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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...
    • 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...
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • Claremont and "Old Baldy"

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Citrus; Farms; Foothills; Fruit trees; Mountains; Orchards; Photography of mountains; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Snow
    • Hand-tinted postcard of Claremont with citrus groves in the foreground and snow-covered Mt. Baldy in the background. Caption along the bottom reads, "Claremont and 'Old Baldy', Pomona, Cal." Along left edge it says, "Printed in Germany. Hand...
    • 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...
    • Aerial view of Claremont, 1965

    • Aerial views; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Claremont Colleges; Commercial buildings; Dwellings; Farms; Streets; Trees; Runways (Aeronautics); Flood control channels; Botanical gardens; Express highways
    • Photograph is oriented with north at the top of the photo. Printed along the left edge of the photo are "5-8-65", "65200" and "200". Approximately one inch below the top edge is Baseline Road which runs east-west. A tree-dotted Foothill...
    • Yale Avenue, 200 block

    • Antique and classic cars; Automobiles; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Dwellings; Eucalyptus; Foothills; Mountains; Palms; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Snow; Storefronts; Streets; Trees
    • On the east side of the street are Bank of America and storefronts with signs saying, "Edison," "Hardware," and Kodaks Films." Houses and palm trees line the street beyond. Cars are parked on both side of the street, diagonally on the left side...

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