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    • Dean Norton's house

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Fruit trees; Citrus; Oak; Orchards; Palms; Trees; Women
    • House on Sixth Street as viewed from the back on Seventh. Two women stand on the porch while another woman works in the garden. On the left are a line of citrus trees and an oak tree. Along the dirt path are pepper trees and young palm trees. A...
    • Trovador Mexicano, 1942

    • Claremont (Calif.); Mexican Players (Claremont, Calif.); Padua Hills Theatre (Claremont, Calif.); Theaters
    • "Trovador Mexicano," a Padua Institute production featuring songs and dancing by the Mexican Players and a lecture by Dr. Henry Purmort Eames at the Padua Hills Theatre, September 30-October 24, 1942. The inside pages list the cast and production...
    • Map of Claremont

    • Claremont (Calif.); Maps
    • Map of Claremont from 1897. The map covers approximately the area south of Tenth Street, north of Cucamongo Avenue, east of Alexander (now Indian Hill) Boulevard, and west of Forest Avenue. In left upper corner it says, " Map of Claremont, Los...
    • Mt. Baldy

    • Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Mountains; Photography of Mountains; Snow; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Trees
    • Snow-covered Mt. Baldy and San Gabriel Mountains with Claremont in the foreground. In the center the Thompson Creek Dam is visible, to the left is a house in the distance. The photograph is matted and printed on the back is "Lockwood Photograph...
    • 145, 157 & 169 West Seventh Street

    • Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Houses and homes
    • A copy of a page about three houses on West Seventh Street and their occupants. 145 West Seventh Street was built in 1923. By 1928 The Norton School for Boys was started on the site by Dean Norton and his brother Stephen. The house on !57 West...
    • It Rained in Ixtlan del Rio, 1937

    • Claremont (Calif.); Mexican Players (Claremont, Calif.); Padua Hills Theatre (Claremont, Calif.); Theaters
    • "It Rained in Ixtlan del Rio," a production of the Mexican Players at the Padua Hills Theatre, January 6-February 20, 1937. The inside pages list the cast and production credits as well as the settings of the action and brief description of the...
    • Pacific Electric station

    • Automobiles; Claremont (Calif.); Railroad stations; Palms; Streets
    • Pacific Red Cars stopped in front of the Claremont Pacific Electric station. Automobiles are parked along the street. On the back of the photograph is written, "Leaving on train for Ruth Alexander trip to San Diego 1927."
    • Harvest Festival in Iguala, 1970

    • Claremont (Calif.); Mexican Players (Claremont, Calif.); Padua Hills Theatre (Claremont, Calif.); Theaters
    • "Harvest Festival in Iguala," a production of the Mexican Players at the Padua Hills Theatre, July 29-September 12, 1970. The inside pages list the cast, order of acts, and outline of the story.The back features a description of after-show...
    • Romantic California, 1974

    • Claremont (Calif.); Mexican Players (Claremont, Calif.); Padua Hills Theatre (Claremont, Calif.); Theaters
    • "Romantic California," a production of the Mexican Players at the Padua Hills Theatre, February 27-April 13, 1974. The inside pages list the performers, the order of songs and dances, and a description of the setting. The back features a...
    • Bentley's store

    • Business enterprises; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Farm produce; Groceries
    • Interior of L.J. Bentley's store on Yale Avenue, the first self serve grocery store in Claremont. Canned goods and boxed goods as well as fresh produce and grains line the shelves. Three figures stand in the center of the store by a large scale. ...
    • Survey; 488 West Sixth Street

    • Survey findings; Claremont (Calif.); Houses and homes
    • Survey of a Spanish Colonial house built in 1926 on 488 West Sixth Street. The home was designed by architect H.L. Martin of Pasadena, and built by M. M. Momow of La Verne. The common name is the Firman House. Joseph Firman was a columist for the...
    • Frank Wheeler scrapbook page

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Storefronts
    • A page of newspaper clippings and photographs from the scrapbook of Frank Wheeler. In the left upper corner is a photograph of the "Claremont Cash Market" run by "J.C. Weinberg." Below is a photograph of the interior of a store at 141 Yale...
    • Old Santa Fe train station

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Railroad stations; Railroad terminals; Railroad tracks
    • Pomona College students waiting for the train at the original Santa Fe Train Depot. On the back of the photograph is written, "Old Santa Fe Depot Student Departure - Between Yale and Alexander (now Indian Hill Blvd) north of the tracks about 1906."
    • Survey; 137 West Seventh Street

    • Survey findings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Houses and homes
    • Survey of a two-story house built around 1891 on 137 West Seventh Street. The house was built by Edwin C. Norton who was the dean of Pomona College for many years. The smaller building on the east side of the lot was built as the original real...
    • Aerial view of Claremont, 1983

    • Aerial views; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Claremont Colleges; Commercial buildings; Dwellings; Flood control channels; Streets; Botanical gardens; Express highways
    • Photograph is oriented with north at the top of the photo. Printed along the left edge of the photo are "1-2-83", "83001" and "176". About two inches below the top edge is Baseline Road which runs east-west. The strip of empty lots below Baseline...
    • Camp Baynham

    • Mountains; Pine; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Trees; Mules; Camps
    • A humorous photo in which men dressed in scout uniforms attempt to use mules as a wireless telephone system. On the ground a sign reads, "For Baldy trip get your mules at Camp Baynham." The caption at the bottom reads, "Wireless Telephone System...
    • Survey; 487 West Sixth Street

    • Survey findings; Claremont (Calif.); Houses and homes
    • Survey of a two-story house built in 1926 on 487 West Sixth Street. In 1965 an addition was done by architect Malmquist and builder Grady. Malmquist was the architect for interior alterations done in 1952 and 1978. The builder on the 1978 interior...
    • Aerial view of Claremont, 1971

    • Aerial views; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Dwellings; Farms; Flood control channels; Botanical gardens; Claremont Colleges; Express highways
    • Photograph is oriented with north at the top of the photo. Printed along the left edge of the photo are "3-3-71", "71000" and "126". Approximately one inch below the top edge is Baseline Road which runs east-west. A tree-dotted Foothill Boulevard...
    • Yale Avenue

    • Antique and classic cars; Automobiles; Buildings; Business enterprises; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Palms; Railroad tracks; Storefronts; Streets
    • Yale Avenue from First Street, looking north. In the foreground are a wooden bench, railroad tracks, and a railroad crossing sign. A sign on the brick building on the left says, "Alpha Beta Food Market." On the corner of the building on the...

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