The postcard has been a favored a part of American communique for over a century, documenting either the curiosity of a spot and its background. Captured the following in approximately 2 hundred classic postcards is the original background of this California city, translated in Chippewa as "Crown of the Valley." town of Pasadena, simply north of la, sits opposed to the majesty of the Sierra Madre mountain diversity. included in 1885, town used to be initially referred to as a inn urban, jam-packed with travelers from worldwide. Showcased the following by using the author's own postcard assortment are classic photographs of Millionaires Row, the event of the Roses Parade, the Mt. Lowe Railway, and the Alpine Tavern.
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Undivided again. Postmark: September. ) EAST COLORADO road, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Newman submit Card Co. , l. a.. No. 5110. Made in Germany. Postmark: November 1908. ) MADISON street, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Carlin publish Card Co. , la. No. 1625. Postmark: August 1915. ) FOOTHILL street close to MT. WILSON TOLL apartment, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , la. No. P15. ) MARENGO road, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco. No. seventy seven. inner most Mailing Card. Undivided again. Postmark: November 1904. ) MARENGO street, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco. No. seventy seven. ) the dual arms by way of evening, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Carlin put up Card Co. , No. 1633. ) dual arms, close to PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Newman submit Card Co. , l. a.. No. B57. Made in Germany. Postmark: December 1910. ) A PALM coated RESIDENTIAL highway, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. it is a commonplace residential force in California. (P/P: Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , la. No. 518. ) street OF UMBRELLA bushes IN PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Rieder, l. a.. No. 137. Made in Germany. Postmark: September 1905. ) MARENGO street, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 3780. Made in Germany. Postmark: October 1907. ) PEPPER TREE stroll ON MARENGO road IN PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco. No. 2660. Postmark: April 1912. ) appealing automobile street close to resort HUNTINGTON, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Unknown. No. nine. ) automobile street, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Unknown. No. 6. Postmark: February 1924. ) COLORADO highway BRIDGE, lodge VISTA DEL ARROYO IN DISTANCE, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , l. a.. No. P8. Postmark: December 1944. ) ARROYO SECO BRIDGE among PASADENA AND GLENDALE. (P/P: M. Kashower, l. a.. No. forty five. may possibly 1924. ) ARROYO SECO BRIDGE, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. textual content in this card reads: “Spanning the Arroyo Seco is the Colorado highway Bridge, certainly one of the main attractive bridges on the planet, it rises one hundred fifty toes from the mattress of the arroyo and curves its sleek size for 1,460 toes to shape a connecting hyperlink of the inland highways. ” (P/P: Longshaw Card Co. , la. No. 1012. ) DEVILS GATE DAM, ARROYO SECO, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Western Publishing & Novelty Co. , la. No. P16. ) 5 PASADENA perspectives AND THE event OF ROSES FROM arms TO SNOW, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Rieder, l. a.. No. 3132. Made in Germany. ) BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, IN wintry weather. (P/P: Benham Co. , l. a.. No. 1483. ) BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF PASADENA FROM MOUNT WILSON, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: E. Kropp, Milwaukee. No. 17500N. ) “THE CROWN OF THE VALLEY,” PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Tichnor Bros. , Boston & la. No. 718. ) BROOKSIDE PARK, ROSE BOWL IN heritage, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Tichnor artwork Co. , la. No. T277. Postmark: July 1937. ) MOUNT WILSON FROM town OF PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: l. a. photograph put up Card Co. ) PASADENA IN iciness. (P/P: M. Rieder, la & Leipzig.