Monterey history photo collection

California Views:
The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


Alvarado Street - Monterey 1887

Alvarado Street, Old Monterey photo,#96-050-0007  Copyright©Copyright©2019 California Views
To see Alvarado Street looking the other way move your mouse over the photo.
Photo Accession CV # 75-005-0004, 5x8 print
Photo Accession CV # 96-050-0007, 5x8 glass negative
Looking southeast towards Ingram Bros, Washington Market, Del Monte Restaurant and at the very end of the street is A.A. Manuel groceries, fruits and liquors at the end of Alvarado Street at Pearl Street.

Looking northeast towards the Rodriguez Adobe a two-story adobe with an overhanging balcony
Vienna Saloon restaurant and Oyster Depot.
The banner is for the Harrison and Morton Presidential campaign of 1888.
Those views by C.W.J. Johnson of Alvarado Street, were taken at the Franklin Street intersection. Notice the man with the shovel he is Joseph Wolter proprietor of Vienna Saloon in the other photo the pile of dirt and shovel on the ground.
Johnson took both photos at the same time looking in opposite directions.
We have views of most of the early Monterey adobes from Colton Hall, Custom House, Jack Swan First Theatre, Old Whaling Station, Larkin House, Casa Amesti, Cooper-Molera Adobe, Robert Louis Stevenson House, Casa Bonifacio, Casa Castro, Casa Pacheco, Casa Soberanes, Casa Del Oro Adobe, Casa Sanchez Adobe and the history of Monterey form the 1880's to today.

Monterey 1880's Historic photo collection.
Holdings: We have over 5,000 photos of Monterey and 28,000 photos of Monterey County listed in our database
and over 81,955 images in the photo collection.
Holdings: By C. W. J. Johnson over 711. We also have aerial photos of the Monterey Bay Area.
Monterey 19th Century Historic photo collection. Monterey 20th Century Historic photo collection.
Please click more Monterey photos and over 200 Searchable California Photo galleries with over 2,400 Photos
Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and one-time editorial use.
Please keep checking back as we will be adding more galleries
This page was first created on May 11, 1996
This page was last updated on October 1, 2019
California Views Historical Photo Collection
To obtain permission to use any photographs please contact Pat Hathaway
Dedicated to the preservation of our photographic heritage
California Views home Home Page
Go to favorite photo menu
Go to John Steinbeck, photo 1963
Go to list of our holdings by place
Seaside, Monterey Co.
Gone but not forgotten photos of our lost history.
California Views Frequently Asked Questions
Go to Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove Circa 1900
Go to Pacific Grove Retreat gate Circa 1880
Go to list of photographers in the photo collection
Go to Carmel Mission photo by C.W.J. Johnson, 1887
Go to price list and photo ordering information
Go to I. W. Taber Photographer
A list of books, magazine and television programs that have used photos from the photo collection.
Please Send your comments and questions to
Mr. Pat Hathaway
California Views Photo Archives
Monterey, California 93940-2702
By Appointment Only
Pacific time Greenwich Mean Time -8