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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.
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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Publicity photo for Boy Scout Rose Bowl Circus

    • Porches -- California -- Pasadena; Boy Scouts of America. Southern California Area; Boy Scouts -- California -- Pasadena; Union Street (Pasadena, Calif.); Uniforms -- California -- Pasadena; Publicity; Portraits, Group -- California -- Pasadena;...
    • A man poses with a Boy Scout troop to publicize the Boy Scout Rose Bowl Circus to take place on May 21. Documentation provided by the photographer suggests the man in the image may be B. Dixon. This image was taken on April 6, 1955, at the Boy...
    • pmh_JAH11969n2
    • 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
    • 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
    • Becky

    • Pottery Figures -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic Sculpture -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic industries -- California -- Pasadena; Florence Ceramics (Pasadena, Calif.)
    • "Becky," ceramic figurine. Possibly early garage piece? 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...
    • pmh_2010.008.009
    • Piano

    • Piano -- California -- Pasadena;
    • Photograph of a piano ordered by the Pasadena Historical Society. This is order number 1254.
    • pmh_JAH1254n1
    • Women's cooking school event

    • Display of merchandise -- California -- Pasadena; Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Auditoriums -- California -- Pasadena; Logan, Martha; Pasadena Civic Auditorium (Pasadena, Calif.); Green Street (Pasadena, Calif.); Women --...
    • In a photo taken for the Pasadena Star News, on April 6, 1955, women on stage at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium (300 East Green Street) stand with various food products and kitchen appliances. The image was ordered by Bill Lines of the Star News...
    • pmh_JAH11971n1
    • 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 Methodist Church

    • Church buildings -- California -- Pasadena; First Methodist Episcopal Church (Pasadena, Calif.); Church buildings -- California -- Pasadena
    • Photograph is of the First Methodist Church. This was the second church built in Pasadena. The building itself is rather rudimentary - one level, made of wood. It has some interesting decorative detail around the entrance and on the roof. There...
    • pmh_C8f-1a
    • Our Lady of Grace

    • Pottery Figures -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic Sculpture -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic industries -- California -- Pasadena; Florence Ceramics (Pasadena, Calif.)
    • "Our Lady of Grace," ceramic figurine of the Virgin Mary. Pastel blue and ivory. 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...
    • pmh_2010.008.010
    • 1849 N. Foothill Blvd.

    • Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; Shingles -- California -- Pasadena; Foothill Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Landscape architecture -- California -- Pasadena; Streets -- California -- Pasadena; Chimneys -- California -- Pasadena
    • This is a photograph of the front of 1849 N. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. This was ordered by Ward Bowling and the order number is 1256.
    • pmh_JAH1256n1
    • Men sit backstage

    • Stage machinery -- California -- Pasadena; Auditoriums -- California -- Pasadena; Pasadena Civic Auditorium (Pasadena, Calif.); Green Street (Pasadena, Calif.); Men -- California -- Pasadena; Men's clothing -- California -- Pasadena;
    • In a photo taken for the Pasadena Star News, on April 6, 1955, two men pose candidly backstage at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium (300 East Green Street). The image was ordered by Bill Lines of the Star News (525 East Colorado Boulevard).
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    • 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...
    • pmh_BH-D-18-42A
    • St. Andrew Catholic Church

    • Chestnut Street (Pasadena, Calif.); Raymond Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Streets -- California -- Pasadena; Saint Andrew's Church (Pasadena, Calif.); Catholic church buildings -- California -- Pasadena
    • Front: Color photograph of St. Andrew Catholic Church, located at the corner of N. Raymond Ave. and Chestnut St. The church was built in 1927. Reverse: "St. Andrew Catholic", "N. Raymond + Chestnut", and "Chamber of Commerce" written in ink on...
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    • Adeline

    • Pottery Figures -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic Sculpture -- California -- Pasadena; Ceramic industries -- California -- Pasadena; Florence Ceramics (Pasadena, Calif.)
    • "Adeline," ceramic figurine. Pink and pastel blue. 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...
    • pmh_2010.008.011
    • Christmastime at the Sacred Heart Academy

    • Women's clothing -- California -- La Canada Flintridge; Christmas -- California -- La Canada Flintridge; School children -- California -- La Canada Flintridge; Creches (Nativity scenes) -- California -- La Canada Flintridge
    • This is a photograph of young ladies at the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in what looks like a Christmas performance. They are positioned around a manger and a statue of Mary. This is order number 1257.
    • pmh_JAH1257n1
    • Cooking school winners

    • Auditoriums -- California -- Pasadena;; Pasadena Civic Auditorium (Pasadena, Calif.); Green Street (Pasadena, Calif.); Kitchen appliances -- California -- Pasadena; Clothing and dress -- California -- Pasadena; Portraits, Group -- California --...
    • In a photo taken for the Pasadena Star News, on April 6, 1955, women pose with kitchen appliances alongside three men at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium (300 East Green Street). The image was ordered by Bill Lines of the Star News (525 East Colorado...
    • pmh_JAH11972n1

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