College buildings; Education; Mission Santa Clara; Photographs; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara College (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916;
From left, the Jesuit Faculty Residence, Mission Church, John Nobili, S.J.’s Gothic Chapel, the Science Building in the background, and the California Hotel at Santa Clara College, circa 1865. On verso: "In 1861 the mission church was...
Daguerreotypes; Mission Santa Clara; People; Photographs; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916;
This image is one of the earliest images of Mission Santa Clara and Santa Clara College. 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...
Earthquakes; Hotels; Hotel Vendome; Postcards; Ruins; San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Note on picture side of postcard, "There were many private houses as bad as this but they are taking them all down and will build new ones." Addressed to "Mrs. May E. Graham, Bullion, Placer County, California."
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...
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.
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.
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...