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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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    • Hotel Senator from State Capitol Park, Sacramento, California

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    • The twin residence towers of the Hotel Senator loom above the treescape of Capitol Park in this full color postcard published locally by Frank McDougal. A printed description on the back of the card reads, in part, "...glimpses the arches of the...
    • BBSAC494
    • Sutter's Fort, Sacramento, Calif. - Dexter Press

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    • Sutter's Fort is the subject of this postcard, captured from the south side of L street, which runs in the foreground. Clealy visibile are two block houses or bastions. The one to the rear of the fort, and on the left side of the postcard,...
    • BBSAC869
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 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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    • View of the Tower Bridge Looking West, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • This postcard reveals an aerial view toward the Tower Bridge and well into West Sacramento and Yolo County. In the left foreground, and built in 1961, is the 15-story 203-unit Capitol Towers Garden Apartments at 1500 Seventh Street. In the lower,...
    • BBSAC049
    • Folsom Water Power Company Power Canal

    • 1895
    • The Folsom Water Power Company’s power canal runs toward the powerhouse of the Folsom State Prison in this circa 1895 photograph. The canal – built with granite harvested by Folsom prisoners – ran eight feet deep, was 40 feet wide on the...
    • 2213b
    • 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...
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    • Travelers Hotel - Black and White

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    • In this postcard, the huge "Travelers Hotel Sacramento" sign towers over a streetcar and vintage automobiles on the street below. A printed description on the back of this postcard reads, "T. A. Franker, E. H. Hanlon, J. L. Flanagan. Eight stories...
    • BBSAC502
    • Folsom State Prison 1893 Jailbreak Participants

    • 1893
    • This circa 1900 photograph displays seven of eight participants in a June 27, 1893, jailbreak at Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California. The eighth player was ex-Folsom convict Bill Fredericks who vowed to break several of his prison mates...
    • 2204
    • The Review, 1934

    • 1934-01-01
    • 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...
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    • Guards in Folsom State Prison Mess Hall

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    • This 1894 photograph shows the mess hall at Folsom State Prison. Three guards stand at the ready, armed with lead-tipped canes. No firearms were allowed inside the cellblock. Most of the prison’s guards were hired locally. The primary...
    • 2207b
    • Shell Oil Company Gas Station on M Street

    • 1940
    • This photograph of the Shell Service Station at 3001 M Street was taken on February 11, 1940. Shell was one of several oil companies in mid-century Sacramento, reaping benefits from a mobile Capital market. Associated Oil Company, California...
    • 182
    • Sutter's Fort Wysteria

    • 1931
    • Captured in this March 28, 1931, photograph, and phalanxed by blooming wysteria, is the southern entrance to Sutter's Fort, located at Twenty-Seventh and L Streets. The bell towers in the distance are from the Saint Francis Catholic Church.
    • 1211
    • The Review, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • 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...
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    • Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California - 7AH-1203

    • 1940
    • Depicted in circa 1940 is Sacramento's Tower Bridge, as seen from the West Sacramento, California. Built in 1935, the bridge's name was taken from a naming contest. Although Tower was chosen in respect to the structure's lift towers, other...
    • BBSAC074

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