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    • Old and New Sacramento

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard presents Sacramento's contrasting urban realities. The 1960s provided a watershed period for Sacramento as redevelopment efforts purged the blight from realm that -- at one time -- saw one of every three retail outlets...
    • BBSAC528
    • 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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    • Alkali Flat House:  511 Eighth Street

    • 2002
    • This 2002 photograph shows a home at 511 Eighth Street, in the Alkali Flat neighborhood of Sacramento. Emerging after a November 1852 fire that destroyed 70 percent of the city, Alkali Flat stands as Sacramento's oldest residential neighborhood,...
    • 2269b
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals a view from the northeast, across the Sacramento River, toward the riverfront and downtown section of Sacramento. The Southern Pacific Depot and rail yards are in the background, while to the right of that, and...
    • 1047
    • The Hub Hotel and Tavern

    • 1957
    • Taken in 1957, this photograph shows the weathered facades of the Hub Hotel and Tavern at 224 J Street and the Lincoln Room at 226 J Street. The building housing the Hub was erected by wholesale merchant and Kentuckian Edward P. Figg after the...
    • 19
    • Dave’s Men’s Store from Fourth and K Streets.

    • 1950
    • This 1962 photograph captures a razed lot between J and K Streets and Third and Fourth Streets. In the distance are Dave’s Men’s Store at 230 K Street and the Club Café Tavern at 231 K Street. Beyond that, one can see the spires of the Tower...
    • 77
    • 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 the...
    • 769
    • William Land Park Community Clubhouse

    • 1930
    • The William Land Park Community Clubhouse is visible in this circa 1930 photograph. It was built with the remains of ranch buildings, including a hop kiln, on the Swanston-McDevitt tract at the time of the city’s purchase. In addition, an 8,000...
    • 868
    • Anybody's Magazine Vol.1 No.1

    • May 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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    • Old Sacramento - 2nd Street

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 postcard shows Second Street, between I and J streets, in Old Sacramento. The rehabilitation of the historic area came with the January 1961 approval of the California State Parks Commission to create a State Historic Park in the...
    • BBSAC516
    • Hotel St. Nicholas

    • 1932
    • This photograph of the St. Nicholas Hotel, located at 1118 Fourth Street, was taken on September 16, 1932. A seminal moment for the Sacramento Fire Department came shortly after a March 1918 fire killed four tenants at the St. Nicholas. Although...
    • 588
    • Sacramento Skyline with State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC042
    • Sacramento from the Air Looking Down Capitol Avenue

    • 1996
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC044

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