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    • Brookside plunge

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Street lighting -- California -- Pasadena; Brookside Park Pool (Pasadena, Calif.); Swimming pools -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena;
    • Once a week, Brookside plunge had "international day" when non-whites could use the pool. After protracted litigation, the practice was ended in 1947 when the pool was opened to ethnicities during its hours of operation.
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    • Brookside plunge with bathers

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Brookside Park Pool (Pasadena, Calif.); Swimming pools -- California -- Pasadena;
    • Once a week, Brookside plunge had "international day" when non-whites could use the pool. After protracted litigation, the practice was ended in 1947 when the pool was opened to ethnicities during its hours of operation.
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    • Brookside plunge long shot

    • Pasadena (Calif.) -- Description -- Views; Brookside Park Pool (Pasadena, Calif.); Brookside Park (Pasadena, Calif.); Brookside Drive (Pasadena, Calif.); Streets -- California -- Pasadena; Parks -- California -- Pasadena; Parking -- California --...
    • Once a week, Brookside plunge had "international day" when non-whites could use the pool. After protracted litigation, the practice was ended in 1947 when the pool was opened to ethnicities during its hours of operation.
    • pmh_PSN Brookside plunge long shot
    • John Jones

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Jones, John; Real estate agents -- California -- Pasadena
    • John Jones was a real estate broker in Pasadena.
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    • Interior of the Francisca Building

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Restaurants -- California -- Pasadena -- Employees; People --...
    • The Francisca Building, located at 22-26 W. Dayton St., was the first commercial building commissioned by an African-American for occupancy by African-American businesses. James T. Phillips, Jr., an attorney and real estate broker, commissioned the...
    • pmh_BH-L-48-6
    • Francisca Building

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Dayton Street (Pasadena, Calif.); Streets -- California --...
    • The Francisca Building, located at 22-26 W. Dayton St., was the first commercial building commissioned by an African-American for occupancy by African-American businesses. James T. Phillips, Jr., an attorney and real estate broker, commissioned the...
    • pmh_BH-L-48-3
    • Mother of John Jones

    • African American women -- California -- Pasadena; Landscape architecture -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Trees -- California -- Pasadena;
    • John Jones was a real estate broker in Pasadena.
    • pmh_BH-D-29-3
    • Benjamin McAdoo, Jr.

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Portrait Photography -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Interior decoration -- California -- Pasadena; McAdoo, Benjamin, Jr.;
    • Benjamin McAdoo, Jr., is an architect.
    • pmh_BH-L-24-22
    • First African Methodist Episcopal (First AME) Church (Second Building) at Kensington and Vernon

    • Church buildings -- California -- Pasadena; St. John Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Automobiles -- California -- Pasadena; Landscape architecture -- California -- Pasadena; Streets -- California -- Pasadena; First African Methodist Episcopal Church...
    • First AME Church was moved from 565 N. Fair Oaks Avenue to the corner of Vernon Avenue (now St. John Avenue) and Kensington Street in 1910. There was opposition from some in the white community to the presence of the church in this neighborhood and...
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    • Dan Woods, uncle of Benjamin McDoo

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Portrait Photography -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Woods, Dan;
    • Dan Woods, uncle of Benjamin McAdoo and brother of Carrie McAdoo
    • pmh_BH-L-24-2
    • Benjamin McAdoo's uncle

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Portrait Photography -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; McAdoo family;
    • Family of Dan Woods, uncle of Benjamin McAdoo.
    • pmh_BH-L-24-9
    • Jones House Cleaning and Floor Service

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Automobiles -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Jones, John; Electric apparatus and appliances -- California -- Pasadena
    • This business was located at 314 West Mountain Avenue.
    • pmh_BH-D-29-7
    • Party at the Pyle house

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Ceremonies and celebrations -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena;
    • This was a dressy social event at a private home.
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    • James Phillips' family

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Porches -- California -- Pasadena; Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Phillips, James; Phillips family;
    • James Phillips commissioned the building of the Francisca Building.
    • pmh_BH-L-48-2
    • James Phillips' office in Francisca Building

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Interior decoration -- California -- Pasadena; Interior lighting -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Francisca Building (Pasadena,...
    • James T. Phillips, Jr. in his office in the Francisca Building. The Francisca Building, located at 22-26 W. Dayton St., was the first commercial building commissioned by an African-American for occupancy by African-American businesses. James T....
    • pmh_BH-L-48-5
    • Delivery entrance driveway

    • College Campuses -- California -- Pasadena; College buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Pasadena City College -- Students; Student activities -- California – Pasadena;
    • This is a Polaroid photograph of the delivery entrance driveway. Handwritten note on back says "East to West view of Delivery Entrance Driveway which cuts through campus". There are two cars in the photograph which may date it to the 1960's. There...
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    • Mae Reese Johnson with children

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Scattergood Association (Pasadena, Calif.); Johnson, Mae Reese;
    • Mae Reese Johnson with children at Scattergood Association building. "2 Mae Reese Johnson, Scattergood Ass.; 3-8; 9 Charlene Morten; 10; 11 Elanor Dale."
    • pmh_BH-D-18-54
    • N.A.A.C.P. Pasadena Chap. 50th Anniversary

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Ceremonies and celebrations -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Wright, John; National Association for the Advancement of Colored...
    • John Wright, on the right, at the 50th anniversary of the Pasadena chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. Mr. Wright arrived in Pasadena from Kansas in 1911. He became a mail carrier in 1912 and retired in 1955 after 43 years of service. Mr. Wright organized...
    • pmh_BH-L-7-12
    • Ray Bartlett

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Portrait Photography -- California -- Pasadena; Police -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Bartlett, Ray;Police -- Uniforms; Pasadena (Calif.). Police Dept.
    • After attending UCLA, Bartlett returned to Pasadena and joined the police force.
    • pmh_BH-L-7-5
    • Ray Bartlett with burglary suspect

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Portrait Photography -- California -- Pasadena; Police -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Arrest -- California -- Pasadena;...
    • After attending UCLA, Bartlett returned to Pasadena and joined the police force.
    • pmh_BH-L-7-6

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