Watsonville and Pajaro Valley Business History

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AGRIBUSINESS (Drawer # 1)

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GENERAL
Pre 1945
Post 1945  AG. BUILDINGS
see also Oversize Photo Collection -Barns

AGRICULTURAL/ AGRIBUSINESS -- see also Oversize Photo Collection -Agriculture
AGRICULTURAL CROPS
APPLES
APRICOTS
ARTICHOKES
AVOCADOES
BEANS
BEETS
BERRIES
BROCCOLI
BRUSSELS SPOUTS
CABBAGE
CAULIFLOWER
CELERY
CORN
CHERRIES
CHRISTMAS TREES
GRAPES
GRAIN
HAY
HERBS
HOLLY

AGRIBUSINESS (Drawer # 2)

early-settlers

H-Z Open Me

HOPS
AG. EQUIPMENT
AG. FERTILIZING
AG. FINANCES
AG. INSPECTORS
AG. IRRIGATION
AG. LABOR
AG. LIVESTOCK
CHINCHILLAS
GOATS
HORSES
LLAMAS
PIGS
POULTRY
RABBITS
SHEEP
WORMS

Business (Drawer # 3)

downtown

A-B Open Me

AG. ORGANIC
AG. PESTS AND CONTROL
LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH
AG. PROPERTIES
AG. PUBLICATIONS
AG. WOMEN
AMBULANCE
ANTIQUE DEALERS
APARTMENT BUILDINGS
ARCHITECTS
ART DEALERS
ATTORNEYS
AUTHORS
AUTO DEALERS
AUTO PARTS
AUTO RACING
WATSONVILLE SPEEDWAY
AUTO REPAIR
AUTO WRECKERS
BAKERIES
BANKS

Business (Drawer # 4)

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B-W Open Me

BARBER & BEAUTY SHOPS
BED & BREAKFAST
BICYCLE SHOPS
BLACKSMITHS
BOARDING HOUSES
BOOK STORES
BOTTLING
BOWLING ALLEYS
BREWERIES
BROKERS
BUILDING CONTRACTORS
BUILDINGS
ALEXANDER BLDG.
ALLEN’S HALL
BOCKIUS BLDG.
CIVIC CENTER
COOPER BLDG.
FREIRMUTH HALL
HARRIS BLDG.
HERRERA BLDG.
HILDRETH BLDG.
I.O.O.F. BLDG.
JEFSEN BLDG.
KALICH
KROUGH
LETTUNICH
LEWIS
LIBERTY HALL
MANSION HOUSE
MARINOVICH BLDG.
MASONIC BLDG.
MUNDHENK BLDG.
PFINGST
PORTER BLDG.
PORTER/ VALLEJO
RINK
SCOTT’S HALL
STOESSER BLDG.
VETERAN’S BLDG.
WATSONVILLE WOMAN'S CLUBHOUSE
WEEK’S BLDG.

Business Service (Drawer #5)

early-settlers

Service B-C Open Me

BUS SERVICE
BUTCHERS
CANDY STORES
CANDLES
CANNERIES
CARPENTRY (Cabinetry?)
CATERERS
CHEMICAL COMPANIES
CHILDCARE
CHIROPRACTORS
CIGAR STORES
CLEANERS
CLINICS
CLOTHING STORES

Service C-D (Drawer # 6)

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Service C-D Open Me

COIN SHOPS
COLD STORAGE
Vacuum cooling
WESTERN FROZEN FOODS
COMPUTERS
CONSTUCTION CO.
CREAMERIES
CROP DUSTING
DAIRYING
DENTISTS
DEPARTMENT & GENERAL STORES
DISTRIBUTORS
DRUG STORES & DRUGGISTS

Service D-G (Drawer # 7)

early-settlers

Service D-G Open Me

DRYERS AND DRYING
ELECTRIC SHOPS
ELECTRONICS
ENGINEERING
EQUIPMENT TOOL RENTAL
FABRIC STORES
FARM EQUIPMENT
FARMERS
FARMERS MARKET
FEED STORES
FINANCING
FIREWOOD
FISH FARMS
FITNESS CENTERS, GYMS & SPAS
FLEA MARKETS
FLORISTS & FLOWER GROWERS
FORTUNE TELLING
FRUIT SHIPPERS AND PACKERS
FURNITURE STORES
FURNACES
GAMBLING
GARAGES
GIFT SHOPS – In General
GLASS SHOPS
GOLF COURSES
GROCERY STORES
In General
Albertson's
Atteridge & Sheehy
Bixby, A.L.
Canton
Corralitos
De La Comena
Enemark's
Enterprise Cash
Espindola's
Flor Del Valle- Rico's
Height's
Hollister's
Ho-Mart
Hyde Park
Independent
Lambert's
Lucky
Martin's
Metropolitan
Mi Pueblo
Pajaro
Piggly-Wiggly
Purity
Red & White
Rohrbacks
Rosa, M.P.
Star Cash
Smith's Nu-Way
Tropicana
Unknown Groceries
White & Dehart
Williams
Yamashita
GROCERY WHOLESALE

Service H-M (Drawer # 8)

downtown

Service H-M Open Me

HARDWARE STORES
HOSPITALS- In General
Belleview/Davis
Central Coast Surgery Center
Convalescent Hospitals
Holm Sanitarium
Pajaro Valley Hospital
Pajaro Valley Sanitarium
Residential Care
Japanese Hospital
Watsonville Hospital
Beach
Montecito
Green Valley
Airport
HOTELS & INNS
see also Bus. Bed & Breakfast
see also Bus. Boarding Houses
see also Bus. Motels
In General
Appleton
California
Del Monte
Hoffman House
Johnson
Lewis House
Morning Star
Nebraska House
Pacific Hotel
Pacific Exchange
Pajaro House
Pajaro Exchange
Resetar
Rio Del Mar
Roma
Scandinavian House
Stag
Wall St. Inn
Washington
Watsonville House
Western
INSURANCE AGENTS
INTERIOR DESIGN
JEWELERS
LAUNDRIES
LIQUOR STORES
LIVERY STABLES
LOGGING
LUMBER COMPANIES
MILLS
SURVEY PARTY
MANUFACTURING
In General
Alladin Systems
Annie Glass
Auto Modown
Continental Sales Co.
Drum Manufacturing
Fox Shox
Freiermuth Sheetmetal
Pipe Manufacturing
Pacific Briarwood Co.
MARBLE & STONE WORKS
Monterey Bay Custom Stone
MARINE SUPPLIES

Service M-R (Drawer # 9)

1888

Service M-R Open Me

MILLINERS
MILLS
MINERAL BATHS
MINES & QUARRIES
Mines Black Sand
Mines Coal
Mines Gold
Aromas Mining Co.
Granite Rock
Logan Quarry
Pajaro Mining Co.
MOBILE HOME PARKS
MORTUARIES
MOTELS
MOTORCYCLE STORES
MUSIC STORES
MUSICAL PERFORMERS
NEWSPAPER COLUMNISTS AND REPORTERS
NEWSPAPERS
Pajaronian Pulitzer
Corralitos Coffeebreak
Expositor
Freedom Bell
Evening Pajaronian
Register Pajaronian
Rustler
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Wat Office
Watsonville Register
Wat. Daily Register
NURSERIES AND GREEN HOUSES IN GENERAL
see also Floriculture
see also Bus. Florists
ALLADIN
ANDERSENS DAHLIA GARDENS
COATES
CALIFORNIA PAJAROSA FLORAL
DI CICCO ROSE NURSERY
H.A. HYDE
KITAYAMA FLOWERS
MCCELLAN'S ORCHIDS
MONTEREY BAY FLOWER GROWERS
SUNBAY GREENHOUSES
SIERRA AZUL
NAGAMINE
PAJARO VALLEY NURSERIES
PAJARO VALLEY GREENHOUSES
ROSES OF YESTERDAY & TODAY

Service N-P (Drawer # 10)

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Service N-P Open Me

NURSING
OIL COMPANIES
PACKING-PACKAGING
PAINTERS
PARAMEDICS
PAWN SHOPS
PEDDLERS
PHOTOGRAPHERS & PHOTOGRAPHY
KELTON
MEDDAUGH
PHYSICIANS
PLUMBERS
POTTERS
PRINTERS
PRODUCE BROKERS/ DISTRIBUTERS
PROSTITUTION
PUBLIC UTILITIES

Service R-S (Drawer # 11)

downtown

Service R-S Open Me

RADIO
RAILROADS
IN GENERAL
AMTRAK
DEL MONTE
ELKHORN SINK TRACKS
EMPLOYEES
LILLIPUT RIDGE RUNNER
OCEAN SHORE
PAJARO DEPOT/ WATSONVILLE JUNCTION
PAJARO VALLEY CONSOLIDATED
ROLLING STOCK
SAN JUAN PACIFIC
SANTA CRUZ & WATSONVILLE
S.C.CO. REG. TRANS. CO.
SOUTHERN PACIFIC
AROMAS DEPOT
CHITTENDEN
ROUNDHOUSE
SUNTAN SPECIAL
TRAIN WRECKS
UNION PACIFIC
REAL ESTATE
RECYCLING
RESTAURANTS
REST HOMES
SALOONS & BARS
SECOND HAND STORES (THRIFT SHOPS)
SERVICE STATIONS- IN GENERAL
SHOE SHINE STANDS
SHOE STORES
SHOPPING CENTERS
SPORTING GOODS
SPRAYING COMMERCIAL

Service S-W (Drawer #12)

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Service S-W Open Me

STABLES
STAGE COACHES
STATIONERY STORES
STEAMSHIPS
STREET CARS
SUBDIVISIONS - see also Gov. Entities, Wat.-Community Development
TATTOO PARLORS
TAXI SERVICE
TAXIDERMISTS / TAXIDERMY
TELEGRAPH
TELEPHONE
TELEVISION
THEATERS
TIRE SERVICE
TOWING
TRANSFER & MOVING
TRAVEL AGENTS
TREE SERVICE
TRUCKING
UPHOLSTERY
VETERINARIANS
VIDEO STORES
VINEGAR WORKS
WELDING
WELL DRILLING
WHALING
WINERIES

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