Historic Photos of Sacramento
Sacramento is an American city quintessentially founded upon change. From its birth to the present, Sacramento has consistently built and reshaped its appearance, ideals, and industry. Through changing fortunes, Sacramento has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens.
Historic Photos of Sacramento captures this journey through still photography selected from the finest archives. From the commercial urbanism of Sacramento Valley to the decline and rebirth of the city after World War I, Historic Photos of Sacramento follows life, government, education, and events throughout the city’s history.
This volume captures unique and rare scenes through the lens of hundreds of historic photographs. Published in striking black and white, these images communicate historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.