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The Finding Aid of the Lillian I. Allard collection of California postcards 0318
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Box 1

Historic Pictures of Los Angeles County 1905-1930

Physical Description: 127 postcards

Scope and Content

Pictured are the following: Echo Park, Broadway St., Los Angeles High School, Angels Flight, Spring Street, City Hall, Hall of Records and County Courthouse, Post Office and bank, Mission Church "Our Lady of the Angels," residence of Gen. Harrison Gray, Times building, Young Men's Christian Association Building, Trust and Savings Building, Laemmle Boulevard, Universal City, Hollywood Bowl, Hamburger's Department Store, Hotel Hayward, Gilligan Apartments, Occidental College, Pacific Electric Depot, Southern Pacific Station, Hotel Melrose, Mulholland Dam, Automobile Club of Southern California, University of Southern California, Woman's Club House, Hotel Hollywood, Cahuenga Canyon, Polytechnic High School, Oil Wells, the American Olive Company, Long Beach, San Pedro Harbor, Venice, Redondo Beach, Ocean Park, Santa Monica, Glendale, Pasadena, Mt. Lowe, Pomona, Monrovia, Claremont, and Santa Catalina Island.
Box 1

Historic Pictures of Orange County 1906-1944

Physical Description: 18 postcards

Scope and Content

Pictured are the following cities: Santa Ana, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Balboa, San Juan Capistrano, Huntington Beach, Anaheim, and Orange.
Box 1, Box 2

Historic Pictures of California Missions 1902-1956

Physical Description: 100 postcards and 1 newspaper clipping

Scope and Content

Pictured are missions in the following locations: San Diego, Monterey, King City, San Gabriel, San Luis Obispo, San Francisco, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Clara, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, San Juan, Paso Robles, San Jose, San Fernando, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Oceanside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino. Also included, is a newspaper clipping about Ghost Chapel of Las Flores located where Camp Pendleton now resides. The article is dated August 19, 1956.
Box 1, Box 2

Historic Pictures of Riverside County 1890s-1937

Physical Description: 168 postcards plus textual items and photographs

Scope and Content

Pictured are the following cities: Hemet, San Jacinto, Murrieta, Temecula, Elsinore, Corona, Beaumont, Banning, Palm Springs, and Coachella Valley. Also included are two pictures, one of Hotel Glenwood and the other of Palma Hotel in South San Jacinto. In addition, there are a few textual items including a County of Riverside brochure, a map of the area, and a newspaper clipping about San Jacinto's educational history dated October 31, 1968.
Box 1

Mission Inn Riverside, California 1906-1939

Physical Description: 56 postcards
Box 1, Box 2

Historic Pictures of San Diego County 1907-1916

Physical Description: 80 postcards and 1 book post

Scope and Content

Pictured are the following places: Warner Hot Springs, Caves of La Jolla, Escondido Hotel, Escondido Reservoir, Fifth Street San Diego, San Diego Bay, Court House, Knickerbocker Hotel, Maryland Hotel, Sweet Water Dam, Public Library, Hotel Robinson, New Southern Hotel, U.S. Grant Hotel, Motor Car, Scissors Grinder, Old Town, Church of the Immaculate Conception, The Plaza, Hotel Balboa, Point Loma, Los Banos Bath House, First Methodist Church, American National Bank, Bishops School, State Normal School, San Diego High School, Encinitas, Mission Cliff Pavilion, Mission Valley, the Carnegie Library, Union Building, La Mesa, Broadway, San Diego Business District, Fort Rosecrans, Coronado, Tent City, Tioga Hotel, Torpedo Fleet, Panama-California Exposition and City, Stadium, Paradise Valley Sanitarium, and the Mexican border. Also included, is a book post with a panoramic view of Escondido, California.
Box 1

Historic Pictures of Imperial County 1908-1931

Physical Description: 8 postcards

Scope and Content

Pictured are the following places: Holtville, El Centro, Brawley, fruit picking, and Sheppard's Bridge.
Box 1

Historic Pictures of San Bernardino 1902-1924

Physical Description: 101 postcards

Scope and Content

Pictured in this series are the following:
From Redlands the Elks Club, First Congregational Church, Orange Street, Public Library, Casa Loma Hotel, Cajon Street, University Club, Union High School, University of Redlands, entrance to the Sterling residence, Canon Crest Park, Mirror Lake, Smiley's residence, W.N. Moore's residence, Wissahickon Inn, Santa Fe Depot, home of Mrs. Meigs, Gregory residence, San Timeteo Canyon, Silvan Park, Burrage residence, Fisher's residence, Baptist Church, Unitarian Church, Hill Crest Inn, Hornby residence, and Cajon Street.
From San Bernardino Pine Crest, Big Bear Lake, Court House, Katz building, third street. New City Fire Hall, Stewart Hotel, Santa Fe Depot, So. Pacific and Salt Lake Station, Urbita Springs, E Street, Elk's Temple, City Library, San Bernardino High School, Woman's Club, and Meadow Brook Park.
From Ontario the Hotel Royal, Ontario Hotel, and the Country Club.
From Chino the Public School, Sugar Factory, and Central Avenue.
From Loma Linda the Sanitarium and the hospital.
From Colton the Church and Lincoln School.
From Arrowhead the Water Canyon, Penyugal hot springs, Mud Cienga, and Casa del Desierto Hotel.
Also pictured is Yucca Palms, 29 Palms, Ludlow, and the Oakglen school and lodge.
Box 1

Miscellaneous Historic Pictures of California 1906-1922

Physical Description: 92 postcards

Scope and Content

Pictured are places and people in and around California.
Box 1

Historic California Mining Towns 1907-1912

Physical Description: 32 postcards

Scope and Content

California mining towns pictured include: Julian, Calico, Ludlow, Stedman, Leadfield, Ballart, Panamint, Randsburg, Garlock, Hornitos, Sonora, Rough and Ready, Jackson, El Dorado, Placerville, Redding, Orleans, and Sacramento.