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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Norton House

    • Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Houses and homes
    • Copy of a clipping about a Victorian cottage built at 137 West Seventh Street. Built in 1891 by Edwin Clarence Norton, a founding falculty member at Pomona College. Mr. Norton resided here with his wife Francis Norton who had a special interest in...
    • Indian Hill Boulevard

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Storefronts; Streets
    • Everett's Shoe Shop and Acme Cleaners storefronts along Indian Hill Boulevard above First Street. A stamp on the back says, "Photography by George Adams 2356 Pepper Street La Verne, Calif. 91750 (714) 593-8135 File No. CUC-21-1180-A-24."
    • Flood, 1916

    • Floods; Claremont (Calif.); Buildings; Streets
    • First Street under water. Utility poles are on either side of the street and there are buildings to the right. Along the edge of the negative is written, "1st Street where we go to take the car. for Pomona. looking east."
    • 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."
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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'." ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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