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    • Hauling Wheat in California, Sacramento

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    • “Wheat farming dominated the life and economy of the Sacramento Valley from 1867 until 1893.” Acreage of wheat planted increase from 200,000 in 1866 to 400,000 in 1873, increasing to 1,000,000 in 1882. By 1865 the price paid for California...
    • BBSAC019
    • Themis

    • March 21, 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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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 25, 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...
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    • Mule-drawn Combine Harvester on the Wiseman Family Ranch

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 postcard shows wheat harvesting activity on the Wiseman family ranch, located within the Sacramento Valley. In 1899, Yolo (2.5 million), Sacramento (1.1 million), Colusa (3.2 million), Sutter (1.2 million) and San Joaquin (4.1...
    • BBSAC009
    • In The Sacramento Valley of California

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    • A grain storage facility and grain silos with a submerged rice field in the foreground is the subject of this postcard. In 1901, with the failure of wheat crops, farmers began a hunt for a new crop. “The search for a new crop was to bring rice...
    • BBSAC024
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • 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...
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    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • March 5, 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...
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    • The Review, June 1917

    • 1917-06-01
    • 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...
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    • 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...
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    • Phoenix Flour, Made in Sacramento is Perfect.  Try It

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 promotional postcard for Phoenix Flour shows boaters along the Sacramento River. The Phoenix Flour Mills were founded in 1853 and, by 1890, its crew of 25 to 30 workers were producing 150 barrels of flour per day. Phoenix also...
    • BBSAC710
    • The Review, March 1911

    • 1911-03-01
    • 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...
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    • Sacramento Riding Club

    • 1926
    • This 1926 photograph shows founding members of the Sacramento Riding Club, posing upon their horses just after a Sunday "breakfast ride" at the Atlasta Ranch, located in the Del Paso area of Sacramento County. Pictured are E.C. Porter, H. Hordorn,...
    • 1941
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • January 8, 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...
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    • The Review, June 1912

    • 1912-06-01
    • 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...
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