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Almar & Marfoto Photographers records

Materials in this collections focus on the Sacramento photography agency Almar & Marfoto Photographers (also called Almar Studio) from 1905-1995. Included are photographs, correspondence and ephemera that document the operations of Almar & Marfoto Photographers; also included are also the...

Alpha Mu Fraternity, Beta Chapter records

The Alpha Mu fraternity was a high school fraternity that operated in the Sacramento Area from 1902 to 1910. Their records are comprised of the fraternity constitution, initiation ceremony, meeting minutes, correspndence, financial documents and objects used in initiations (1902-1915;...

Ancient Order of Hibernians of Sacramento County minutes

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), an Irish Catholic fraternal organization, first established a division in Sacramento County in 1870. This bound volume is comprised of minutes of the Board of Directors of the AOH of Sacramento County, covering all...

Appleton family papers

The Appleton family papers consist of journals, letters, photograph albums, photographs, and printed material documenting the history of the Appleton family in Whitby, England, and Northern California (1873-1919).

Arcade Dandylions Collection

The collection is comprised of group by-laws, press releases, newspaper clippings, lyric sheets, photographs, and other ephemera that relate to the activities of north Sacramento County's Arcade Dandylions women's club between 1954 and 1970.

Armstrong, Eleanor Wakefield and Nancy Phillips papers

This collection focuses on materials conerning Sacramento natives Eleanor Wakefield Armstrong (1914-2002) and her daughter, Nancy Phillips. The collections is comprised primarily of school records and ephemera documenting Eleanor Wakefield's studies and extracurricular activities at Sutter Junior High School and...

Because People Matter Collection, Guide to the

Contained is a complete set of issues for the monthly and bimonthly newspaper Because People Matter, a Sacramento-based publication that ran from 1992 to 2009. Also included in the collection is an assortment of photographic prints and a cloth banner.

Beilby, Timothy M. Collection

Collection is composed of items – photographs, ephemera, official documents, and several artifacts – that reflect the Cahalan family experience in twentieth-century Sacramento, California, from 1906 to 2006.

Benedix, Christian W. T. letters

Christian W. T. Benedix (1839-1919) was a German immigrant who operated a farm in Franklin, California. This collection consists of letters written by Benedix and addressed to family in Germany (1893-1906).

Bennett, Carroll A. Records

Collection contains employment, academic and service records, photographs and certificates of accomplishment.

Best, Thomas D. Research Collection

Contained are the research notes, diagrams, and papers of genealogist and historian Dr. Thomas D. Best. Materials focus on, and substantiate, the Hall family line of Best's genealogy, in particular, the presence of his great-great grandmother Eliza Jefferson Hall, who...

Birmingham, Warren C. Education Collection, Guide to the

This is a multiple format collection containing ephemera related to the primary and secondary education of Warren Cooper Birmingham in Sacramento, California. Grade reports, commencement information, diplomas, and a portrait photograph maintain a brief record of Birmingham's education and, to...

Bloom, Henry S. papers

Henry S. Bloom worked in the gold fields in California during the Gold Rush from 1850 to 1851. The collection is comprised of one folder correspondence and printed material, including newpaper clippings and a check (1851-1968, bulk 1851-1899).

Boyns, Robert S. Letters Guide to to

Collection is comprised of two paper letters created by Robert S. Boyns, dated October 29, 1900 and November 26, 1900. They were created during Sacramento's Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Board of Directors meetings.

Brown, Helen Dobson papers

Helen Dobson Brown (1908-2003) was a full-time clerk at the California State Library, and part-time camellia enthusiast and playwright. She authored several plays in the late-1930s which were performed at Sacramento venues. Her papers consist of handwritten and typescript drafts...

California Exposition and Fair Collection

Collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, conceptual drawings, maps, ephemera, and published and unpublished reports, dating from 1965 to 1968, that accompanied the planning for, and creation of, Sacramento's California Exposition and Fair. More popularly known as Cal Expo, since...

California Library Association Convention Anniversary Performance Papers, 1935

Very small collection consisting of a photograph of players and typed script for the performance "Fads, Frivols and Cheers for Our Forty Hectic Years," recognizing the fortieth anniversary of the California Library Association convention, held in Sacramento, California, in June...

Calkins, Richard L. Collection

Enclosed are photographs, military documents, government documents, and a single published yearbook from Lubbock Army Air Field, that document the high school and military experience of Sacramento aviator Richard L. Calkins.

Campanella, Mike

Michael Campanella (1894-1960) was Sacramento boxing promoter and dance hall proprietor. The films in this collection document his life in Sacramento and include footage of Dreamland Dance Hall and K Street scenes, along with many views of his travels in...

Capital City Rebekah Lodge, No. 160, I.O.O.F. Scrapbook

The Capital City Rebekah Lodge, No. 160, I.O.O.F., highlights the contributions made by Rose Hake, Helen French, Alice Byrd, Lila Mower, Pearl Clayton and other members in the troop through a scrapbook produced in 1955. The collection documents events from...

Carmichael Improvement Club records

The Carmichael Improvement Club formed in 1913 to "improve the general welfare and promote harmony and social unity" in the newly established Carmichael Colonies, an area bounded by Walnut Avenue and Lincoln Avenue north of the American River northeast of...

Casa de Chaos Zine Collection, Guide to

Compiled by local musician Jason Priest (aka Mickie Rat), the collection is made up of 2 linear feet of published and unpublished print materials that capture the essence of the Sacramento and Northern California Punk Rock scene, 1973-2013. For several...

Citrus Heights Grandmothers Club No. 20 records

Founded in 1953, the Citrus Heights Grandmothers Club No. 20 hosted card parties and regular potlucks with entertainment by local speakers and performers through the 1970s. This collection is comprised of one bound volume (296 pages) of handwritten club meeting...

Clark, Jasper M. Letter

This collection contains a hand-written letter and the envelope in which it was mailed. Penned in the Florin district of Sacramento County, California by Jasper M. Clark, the letter contains details about several pieces of land and Clark's experience in...

Davis, Darryl L. Art Collection

Collection contains 11 pieces of two-dimensional art depicting both figures and events in the African American history of Sacramento, California.

Davis, John W. Papers

John W. Davis, a Sacramento architectural designer, worked for many years in partnership with local developer Jere Strizek to design and construct Sacramento's Town and Country Village shopping center and affordable homes in the Town and Country community, both located...

Dewilde, Amanda G. World War I and II Research Collection

The collection contains research materials relative to Sacramento's involvement in World Wars I and II. It was used to write two books, both authored by the Special Collections of the Sacramento Public Library.

Dittnock family papers

The bulk of this collection is comprised of the papers of Julia, Charles and Maisie Dittnock, and printed material collected by the family while they resided in Sacramento. Papers include various certificates and diplomas from area schools and colleges, U.S....

Dole, Gertrude letters

One bound volume of 26 indexed letters handwritten by San Francisco educator Gertrude "Gerda" Dole (nee Kittleman) to her fiance Rodney Dole, over the summer of 1939 while she was a dancer at Eagle Theater in Roaring Camp for the...

Dyer Kelley Photograph Collection

The Dyer Kelley Photograph Collection is comprised of 16 albums, 28 loose photographs and one yearbook. The photographs are primarily class photos. Two images are of staff members. Items document Dyer Kelly class members and staff from 1972-1973 to 1994....

Edwards, Janis Postcard Collection

This collection is comprised of one album containing 146 postcards, mostly in color, picturing well-known landmarks in Sacramento during the 1900s. It was compiled by Dr. Janis Edwards, a past resident of Sacramento who had attended Sacramento State University, earned...

Elk Grove Book Club Records

The Elk Grove Book Club has met since 1937 to share member book reviews of popular titles. The records of the Elk Grove Book Club are comprised of meeting minutes, book lists and reviews, member files, and anniversary celebration ephemera...

Enders, Private Hubert R. Letter Guide to

This collection contains a hand-written letter and the envelope it was contained in. It was written by Pvt. Hubert R. Enders from Camp Kohler, Sacramento, California and received by Elsie M. Brown in Brooklyn, New York. Details in the letter...

Exchangette Club of Sacramento Collection, Guide to

The Exchangette Club of Sacramento was the women's auxiliary of the Sacramento Exchange Club. This collection is comprised of two scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Exchangette Club. The first scrapbook covers the years 1934 to 1937. The second covers...

Fountain, Clara Letters

Collection is composed of 18 handwritten letters, created and sent to Sacramento resident Clara Fountain between 1881 and 1916. Senders include future husband Charles Hoeckel, admirer John H. McCaughin, father William A. Fountain, stepmother Helen Powers, friends Josie Stone and...

Francies, Kathy "Wide Open Walls" Photography Collection

This collection consists of 148 photographs taken in 2018, 2019, 2021 and compiled by Kathy Francies, retired librarian for the Sacramento Public Library (SPL). Photographs capture murals from across Sacramento, painted on walls and in alleys as part of the...

Gagnon, Rusty Collection

Included are the personal reminiscences of then-Sacramento County Sherriff's Department dispatcher Rusty Gagnon of the April 28, 1973, railyard explosion in Roseville, California. Also included is a single piece of shrapnel from one of the more than 7,000 250-pound Mark-81...

González, Xico Art Collection, Guide to

Collection is composed of five archival prints created by Sacramento-based artist and activist Xico González. The prints were created for marches, actions, and demonstrations related to social justice from 2020 to 2022.

Graves, Maurice L. collection of Sacramento restaurant menus

Maurice L. Graves was a cook and long-time California resident who worked for decades in Los Angeles and Sacramento-area restaurants. This collection is comprised of 110 restaurant menus collected by Maurice Graves from primarily Sacramento restaurants (1937-1997).

Guerra, Dewey Papers

Collection contains a diverse set of paper formats that cover the life of legendary Sacramento high school football coach Dewey Guerra.

Guth family papers

George Guth and family ran a grocery store business in Sacramento in the late 19th century. Two bound volumes of script document the Guth family grocery business and genealogical history. Legal papers document transactions for the Lot 8 property ("Lavine"...

Haynes, Eugene H. papers

Herbert Haynes was a machinist at the Sacramento Air Depot at McClellan Air Force Base, this collection contains various financial documents and employment records with dates ranging from 1927-1966.

Hembree, May Autograph Journal

An Aldine Autograph Album book makes up the bulk of the manuscript collection. Over two hundred signatories used elaborate calligraphy and composed verse to commemorate the meeting. Others drew, painted in watercolor, while some quoted French or Latin, composed lines...

Hickey, James W. Letters, Guide to

Collection is composed of items – photographs, ephemera, V-Mail, Envelopes, photographs, keepsakes, and letters – written from Sacramentan James Hickey to his wife Dorothy Hickey during his time serving as an officer in the U.S. military in Italy during World...

Honodel, Diane Jane papers

The Diane Jane Honodel papers span the years 1904 to 1982 and document elements of Honodel's personal and professional life, from her time as a Sacramento-area resident to her extensive involvement in theater. Her papers are comprised of a variety...

Hughson, Jeff collection on Sacramento music

A fixture of the Sacramento music scene for many decades, Jeff Hughson was an early founder of KZAP radio station, and worked as a concert promoter and record dealer for decades. This collection is comprised of musician and performance files,...

Jamieson, Elvesta I. and John A.

Elvesta Isabella (Ehrhardt) Jamieson and John A. Jamieson were longtime Sacramento County residents who married in 1914 and resided in Franklin, Vorden and Sacramento. This collection is comprised of two albums containing hundreds of postcards received by them individually between...

Johnson, Danny M. Research Collection

The collection includes 35 photographs, printed copies of newspaper articles, descriptions of the property, copies of relevant leasing and court documents, Johnson's personal notes on the location, maps, a printed copy of a PowerPoint presentation, and notes on public speaking...

Julius Everson family papers

This collection is comprised primarily of correspondence within the Treat and Everson families (1860-1908), who founded the Elk Grove Building Company in 1876 with W. A. Chittendon. The company was responsible for the construction of many commercial structures in the...

Kanelos, Constantine "Gus" Collection

Constantine "Gus" Kanelos was a longtime historian and promoter of the Florin area (CDP) of Sacramento County. His decades-long commitment to recording and sharing Florin's history is expressed through his own historic narratives, poetry, images, ephemera, scrapbooks and school reunion...

Kelley, Bob Video Collection

Collection contains 60 video cassettes in various formats. Videos cover events throughout the Sacramento area from 2000 through 2010 as captured by videographer Bob Kelley.

Kirrene, Gerald Trade Card Collection

This is a collection of trade cards from various business in Sacramento from 1870 to 1910, collected and organized by Gerald T. Kirrene.

La Vendimia Women's Club Records, Guide to

The La Vendimia women's club, operating from 1959 to roughly 1969, existed in the Rancho Cordova area, located approximately 11-miles east of Sacramento, California. Collection record types include photographs, brochures, certificates of acknowledgement/appreciation, correspondence and newspaper clippings.

Lavelle, Robert L. Collection

Included are photographs, service records and ephemera covering the boyhood, military, and postwar life of Sacramento native Robert L. Lavelle.

Lawrence, Nancy Family papers

The Lawrence family lived in Sacramento, California, where Carl Lawrence was the owner of Lawrence Construction Company, a prominent building company in the Sacramento area during the 1950s and 1960s, and president of the Greater Sacramento Chamber of Commerce. His...

League of Women Voters of Sacramento County Collection

Contained are scrapbooks, meeting minutes, rosters, policy and position documents, published materials, newsletters, and photographs that reflect the functions and goals – from 1939 to 2019 – of the League of Women Voters of Sacramento County.

Lindberg, Eugene R. Photograph Collection

The collection is comprised of 87 color photographic slides that cover Sacramento life from 1959 to 1975.

Litt, Clinton L. Sacramento Air Depot scrapbook

Clinton L. Litt worked as a mechanic and painter at Sacramento Air Depot, McClellan Field (later McClellan Air Force Base) from 1942 to 1953. This scrapbook documents his employment at the depot, and contains employment paperwork, news clippings, ephemera, photographs...

Lord, Daniel papers

Daniel Lord worked as a conductor for the Southern Pacific Company in Sacramento from 1896 to 1952. This collection of records from his work for SP includes letters of commendation, photographs, records regarding membership in the Railway Conductors of America...

Mahan, William E. History of the Mystery Novel Collection, Guide to

A collection of materials used by Sacramento historian William E. Mahan in teaching a course on the history of mystery novels through the Renaissance Society, an organization dedicated to promoting lifelong learning opportunities for older adults through the offering of...

Mahan, William E. research collection

William E. Mahan was a high school history teacher, college professor, social activist, and professional historian. This collection consists of published materials, research notes and correspondence that the creator generated on specific people, trends, and topics in the history of...

Manwaring – Rigoli, Guide to

Collection is composed of photographs of 2131 H Street, a postcard of the Sacramento Winery, a trade card for A. A. Van Vorhies and Co., glass bottles from local breweries, and brewery ephemera from the region. All objects date from...

Masonic Union Lodge No. 58 Papers

The collection contains items relating to the operation, promotion and history of Sacramento's Masonic Union Lodge 58, founded in 1854.

McCormack, Frank Collection

A robust collection of scrapbooks, programs, correspondence, certificates of appreciation, published materials, photographs, government documents and ephemera that relate to McCormack's early ownership of the Sacramento Kings, the drive to construct a stadium, and initiatives to bring professional sports to...

Metzen, Daniel F. California Relief Map Collection

Collection contains 24 relief maps produced by the Defense Mapping Agency that cover portions of the State of California.

Miles, Ruth H. papers

This small collection consists of school report cards and an autograph book from Ruth H. Miles, a longtime resident of Sacramento.

Miller, Anastasia papers

Anastasia Elizabeth Miller (1887-1973) served for the American Red Cross as a nurse on the front lines in France during World War I and returned home to Sacramento to head the city's Well Baby Clinic for thirty years. These papers...

Miller, Gary Collection

Contained is a collection of color and black and white photographic prints, newsletters, legal documents, ephemera, and published items, spanning years 1940 to 2022. They reflect the political and personal life of Gary K. Miller, civil rights activist and the...

Moore, George Riley Letter

This collection contains a hand-written letter. Penned by attorney George Riley Moore, it contains details about Moore's experience in the Sacramento area. The letter was written to his sister in Ohio.

Moskovitz, Adolph Papers

Contained are newspaper clippings, speech notes, correspondence, policy documents, campaign literature, and photographs that cover the Sacramento City School Board career of Adolph Moskovitz (1923-1996).

Newton Booth PTA Publicity Report, Guide to the

This is a multiple format collection covering materials produced by or about the Newton Booth school's Parent Teacher Association between 1943 and 1944. Newspaper clippings, event invitations, programs, ticket stubs, notices to parents, and other ephemera maintain a record of...

Orangevale Community Planning Advisory Council records

Since its formation, the Orangevale Community Planning Advisory Council has advised the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on issues relating to growth, zoning, traffic and environmental protection. This collection is comprised of records documenting the work of the Advisory Council...

Permanente Wives' Group records

The Sacramento Permanente Wives' Group formed in 1970 as a social and service organization in support of Permanente Medical Group and the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. This collection is comprised of the Permanente Wives' Group constitution and by-laws, a calendar of...

Pig Bowl Records

The collection contains items relating to the events of the Pig Bowl starting in 1975.

Posehn, Margaret, Research Collection

The Margaret Posehn Research Collection documents the historical panorama of California's Rio Linda and Elverta communities through copious photographic, newspaper, ephemeral, and unpublished records.

Powell, Betty Jane family papers

Betty Jane Powell (1921-2012) was a long-time resident of the Sacramento area who worked many years for Sacramento City Unified School District and contributed thousands of volunteer hours to local service organizations and libraries. This collection of correspondence, business records,...

Quinby, Edwin F. and Nancy letters

Edwin F. Quinby (1821-1852) was a Maine native who traveled west to take part in the Gold Rush, working at diggings throughout Northern California frrom 1849 to 1852. He died a week after returning back home to Maine in 1852....

Richards, Dell Papers

The Dell Richards Papers are composed of newspaper articles, correspondence, photographs, and electronic media that document the professional and personal life of the creator, with a particular focus on Sacramento and her role as a writer and activist in the...

Rocker, Betty papers

Betty Rocker served as an attorney for the Sacramento County public defender's office from 1974 to 1988. Her influential life and career is expressed through this collection of images, ephemera, awards, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings.

Rodriguez, Richard Letter Collection

This collection contains a personal letter written by Richard Rodriguez to the branch supervisor of the McKinley branch of the Sacramento Public Library. In the letter, Rodriguez reminisces on the role the McKinley Library played in his early education. Also...

Sacramento Amateur Movie Makers Club records

The Sacramento Amateur Movie Makers Club records are comprised of administrative records, minutes, newsletters, films, scrapbooks, photographs, awards and other printed material documenting the activities of the Sacramento Movie Forum (later Sacramento Amateur Movie Makers Club) from 1947 through 1989.

Sacramento Bakers Protective Association records

The Sacramento Bakers Protective Association operated from 1891 through the turn of the century for the purpose of improving working conditions in local bakeries and standardizing prices. The Association records consist primarily of meeting minutes detailing the group's operations (1891-1898,...

Sacramento Boy Scouts Troop 1 records

Founded in 1916, Troop 1 of the Sacramento Boy Scouts of America has prepared hundreds of Sacramento youths through outdoor activities, leadership training and community service. This collection is comprised of records of the local organization dating from around the...

Sacramento Business and Professional Women's Club records

The Sacramento chapter of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs was founded in 1919 and its purpose was to promote and protect the interests of local professional women in the business and industrial fields. The club records...

Sacramento Ephemera Collection

The Sacramento Ephemera Collection consists of printed material produced by Sacramento businesses, chambers of commerce, sports teams, schools, government agencies, theaters and clubs. A range of formats includes tickets, programs, leaflets, advertisements, cards, letters, invoices and other forms of ephemeral...

Sacramento High School student misbehavior records

This collection consists of one journal containing brief descriptions of Sacramento High School student misbehavior (1910-1916) and correspondence between Principal Herbert O. Williams, Superintendent Charles C. Hughes, and parents and students.

Sacramento Junior Scientists Meeting Minutes

Contained are the minutes of the Junior Scientists, a youth science and natural history club of Sacramento's California Junior Museum for years 1951 to 1959.

Sacramento Northern Railway ephemera

The Sacramento Northern Railway was formed in 1918 and provided passenger rail service between the Sacramento Valley and Bay Area until 1941. This collection of ephemera includes a chart of trip fairs, timetables for employees with a route map, list...

Sacramento Opera Guild records

Founded in 1947, the Sacramento Opera Guild was established by Sacramento women to cultivate a wider public interest in operatic arts and to sponsor local performances and educational programs. The records of the guild include administrative records and meeting minutes...

Sacramento Tour Notes

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.

Sacramento Toxics Alliance research collection

The records in this research collection document the operations of toxics groups and remediation projects in the Sacramento area from the early-1980s through the early-2000s.

Sacramento Tuberculosis Association records

Founded in 1919, the Sacramento Tuberculosis Association was dedicated to eradicating the communicable lung disease by educating Sacramentans about its spread and assisting patients through the process of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. This collection is comprised of annual reports for...

Sacramento Whiskers Club records

This collection contains various documents pertaining to the Sacramento Whiskers Club in the form of meeting minutes, letters, a roster, and a proclamation. The Sacramento Whiskers Club formed in 1922 for the purpose of commemorating the California Gold Rush.

Sass, Abe. J Button Collection

Collection is composed of 53 buttons that reflect the activism of longtime Sacramento resident Abe J. Sass. The earliest-made button is from 1934, the most recent from circa 2015.

Sawtelle Family Scrapbook, Guide to the

A scrapbook comprised of newspaper clippings, handwriting and ephemera that describe the Sacramento life of the Sawtelle Family: Eugene, Grace and their daughter, Rosemary.

Schnetz, Earl Collection

Photos make up the bulk of the manuscript collection. Of considerable note are several pieces of ephemera, including a photo of Schnetz with CA Governor Earl Warren in recognition of his role in the war bond victory drive. A series...

Sims, H. Alan research collection on Sacramento maritime history

H. Alan Sims, an archivist with California State Parks Gold Rush Historic Sites Divisions, created a presentation called "Sacramento Port of Gold"; this collection contains 317 35mm color slides and clippings on the Port of Sacramento, Old Sacramento, and historic...

Stauffer, Thornton Johnson baby book

Thornton Johnson Stauffer (1903-1945) was a native of Sacramento and heir to the Florence T. Clunie estate. This collection is comprised of a small baby book completed through his first year.

This Is Our Home: The Save New Helvetia Collection

The New Helvetia Historic District contains the Alder Grove and Seavey Circle housing complexes and Leataata Floyd Elementary School in Sacramento, California. Collection record types include photographs; ephemera of the effort to Save New Helvetia and reject the West Broadway...

Tuesday Club of Sacramento records

The Tuesday Club of Sacramento was a social club to Sacramento civic and community interests for over 100 years, boasting a membership of more than 1,200 women at its height. This collection is comprised of records documenting the activities of...

Ward, Grant papers

Grant Ward (1918-1987) served as a commanding officer of the 3535th Navigator Training Wing at Mather Air Force Base in Sacramento. This collection includes newsletters, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and other printed material documenting Grant Ward's service in the Army and...

Wenzel, Florine collection of Sacramento Saturday Club records

Florine Wenzel (1884-1984) was a Sacramento pianist and vocalist who served as president of the Sacramento M. T. A. (Music Teachers' Association) and later president of the Sacramento Saturday Club. Her papers are largely comprised of records from the Saturday...

Westin, Jean Eddy papers

Jeane Eddy Westin is a local author from the Sacramento area. The Westin papers collection consists of interviews on cassette tape and in printed form, several newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to her first book, . The book was published...

William Parbs records

William Parbs was a North Sacramento-based contractor and builder who constructed homes in the Sacramento area in the 1930s-1950s. This collection of records documents his work on the 1939 construction of a residence at 2780 Marty Way in Sacramento under...

Wilson, Carl O. School Photograph Collection

This is a single format collection of photographic prints covering the career of Carl O. Wilson as both a teacher and principal in the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD). Images – primarily group portraits of specific classes and staff...

Women's Approach to Community Harmony (WATCH) records

Women's Approach to Community Harmony (WATCH) formed in 1963 as a fact-finding organization in North Highlands; its purpose was to familiarize community members with the pros and cons of controversial community issues. This collection is comprised of a scrapbook of...

Wright & Kimbrough correspondence

In 1903, Cecelia Phelan, wife of prominent Sacramento physician Gregory Phelan, sold her 142-acre ranch off J Street in East Sacramento through Wright & Kimbrough. This collection is comprised of correspondence between Mrs. Phelan and her son, Louis Phelan, and...

Yorke, Harvey Photograph Collection

This is a photographic collection created by United States Air Force (USAF) Lt. Col. Harvey F. Yorke from 1958 to 1964, regarding activities at Mather Air Force Base and at other points in his service career.

The Yorozu records

The Yorozu was a landmark Japanese department store that sold goods to the Issei community in Sacramento region and beyond for nearly 100 years. This group contains two boxes of financial and legal records for The Yorozu; the bulk regarding...

Zentner, Sally family papers

The Sally Zentner family papers are comprised of correspondence, photographs and printed material documenting Zentner's family in Sacramento from the early 1900s through the 2000s. The bulk of the collectiong comes from her parents, Adele and Joseph Griffith, and her...