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    • 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...
    • "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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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."
    • 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,"...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Du Vall Block

    • Buildings; Business enterprises; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Bicycles; Dwellings; Trees
    • The Du Vall building on the northeast corner of First Street and Harvard Avenue. A man (probably Oliver Du Vall) stands in front of the doorway next to a bulletin board. A bicycle rests against a tree in front. There are houses in the distance. ...
    • 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."
    • 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."
    • 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."
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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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