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  • Publisher: History
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    • pmh_B8-N3
    • A. R. Ahrens Ford Sales & Service (Pasadena, Calif.); Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Facades -- California -- Pasadena; Ford Motor Company (Pasadena, Calif.); Lampposts -- California --...
    • Photograph of A. R. Ahrens Ford Sales and Service taken in 1936. The service center was located at 285 W. Colorado, near the Old Town area in Pasadena. The auto on the trailer is a 1935 Ford V-8 Fordor sedan.
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    • pmh_B8-N6
    • Academy Theatre (Pasadena, Calif.); Automobiles -- California -- Pasadena; Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Colorado Theatre (Pasadena, Calif.); Commercial Buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Colorado Theatre (Pasadena, Calif.); De Luxe...
    • Photograph of De Luxe Gasoline which was located at 1010 E. Colorado at Catalina on the southwest corner. Charles E. Fagan owned the service station. Featured in the background is the Colorado Theatre, now the Academy Theatre, and the Wurlitzer...
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    • pmh_BH-D18-1
    • African Amercian beauty operators -- California -- Pasadena; Beauty shops -- California -- Pasadena; African American Women -- California -- Pasadena; Interior decoration -- California -- Pasadena; Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena
    • Onelia McDowell's beauty shop, the Rose Coiffure, enjoyed a long history in Pasadena. Opening its doors at mid-century, the shop remained in business into the 1990s. Originally located at 735 North Raymond Avenue, where this photo was taken in...
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    • PMH_JAH5619n1;
    • African American women -- California -- Pasadena; African American men -- California -- Pasadena; African Americans -- California -- Pasadena;
    • A middle-aged African American woman is standing with a younger man and a younger woman. The individuals are not identified so unclear who is Dr. Taylor.
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    • PMH_JAH5619n2;
    • African American women -- California -- Pasadena; African American men -- California -- Pasadena; Meetings -- California -- Pasadena;
    • A group of African Americans are seated at what appears to be a celebratory dinner. Many are wearing pansies on their left lapels.
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    • pmh_BH-D-18-56
    • African American women -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Fireplaces -- California -- Pasadena; Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Scattergood Association (Pasadena, Calif.); Johnson, Mae Reese;
    • Mae Reese Johnson was the founder of the Scattergood Association which was located at 861 N. Fair Oaks. An active member of the Loyal Temperance League, Mrs. Johnson emphasized the value of education.
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    • pmh_BH-D-29-3
    • 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.
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    • pmh_BH-L-24-1-3
    • African Americans -- Arkansas; Architecture, Domestic -- Arkansas; Clothing and dress -- Arkansas; Children -- Arkansas; Landscape architecture -- Arkansas; McAdoo family;
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    • pmh_BH-L-46-2
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Automobiles -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Prince, Arthur; Prince, Reginald
    • Reginald and Arthur Prince were members of a prominent African-American family in Pasadena.
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    • pmh_BH-D1-11
    • 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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    • pmh_BH-L-7-12
    • 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...
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    • pmh_BH-L-7-14
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; Landscape architecture -- California -- Pasadena; Bartlett, Ray;...
    • Ray Bartlett, 1st row, 3rd from right; Ted Bartlett, 1st row, being held by Carl Anderson
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    • pmh_BH-L-15-6
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Automobiles -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Landscape architecture -- California --...
    • Rental car of William A. Madison chaffeured by Alfred Thomas, son-in-law, with Ivese Madison and daughter.
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    • pmh_BH-L-28-2
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Landscape architecture -- California -- Pasadena; Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California...
    • Marvin and Millard McAfee.
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    • pmh_BH-L-24-18
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; McAdoo, Benjamin; McAdoo, Stella;
    • Benjamin McAdoo, the son of Booker and Carrie McAdoo, was born around 1890 in Arkansas. Around 1899, Benjamin, his parents, and his two sisters came to California and settled in Pasadena in about March 1900. Benjamin worked as a railroad porter, a...
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    • pmh_BH-L-24-33
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; McAdoo, Carrie; McAdoo family;
    • Booker and Carrie McAdoo migrated to California from Arkansas in September 1899. Booker, who worked as a bath house attendant in a masseuse parlor in Arkansas, had contracted tuberculosis and his doctors recommended the move to California because...
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    • pmh_BH-L-23-1
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Portrait Photography -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Lundy family;
    • William Lloyd Lundy with wife, Rayfield, and sons.
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    • pmh_BH-L-28-3
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Children -- California -- Pasadena; Landscape architecture -- California -- Pasadena; Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; McAfee, Evangeline;...
    • Ruth, Evangeline, and Trully McAfee.
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    • pmh_PSN Brookside plunge with bathers 1
    • 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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    • pmh_BH-L-39-1
    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Interior decoration -- California -- Pasadena; Interior lighting -- California -- Pasadena; People --...
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