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    • 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. ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • Postcard of First Street

    • Antique and classic cars; Automobiles; Bicycles; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Dwellings; Storefronts; Streets
    • Storefronts on First Street from Yale Avenue. A group of men stand in front of the building on the corner near a car, one holds onto a bicycle. The building's sign says, "Pomona College Book Store." A house stands alone on the right and houses...
    • Security First National

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings
    • Front entrance of Security First National Bank with large tree on the left and women standing at the steps. A label attached to the back says, "Rescreen, Page No. 173, Setting ss, Job No. 30527, Employee R. T., Form 1," referring to its placement...
    • 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...
    • Yale Avenue

    • Automobiles; Antique and Classic cars; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Palms; Streets
    • Yale Avenue looking south from Third Street. On the left is E.L. Williams Ford dealership. The curved roof of the two story business block on First is visible above the rooftops. The Sunkist Growers' Association building on First is visible next...
    • Claremont real estate office

    • Buildings; Business enterprises; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Trees
    • The Claremont real estate office on College Avenue. On the roof is a sign [illegible] and two people sit on the front porch. At the top is printed " May 1962," the date when this print was made from the original. Attached to the photograph is a...
    • Survey; 157 East Seventh Street

    • Survey findings; Claremont (Calif.); Houses and homes;
    • Survey of the two-story house built in 1902 by Professor Daniel Herbert Colcord, one of Pomona Colleges first professors, in 1891. Moved to it's location on Seventh Street,it was considered the embryo of Claremont's residential college...
    • 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...
    • Colcord House

    • Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Houses and homes
    • A black and white photo in good condition printed on glossy paper. The house has been demolished and the space is now occupied by Claremont Graduate University. The house was built in 1891 by Daniel Herbert Colcord, one of the first falculty...
    • Flood, 1916

    • Floods; Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Roads; Streets; Trees
    • First Street under water. Utility poles line either side of the street and two outbuildings are in the distance. At the bottom is written, "Ist St. Claremont, 1/19/16." On the back is written, "Bartlett."
    • Site of Pomona College

    • Buildings; Citrus; Claremont (Calif.); Claremont Colleges; Foothills; Fruit trees; Mountains; Orchards; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
    • Orchards in the foreground with City of Claremont beyond. Sunkist Growers' Association building is on the left. San Gabriel Mountains in the distance. Caption beneath photo reads, "The College site. 'The mountains were man's first teachers'." ...
    • New Santa Fe train station

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Railroad stations; Railroad terminals; Railroad tracks
    • New Santa Fe Train Station on First Street near Indian Hill Blvd. shortly after its completion in 1927. On the back of the photograph is a stamp that says "Cooper's Foto Shop, 224 Yale, Claremont, California" as well as the notation "New Santa Fe...
    • Camp Baynham bus

    • Carriages and carts; Claremont (Calif.); Horses; Mountains; Rural roads; Trees; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
    • Horse-drawn carriage with passengers on a dirt road surrounded by trees. On the back is written, "This bus transported guests to Camp Baynham which was the first resort on Mt. Baldy."

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