Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: City of Claremont History Collection

  • All fields: first
(39 results)



Display: 20

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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,"...
    • "Tooch" Martin

    • Men; Photography of men; Dwellings; Claremont (Calif.); Bow and arrow; Horseshoes; Hides and skins
    • An elderly W.T. "Tooch" Martin sits on a chair in the doorway of a house holding a bow and arrow. Surrounding the doorway are the skins of raccoons, skunks, and other small animals. Above the doorway is a horse shoe. "Tooch" Martin was the first...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK