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    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.2

    • June 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...
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    • Gladding, McBean terra-cotta sculpture

    • 1918
    • This ceramic column was photographed in 1918. It was created by the Gladding, McBean Company, located on 601 Seventh Street in Lincoln, California. Founded in 1875 by Peter McGill McBean, George Chambers, and Charles Gladding, the company's terra...
    • 424
    • Eastern Star Building - Print

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 architectural drawing shows the south-facing facade the Eastern Star Temple at 2719 K street. The excavation for the 100,000 dollar structure was started in February 1928, with the laying of the cornerstone in May 1928. The...
    • 1637
    • Elk's Building, Sacramento, California - Frank McDougal

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 postcard shows the Elk's Building on the north side of J Street, between Eleventh and Twelfth streets. Completed in 1926, most of the structure was completed by Sacramento-based contractors. Notable local contributors were Palm...
    • BBSAC133
    • Entrance to Sacramento Chamber of Commerce

    • 1920
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the entrance to Sacramento’s Chamber of Commerce building on 918 Sixth Street. The 80,000 dollar, three-story structure was built in 1921 by the Sacramento contracting firm of Betz and Mabrey. The Chamber ‘s...
    • 1043
    • The Review, February 1914

    • 1914-02-01
    • 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...
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    • Post Office, Sacramento, California - Edward H. Mitchell

    • 1900
    • Resting at the corner of Seventh and K streets, in this circa 1910 postcard, is Sacramento's Federal Building and Post Office. The building's foundation was made of granite, reaching 15 feet below street level. Its superstructure was made of a...
    • BBSAC160
    • Entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1931
    • This September 3, 1931, photograph reveals the entrance to Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Recessed and hewn from terra cotta and cast stone, the Romanesque-style arch contains sculpted images of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and...
    • 502
    • The Visitor

    • August 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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    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • 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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    • Leo J. Meyberg Company

    • 1938
    • The storefront of the Leo J. Meyberg household appliances store, at 1716 L Street, is captured in this 1938 photograph. The company served as northern California’s official wholesale distributor of RCA Victor and RCA Whirlpool products, opening...
    • 142
    • The Visitor

    • September 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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    • The Review, 1936

    • 1936-01-01
    • 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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    • Capital National Bank

    • 1945
    • Pictured on May 5, 1945, is the Capital National Bank, located at 700 J Street. Covering an 80 by 87 foot frontage, the building’s exterior was composed of California granite and with window frames of bronze. The eight-ton girders used to support...
    • 10
    • Southern Pacific Railroad Station

    • 1926
    • Taken in 1926, this photograph shows the Southern Pacific Railroad Station on I Street, between Third and Fifth Streets. The three story-high station was completed by the contracting company of Davison and Nicolsen for 1,000,000 dollars in the...
    • 849
    • The Review, April 1911

    • 1911-04-01
    • 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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