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    • Mercy Hospital as Viewed from the Southeast

    • 1928
    • This circa 1928 photograph reveals Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street, as viewed from the southeast. Yet another monumental design by Sacramento architect Rudolph Herold, Mercy was considered a model of modernity. X-ray facilities, sound absorbing...
    • 564
    • Central Pacific Railroad Roundhouse

    • 1868
    • Pictured in 1874, and viewed from the south, is the Central Pacific Railroad’s Sacramento roundhouse, located at the Central Pacific Shops. The structure was built and put into service in 1868 by Central Pacific. The 29-stall building was,...
    • 859
    • The Review, February 1913

    • 1913-02-01
    • 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...
    • L Street, 225-229; 1130 Third Street

    • 1960
    • Viewed from across the street, there are no people in this scene with parked cars and business signs. From left to right: Patel Cafe (a tavern at 225 L Street), Lucky Hotel (225 L Street), Greyhound Taxi Office (227 K Street), El Pavo Real...
    • 1387
    • Sacramento River as Viewed from I Street Bridge

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph captures a cresting Sacramento River, as seen from the I Street Bridge, looking north. To the right of the frame is the smoke-belching Pacific Gas and Electric power station. To the left of it, is the city filtration...
    • 1192
    • Sacramento, State Capitol - James Blank

    • 2000
    • Shown in circa 2000 is the California State Capitol building, as viewed from the southwest. The rotunda and Senate and Assembly chambers were just a year away from a 425,000 dollar, two month-long dusting and restoration, the first since a 68...
    • BBSAC315
    • State Capitol from Park, Sacramento, CA

    • The California State Capitol Building viewed from the grounds of Capitol Park is the view offered on this color-tinted penny postcard. Prior to 1915 many of the exquisite color cards had come from Europe, especially Germany, but after the First...
    • BBSAC225
    • Palace of Fine Arts, ca. 1915

    • 1915
    • The Palace of Fine Arts, as viewed from the east, is depicted in this artistic rendering from circa 1915. Built as part of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, the Palace was undoubtedly the most popular feature on event grounds. ...
    • BBSAC115
    • Confucius Temple of Sacramento

    • 1959
    • Viewed from the north side of I Street in 1961 is the Confucius Church. Located at the Sixth and I Streets, the recently built structure cost 600,000 dollars contained a gymnasium, auditorium (seating 550 persons), and Chinese language school. ...
    • 520
    • 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
    • The Money Store

    • Pictured along the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento River is the ziggurat, once occupied by the Money Store, a nationwide moneylender. Constructed in 1997/98 out of sandstone, the 60 million dollar, 11-story office tower was made to look...
    • BBSAC174
    • The Review, June 1911

    • 1911-06-01
    • 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...
    • Sacramento Junior College

    • 1940
    • As viewed from William Land Park, students mill about the entrance to Sacramento Junior College in this circa 1940 postcard. Prominent is the school's administration building. Its cornerstone was slid into place on September 17, 1925, with the...
    • BBSAC669
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 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...
    • California Western States Insurance Co. Building

    • 1953
    • This 1953 postcard shows the newly-dedicated California Western Insurance Building at 2020 L Street. The five story structure was viewed to be an exemplum of "efficiency for today and flexibility for tomorrow" with its 350-ton air conditioning...
    • BBSAC413
    • Themis

    • March 3, 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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