Sacramento Tour Notes MC 5

Soua Kue
Sacramento Public Library

Contributing Institution: Sacramento Public Library
Title: Sacramento Tour Notes
Identifier/Call Number: MC 5
Physical Description: .1 Linear Feet 1 folder
Date (inclusive): c1935-1955
Abstract: Various notes, both handwritten and typescript, detailing notes for walking/driving tours of Sacramento, anytime from the mid-1930s to 1950s; which detail locations of interest including: homes, businesses, schools, parks and cemeteries.
Language of Material: English .

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Biographical / Historical

Creator is unidentified. Very little formal context exists on the tour and sightseeing industry in Sacramento. However, the nores within this collection provide some insight into an effort to organize as much from the mid-1930s to the 1950s. Notable events drawing visitors to the Sacramento Region during that period would include, the California State Fair, Golden Empire, McClellen Airforce Base, Mather Airforce Base, Sacramento Army Depot, Camilla Festival and State Capitol.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sacramento tour notes, MC 5, Sacramento Room, Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, California.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes lightly-damaged typed draft itinerary on wood pulp-based paper with handwritten and typewritten notes, with corrections, of tour entitled, "Historical Points of Interest in Sacramento," and several news clippings. These contents give a historical overview about the scheduled spots listed on the itinerary. The itinerary tour covers historical sites within the city limits of Sacramento from McKinley Park west to Old Sacramento, south to William Land Park and north to the American River, including homes, businesses, schools, parks and cemeteries. 78 pages of Correction Sheets has handwritten notes on the reverse side of page. Notes contain historical facts relating to the "Historical Points of Interest in Sacramento". 3 Newspaper clippings of the "Union 'Guidebook' to Sacramento of 1972-73, With modern interpretation of Cities Noted Landmarks". 1 Newspaper clipping on the "State's First Thanksgiving".