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    • William Land School Orchestra

    • 1922
    • This May 5, 1922 photograph shows the William Land School orchestra. The school's performance was part of a citywide celebration known as "Sacramento Music Week," which enlisted schools, churches and clubs, to play in both public (Southside Park)...
    • 1219
    • Sutter Welcoming Fremont and Kit Carson, 1844

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard shows the March 1844 arrival of Christopher "Kit" Carson and John C. Fremont at Sutter's Fort. The Kentucky-born Carson was hired by Fremont in 1843 to serve as a guide and lead an expedition to explore a new route over...
    • BBSAC872
    • Hotel Sequoia - 911 K Street, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1913
    • The Hotel Sequoia (as the Sequoia Hotel) first appeared in the 1911 Sacramento City Directory at 911 K Street, right next door to the Sequoia Theater, one of almost a dozen venues on K Street offering motion pictures at that time. Owned by the...
    • BBSAC498
    • L Street Boxing Arena

    • 1925
    • This 1925 photograph shows the L Street Boxing Arena, located at 223 L Street. The ad hoc structure had been a warehouse prior to its opening in the winter of 1916. To bring it to workable function as a sports venue, walls were removed,...
    • 1111
    • Grant Union High School

    • 1939
    • An October 20, 1939, photograph reveals the front entrance to the Auditorium of Grant Union High School. The Auditorium held the school's prized pipe organ, an instrument whose quality and design was matched by those in only three other venues in...
    • 880
    • Archery at William Land Park

    • 1930
    • An army of archers take aim in this 1930 photograph, shot at William Land Park. By the mid-1920s, Sacramento’s archery community had formed a club, consisting of over 50 members, and found venues for sport at Land, Curtis and McKinley parks. ...
    • 1343
    • Southside Park

    • 1929
    • Southside Park's clubhouse rests across the park's lake in this circa 1929 photograph. It was one of a chain of such venues that City Parks Superintendent George Sim was attempting to place throughout Sacramento at the time. Designed by City...
    • 818
    • Sky Room, El Mirador Hotel

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    • In the late 1950s the Sky Room of the El Mirador Hotel was the place to be seen, and at 14 stories tall it was the place to see much of pre high-rise Sacramento while sipping cocktails and listening to frank Fiore and the Tropic Aires or guest...
    • BBSAC646
    • El Mirador Hotel, 13th and N Street

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    • The 14-story El Mirador Hotel at 13th and N Street boasted an unparalleled view of Sacramento from its Sky Room when it opened in 1957, though the Top of the Town above the Elks Temple offered refreshment at the same altitude. For a decade the El...
    • BBSAC451

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