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    • Ye Sagehen Chocolate Shoppe

    • Claremont (Calif.); Storefronts; Ice cream parlors; Business enterprises
    • Signs in the window advertise "Ice Cream Cup" and "Betsy Ross Ice Cream." A small sticker in the center of the window on the right says, "Sagehens." An freestanding sign by the sidewalk shows an ice cream sundae and says, "Betsy Ross Ice Cream...
    • Map of Claremont

    • Claremont (Calif.); Maps
    • Map of Claremont from 1897. The map covers approximately the area south of Tenth Street, north of Cucamongo Avenue, east of Alexander (now Indian Hill) Boulevard, and west of Forest Avenue. In left upper corner it says, " Map of Claremont, Los...
    • Map of Claremont

    • Claremont (Calif.); Maps
    • Map of the city of Claremont covering the area north of Cucamonga Avenue, south of Tenth Street, east of Alexander Avenue, and west of Forest Avenue. The top of the map reads, "Claremont 1887 Los Angeles Co. Cal," "Scale 300 ft. to 1 inch, "...
    • Early Claremont billboard

    • Claremont (Calif.); Foothills; Billboards
    • A handpainted billboard says, "Beware of Times correspondent I have tried he is skin game bent: Gustavus Benton." In the background is a house and trees and the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the distance. Typed at the top is, "An...
    • Firman House

    • Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Houses and homes
    • A black and white photo in good condition. A front elevation of the Firman House at 488 West Sixth Street. A note sourcing The Courier dated 10/2/1926 says Miss Grace Thomas is building a home at the southeast corner of 6th and Berkeley. The...
    • Pacific Electric station

    • Claremont (Calif.); Automobiles; Antique and classic cars; Railroad terminals; Railroad stations; Railroad tracks
    • Postcard of the Pacific Electric station in Claremont. Two cars are parked on the right by a palm tree and men stand in front of the station. Above the ticket office hangs a sign that says, "Claremont Home of Pomona College." Bundled newspapers...
    • Padua Hills Theatre

    • Chaparral; Claremont (Calif.); Foothills; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Trees; Theaters; Architecture, Spanish colonial
    • Postcard of Padua Hill Theatre complex in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. Olive trees, eucalyptus trees, and chaparral surround the complex. "Padua Hill Theatre, Claremont, California" appears in lower right corner. On the back it...
    • Mt. Baldy and wash

    • Chaparral; Claremont (Calif.); Foothills; River channels; Mountains; Photography of mountains; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Snow; Trees
    • Snow-covered Mt. Baldy from the wash. A stamp on the back of the photograph says, "Photograph by Robert C. Frampton 110 Harvard Ave. Claremont, California." Written on the back it says, "December - left side 1946 calendar."
    • 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. ...
    • Claremont City Hall

    • Buildings; Public buildings; Claremont (Calif.)
    • Claremont City Hall from southeast two years after its dedication. At the it bottom reads, "Granger On the Spot Photo Pomona, Calif" and a stamp on the back says, "Dean Granger Advertising, Illustration Photography, 475 E. 5th Ave. Pomona, Calif."
    • Claremont City Hall

    • Buildings; Public buildings; Claremont (Calif.)
    • Claremont City Hall from the northeast. Photograph taken two years after the building's dedication in 1949. Along the bottom edge it says, "Granger On the Spot Photo Pomona, Calif." A stamp on the back reads, "Dean Granger Advertising,...
    • Kelley's Kamp

    • Buildings; Mountains; Pine; Photography of mountains; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Snow; Trees
    • Bungalows at Kelly's Camp in winter. Building in the foreground has a rustic sign above the door that says, "Kelley's Kamp."
    • Padua Hills Theatre

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Theaters; Architecture, Spanish colonial; Foothills; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Trees
    • Postcard of a man standing in a courtyard lined with Olive trees. "Padua Hills" is written at the bottom. On the back it says, "Post Card, Correspondence, Address Only."
    • Old Santa Fe train station

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Railroad stations; Railroad terminals; Railroad tracks
    • Old Santa Fe station from the south. Along the roof line is a sign that says, "Santa Fe Route" and signs in front of the ticket office say, " Western Union Telegraph Office" and "Wells Fargo Express." A ramp leading to a loading dock is visible...
    • 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...
    • Old Santa Fe train station

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Railroad stations; Railroad terminals; Carts and carriages; Horses
    • Old Santa Fe train station from the north. Horse drawn carriages wait around perimeter of the station. Notation on envelope says, "1887 - 'Mr. Holabird auctions original Claremont lots to people waiting in tallyhos below."
    • Padua Hills fire station

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Public buildings; Fire stations
    • Padua Hills fire station from across the street. Sign in front says, "L.A. County Forestry Dept. Padua Hills Patrol Station San Jose Div." Citrus groves are on the hills behind the station on the left of the photograph. The spare tire of a...
    • Claremont fire station

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Fire engines; Fire stations; Antique and classic cars; Public buildings
    • Men stand beside two fire engines and a fire truck in front of the Claremont fire station. On the back of the photograph is a stamp that says, "Photograph by Robert C. Frampton, 110 Harvard Ave., Claremont - California." A notation on the back...
    • Claremont and "Old Baldy"

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Dwellings; Citrus; Farms; Foothills; Fruit trees; Mountains; Orchards; Photography of mountains; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Snow
    • Hand-tinted postcard of Claremont with citrus groves in the foreground and snow-covered Mt. Baldy in the background. Caption along the bottom reads, "Claremont and 'Old Baldy', Pomona, Cal." Along left edge it says, "Printed in Germany. Hand...
    • Yale Avenue

    • Buildings; Claremont (Calif.); Commercial buildings; Storefronts; Streets
    • Claremont Drugs from the corner of Yale Avenue and Second Street. A stamp on the back says, "Photograph by Gary R. Voth 755 North Allyn Avenue Ontario, California 91764 (714) 983-2396 Number 1180."

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