Santa Clara University (Calif.); Santa Clara (Calif.); Mission Santa Clara
This image is one of the earliest images of Mission Santa Clara, after 1855. The adobe wall extends from the Baptistry to the arch of old gate to Major Domo Ignacio Alviso's headquarters. The building at right, known as California Hotel, was a...
Santa Clara University (Calif.); Santa Clara (Calif.); Mission Santa Clara;
Panoramic photo of frontage of Santa Clara College. Ocular illusion at left. Text on front, Santa Clara College about 1904-1905 Before quake of April 18, 1906 which dispodged frame. Second storey of "California Hotel," white building at...
Santa Clara University (Calif.); Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.); Buildings
Santa Clara College as seen around 1895. Students are gathered on Fr. Cunningham's Sodality Ball Park. California Hotel can be seen dimly behind trees. A common form of recreation for special occasions was the organized Field Day held in the open...
Santa Clara University (Calif.); Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.);
Mission Church as it appeared after an Italianate Victorian façade of wood with two matching towers was laid over its original adobe front in 1861. The California Hotel with its second floor Debating Hall can also be seen.
Santa Clara University (Calif.); Classrooms; Education; Debates; adobe buildings
Interior of Debating Hall and early classroom located in the upper story of the California Hotel. The adobe structure was former mission building and roadside inn, taht was converted by John Nobili, S.J. into one of Santa Clara's first classrooms.
San Jose (Calif.); Horses; stage coaches; People; Washington Hotel; City Drugstore; F. Devoto Store; Tribute Office
San Jose from City Hall 1858. Buildings include Washington Hotel, City Drugstore, F. Devoto Store, and Tribune office. Foothills and trees surround the city. Brown sepia on natural paper. "Sketched from nature by Levi Goodrich and drawn on...
Hotels; Hotel Vendome; Postcards; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Color postcard of the Hotel Vendome. The Hotel Vendome opened in February, 1889. It was one of the finest hotels in California. Set on 13 landscaped acres, it was demolished in 1930 to make way for houses.
Hotels; Hotel Vendome; Photographs; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Trees;
Black-and-white photograph of the Hotel Vendome, San Jose, before the Annex was built, circa 1900. Note: After this photograph was taken, an Annex was built. The Annex was demolished by the April 18, 1906 Earthquake, killing one man.
Ephemera; Hotels; Hotel Vendome; Menus; New Year's Eve; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
On front of menu: Artist's color rendition of a very young child (naked except for shoes and socks) standing on a circular rug. Written below drawing: "I've laid aside most everything to wish you a Happy New Year." A pale blue sash is an...