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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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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; 110 West First Street

    • Survey findings; Claremont (Calif.); Buildings; Railroad Stations; Railroad terminals
    • Survey of the Atchison, Topkea and Santa Fe Railroad Station, commonly known as the Claremont Depot. The Spanish Revival structure was built in 1927 to replace the original station built in 1887.
    • City of Claremont aerial

    • Claremont (Calif.); Claremont Colleges; Streets; Orchards
    • A black and white photo of Claremont's First Street Corridor with five packing houses, two railroads, and ancillary uses. Bridges auditorium is visible in the upper right corner of the photo. The back of the photo is noted with a "4" circled, "14,"...
    • 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...
    • Mission Ice Cream Parlor

    • Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Soda fountains; Business enterprises; Ice cream parlors
    • Young men and women eating ice cream at "The Mish" soda fountain at 235 West First Street. Behind the counter two men in long aprons make fountain drinks. Information taken from Judy Wright's book "Claremont: A Pictorial History," Claremont: The...

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