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    • James Wood's shoe shine shop

    • 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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    • Grand Opening of Wood's Valentine Mortuary

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Interior decoration -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Funeral homes -- California -- Pasadena
    • Opening of prominent African-American mortuary owned by James Woods. It is now located at 1455 N. Fair Oaks Avenue in Pasadena.
    • pmh_BH-D-18-6
    • Frost Block, 1880s

    • Frost Block (Pasadena, Calif.); Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Streets -- California -- Pasadena; Storefronts -- California -- Pasadena; Horses...
    • The Frost Block on East Colorado Street, built in 1885 and expanded in 1887, was home to a variety of utilitarian businesses such as the carriage shop pictured here. The 1885 Frost Block suffered severe damage in a powerful windstrom shortly after...
    • pmh_B8c-12
    • Hotel Green, 1897

    • Hotel Green (Pasadena, Calif.); Hotels -- California -- Pasadena;
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    • Union Pacific Station, 1945

    • Automobiles -- California -- Pasadena; Buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Railroad stations -- California -- Pasadena; Street lighting -- California --...
    • Union Pacific Ticket Office located at 205 West Colorado Blvd. at Pasadena Avenue. There is a 1942 Pontiac Coupe parked in front. The white building to the extreme right is a Pep Boys Auto Supply. The building no longer exists due to the...
    • pmh_T10-43
    • Views of Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley, E. A. Bonine, Photo., Lamanda Park, Los Angeles Co., Cal.

    • Fences -- California -- Pasadena; Horse-drawn vehicles -- California -- San Gabriel; Horse-drawn vehicles -- California -- Pasadena; Horses -- California -- Pasadena; Horses -- California -- San Gabriel; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Trees --...
    • Photograph of a man sitting in a horse-drawn carriage, with horse, on a dirt road. In the background can be seen the San Gabriel mountains (formerly the "Sierra Madre mountains"). The left of the photograph shows a row of eucalyptus trees, which...
    • pmh_C12-C4
    • Bigges-Betty wedding2

    • Weddings -- California -- Pasadena;Persons -- California -- Pasadena; Flower arrangement; Portraits, Group -- California -- Pasadena
    • Photo of Bigges, Betty's wedding. No other information is given on outer envelope other than date and name of person mentioned. Date given is 11/18/1945.
    • PMH_JAH1008n2
    • Pasadena Bargain Store

    • Central business districts -- California -- Pasadena; Crowds -- California -- Pasadena; Facades -- California -- Pasadena; Fair Oaks Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Old Town (Pasadena, Calif.); Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena --...
    • Exterior of Pasadena Bargain Store, located at 63 North Fair Oaks. The porprietors were Schroeder and Biedebach. The store sold new and used furniture.
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    • H&H Refrigeration

    • Refrigerator industry -- California -- Pasadena; Men -- California -- Pasadena; Sidewalks -- California -- Pasadena; H & H Refrigeration (Pasadena, Calif.); Old Town (Pasadena, Calif.); Central business districts -- California -- Pasadena;...
    • Per envelope holding negatives address is known to be 17 N. Raymond, Pasadena circa 1945. Date taken 3/29/1945.
    • PMH_JAH1051n1
    • Tickets for sale

    • Lee, Peggy;
    • Miss Peggy Lee, popular singer and entertainer is out promoting her next show. She's offering tickets in exchange for several incoming hands offering cash as a row of onlookers wait their turn.
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    • Angel

    • Pottery Figures -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic Sculpture -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic industries -- California -- Pasadena; Florence Ceramics (Pasadena, Calif.)
    • "Angel," ceramic figurine. White. The Florence Ceramics Company was started in 1942 by Pasadena housewife Florence Ward in the family garage at 1644 North Lake Avenue. Within seven years, the company built a state-of-the art ceramics plant on...
    • pmh_2010.008.008
    • Shoes in a parking lot

    • Joyce Shoes, Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.); Office equipment and supplies -- California -- Pasadena; Fires -- California -- Pasadena; Parking lots -- California -- Pasadena; Vernon Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Shoes -- California -- Pasadena; Women --...
    • View of items taken from Joyce Shoes factory at 55 N. Vernon in Pasadena California after a fire February 25, 1950
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    • Rose Bowl Fireworks

    • Fourth of July -- California -- Pasadena; Fireworks -- California -- Pasadena; Fourth of July celebrations - California -- Pasadena; Rose Bowl Stadium (Pasadena, Calif.); Stadiums -- California -- Pasadena; Parking lots -- California -- Pasadena;...
    • Exterior time exposure photograph of a Fourth of July fireworks celebration at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
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    • Modspe Products Co. - Lamp shades

    • Modspe Products of California (Pasadena, Calif.); Lampshades -- California -- Pasadena;
    • Interior photograph of Modspe Products of California lamp shade products . The address on the envelope, of which the photgraphs were found, states that the address was 1778 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena California. However, in the 1947 Pasadena...
    • pmh_jah1180n2
    • Calcraft Weaving Loom

    • Looms -- California -- Pasadena
    • This is a photograph of a Hollwood Jiffy Loom that was manufactured by the Calcraft Company. This loom is used for weaving. This photograph was ordered by the Calcraft Company with an address of 30 N. San Gabriel Boulevard, Pasadena. This is order...
    • pmh_JAH1245n1
    • Fenyes First House

    • Orange Grove Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Streets -- California -- Pasadena; Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; Landscape architecture -- California -- Pasadena;
    • First home built and owned by Dr. and Mrs. Fenyes at 251 S Orange Grove, Pasadena, CA. John Pugh and Sons were the contractors and builders. Dennis and Farwell were the architects of the house. It was considered Moorish style architecture. The...
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    • James Wood's Mortuary

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Automobiles -- California -- Pasadena; Vernon Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Streets -- California -- Pasadena;...
    • James Woods Mortuary which opened in 1928 at 87 South Vernon Avenue. The firm is now known as Woods-Valentine Mortuary.
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    • McAfee Transfer Service

    • African Americans -- California -- Pasadena; Sunset Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; People -- California -- Pasadena; Trucks -- California -- Pasadena
    • The McAfee Transfer service, owned by James M. McAfee, was listed in the 1924 and 1925 editions of the Pasadena Directory with an address at 1126 Sunset Avenue. Transfer companies, which transported luggage from the railway station to private...
    • pmh_BH-D-28-3
    • Colorado Boulevard, Carlton Hotel, 1900

    • Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Bicycles and bicycling -- California -- Pasadena; Horses -- California -- Pasadena; Horse-drawn vehicles -- California -- Pasadena; Parades -- California -- Pasadena; Streets -- California -- Pasadena;...
    • Colorado Street had become a more bustling locale by the time this photograph was taken, sometime around 1900. Many of the timber shacks lining the street in the 1880s photographs have been replaced by taller, more ornate buildings. Power lines...
    • pmh_S42-11
    • San Gabriel Canyon with people

    • Boys -- California -- Pasadena; Men -- California -- Pasadena; Mountains -- California -- Pasadena; Rivers -- California -- Pasadena; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Trees -- California -- Pasadena;
    • Front: Image shows four young men sitting or crouching on a rock next to a stream in the San Gabriel Canyon. Only the backs of the young men are visible - their faces are turned away or obscured. The right-most young man, who is standing, appears...
    • pmh_C2-6-7

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