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City has history of church involvement, landmark sites [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
City has history of church involvement , landmark sites The first church in South Pasadena, the United Methodist Church, was dedicated in October of 1887 on Center Street (later El Centro) just west of Fremont Ave. The church later expanded by purchasing the adjoining comer lot at Center Street and Fairview. Calvary Presbyterian Church was formally organized in 1887, and opened its church on Columbia Street in 1889. In 1904 the church moved to the Nazarene chapel on Center Street, and later moved to Center Street and Fremont Avenue and eventually to Fremont between Oxley and El Centro. A Baptist Church organized in 1888, and opened its first church building. Memorial Baptist Church, on Mission Street between Fairview and Fremont in 1891. The church later moved to Diamond south of El Centro, and finally to Mound and El Centro, where the church ended its existence in 1972. South Pasadena Church of the Nazarene was formed in 1897, with a chapel on Center Street between Diamond and Meri...
6Melody City’ tune adapted for city [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
6 Melody City’ tune adapted for city Editor’s Note: The following Is a song entitled “Melody City,” adapted for the City of South Pasadena published in 1938 by the South Pasadena Kiwanls Club. The music was adapted by Virginia Fry from an Old Venetian Air and the verses by W. Cloyd Snyder. “There’s a realm of peace and plenty in a kingdom wide and free. There’s a green and fertile valley looking westward toward the sea. Where San Gabriel’s crystal waters, with the earth their bounties share And where the days are happy there’s a city bright and fair. South Pasadena in robes of beauty dressed She’s the charm of California, Fairest City of the West. Where the snow-capped mountains tower over orange groves below; Where the trees are gay with song birds; Where the golden poppies blow; Where the sunshine always lingers for the glories of the night, In a summerland of music, there’s a city of delight. Where the winds from off the desert mingle with the ocean breeze; Where the scent of euc...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
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South Pasadena celebrates... [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
South Pasadena celebrates... The second Raymond Hotel, top left, opened in 1901, was built on the foundations of its predecessor, which burned to the ground in 1886. With 275 rooms, the hotel catered to the elite until, hard hit by the Depression, it closed in 1931. Top right, the Graham and Mohr Opera House on El Centro Street, built in 1888 and razed in 1939, served as City Hall, a public library, and a school. The ostrich-drawn buggy at right carried guests at the Cawston Ostrich Farm, the city's main tourist attraction, which prospered at the turn of the century. The line-up photo at the Rialto Theater, below, was taken in 1933. The theater, built in 1925 by architect L.A. Smith, boasted at its opening Hollywood stars and the world premiere of a silent film comedy, "What Happened to Jones?" Blanche Foster, immediately below, solemnly regards the camera with her first grade class at the Center Street School in 1907. Woman atop a Cawston ostrich, bottom left, advertised a fashion ...
~.proud past, promising future [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
~.proud past , promising future The Grokowsky House on Bonita Drive, right, is the only example of of Rudolph Schindler’s architecture In Southern California. The house was built in 1928 during the architect's de Stijl period. The Tanner-Behr House on Grand Avenue, far right, was designed by Reginald D. Johnson in 1916. Modeled on a Florentine palace, it was built in the style of the Italian villas. To see the full extent that South Pasadena has grown, compare the current view from atop Raymond Hill, below right, to a 1907 view on page 2. Baranger Studios on Mission Street boasts a turreted roof, Gothic details and leaded glass windows. Its owners originally designed window displays for jewelers and optometrists. The Craftsman bungalow on Buena Vista Street, right, was built in 1905 for Lucretia Garfield. The Porter House (porch, below center.) was originally built in 1875, then moved when Orange Grove Avenue was extended. The city’s oldest commercial building, the Meridian Iron Wor...
A calendar of historical events [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
A calendar of historical events In 1888, the year South Pasadena became a city of the sixth class, Grover Cleveland was president of the United States. Late that year, Benjamin Harrison was elected president and took office the following March. The following is a thumbnail outline of important historical events from 1888 to 1918. 1888 Congress created the Department of Labor. Congress signed the largest Pension Appropriation Bill to date, more than $BO million. The Washington National Monument was opened to the public. Collier’s magazine was founded. The American debut of Fritz Kreisler, aged 13. 1889 Beginning of the struggle between organized labor and capital. Four stars added to the national flag by admission of the Dakotas, Montana and Washington. Oklahoma territory opened to homesteaders. Ten states adopted secret ballot system. Free mail delivery in cities of 5,000 or more. Epworth League organized. Kodak, a hand camera, advertised to the general public. The last heavyweight ...
Page 10 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
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Some historic sites in South Pasadena [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
Some historic sites in South Pasadena Adobe Flores This current view of the Adobe Flores, the oldest building in South Pasadena, shows little change in the structure which was built around 1845 by Manuel Garfias. Wynyate Wynyate house is probably the most notable landmark in South Pasadena. The three-story Graham Anne *** manSi °" W ° s boilt 1887 Q " d occu P ied b X the city's first mayor, Donald Raymond Hotel The famous Raymond Hotel in South Pasadena was host to many celebrities and distinguished citizens. President Theodore Roosevelt drew a large crowd during his stay at the Raymond. Morrison House looc^T? 5 " 100 |R le hoUse WQS built b y architect Henry Greene for engineer Lloyd E. Morrison in 1925. The small frame cottage has been altered, but retains some of the Craftsman style in the porch and foundation areas.
Page 11 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
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Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
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How the students celebrated [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
How the students celebrated Junior High School Led by music instructor Jim Macomber, the junior high school band and Tigerettes drill team toured local elementary schools and performed as part of the school's centennial celebration. Arroyo Vista School Students at Arroyo Vista School donned period costumes and performed old songs as a celebration of the city's centennial. High School Students at South Pasadena High School were treated to a old time radio melodrama about the history of the city by their classmates led by Principal Ben Ramirez. Marengo School Students at Marengo School performed the old soft shoe with hats and canes while singing songs they wrote about the city as a part of the school's birthday wish to South Pasadena.
Page 12 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — South Pasadena Journal — 2 March 1988
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