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    • Early Claremont billboard

    • Claremont (Calif.); Foothills; Billboards
    • A handpainted billboard says, "Beware of Times correspondent I have tried he is skin game bent: Gustavus Benton." In the background is a house and trees and the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the distance. Typed at the top is, "An...
    • Doctor Spalding's house

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Schools; Trees
    • Dr. Spalding's house, known as "Otherwhere," on Sixth Street. Beyond the house, to the right, is the Claremont grammar school. Printed on the matte in the lower right corner the photographer's name, Boynton. More of the Boynton brothers' work...
    • Barrow House

    • Buildings; Carriages and carts; Claremont (Calif.); Horses; Trees; Women; Streets
    • Woman seated in a carriage outside the Barrow House. A gazebo and a small outbuilding stand just behind the house and trees line the drive. Written along the bottom of the photograph is "Barrows House 1901 (on North Alexander)." More of the...
    • City of Claremont

    • Buildings; Chaparral; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Foothills; Mountains; Photography of mountains; Railroad stations; Railroad terminals; Railroad tracks; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Snow; Steam locomotives
    • City of Claremont from the south. Old Santa Fe railroad station is visible along left edge with train traveling east in the center. City buildings and San Gabriel Mountains are in the background. A stamp on the back reads, "E.C. Boynton 517...
    • Once in the Spring, 1938

    • Claremont (Calif.); Mexican Players (Claremont, Calif.); Padua Hills Theatre (Claremont, Calif.); Theaters
    • "Once in the Spring, a play of early California by Scott O'Dell," a production of the Mexican Players at the Padua Hills Theatre, February 23-April 2, 1938.
    • Flora Smith house

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Family; Mothers; Streets; Trees; Women; Chickens
    • Home of Miss Flora Smith and her mother on the northeast corner of Second Street and College Avenue. A woman stands on the porch while another woman stands in the garden watching a flock of chickens. Typed at the top of the photograph is "The...
    • City of Claremont

    • Claremont (Calif.); Foothills; Mountains; Photography of mountains; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Trees; Dwellings; Commercial buildings
    • Houses and buildings of Claremont from the south with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background. Written on the back is "Looking north from south of Claremont in early day. J.A.B." This photograph was taken from the James A. Blaisdell papers. ...
    • Survey; 489 West Sixth Street

    • Survey findings; Claremont (Calif.); Houses and homes
    • Survey of a Spanish Colonial house built in 1922 on 489 West Sixth Street. Known as the Brooks House in early days when occuppied by Pomona College professor Raymond C. Brooks and his family. The survey form was filled out by Tillman, Barber and...
    • City of Claremont

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Dwellings; Foothills; Mountains; Photography of mountains; Railroad stations; Railroad terminals; Railroad tracks; Snow; Steam locomotives; Storefronts
    • City of Claremont with San Gabriel Mountains in the background. Old Santa Fe Railroad station is on the left and train is in the center traveling east. At the top of the photograph the position of the Santa Fe Railroad station, the business...
    • Pomona College Pageant

    • Carriages and carts; Claremont (Calif.); Claremont Colleges; Horses; Oak; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Students; Musical instruments
    • Photograph taken during the 1913 Pomona College Pageant celebrating "the Beginnings of Claremont and Pomona" through a "historical sketch of early life in the San Jose Valley." Pomona students re-enact the arrival of the first buyers to purchase...
    • A Claremont townswoman

    • Women; Portraits; Trees
    • An elderly woman stands under a pepper tree along the roadside. In the background, another figure stands next to a bicycle. "A Claremont townswoman - Mrs. Spillen's (r's) Mother (?)" is typed along the bottom. Written on the back is "(townwoman...
    • Two story business block

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Eucalyptus; Pine; Storefronts; Streets; Trees
    • Claremont's first two story commercial building built by the Claremont Improvement Company in 1901 on the northwest corner of First Street and Yale Avenue. A well with "DRY" painted on it is in the foreground. From 1908 - 1912 this building was...
    • Chapman Family

    • Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Family; Women; Porches; Portraits
    • Four members of Stanley Chapman's family pose for a photograph on the front steps of a house. Typed underneath the photograph is "The Squier [crossed out] Chapman Family Claremont 1902. The name "S. Alba Chapman '10" is written underneath the...
    • Powell family

    • Portraits; Family; Women; Wives; Mothers; Fathers; Husbands; Children; Dogs; Porches
    • Portrait of Horace and Ruth Powell and family. Daugher Helen Powell, a boy, and a dog sit on a bench on the porch of a house while Russell Powell stands behind the bench with his parents. Typed at the bottom is "Family of M and Mrs Horace Powell,...
    • Two story business block

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Dwellings
    • First two story commercial building in Claremont built in 1901 on the northwest corner of First Street and Yale Avenue by the Claremont Improvement Company. A bicycle leans against a power pole in the center and in the background are two houses. ...
    • Survey; 157 West Seventh Street

    • Survey findings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Houses and homes
    • Survey of two-story house built in 1910 on 157 West Seventh Street. The first owner, Dr. D. H. Colcord, was a prominent teacher in the early days of Pomona College. Bella Molls was the next owner and first to be recorded by the assessor. The best...
    • Squier house

    • Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Porches; Men; Women; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Men; Women
    • The Squier house on the southwest corner of Harvard Avenue and Third Street. A man sits in a chair on the porch and a woman sits along the steps. Typed along the top is "Squiers [misspelled on item] Home, Claremont - 1902 Boynton." Along the...
    • Warren Avenue

    • Claremont (Calif.); Chaparral; Roads, Earth; Rural roads
    • Warren Avenue looking south. Houses, buildings, and trees can be seen in the distance. The photograph is matted and written on the back is, "Claremont from Indian Hill." More of the Boynton brothers' work can be found in the "Boynton Collection...

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