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    • Land Park Pony Ride

    • 1980
    • This 1980 photograph shows William Land Park’s pony course, consisting of 150 yards of trails. The attraction was started up in 1926 by Martin Bryant and operated through Second World War, a time when gas rationing did nothing to hinder parents to...
    • 1957b
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
    • Guy Foulks, Genevieve Didion, and Percy West

    • 1958
    • Pictured in 1958, and posing next to a historic painting, are a few Sacramento-area notables signing a document. The seated woman is Genevieve Didion, longtime member of the Board of the Sacramento Unified School District. She started her run...
    • 1390
    • Happy Time Cafe

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows a repurposed Eureka Engine Company Number Four Fire House at 1017 Fifth Street. Built in 1855, in the photograph, the structure holds the Happy Time Cafe at 1017 Fifth Street. The restaurant was operated by Peter Carli,...
    • 313
    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the average...
    • Clare Ellis and Sacramento Room Treasures

    • 1995
    • This 1995 photograph shows Sacramento Room Librarian, Clare Ellis, posing with some of the Sacramento Room's treasures. Ellis, a graduate of Catholic University in Washington, D.C., served with the Sacramento Public Library until 2009. Prior to...
    • 1651
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.6

    • October 1906
    • Anybody’s Magazine (also referenced in the publication is Sacramento Home Monthly) was a short lived monthly publication, created in Sacramento, California. It charged readers $1.00 a year for a subscription, with single copies running for 10...
    • Sacramento, Delta King - Night

    • 2000
    • Shown in 2000 is the Delta King riverboat, as seen from the west banks of the Sacramento River. After years of service as a cargo and passenger passport and a stint in the military during World War II, the boat was purchased by the Coyne brothers,...
    • BBSAC546
    • Themis

    • April 28, 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...
    • Harry A. Nauman and Sons, Funeral Home

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph shows the front of the Harry August Nauman Funeral Home at 2021 Twenty-Eighth Street. Nauman came to Sacramento from Pennsylvania in 1889 and went into the mortuary business after a stint as an executive with the John Breuner...
    • 175
    • Sacramento Junior College Entrance - Black and White

    • 1930
    • Shown in circa 1930 is the Administration Building and entrance to Sacramento Junior College, located at 3835 Freeport Boulevard. The campus, after a brief stint at the old Sacramento High School building at Eighteenth and L, opened in 1926 on a...
    • BBSAC672
    • The Review, 1926

    • 1926-01-01
    • 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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