Map of California Mission Locations
Title:
Map of California Mission Locations
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused


Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Real Photo PM 1925 Sep-1



Spanish Building with Fountain
Title:
Spanish Building with Fountain
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused


Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), White Border PM 1924 Mar-08

Description:
Founded 1766



The Garden Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
The Garden Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), White Border PM 1924 Feb-29

Description:
Founded December 4th 1785. By Padres Lausen Paterna and Gramas


Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Santa Barbara Mission seen from Arlington Hotel roof Garden



Santa Cruz Mission
Title:
Santa Cruz Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
Founded Sept. 25, 1791.


San Diego Mission
Title:
San Diego Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded 1769. Is located in the San Diego Canyon, a spot well noted for its great picturesque beauty not many miles distant from the sea. Next to the now ruined mission structures, a new brick building has been erected for the training of Indian children.



Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Santa Barbara Mission was founded December 4, 1786. This interesting old Mission is all occupied by the Franciscan Father, which order founded all the Missions of Alta California. It is here that Father Zephyrin Engelhardt, the historian (from the Santa Barbara Archives and other sources), has written his valuable and authentic "Missions and Missionaries of California," the only true story of these interesting establishments. Santa Barbara was the tenth Mission established.


A Mission Residence In California
Title:
A Mission Residence In California
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1908 Oct-30



San Diego Mission
Title:
San Diego Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Mission San Gabriel
Title:
Mission San Gabriel
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Stairway At San Gabriel Mission
Title:
Stairway At San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Sep-05


The Old Stairway San Gabriel Mission
Title:
The Old Stairway San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Arches At San Juan Capistrano Mission
Title:
Arches At San Juan Capistrano Mission
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused


Entrance To Mission Playhouse Viw From Street
Title:
Entrance To Mission Playhouse Viw From Street
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
The Mission Play the world's greatest pageant drama produced on its own stage, the largest in the West and in the most nique playhuse in the world. Undr the shadow of Old San Gabriel Mission near Los Angeles, Cal.



Mission San Diego De Alcala
Title:
Mission San Diego De Alcala
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
The Mother of all California Missions. The Mission San Diego De Alcala on "El Camino Real" was founded July 16, 1769 by Fray Junipero Serra. It is the Mother of all California Missions.


Corridor At Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Corridor At Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1912 Mar-10



Mission San Antonio
Title:
Mission San Antonio
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused


Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused



Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused


Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded 1776



Mission San Luis Rey
Title:
Mission San Luis Rey
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused


Mission San Miguel
Title:
Mission San Miguel
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused



Mission San Ynez
Title:
Mission San Ynez
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused


Mission Santa Barbara
Title:
Mission Santa Barbara
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1911 Apr-09



Reflections Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Reflections Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1914 Feb-06


San Gabriel Archangel Mission
Title:
San Gabriel Archangel Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded September, 6, 1771 by Padres Cambon and Serra.



Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1917 Jan-10


The Bells
Title:
The Bells
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded September 6th, 1771 by Padres Cambon and Serra. San Gabriel Arcangel Mission.



Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1919 Mar-00

Description:
Founded 1786


Carmel Mission
Title:
Carmel Mission
Missions California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Founded in 1770 by Father Junipero Serra, who is buried there, the Carmel Mission is distinguished from other California missions by its Moorish architecture. It was the second mission established in the state. It is on the outskirts of the beautiful and quaint city of Carmel, home of many artists and writers.



The Beautiful Patio Along The Back Of The Padres
Title:
The Beautiful Patio Along The Back Of The Padres
Missions California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
The beautiful patio along the back of the Padres' dwelling at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa. The wishing well is a delight to both young and old


San Juan Capistrano Mission
Title:
San Juan Capistrano Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1912 May-00



Interior Carmel Mission
Title:
Interior Carmel Mission
Missions California (CA), Chrome PM 1956 Jun-23

Description:
Founded June 3, 1770. Here at the foot of the High Altar rest the remains of Padre Junipero Serra, the apostle of California. Carmel, California.


Interior Mission Santa Barbara
Title:
Interior Mission Santa Barbara
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused



Mission San Luis Rey
Title:
Mission San Luis Rey
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1907 Jan-25


San Diego Mission
Title:
San Diego Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused



Santa Barbara Mission And Grounds
Title:
Santa Barbara Mission And Grounds
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused


Arches With Serra Church
Title:
Arches With Serra Church
Missions California (CA), White Border unused

Description:
Mission San Juan Capistrano Founded 1776. The Arch-lined quadrangle around which the Mission buildings are clustered is commonly called the "Patio". The area of the patio at San Juan Capistrano is about one acre, each side measuring approximately two hundred feet.



In The Garden
Title:
In The Garden
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1905 Sep-15


Old Bells Mission San Gabriel
Title:
Old Bells Mission San Gabriel
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



San Diego Mission
Title:
San Diego Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Gardens Of Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Gardens Of Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1905 Aug-22



Father Hugolinos Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Father Hugolinos Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Mission San José
Title:
Mission San José
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM Dec-04

Description:
(Second Mission built 1740)



Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused

Description:
Old mission San Juan


Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused



Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused


Interior San Gabriel Mission
Title:
Interior San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1904 Nov-09



Alter, San Miguell Mission
Title:
Alter, San Miguell Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Sep-01


Mission San Juan Bautista
Title:
Mission San Juan Bautista
Missions California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
This the fifteenth and largest of the California Missions was founded on St. John's Day, 1797. The Mission Sadly neglected for many years was restored in 1884. Under the leadership of Father Estevan Tapis, an excellent man for the position, in 1823, the population figures at the mission reached their highest point. Above the mission on Pagan Hill a wooden cross was erected by the mission Fathers to ward off evil when they discovered their Indian neophytes secretly practicing pagan religious rites on the spot.



San Buenaventura Mission
Title:
San Buenaventura Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded 1782


Mission San Antonio De Pala
Title:
Mission San Antonio De Pala
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1918 Dec-31



At Mission San Luis Rey
Title:
At Mission San Luis Rey
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
San Luis Rey is the last mission founded in the eighteenth century. The dedication ceremonies took place in June 1798. It is known as the grandest and richest of missions and is located in a most picturesque section near Oceanside, some 50 miles distant from San Diego.


The Bells Of San Gabriel Mission
Title:
The Bells Of San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
The Bells of San Gabriel Mission was dedicated to Archangel Gabriel. Is in very good state of preservation and is located at the western entrance of a lovely valley about nine miles from Los Angeles and four miles from Pasadena; the mission can be reached by the electric railway form each of these cities



San Gabriel Mission
Title:
San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), White Border PM 1915


Mission San Jose De Guadalupe
Title:
Mission San Jose De Guadalupe
Missions California (CA), White Border unused

Description:
San Jose the Guadalupe, near Warm Springs, Alameda County, the fourteenth Mission, and the only one on the east side of San Francisco bay, was founded June 11, 1797. Many maps erroneously show this Mission at the present city of San Jose, which was an old Spanish Pueblo three miles form the Mission of Santa Clara, with which it was connected by "The Alameda", a road lined with willow trees planted by Fr. Maguin Catala. The original picture of Mission San Jose, shown on this card, is from a rare daguerreotype made before the destruction of the edifice.



Mission Santa Barbara
Title:
Mission Santa Barbara
Missions California (CA), Chrome PM 1963

Description:
This historical monument, the tenth of a chain of twenty-one vast establishments built by the devoted followers of Padre Jinipeto serva still stands in wonder and beauty Santa Barbara's cherished landmark. It has always been in the care of its founders, - the Franciscans. The light above the altar has never gone out and the old bells have faithfully rung the bell to Mass.


San Buenaventura Mission
Title:
San Buenaventura Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
FOUNDED 1782



Mission San Gabriel Archangel
Title:
Mission San Gabriel Archangel
Missions California (CA), Linen

Description:
SAN GABRIEL ARCHANGEL, THE FOURTH MISSION, ONCE THE PRIDE OF THE MISSIONS, WAS ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 8TH, 1771 BY FR. ANGEL SOMERA AND FR. PEDRO COMBON. IT IS NOW IN GOOD STATE OF PRESERVATION AND IS LOCATED IN LOVELY VALLEY ABOUT NINE MILES EAST FROM LOS ANGELES AND FOUR MILES FROM PASEDANA.


Mission San Miguel
Title:
Mission San Miguel
Missions California (CA), Linen PM 1950

Description:
SAN MIGUEL MISSION, FOUNDED 1797, IS LOCATED NEAR PASO ROBLES, WHICH IS NOTED FOR ITS HOT SPRINGS. THE MISSION IS NOW IN A FORLORN AND DESOLATE CONDITION.



San Xavier Del Bac Mission
Title:
San Xavier Del Bac Mission
Missions California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
One of the most beautiful examples of Spanish architecture in America. Often called the "White Dove of the Desert," this Santa Cruz Valley mission was founded by Father Kino back in the late 17th century.


Mission San Francisco Solano De Sonoma
Title:
Mission San Francisco Solano De Sonoma
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma was the 21st and last mission to be established by he Franciscan Fathers. The mission was founded by Father Jose Altimira and twenty soldiers July 4th, 1823. It is located in the town of Sonoma, 50 miles north of San Francisco and is the most northerly mission in the chain.



California Missions
Title:
California Missions
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
The founding of the Spanish Missions in California furnished an epic in history. These historical monuments are reminders of the great Franciscan adventure. Years of patient labor, decades of heroic sacrifice by Fray Junipera Serra and his Franciscan brothers lie behind the era of the founding of the twenty-one Missions and their branches, the ruins of which still stand in wonder and beauty, at various points along 600 miles of California's glorious coastal region.


San Gabriel Mission
Title:
San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded 1771



California Residence Mission Style
Title:
California Residence Mission Style
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
On the road of a Thousand Wonders


Mission San Luis Through The Arch
Title:
Mission San Luis Through The Arch
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused



San Gabriel Mission
Title:
San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1911


San Diego Mission
Title:
San Diego Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded 1769



Mission Beach
Title:
Mission Beach
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Twenty minutes from San Diego, Mission Beach is a popular resort area. Two miles of excellent sandy bathing beach, amusement center, boating, fishing, aquaplaning, cottages and hotels.


Mission San Diego De Alcala
Title:
Mission San Diego De Alcala
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Founded by Fra Junipero Serra July 16, 1769, this was the first of the chain of 21 Franciscan missions built in California. The Mission suffered a number of attacks by Indians and was practically destroyed in 1775. It was rebuilt and continued in active service until the Mexican secularization in 1829. The Mission was restored in 1930.



San Gabriel Mission
Title:
San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Founded in California 1771. The unique architecture of San Gabriel Mission is shown in its flying buttresses, outside stairway and in the bell tower with its several arches built to correspond to the different sizes of the bells. For many years until the Pueblo de Los Angeles built a church, the largest bell was rung two hours before the services to give the settlers ample time to arrive in their oxcarts.


Mission Trails Building, Golden Gate Exposition
Title:
Mission Trails Building, Golden Gate Exposition
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
The Mission Trails Building at California's Golden Gate International Exposition in 1939, houses the exhibits of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The architecture of this building is a composite of seven of the early Spanish Missions which still can be seen along the Mission Trails



Mission Dolores About 1833
Title:
Mission Dolores About 1833
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused


Mission San Jose
Title:
Mission San Jose
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Mar-18



San Gabriel Mission
Title:
San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Founded 1771


San Miguel Arcangel
Title:
San Miguel Arcangel
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
San Miguel Arcangel, San Luis Obispo county, the sixteenth Mission founded, dates from July 25, 1797. Each of these old Missions was carefully located after thorough investigations of all available sites and were planned to form a continuous chain of establishments a day's journey apart. Many such should not be established consecutively and here only founded as opportunity permitted.



Santa Cruz
Title:
Santa Cruz
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Santa Cruz, founded August 288 1791, has passed entirely away and a painting of the structure is the only pictorial representation of this Mission. It disappeared before the day of photographs. At the northern end of the great Monterey Bay, in the beautiful city of the same name, only memories remain of this twelfth Mission.


Mission San Luis Obispo de Toloso
Title:
Mission San Luis Obispo de Toloso
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
San Luis Obispo de Toloso, the fifth Mission in California, was founded September 1, 1772. It was here that the well known Mission tiles were first manufactured. In their earlier days the Missions were hatched with tules. As warlike Indians listing this place shot burning arrows onto the inflammable roof the tiles became a peaces lay for protection from fire. Later they were used on all the Mission buildings.



The Bells Of San Gabriel Mission
Title:
The Bells Of San Gabriel Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
The Bells of San Gabriel Mission. Patrons of Tilton's Trolley Trip are shown through mission by the lay brother without extra charge, although regular price to public is 25 cents. Be sure and take Tilton's Trolley Trip. You save 50 per cent if you want to see Pasadena, Orange Grove District and Long Beach also includes free admission to the Famous Cawston Ostrich Farm and the old San Gabriel Mission, Founded in 1771. Cars leave every day at 9 to 9:30 a. m. from Pacific Electric Depot, Corner Sixth and Main Streets, Los Angeles, Cal. It is the only trip with reserved chairs. No extra charge. Get them in advance. Phones - Main 8980 or F 2444. Remember Tilton's Trolley Trip is the original 100 Miles for 100 cents. It actually cost $1.70 to see what we give you for $1.00.


Mission Bells
Title:
Mission Bells
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused



Pala Mission, 1816
Title:
Pala Mission, 1816
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused


San Luis Rey Mission
Title:
San Luis Rey Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1921 Sep-15

Description:
Established in 1798-the Mission San Luis, Rey de Francia, was destined to become the greatest and richest of all in California. In its fullest glory it grazed 25,000 cattle on its 200,000 acres, owned 10,000 horses, and 3,000 Indian converts were engaged in its industrial activities. The walls of the Mission church were five feet in thickness; the tower had space for eight or more bells. When the Mexican government turned against the Missions the priests of San Luis Rey fled and the mission went into decay. In 1892, the work of restoration began and the mission is now again in use.



Miniature Of San Jose Mission
Title:
Miniature Of San Jose Mission
Missions California (CA), Real Photo unused

Description:
As it was when first built


Mission San Fernando
Title:
Mission San Fernando
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused



Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Linen unused


California Missions
Title:
California Missions
Missions California (CA), Linen PM 1949 Nov-06



The Bells
Title:
The Bells
Missions California (CA), White Border unused

Description:
Fred Harvey Founded September 8th, 1771 by Padres Cambon and Serra. In this Mission the first settlement of the San Gabriel Valley was made, and the first orange trees were planted. It is the most imposing of the California Missions - the bells still hang in their rawhide lashings.


Mission Santa Ynez
Title:
Mission Santa Ynez
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Corridor - San Miguel Mission
Title:
Corridor - San Miguel Mission
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1908 Aug-30


Mission San Miguel
Title:
Mission San Miguel
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1903 Aug-30



Santa Barbara Mission
Title:
Santa Barbara Mission
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused


Mission San Carlos Bottomeo (Carnel) Monterey County
Title:
Mission San Carlos Bottomeo (Carnel) Monterey County
Missions California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
BURIAL PLACE OF PADRE JUNIPERO SERRA, FOUNDED 1770.



Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Linen

Description:
MISSION SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO ORANGE COUNTRY CALIFORNIA, SIXTY MILES FROM LOS ANGELES. SEVENTH MISSION IN CALIFORNIA FOUNDED NOVEMBER 1, 1776, BY THE FRANCISCAN BROTHERS.


Mission San Diego De Alcala
Title:
Mission San Diego De Alcala
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Founded by Fra Junipero Serra July 16, 1769, this was the first of the chain of 21 Franciscan missions built in California. The Mission suffered a number of attacks by Indians and was practically destroyed in 1775. It was rebuilt and continued in active service until the Mexican Secularization in 1829. The Mission was restored in 1930.



California Missions
Title:
California Missions
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
The founding of the Spanish Missions in California furnished an epic in history. These historical monuments are reminders of the great Franciscan adventure. Years of patient labor, decades of heroic sacrifice by Fray Junipera Serra and his Franciscan brothers lie behind the era of the founding of the twenty-one Missions and their branches, the ruins of which still stand in wonder and beauty, at various points along 600 miles of California's glorious coastal region.


California Missions
Title:
California Missions
Missions California (CA), Linen unused



Mission San Antonio De Pondra
Title:
Mission San Antonio De Pondra
Missions California (CA), Divided Back PM 1910


Campanile Of The Mission Inn
Title:
Campanile Of The Mission Inn
Missions California (CA), Post Card (Undivided Back)

Description:
The gentle Pacific breeze is carrying across the Sierras to you, our friend, Christmas and New Year Greetings from the roses and the sweet scented orange blossoms of California and from the Mission Inn Family.



Mission San Francisco Solano De Sonoma
Title:
Mission San Francisco Solano De Sonoma
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma was the 21st and last mission to be established by the Franciscan Fathers. The mission was founded by Father Jose Altimira and twenty soldiers July 4th, 1823. It is located in the town of Sonoma, 50 miles north of San Francisco and is the most northerly mission in the chain.


A Walk in the Patio Garden
Title:
A Walk in the Patio Garden
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Mission San Juan Capistrano, California Founded Nov. 1st 1776 Beautiful flowers and shrubs typical of early mission days, border the walks of the arch-lined quadrangle of the North or Potio Garden



Garden showing Campanario and Part of Ruins of Stone Church
Title:
Garden showing Campanario and Part of Ruins of Stone Church
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Mission San Juan Capistrano, California Founded Nov. 1st 1776 by Father Serra This is a view of the beautiful Garden with the famous white pigeons that greet the visitors


Convent Corridor Mission San Juan Capistrano
Title:
Convent Corridor Mission San Juan Capistrano
Missions California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
California Founded Nov 1st, 1776 This building formerly used as a warehouse where crops, hides and tallows were stored, was restored in 1924 by the Rt. Rev, Msgr. St.John O'Sullivan and is now in use as a school for the children of the Mission district





Total: 104 Items