built for a cost of 270,000 dollars at the southwest corner of Watt and Northrup, the brick and wood shingle structure’s opening...
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    • Golden Poppy, California State Flower

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows California's official state flower, the Golden Poppy or "eschscholtzia." The decision was leglislated in March 1895, passing by a vote of 29 to 1. The bill, SB 707, was sponsored by Guy Earl of Alameda. Also...
    • BBSAC240
    • Old Sacramento, 1857

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows a painting of the B. F. Hastings Building, at Second and J streets as it appeared in 1857. It was from this building, constructed in 1852/53, that the Pony Express started its first eastward overland journey, on...
    • BBSAC536
    • Statue of Father Junipero Serra

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 postcard shows a sculpture of Father Junipero Serra which, located in Capitol Park, was completed in 1967. The Franciscan Serra, known for founding a series of 21 California missions, from San Diego to Sonoma, during the eighteenth...
    • BBSAC326
    • K Street, Sacramento, California - W.M. Smith

    • 1946
    • This 1946 postcard shows the bustling intersection of Eighth and K streets. Prominent are Hale Brothers, located at 825 K Street, the Hotel Clunie, located at 805 K Street, and the Fox Senator Theater, located at 912 K Street. The back of the...
    • BBSAC358
    • "K" Street Mall and Tram - Dexter Press

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 postcard shows a street tram on K Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. The pictured tram -- a rubber-tired, gasoline-powered replica of the area's old-time streetcars -- was part of a group that was placed within the K...
    • BBSAC406
    • Harrold Ford Sales Lots

    • 1963
    • This circa 1963 postcard shows the two locations for Harrold Ford, the top location being at Twenty-Second Street and Broadway, the bottom at 1535 Howe Avenue. The dealership was brought to Sacramento in 1929 by Ellsworth Harrold and was first...
    • BBSAC766
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 5, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
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    • The Visitor

    • 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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