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    • Orange Grove

    • Pasadena (Calif.) -- Description -- Views; Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; Church buildings -- California -- Pasadena; First Presbyterian Church (Pasadena, Calif.); Oranges -- California -- Pasadena; School buildings -- California...
    • Front: Photograph of the orange groves after which Orange Grove Ave. is named, facing North. Seen in the photograph are a number of Pasadena landmarks, as follows: In the far left of the frame is a two story, white house - the H. J. Holmes House....
    • pmh_C12-D-1
    • Raymond Hill

    • Pasadena (Calif.) -- Description -- Views;; Orchards -- California -- Pasadena; Horses -- California -- Pasadena; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Mountains -- California -- Pasadena
    • In the mid center of the photograph is a view of Raymond Hill from 1884. Tiny spects on the hill are of two horses, one mounted and one pulling a small carriage. There appears to be at least four people on the hill. Eight horses are grazing on...
    • ppl_8572
    • Fair Oaks Avenue looking north from colorado

    • Fair Oaks Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Trees -- California -- Pasadena; Streets -- California -- Pasadena; Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena; Orchards -- California -- Pasadena; Central business districts -- California -- Pasadena;...
    • View taken from top a building looking north on Fair Oaks at Colorado. Los Angeles House (Pasadena's second hotel opened in July 1883) is the building on the left. B. F. Hall house in beyond that. Basically the same photo as ppl_402, however the...
    • ppl_403
    • Pasadena. Views. #1

    • School buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Pasadena (Calif.) -- Description -- Views; Pasadena (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Orchards -- California -- Pasadena; Fair Oaks Avenue (Pasadena, Calif.); Streets -- California -- Pasadena
    • ""Pasadena 1885 as from Pasadena Ave and Valley St. School house is seen above residence in right foreground. School was on Fair Oaks Ave. between Colorado and Kansas Street (now Green St.) From foto in collection of A. P. Smith - 909 Lincoln...
    • ppl_9200
    • Sierra Madre Villa Hotel

    • Sierra Madre Villa Hotel (Pasadena, Calif.); Hotels -- California -- Pasadena; Pasadena (Calif.) -- Description -- Views; Mountains -- California -- Pasadena; Trees -- California -- Pasadena; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Pasadena (Calif.) --...
    • Aerial view of Sierra Madre Villa Hotel with trees in the foreground and the San Gabriel Mountains in the background. Sierra Madre Villa Avenue located in east Pasadena was named after the hotel. Address of the creator, Ad. Petsch stamped on the...
    • ppl_8233
    • Fish Block Y.M.C.A. Headquarters 1890-1896

    • Buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Central business districts -- California -- Pasadena; Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); Commercial buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Facades -- California -- Pasadena; Horse-drawn vehicles -- California...
    • Photograph of commercial buildings and facades along Colorado. Shops include: Pasadena Steam Laundry, T. C. Foster Books and Stationary, Wood & Banbury Building - Real Estate, and Steven's Hardware. The offices for Dr. Sherk and Dr. Fraser are...
    • pmh_B8-C7
    • Pasadena Streets. Colorado and Fair Oaks about 1889

    • Signs and signboards -- California -- Pasadena; Colorado Boulevard (Pasadena, Calif.); McDonald, Wilson, Stewart & Company (Pasadena, Calif.); J. H. Bellan & Company (Pasadena, Calif.); People -- California -- Pasadena;; Horse-drawn vehicles --...
    • This photo displays the buildings located on North Fair Oaks Avenue near the intersection of Fair Oaks and Colorado Boulevard in the year 1889. The windows display the real estate company of McDonald, Wilson, Stewart & Co. at No. 11 N. Fair Oaks...
    • ppl_417
    • Romanesque building with pond in foreground

    • Central Library (Pasadena, Calif. : 1890-1927); Memorial Park (Pasadena, Calif.); Library buildings -- California -- Pasadena; Telephone lines -- California -- Pasadena; Overhead electric lines -- California -- Pasadena; Parks -- California --...
    • Pasadena's second library: Romanesque Style limestone building opened September 9, 1890 at the corner of Walnut and Raymond. Pond in the foreground is part of Library Park now known as Memorial Park. Utility poles in left center are on Raymond...
    • ppl_131
    • San Fernando March 1891

    • Missions, Spanish -- California -- San Fernando; Spanish mission buildings -- California -- San Fernando; San Fernando, Rey de Espan~a (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.);
    • Jane Hunt was born in Brattelboro, VT on Augu. 31, 1822. Jane was the sister of renowned painter, William Morris Hunt. Active in southern California in 1883-1905, she produced 114 watercolors of the missions and the area around Los Angeles. She...
    • ppl_11035
    • McNally house

    • Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Altadena; People -- California -- Altadena; Gardens -- California -- Altadena; San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.); Andrew McNally House (Altadena, Calif.); Landscape architecture -- California -- Altadena
    • The historic home of Andrew McNally in Altadena. ""098. Picking roses in foreground. Sleighing on mountaing in background."" - front of photo
    • ppl_607
    • Reflections in Mirror Pool

    • Mirror pools (Pasadena City College); College buildings -- California -- Pasadena; College students -- California -- Pasadena; College campuses -- California -- Pasadena; Pasadena City College;
    • Photograph of the north side of the C Building looking southeast with the Mirror Pools in the foreground. Photograph is taken at an angle from the base of the northern Mirror Pool so the second Pool is forshortened. The C Building is in the...
    • PCC_CP-44
    • Arroyo Seco

    • Arroyo Seco (Pasadena, Calif.); Arroyos -- California -- Pasadena; Pasadena (Calif.) -- Description -- Views; Mining machinery -- California -- Pasadena; Dirt roads -- California -- Pasadena
    • The center of the photo shows a distant view of a mining project of some kind. A short distance from the right side of the structure are two early automobiles with an outhouse nearby. On the left side of the structure a short distance away is...
    • ppl_8563
    • Male performs motorcycle maintenance

    • Motorcycles -- Maintenance and repair;
    • "SL-134" "[written in pencil] Technology - 4 reduce to - 54%" "[stamped with purple ink] Photo by Rosemary Q. Weiner" -- back of photo; an individual wearing a t-shirt and jeans kneels down on one knee to apply screwdriver to rear light of...
    • PCC_SL-134
    • Student seated at sewing machine

    • Sewing -- California -- Pasadena; Sewing machines -- California -- Pasadena; Pasadena City College
    • A male student, with long hair and a beard, is seated at a sewing machine which is incorporated into a work surface. He is using his left hand to feed a piece of fabric into the presser foot. A pair of shears and spools of thread are visible on the...
    • PCC_SL-80
    • Reading print-out from machine in news room

    • Broadcast journalism -- California -- Pasadena; KPCC (Radio station : Pasadena, Calif.); KPCS (Radio station : Pasadena, Calif.);
    • A man is pictured in profile standing at a printer that is over three feet in height. He is holding up the top of a length of continuous feed paper. A large speaker is mounted on the wall, shown just above the man's head. On a bulletin board behind...
    • PCC_SL-71
    • Two unidentified female Pasadena City College students using typewriters in class

    • Pasadena City College; Communication -- Study and teaching -- California -- Pasadena; Community college students -- California -- Pasadena;
    • Two unidentified female Pasadena City College students using typewriters in a classroom. Female student in foreground is wearing headphones. Female student in background is writing in a notebook. This photo appears to be a cropped version of...
    • PCC_com-6
    • Women fencing

    • Fencing -- California -- Pasadena; College athletics -- California -- Pasadena; Coaches -- athletics; Pasadena City College
    • A very tiny caption handwritten on the back of the photograph says "Mrs. MacIntyre's Fencing class" Photograph of two people fencing. The figure in the front seems to be female but the gender of the figure in the back is not possible to determine....
    • PCC_PEW-37
    • Unidentified female Pasadena City College operating a keyboard in Computer Science class

    • Pasadena City College; Female college students -- California -- Pasadena; Computer science -- study and teaching -- California -- Pasadena; Community college students -- California -- Pasadena;
    • Unidentified female Pasadena City College operating a keyboard in Computer Science class. Female is possibly of Indian descent. She is wearing a badge that reads, "Temporary Badge 6234 20 35601". A purse is in the foreground. "Photo by Daniel...
    • PCC_com-19
    • Demonstration of electronic engine tester

    • Automobiles -- Maintenance and repair -- Study and teaching -- California -- Pasadena;
    • "SL-100" "Press Bureau" -- back of photo; A man wearing glasses and a white lab coat adjusts a knob on a Sun 1120 electronic engine tester. The machine is attached by wires to a light-colored car with its hood propped up. The electronic engine...
    • PCC_SL-100

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