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    • Rose Leaves, 1922

    • 1922-01-01
    • Centered at the junction of the California Central rails and the Central Pacific Railway and named for the abundant wildflowers in the area, the town of Roseville formed a school district in 1869 but had no schoolhouse of its own until 1872. A...
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    • Street with Trees

    • 1927
    • As early as 1927, and as evidenced in this photograph, Sacramento has long been the site of several urban forests. By February 1927, the Capital City contained more than 32,000 trees, half of which lived in residential sections of the central...
    • 918
    • Water Feature at William Land Park

    • 1926
    • In this 1926 photograph, one of William Land Park’s two duck ponds – originally part of primeval floodplain sloughs – rests amidst several recently planted trees. Between 1922 and 1927, more than 3,000 trees and 5,000 shrubs were planted in...
    • 769
    • Palm Bordered Residence Street, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Palm trees were planted in California as early as 1769 but varieties of the 130 species found outside of the tropics, including 11 native to North America, didn't appear in Sacramento for nearly a century. Construction of the State Capitol ...
    • BBSAC972
    • Themis

    • April 14, 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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    • State Capitol, Sacramento, California

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    • The dome and top levels of the California State Capitol Building rises above the palm trees lining N Street in this trimmed postcard published in the early part of the last century. Over that time the trees have grown and matured and the solitary...
    • BBSAC256
    • The Plaza, Sacramento, California - E.H. Mitchell

    • 1905
    • Shrouded in greenery, from the corner of Tenth and J Streets, is Plaza Park. At the time of this 1905 photograph, the Plaza was adorned with several elms, orange trees, redwoods, and palms. The block underwent a 70,000 dollar facelift in 1966...
    • BBSAC210
    • 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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    • 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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    • Palm Walk, State Capitol Grounds, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1906
    • Rows of healthy palm trees flank the gentleman with a hat utilizing one of the walking paths on the California State Capitol grounds in this card postmarked 1906. "Britton and Rey, Lithographers, of San Francisco" are credited on the left-hand...
    • BBSAC245
    • The Review, December 1900

    • 1900-12-01
    • 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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    • The Elk 1915

    • 1915-01-01
    • Growing children with no available outlet for further education was incentive enough for sixteen elementary school districts to establish California’s first union high school in Elk Grove. The initial building was housed in what is now Old Town...
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    • Shade Trees on H Street, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 postcard reveals a tree-shrouded stretch of H Street. Near this time, the deputy State Forester of California, Alexander Dodge, remarked, in the July 24, 1929, Sacramento Bee, at "how dependent Sacramento is upon her surrounding...
    • BBSAC586
    • The Review, October 1908

    • 1908-10-01
    • 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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    • The Review, January 1911

    • 1911-01-01
    • 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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    • 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...
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