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    • High Lights, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • High Lights, 1933

    • 1933-01-01
    • A canny businessman and idealistic philanthropist, David Lubin and his brother-in-law Harris Weinstock made Weinstock-Lubin the Sacramento area’s best-known and most popular mercantile establishment for over a century. By the time of his death in...
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    • Capitol, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • A commanding view of the California State Capitol surrounded by the Capitol Park grounds is the image offered on this penny postcard published in San Francisco but printed in Germany. Cards printed in Germany were not widely distributed in the...
    • BBSAC229
    • 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
    • Greetings from Sacramento - State of California

    • 1981
    • A postage stamp tour of Sacramento featuring five tourist attractions of 1981 is the theme of this Fritz Vibe postcard. The California State Capitol Building, Tower Bridge, Old Sacramento, The California State Railroad Museum and the Governor's...
    • BBSAC965
    • 48: - State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

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    • A tree-shrouded California State Capitol Building is the focus of this linen-finished postcard published prior to the end of the Second World War in 1945. Aerial or elevated pictures of Sacramento color-tinted or printed were very popular, and the...
    • BBSAC224
    • Horseback riding

    • 1928
    • A woman, identified as noted horse trainer Barbara Worth, takes a horse through a jump. Worth appeared in silent films and maintained stables in the Del Paso area for many years.
    • 1681
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1954
    • Aerial view of downtown Sacramento, the State Capitol, and surrounding areas taken in 1954. Compare the sprawling developments between this photo and previous years.
    • 1058
    • Riolo’s Sport Shop

    • 1960
    • An inactive Riolo’s Sport Shop at 1016-and-a-half Sixth Street is shown in this 1960 photograph. The store was owned and operated by native-Sacramentan Sam Riolo for more than 35 years. Riolo and his brother, Theodore, both first generation...
    • 292
    • Panama Pottery

    • 1931
    • An October 26, 1931 photograph shows the façade of the Panama Pottery factory at 4421 Twenty-Fourth Street, nearly three blocks south of Sacramento Stadium and Sacramento Junior College. Three years earlier, the business a support structure due...
    • 1891
    • Auburn Highway through Del Paso Park

    • 1937
    • Auburn Highway, later known as Auburn Boulevard, is shown on February 18, 1937 as a quiet, country road passing through the splendor of Del Paso Park. The park was officially opened in April 1911 with a picnic which included a barbecue, dance, and...
    • 1434
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners

    • 1949
    • Boyle Brothers Cleaners, located at 1730 Broadway, is pictured here in 1949. The business was founded by brothers Edwin and Calvert Boyle, just prior to World War I. Tragedy hit the family in the spring of 1935 when Calvert disappeared. His body...
    • 432
    • Southern Pacific Depot, Sacramento, Cal. - Acmegraph Co.

    • 1921
    • Buildings for locomotive repair were in place for the Central Pacific Railroad close on the Sacramento River by 1869 with improvements and additions materializing over the years. By the time this postcard was in circualtion circa 1907 the...
    • BBSAC608
    • Nugget, 1945

    • 1945-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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    • Nugget, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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    • Nugget, 1948

    • 1948-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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