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The postcard has been a well-liked a part of American conversation for over a century, documenting either the curiosity of a spot and its heritage. Captured right here in approximately two hundred classic postcards is the original background of this California city, translated in Chippewa as "Crown of the Valley." the town of Pasadena, simply north of l. a., sits opposed to the majesty of the Sierra Madre mountain diversity. included in 1885, town was once initially often called a inn urban, packed with travelers from worldwide. Showcased right here by using the author's own postcard assortment are classic photos of Millionaires Row, the event of the Roses Parade, the Mt. Lowe Railway, and the Alpine Tavern.

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Backyard OF MRS. CHILDS, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. A California rose backyard is proven above. (P/P: M. Rieder, l. a.. No. 4677. Made in Germany. ) SCENE ON ORANGE GROVE road, “MILLIONAIRES ROW,” PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Carlin put up Card Co. , l. a.. No. R34984. ) BARNUM domestic IN iciness, ORANGE [GROVE] street, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 4365. Made in Germany. ) ORANGE GROVE street, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Rieder, la. No. 370. Made in Germany. Postmark: February 1908. ) WILLIAM WRIGLEY JR. place of abode, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. one of many few closing flats on “Millionaires Row,” or Orange Grove side road, this domestic was once obtained by means of the Wrigleys in 1919. The Wrigley house is now the reliable domestic of the Pasadena event of Roses organization. (P/P: M. Kashower, l. a.. No. 14457. ) AN ORANGE GROVE place of dwelling, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: CARDINELL-VINCENT CO. , SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND, l. a., SEATTLE. NO. 3084. ) attractive domestic, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Unknown. No. forty eight. ) a gorgeous backyard, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Unknown. No. fifty four. ) a stunning SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA backyard. This used to be the place of dwelling of Dr. Schiffman at Pasadena. (P/P: Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco. No. 2664. ) ROBERT J. BURDETTE’S domestic AT PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. The Burdette mansion was once known as Sunnycrest, and was once recognized for its perspectives of the arroyo and the mountains. (P/P: Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco. No. 974. Postmark: January 1908. ) THE PORCH on the BURDETTE place of dwelling, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 4286. Made in Germany. ) THE LIBRARY on the place of abode OF ROBERT J. BURDETTE, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. the subsequent message used to be written yet now not published: “Miss Bell Peterson, Rockford, Illinois. I count on this type of days you'll be altering your identify and there'll be not more playing cards exchanged. RBS. ” (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 4172. Made in Germany. ) TEA PORCH, BURDETTE place of dwelling, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. notice the rugs at the porch flooring. (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 8934. ) PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, CARMELITA. Carmelita was once the house of writer Jeanne Carr and her husband, Dr. Ezra Carr. (P/P: Paul C. Koeber, long island & Kirchheim [Germany]. No. 4236. Postmark: August 1908. ) inner most PERGOLA, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Kashower, la. No. 1006. Postmark: April 1924. ) WISTERIA-COVERED domestic, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Pacific Novelty Co. , San Francisco & la. No. B116. ) backyard SCENE IN iciness AT DR. HOYT’S place of abode IN SOUTH PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Benham Co. , l. a.. No. 1484. Postmark: March 1910. ) a proper backyard IN PASADENA/LANDSCAPE OF A CALIFORNIA domestic. textual content at the card reads: “Typical of a few of the Southland’s attractive houses is that this spacious backyard of garden, hedges, vegetation and timber. ” (P/P: Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , la. No. P5. ) iciness SCENE within the GROUNDS OF THE FOWLER domestic, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 4536. Made in Germany. Postmark: August 1909. ) H. E. HUNTINGTON place of abode, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M.

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