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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Claremont Hotel -- This hotel, which had never been furnished or occupied, was offered as the first permanent building to Pomona College, thereby locating Pomona College in Claremont.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Claremont Hotel -- This hotel, which had never been furnished or occupied, was offered as the first permanent building to Pomona College, thereby locating Pomona College in Claremont.
Item ID
27W
Collection
Paintings
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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Lordsburg Hotel -- Built in 1888 in what is now LaVerne, at a cost reputed to have been $90,000, this 126-room hotel was the largest of the boom era hotels. It is no longer standing.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Lordsburg Hotel -- Built in 1888 in what is now LaVerne, at a cost reputed to have been $90,000, this 126-room hotel was the largest of the boom era hotels. It is no longer standing.
Item ID
29W
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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Palomares Hotel -- This is a typical boom hotel, long since destroyed.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Palomares Hotel -- This is a typical boom hotel, long since destroyed.
Item ID
30W
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Paintings
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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Alosta Hotel -- Built just across the line from Glendora, this was a very active hotel until 1955 when it was torn down; the lumber was purchased by the Mormons for their Temple.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Alosta Hotel -- Built just across the line from Glendora, this was a very active hotel until 1955 when it was torn down; the lumber was purchased by the Mormons for their Temple.
Item ID
36L
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Paintings
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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Azusa Hotel -- This boom hotel had only one guest, a lady from the East, who paid $25.00 for one month "for room, board, and carriage". This was torn down many years ago.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Azusa Hotel -- This boom hotel had only one guest, a lady from the East, who paid $25.00 for one month "for room, board, and carriage". This was torn down many years ago.
Item ID
41W
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Paintings
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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Raymond Hotel -- This is the second Raymond Hotel; the original one, built in the 1880's was destroyed by fire. Located on a knoll overlooking South Pasadena's vast citrus groves, this model boom-era hotel was the first stop (10:00 a.m.) on the Grand Round.

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Raymond Hotel -- This is the second Raymond Hotel; the original one, built in the 1880's was destroyed by fire. Located on a knoll overlooking South Pasadena's vast citrus groves, this model boom-era hotel was the first stop (10:00 a.m.) on the Grand Round.
Item ID
51W
Collection
Paintings
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Contents
1. The Oakwood resort hotel. ("The View from Arcadia," August 10, 1972) 2. Arcadia's Oakwood Hotel. news The from T.V.Facts October-November 1973? 3. Oakwood Hotel - site. Information sheet. 4. Popular name. Handwritten information sheet on popular name. 5. The Oakwood Hotel was built. new…
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1. The Oakwood resort hotel. ("The View from Arcadia," August 10, 1972)
2. Arcadia's Oakwood Hotel. news The from T.V.Facts October-November 1973?
3. Oakwood Hotel - site. Information sheet.
4. Popular name. Handwritten information sheet on popular name.
5. The Oakwood Hotel was built. news The, n.d.
6. Arcadia's birth place. Daily News Post March 20, 1962.
7. Fifty years ago today - March 1912. news clip, March ? 1962 about subsequent owner of Oakwood.
8. Baldwin's Oakwood Hotel. photocopy of letterhead December 17, 1890.
9. Pacific Coast hotel and apartment record - 1916. copied form original at Huntington Library.
10. Oakwood Hotel closes in spring...handwritten note taken from news clip March 2, 1908.
11. Lucky's lavish hotel put Arcadia on the road to respectability. news clip February 16, 1978
12. Hotel used as boxing training camp. news clip February 1, 1979 and February 9, 1979.
13. Fairyland Park - Baldwin's Ranch. photocopy photo from L.A. Racing Association Souvenir Program, 1907.
14. Advertisement in Sierra Madre Vista paper. January 26, 1889.
15. The Hotel Oakwood at Arcadia opened for the season recently. Copied from original news clips of November 20 and December 25, 1890 at the Huntington Library.
16. Bill of Fare Fair. news clip Arcadia Tribune c. 1950.
17. Notes on Oakwood taken from Monrovia Messenger December 26, 1889. Information provided by Sandy Snider, Los Angeles County Arboretum, 1979.
18. Copy of letter dated May 20, 1890 from H. Unruh to R. Garvey on Oakwood Hotel stationary. Copied from original owned by Jack Donnelly March 3, 1981.
19. First wheels, then ponies go round near City Hall. Daily News Post January 30, 1972.
20. A monster hotel (a $500,000 four story building for Arcadia). Monrovia Planet April 2, 1887 p.2.
21. The Baldwin Tallac Oakwood - E.J. Baldwin Proprietor. Copy of promotional brochure of Baldwin's Hotel Oakwood, n.d.
Subjects
Oakwood Hotel
Item ID
157AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Bonita Hotel -- Built in 1890 on what is now the corner of Wheeler Street and First Avenue, this "hotel and bar" prospered after the Oakwood Hotel was destroyed by fire. It is no longer standing.

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Artist
Edna Lenz
Description
Bonita Hotel -- Built in 1890 on what is now the corner of Wheeler Street and First Avenue, this "hotel and bar" prospered after the Oakwood Hotel was destroyed by fire. It is no longer standing.
Item ID
96L
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Sierra Madre. Hotels, motels, etc.-Lima Hotel

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Lima Hotel -- Still standing on Lima Street in Sierra Madre, this Victorian style hotel built in 1887 was converted to a convalescent home. (In 1954 it was used in the film, "The Seven Little Foys," starring Bob Hope.)

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Lima Hotel -- Still standing on Lima Street in Sierra Madre, this Victorian style hotel built in 1887 was converted to a convalescent home. (In 1954 it was used in the film, "The Seven Little Foys," starring Bob Hope.)
Item ID
56W
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City of Homes is rapidly becoming the city of hotel rooms with the Extended Stay Hotel under construction and two more hotels planned.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 16, 1998
Pages
p. 16
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 16, 1998
Pages
p. 16
Subjects
Hotels
Redevelopment
Item ID
26505AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Oakwood Hotel. Fairy Land

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Oakwood Hotel -- Entrance to Fairy Land. Construction of Lucky Baldwin's Oakwood Hotel began in June of 1887 on the southwest corner of First Avenue and Santa Clara Street, across the tracks from the Santa Anita Depot. When completed, the two-story brick building contained 35 rooms with verandas r…

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Artist
Justine Wishek
Description
Oakwood Hotel -- Entrance to Fairy Land. Construction of Lucky Baldwin's Oakwood Hotel began in June of 1887 on the southwest corner of First Avenue and Santa Clara Street, across the tracks from the Santa Anita Depot. When completed, the two-story brick building contained 35 rooms with verandas running around both floors. In 1903 it became the first City Government headquarters, and later was the area's sporting center. It was destroyed by fire on November 26, 1911.
Item ID
72W
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View of Oakwood Hotel, close enough to show its brick construction. There appears to be a bird cage on front terrace of Hotel.

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Date
1890's

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Date
1890's
Subjects
Oakwood Hotel
ID
281
Collection
Photographs
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View of Oakwood Hotel from across the railroad tracks. On the front of the photo is written, "Lucky Baldwin's Oakwood Hotel Arcadia - Calif. 1895." There are several people standing in front of the hotel. A carriage is to the left by the large oak tree.

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Date
c.1895

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Date
c.1895
Subjects
Oakwood Hotel
ID
282
Collection
Photographs
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Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel and Restaurant

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Contents
1. "Work on apartment hotel starts June 1." Arcadia Bulletin, April 21, 1941. 2. "Eaton's opened December 29, 1939." Two copies of a hand written fact sheet. 3. Eaton's menu. Photograph of early menu, which contains a good sketch of Eaton's. 4. "History of Eaton property." One page from an e…
Contents
1. "Work on apartment hotel starts June 1." Arcadia Bulletin, April 21, 1941.
2. "Eaton's opened December 29, 1939." Two copies of a hand written fact sheet.
3. Eaton's menu. Photograph of early menu, which contains a good sketch of Eaton's.
4. "History of Eaton property." One page from an environmental impact report.
5. Map showing location of Eaton's Santa Anita in relation to points of interest at Rancho Santa Anita. Photocopy, undated.
6. Cut-off top of Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel stationery. Two copies.
7. "Charles Eaton, entrepreneur of restaurants." The Gryphon (United Pacific Insurance Company), June 1947. Original and one acid-free copy.
8. Original menu of Eaton's Steak and Chop House. Five locations, including Arcadia. Two copies.
9. Eaton's Steak and Chop House menu from Beverly Hills location. Lists Eaton's Santa Anita among other locations.
10. Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel, Key to Room 84 with key fob.
11. Pictorial annual recap shows "The end of an era." Photo and caption: Bungalows that used to be part of Eaton's Restaurant and Motel were levelled to make way for a new residential development. The restaurant is being refurbished. Arcadia Tribune, p. 1, December 26, 1974.
Subjects
Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel and Restaurant
Item ID
81AF
Collection
Subject Files
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General information re Oakwood Hotel

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 23, 1950 p. 4
July 15, 1950 p. 3
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
March 23, 1950 p. 4
July 15, 1950 p. 3
Subjects
Oakwood Hotel
Item ID
4031AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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By February 14, 1985, the Granada Royale Hometel will be known as the Embassy Suite Hotel. The hotel was purchased in April 1984 by Embassy Suites, a subsidiary of Holiday Inn.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 27, 1985
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 27, 1985
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Hotels, Motels, Etc. - Embassy Suites
Item ID
1822AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Construction will begin in November on the $20 million hotel-office complex on the site of the Ramada Inn, according to John Kirkpatrick, the developer. He expects that the hotel and one office building will be completed before the 1984 Olympics. The new hotel will be first class with a well-known name.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
June 6, 1982
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
June 6, 1982
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Hotels, Motels, Etc. - Ramada Inn
Item ID
1833AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Three tally-hos are seen parked in front of the Oakwood Hotel. Sign on the front of the hotel reads BALDWIN'S HOTEL OAKWOOD. The middle tally-ho has a white horse. There are people sitting in the tally-hos and one man standing at the rear of the middle tally-ho.

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Date
unknown

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Date
unknown
Subjects
Oakwood Hotel
ID
1632
Collection
Photographs
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Articles regarding Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel and Restaurant.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 21, 1939 p. 1 (opening)
April 14, 1941 p. 1
April 17, 1941 p. 1
June 19, 1941 p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 21, 1939 p. 1 (opening)
April 14, 1941 p. 1
April 17, 1941 p. 1
June 19, 1941 p. 1
Subjects
Restaurants, Bars, etc.-Eaton's Santa Anita Hotel and Restaurant
Item ID
3903AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Side view photo of Oakwood Hotel with a Tally Ho stopped here with its full party. Hotel was built in 1889 and was situated about where parking lot of the Sportsrock Cafe is now.

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Date
c.1890's

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Date
c.1890's
Subjects
Oakwood Hotel
ID
285
Collection
Photographs
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