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    • State Capitol on a Clear Day, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • A Sacramento skyline sprouted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Along with a host of new state government buildings, city developers helped to build new office spaces for a growing downtown workforce as well as for cultural needs. The Renaissance Tower,...
    • BBSAC043
    • Sacramento Delta King

    • 2000
    • A dazzling "Delta King" riverboat rests near its wharf and landing in Old Sacramento, the modern Sacramento skyline in the background. Built in 1927 and initially paired with a companion ship, "The Delta Queen", the venerable vessel made daily...
    • BBSAC963
    • Sacramento, California - Kodachrome Reproduction

    • 1947
    • Downtown Sacramento at dusk is the focus of this circa 1947 Kodachome postcard view of K Street east from Seventh Street. Colorful neon signs highlight the clothing stores, shoe shops, and multiple jewelry stores established on either side of the...
    • BBSAC410
    • Roof Garden, Elks Club, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1910
    • Shown in 1910 is the roof garden of the four-story Elk's Lodge number 328, located at 824 J Street. The cornerstone had been layed just five years earlier in September 1905 in front of 400 excited members and their families. Visible is the low...
    • BBSAC130
    • Sacramento, Cal. - Scope Enterprises

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    • Capitol Mall at night with the State Capitol Dome alight in the background is the subject of this Colorscope postcard. The printed description on the back reads, "Sacramento today is a fast growing city with a tasteful blend of history and...
    • BBSAC302
    • Pacific Telephone and Telegraph

    • 1955
    • Taken from atop the Memorial Auditorium circa 1955 this photograph highlights the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph building located at 1407 J Street. An early version of a microwave station sits atop this company's local headquarters. Buildings...
    • 1790
    • View East from Fruit Exchange Building

    • August 31, 1922
    • As taken from the newly-built California fruit Building, this 1922 postcard, shows several notable structures along Sacramento's skyline. They include, left to right: the Sacramento County Superior Court Building at Seventh and I Streets,...
    • BBSAC031
    • Sacramento, California - Tower Bridge in Stark Contrast

    • 1990
    • The descriptive caption on the back of this postcard from the 1990s reads: “The Tower Bridge is starkly contrasted against a darkening sky as night falls over Sacramento.” This scene taken from the northeast affords at best a sketchy and somewhat...
    • BBSAC082
    • Sacramento Skyline with State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC042

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