The South Pasadena Local History Images Collection includes
photographs, postcards, brochures and other materials of historical interest on the
City of South Pasadena and its environs from approximately 1875 to 1990, with the
bulk of the materials from 1890 to 1940. The images in the collection document South
Pasadena's early city life and residents, its historical houses and landmarks, and
its streets, homes, businesses, public buildings, churches and schools. Significant
subjects in the collection include South Pasadena's early city life and development
before 1915, its Cultural Heritage Landmarks and other historic architecture, and
the Raymond Hotel and the Cawston Ostrich Farm.
Approximately 1200 items in the collection, including
photographs, postcards, and printed ephemera.
Property rights reside with the South Pasadena Public Library. Publication rights
are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to
reproduce or to publish, please contact the Local History Librarian of the South
Pasadena Public Library at 626-403-7359.