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    • Sacramento State Capitol Building - John Hinde Curteich

    • 1980
    • This view of the California State Capitol building shows the west entrance partially covered by some of the many varieties of trees and shrubs that thrive in Capitol Park. The Hotel Senator in the bottom left of the postcard is one of the oldest...
    • BBSAC308
    • The Review, October 1909

    • 1909-10-01
    • 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 school...
    • The Capitol Hotel, Sacramento, Cal.

    • Shown at the southwest corner of Seventh and K Streets is the Capital Hotel. In 1887, the 100-unit property underwent a 20,000 dollar rennovation that included marked expansion, giving the Capital a 100-foot frontage on K Street and 120-foot...
    • BBSAC438
    • First Christian Church

    • 1924
    • The First Christian Church sits at 2701 N Street in this circa 1924 photograph. The Romanesque structure was built in 1911 for a cost of 30,000 dollars. The previous church – located at Sixteenth and L Streets – was burned down during the...
    • 508
    • Sacramento County Hospital

    • 1929
    • This 1928 photograph provides as aerial view of the Sacramento County Hospital at Stockton Boulevard and V Street. Originally established in 1897, ground was broken on a new building in 1915 and underwent several additions and renovations before...
    • 570
    • Greenback Notes, 1926

    • 1926-01-01
    • 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...
    • Hippodrome Theater

    • 1942
    • This screenward shot of the Hippodrome Theater's interior was taken in circa 1942. The 1013 K Street venue had changed much since its opening in 1913, when it was known as the Empress. At that time, it provided vaudeville-style entertainment and a...
    • 535
    • Del Paso Country Club, Sacramento, California

    • 1962
    • Shown, in this circa 1962 postcard, is the pool at the Del Paso Country Club, located at 3333 Marconi Avenue. Orignally built in 1929, the pool underwent large scale repairs in 1968.
    • BBSAC783
    • K Street at Eleventh

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975 and looking west, this photograph of a busy K Street Mall captures pedestrians passing by the Hotel Regis at 1106 Eleventh Street. Also visible - and lining the southern side of K Street - are Grebitus and Son Jewelers at 1100...
    • 1839
    • State Capitol on a Clear Day, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • A Sacramento skyline sprouted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Along with a host of new state government buildings, city developers helped to build new office spaces for a growing downtown workforce as well as for cultural needs. The Renaissance Tower,...
    • BBSAC043
    • Fox Capitol Theater, 1940

    • 1940
    • This November 21, 1940, photograph shows the Fox Capitol Theater at 615 K Street, and its effort to promote "Northwest Mounted Police," starring Gary Cooper and Madeleine Carroll. Three men are dressed as Canadian mounted policemen, posing with a...
    • 690
    • 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...
    • Southwestern Corner of Tenth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows notable storefronts on the south side of J Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. From left to right are Country Maid Creamery Restaurant, Sherwin-Williams Paints, and the Sacramento Sewing Machine and Vacuum...
    • 53
    • California State Capitol

    • 1985
    • The west entrance of the California State Capitol at sundown on a moonlit night is the subject of this postcard. The building was completed in 1874 and underwent changes over the years as additions, modifications and even removal of some of the...
    • BBSAC939
    • Corner of Gov. Leland Stanford's Parlors, Sacramento, Calif.

    • 1920
    • Leland Stanford is one of California’s founding fathers and best-known figures, his name associated with one of the nation’s premiere institutions of higher learning, the governor’s office, and the construction of the transcontinental railroad. On...
    • BBSAC167
    • Rainbow Bridge From the American River

    • 1930
    • Pictured here in 1930 and spanning the American River is the Rainbow Bridge. Built in 1917/18 by the Ross Construction Company, it was considered, at the time, to be the fourth largest concrete span in the world, measuring some 550 feet, shoreline...
    • 193
    • Freeport Bridge

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows the Freeport Bridge spanning the Sacramento River. Constructed in 1929, the double leaf Bascule moveable bridge is 656 feet long. Its first tender was Henry Costa, the son of Portuguese immigrants. He retired from bridge...
    • 195


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