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Here are just a few of the cherished pictures from the Anderson archives. They depict our earliest roots.

Ernest Bromley (a short time partner) and C. Elmer Anderson in front of early store in the 200 block of E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena in 1914.
Our founder, C. Elmer Anderson, on one of his parade assignments in 1919.
Anderson’s founder, Elmer and wife Mildred with daughter, Barbara in new store at Raymond Ave. and Colorado Blvd. in 1919.
The 1925 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade on Colorado Blvd. with the Anderson Typewriter Co. building visible in the background.
Radio history is made during the 1936 Tournament of Roses Parade when KFI presents the first nationwide broadcast of the parade from a float by our founder who resides as President of the Tournament of Roses, C. Elmer Anderson.
Anderson’s free typing class in 1937, held for the Pasadena community in some office space on Colorado Blvd.
Anderson’s busy repair shop during the late 1940s.
Anderson’s second president, Donald H. Anderson, presents an 18c gold typewriter to the winner of a typing contest from Ramona Catholic High School in the 1950s.

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