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    • Sacramento Abstract and Title Company

    • 1941
    • Taken on January 12, 1941, this photograph shows the Sacramento Abstract and Title Company at its recently constructed 919 Eighth Street location. The company was founded in 1900 by S. Edgar Alderman, and stood as a steadying presence in the...
    • 423
    • Inside View of Oak Park

    • 1910
    • Shown, in circa 1910, is a portion of Oak Park. The neighborhood was established, at the dawn of the twentieth-century, as a suburb of Sacramento and viable retreat for Sacramentans. It was developer Edwin Alsup who partitioned the 230-acre...
    • BBSAC577
    • Andrus and Tyler Islands, Lower Sacramento River, California

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows high waters between both Andrus and Taylor Islands along the Sacramento River Delta. The seven thousand acre Andrus Island was named after George Andrus who settled the area in 1852. By the dawn of the...
    • BBSAC722
    • Arched Sign at Masonic Lawn Cemetery

    • 1925
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows the north entrance to the Masonic Lawn Cemetery at 2700 Riverside Boulevard. Beyond an arched gateway with the words “Masonic Lawn” and the Masonic “G” symbol written on it, several headstones and tombs can be...
    • 703
    • The River Lines

    • Depicted on this postcard is a riverboat of River Lines, Incorporated, a company that provided passenger transportation and dredging services. The company was formed out of a merger of Citizen's Navigation, Merchant's Transportation and Sacramento...
    • BBSAC723
    • State Capitol by Moonlight, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1915
    • The rear of the California State Capital building is shown in this circa 1915 postcard. The shudder speed and slowness of early twentieth-century photography made the artistic alteration of postcards essential for giving the impression of night. ...
    • BBSAC246
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
    • This is Breuner's 96th Year of Saying Merry Christmas

    • 1952
    • Pictured in circa 1952 is a portion of window displays at Breuner's Furniture at 600 K Street. So much a part of Sacramento's twentieth-century Holiday Season tradition, the practice started in 1934. With display themes changing yearly,...
    • BBSAC825
    • "Delta King" - 1971

    • 1971
    • This 1971 postcard provides a view of the steamboat "Delta King" with the paddle wheel removed, tied up along the Sacramento River south of the Tower Bridge. The 250-foot steel vessel was prefabricated in Scotland in 1926, spending much of the...
    • BBSAC544
    • Earl P. Cooper, Inc

    • 1919
    • Shown is a 1919 billhead for Earl P. Cooper, Inc., located at 1014 Twelfth Street. Cooper, one of the premier car racers of the early twentieth-century, opened the shop in 1917 as a distributor for Prest-o-lite and Firestone products.
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i11
    • Hiram P. Albert Photograph Album

    • 1918-1948
    • This photographic album is from the Betty Jane Powell family papers (MC 25). Created, arranged, and annotated by Powell’s uncle, Hiram Paul Albert, it provides a panoramic window into both the life of Albert and the transformation of Sacramento...
    • MC 25 Box 2/5
    • Imperial 400 Motel - Fred M. Shorthill

    • 1966
    • This circa 1966 postcard shows the Imperial 400 Motel and Eppie's Restaurant at 1319 Thirtieth Street and 3000 N Streets, respectively. Eppies locations - a common sight throughout the second half of the twentieth-century in Sacramento, were the...
    • BBSAC459
    • The Plaza, Sacramento, California - Mitchell, PCK, Reider

    • This early twentieth-century postcard shows Plaza Park as viewed from the southeast. In the immediate foreground and under cover is a drinking fountain. To the left of that is the park's band stand and a tremendous draw from summertime concerts. ...
    • BBSAC208
    • Caught on the Last Lap

    • 1905
    • This circa 1905 leather clad postcard reflects a bit of the romantic humor from the early part of the twentieth-century. The production of leather postcards ended after 1909.
    • BBSAC739
    • Sacramento Northern Railroad Derailment

    • 1920
    • This circa 1920 photograph shows the result of an accident involving an automobile at a highway grade crossing. The remains of the automobile are jammed under the front of Sacramento Northern Car 130. Notes from the California State Railroad...
    • 1026
    • American Trust Company

    • 1938
    • This photograph of the newly-completed American Trust Company building at 1011 Tenth Street was taken in 1938. The site had been the location of a nineteenth and early twentieth-century livery stable. By 1948, the structure had been expanded to...
    • 1875
    • Alhambra Italian Restaurant and Cafe

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Alhambra Italian Restaurant and Cafe, located at 1014 Alhambra Bouelvard. Operating from 1936 to 1957, the business was opened by Arturo Puccinelli an Italian who immigrated to the United States in 1911. The...
    • BBSAC636
    • "Steamers Towing Barges on Sacramento River," Sacramento, Cal.

    • This postcard shows riverboats pulling barges down the Sacramento River. At the beginning of the twentieth-century, the standard barge - and particularly those operated by the Sacramento Transportation Company - measured 232 feet in length and...
    • BBSAC689


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