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Front garden and façade of Mt. Ada, the home of William Wrigley, Jr., 1930s
Front garden and façade of Mt. Ada, the home of William Wrigley, Jr., 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Casino, Avalon Bay, and the Holly Hill House, 1980
Casino, Avalon Bay, and the Holly Hill House, 1980
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Peter Gano home (first named 'Lookout Cot' and now known as 'Holly Hill House'), 1892
Peter Gano home (first named 'Lookout Cot' and now known as 'Holly Hill House'), 1892
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Zane Gray home overlooking Avalon Bay, c. 1930
Zane Gray home overlooking Avalon Bay, c. 1930
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Front garden and façade of Philip K. Wrigley home overlooking Avalon Bay with the bay in the background, 1930s
Front garden and façade of Philip K. Wrigley home overlooking Avalon Bay with the bay in the background, 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Avalon Bay, the Hotel Metropole, and many tents and cabins in Avalon, c. 1889
Avalon Bay, the Hotel Metropole, and many tents and cabins in Avalon, c. 1889
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Town of Avalon and Avalon Bay, 1911
Town of Avalon and Avalon Bay, 1911
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Aerial view of Avalon and Avalon Bay, 1933
Aerial view of Avalon and Avalon Bay, 1933
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Tuna Club and Avalon Bay, 1984
Tuna Club and Avalon Bay, 1984
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Avalon Harbor, c. 1910
Avalon Harbor, c. 1910
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Casino under construction, 1928
Casino under construction, 1928
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
U.S. Maritime Service training in Avalon Bay during World War II, c. 1940s
U.S. Maritime Service training in Avalon Bay during World War II, c. 1940s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Camp Cactus where U.S. Army Signal Corps trained during World War II, c. 1940s
Camp Cactus where U.S. Army Signal Corps trained during World War II, c. 1940s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Crowd welcoming visitors from steamer upon arrival in Avalon, c. 1941
Crowd welcoming visitors from steamer upon arrival in Avalon, c. 1941
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Catalina Clay Products pottery plant on Pebbly Beach, c. 1930s
Catalina Clay Products pottery plant on Pebbly Beach, c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
William Wrigley, Jr. holding a horse, c. 1919
William Wrigley, Jr. holding a horse, c. 1919
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Hotel St. Catherine in Descanso Canyon, 1938
Hotel St. Catherine in Descanso Canyon, 1938
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Chicago Cubs team members and their families in front of Hotel St. Catherine, 1933
Chicago Cubs team members and their families in front of Hotel St. Catherine, 1933
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Chicago Cubs training on the baseball field in Avalon Canyon, c. 1930
Chicago Cubs training on the baseball field in Avalon Canyon, c. 1930
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Casino ballroom, c. 1940s
Casino ballroom, c. 1940s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Philip K. Wrigley and his two daughters, Ada Blanche and Dorothy, riding on horseback in Avalon, 1937
Philip K. Wrigley and his two daughters, Ada Blanche and Dorothy, riding on horseback in Avalon, 1937
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Invitation to opening of the Casino on May 29, 1929
Invitation to opening of the Casino on May 29, 1929
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Inside of invitation to opening of the Casino on May 29, 1929 containing an engraving of the Casino.
Inside of invitation to opening of the Casino on May 29, 1929 containing an engraving of the Casino.
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Home of Hancock Banning in Descanso Canyon, c. 1910
Home of Hancock Banning in Descanso Canyon, c. 1910
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
William Wrigley Memorial, c. 1970
William Wrigley Memorial, c. 1970
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Botanical Gardens in Avalon Canyon, 1974
Botanical Gardens in Avalon Canyon, 1974
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
First Casino and Sugarloaf, c. 1920s
First Casino and Sugarloaf, c. 1920s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Holly Hill House built by Peter Gano in 1890 overlooking Avalon Bay
Holly Hill House built by Peter Gano in 1890 overlooking Avalon Bay
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Hotel St. Catherine in Descanso Bay, c. 1935
Hotel St. Catherine in Descanso Bay, c. 1935
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Mt. Ada and Avalon Bay, c. 1928
Mt. Ada and Avalon Bay, c. 1928
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Front steps, flower beds, and Mt. Ada, the home of William Wrigley in Avalon, c. 1930
Front steps, flower beds, and Mt. Ada, the home of William Wrigley in Avalon, c. 1930
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Packing a box with Catalina pottery to be sent to Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, mid-1930s
Packing a box with Catalina pottery to be sent to Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, mid-1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Woman marking pottery in a storage room containing numerous completed pottery items, c. 1930
Woman marking pottery in a storage room containing numerous completed pottery items, c. 1930
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Chicago Cubs team photo on Catalina Island, c. 1930s
Chicago Cubs team photo on Catalina Island, c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Dancers in Casino ballroom, c. 1940
Dancers in Casino ballroom, c. 1940
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Mrs. A.W. (Pauline) Barrett and boatman Jim Gardner with the black sea bass she had caught, 1901
Mrs. A.W. (Pauline) Barrett and boatman Jim Gardner with the black sea bass she had caught, 1901
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Steamer trunk label showing Avalon Bay, c. 1930s
Steamer trunk label showing Avalon Bay, c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Top deck of the S.S. Catalina filled with passengers as the steamer leaves a Southern California harbor, c. 1920s
Top deck of the S.S. Catalina filled with passengers as the steamer leaves a Southern California harbor, c. 1920s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Winston Churchill, Ben R. Meyer, Captain Monte Foster and a Marlin swordfish caught by Winston Churchill, 1929
Winston Churchill, Ben R. Meyer, Captain Monte Foster and a Marlin swordfish caught by Winston Churchill, 1929
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Steamer at the dock in Avalon Bay and the Hotel Metropole in Avalon, c. 1890
Steamer at the dock in Avalon Bay and the Hotel Metropole in Avalon, c. 1890
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
S.S. Catalina with Casino in background, c. 1930s
S.S. Catalina with Casino in background, c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Catalina Island pottery - tiles depicting egret, c. 1930s
Catalina Island pottery - tiles depicting egret, c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Catalina Island pottery - blue dinnerware in rope design (plates), c. 1930s
Catalina Island pottery - blue dinnerware in rope design (plates), c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Catalina Island pottery - tiles depicting two parrots on a branch, c. 1930s
Catalina Island pottery - tiles depicting two parrots on a branch, c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Catalina Island pottery - framed tile image depicting a sea plane, c. 1930s
Catalina Island pottery - framed tile image depicting a sea plane, c. 1930s
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Archway over walkway to Casino, the 'Via Casino,' 2000
Archway over walkway to Casino, the 'Via Casino,' 2000
[County of Los Angeles Public Library]
Tile mosaic in archway over walkway to Casino, the 'Via Casino,' 2000
Tile mosaic in archway over walkway to Casino, the 'Via Casino,' 2000
[County of Los Angeles Public Library]
South side of 'Via Casino' archway and Casino, 2000
South side of 'Via Casino' archway and Casino, 2000
[County of Los Angeles Public Library]
Fountain at intersection of Crescent and Sumner, 2000
Fountain at intersection of Crescent and Sumner, 2000
[County of Los Angeles Public Library]
Wharf in Avalon Bay, 2000
Wharf in Avalon Bay, 2000
[County of Los Angeles Public Library]
El Encanto, 2000
El Encanto, 2000
[County of Los Angeles Public Library]
Chime tower, 2000
Chime tower, 2000
[County of Los Angeles Public Library]
Steatite mortar and pestle
Steatite mortar and pestle
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Unfinished steatite bowl
Unfinished steatite bowl
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]
Steatite mano and metate
Steatite mano and metate
[Courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum]

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