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    • Young Child with Easter Basket at Mission Viejo

    • A young child standing on rust colored carpet and holding an Easter basket. The girl is wearing a light blue dress, white socks, and red shoes. She is carrying a brown basket with light yellow grass inside. Numerous adults and two couches visible...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Young Child with Easter Basket at Mission Viejo

    • Young brunette boy standing while holding Easter basket. Boy is wearing blue and white striped baseball-style shirt with blue shorts and sneakers. Basket is mixture of pink, green, yellow, purple, and white and has green grass and candy inside....
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Young Child with Easter Basket at Mission Viejo

    • A young blond child sitting in front of an Easter basket on rust colored carpet. The girl is wearing a denim jumper, a white blouse, and white tights. The Easter basket is yellow with pink and green stripes woven in with a pink handle. It has pink...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Women Walking near Building at Mission Viejo

    • Two women with boxes on sidewalk in front of building. One woman is brunette and wearing red sweater and blue pants carrying a brown cardboard box. Other woman is blond and wearing white short sleeve shirt and blue pants and is carrying a white box...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Woman in Office at Mission Viejo

    • Blond woman on the phone while sitting at a desk. She is wearing a dark shirt and a flowered skirt and is talking into a light colored phone. There is office equipment, books, flowers, and papers on the desk. Baskets and a poster are hung on white...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Winnie-the-Pooh Costume at Mission Viejo

    • Person in a Winnie-the-Pooh costume standing by young children. A crowd of both children and adults visible in the background.
    • Halloween.; Costumes.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Visiting Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Man dressed as Santa Claus in a red suit and hat with a white beard. He is surrounded by children and adults and is shaking the hands of a few children.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Visiting Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Woman dressed in a red Santa Claus suit and hat surrounded by both children and adults. Man dressed in a similar red Santa Claus suit with a white beard visible in the background.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • View of Large Building at Mission Viejo

    • View of a large building from a paved parking lot. A white station wagon and an orange pickup truck with a topper are parked in the lot. Bare trees and brown grass indicate the photo was taken during the winter months. Blue sky overhead.
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Three Legged Race at Mission Viejo

    • Line of people paired up with legs tied together for a three legged race. Large pole on one side, with an area of green grass in front and blue sky with white clouds overhead.
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • The Easter Bunny and Children at Mission Viejo

    • A person dressed as the Easter Bunny kneeling in front of two children. The costume consists of a white rabbit head, a furry white suit, and pink gloves. The blonde child in the front wearing a red jacket with white lining. Other children and...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • The Easter Bunny and Children at Mission Viejo

    • A person dressed as the Easter Bunny standing in front of two young children and an adult male. The Easter Bunny costume consists of a white rabbit head, a white furry suit, and pink gloves. They are standing on pavement, with a low brick wall and...
    • Easter.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Swimming Pool at Mission Viejo

    • View of indoor swimming pool. The pool has alternating red and white triangle flags over it which have numbers on them. There are black stripes painted on the bottom of the pool. Silver ladders to get out of the pool on either side. Windows on two...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Standing by Saw Horses at Mission Viejo

    • Long line of adults and children standing in front of foil covered saw horses. Pavement covers most of the ground, a large building and trees visible in the background. Blue sky with clouds overhead.
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Singing Christmas Songs at Mission Viejo

    • Group of young people singing from Christmas books. Many of the females wearing white blouses with small red bows at the collars.
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Singing at Mission Viejo

    • Group of young men singing, all wearing burgundy blazers, white shirts, and black ties.
    • Christmas..; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Sign for Future Library Branch at Mission Viejo

    • Brown wooden sign with white message board and black lettering that reads "SITE OF FUTURE/ CITY OF AURORA/ BRANCH LIBRARY/ COMPLETION SPRING 1975". Located on dirt covered ground with little grass cover. Trees, streetlights, and a road visible in...
    • Aurora Public Library. Mission Viejo Library.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1973
    • Side of a Building at Mission Viejo

    • View of the side of a building. The building is tan colored with dark brown trim. Three windows visible. Lanscaping around edge of building. Brown and green grass, blue sky.
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Shopping Center at Mission Viejo

    • View from parking lot onto entrances of multiple stores of a strip mall shopping center. Large pile of snow in the front and snow covering other portions of lot. Signs on exterior of building indicate stores for Karmelkorn, Gigantic...
    • Shopping centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Shopping Center at Mission Viejo

    • View from a parking lot onto the entrances of multiple stores of a strip mall shopping center. A pile of snow visible in the corner of the photo. Numerous vehicles parked throughout lot. Signs on exterior of building indicate businesses there,...
    • Shopping centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Santa Claus at Mission Viejo

    • Man dressed as Santa Claus in a red suit and hat, black belt, and white beard waving his right hand. Standing on what appears to be a red truck. Another individual in a red suit standing in the background. Individual with a red, white, and blue...
    • Christmas.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman standing in front of a sign. Hoffman is shown on left side of print from waist up. The sign behind him reads: HOFFMAN/ MODEL/ HOMES/ FOR INSPEC/ DAILY.
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman plastering walls. Hoffman shown in profile, a plastering float in his right hand. He is wearing a dark colored suit jacket, light colored pants, and wing tip shoes. Debris at his feet.
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Builiding--Design and construction--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman speaking with unidentified tenant outside Hoffman Heights brick house in Aurora. Tenant holding lawn mower. Men standing on lawn, with woman, toddler, and young boy visible in background. Another woman and...
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman, Business Week Magazine

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman lying down on a sofa. Sofa has dot print and curved bottom and extends across print. Hoffman's head is leaning against the sofa arm and his left hand. He is wearing a polo shirt with light colored pants.
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • 1953
    • Sam Hoffman with Planners

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman standing with planners for the Hoffman Heights Development in Aurora. All three men wearing suit jackets, men on left and right wearing ties. Man on left side of print standing behind table over architectural...
    • Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Sam Hoffman Supervising Bricklayers

    • Black and white print of Sam Hoffman supervising a bricklayer in Aurora's Hoffman Heights Development. Bricklayer at left side of print holding level and trowel to spread the mortar. Hoffman watching him work with leg up on ledge. Another worker...
    • Hoffman, Sam--fl. 1950.; Builiding--Design and construction--Colorado--Aurora.; Hoffman Heights (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1955
    • Sales and Information Building, Mission Viejo

    • View of building with wooden fence in front. Building is two story and has words Welcome to/ MISSION VIEJO in red and yellow lettering between windows. Two wooden slats on side of building say SALES AND/ INFORMATION in yellow lettering. Sign that...
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Safeway at Mission Viejo

    • View of Safeway store from across the street. Bottom of the store is white with a green top; red SAFEWAY lettering across the green front. Snow on the ground, indicating wintertime. Median lamp posts. Houses visible behind the store. The sky...
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Safeway at Mission Viejo

    • View of Safeway store from parking lot across the street. The store is white on bottom and brown on top, with a red SAFEWAY running across the middle. Numerous vehicles in parking lot, which also has a number of large lamp posts. Road in front of...
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Sack Race at Mission Viejo

    • Line of young people in burlap sacks, possibly at the start of a sack race. Green grass in front of the people and blue sky with clouds overhead.
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Recreation Center Van at Mission Viejo

    • Blue and white van with words MISSION VIEJO/ RECREATION CENTER on side. Blue is on the top and bottom, and a white strip runs through the middle. Blue pickup truck with topper and blue car also visible in what appears to be a parking lot. Large...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Recreation Center Entrance at Mission Viejo

    • Close-up view of the Mission Viejo Recreation Center entrance. MISSION VIEJO/ RECREATION CENTER spelled out with letters on building, as well as ENTRANCE at doorway. Building is supported by red brick pillars. Roof is dark color and rest of...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Recreation Center at Mission Viejo

    • View of Mission Viejo Recreation Center from the parking lot. Red station wagon and blue car parked in the lot next to a bicycle rack with bikes in it. A group children and one adult standing in front of the cars. Brick support pillars and multiple...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Recreation Center at Mission Viejo

    • Close-up view of the Mission Viejo Recreation Center lettering on the building. The lettering appears to be light orange or red on a tan exterior. The roof is dark colored. An individual is walking towards the door that says ENTRANCE. Blue sky...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Recreation Center at Mission Viejo

    • View of the Mission Viejo Recreation Center from a parking lot. Metal bicycle rack visible in the parking lot. Green trees and bushes planted in the brown grass and the sky is blue overhead.
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Recreation Center at Mission Viejo

    • View of the Mission Viejo Recreation Center from across the street. The street with a median visible. The grass is mostly brown and only some of the trees have leaves. The sky is blue overhead.
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Recreation Center at Mission Viejo

    • Distant view of the Mission Viejo Recreation Center from across the road. A road with a plant filled median visible, as well as trees on both sides of the street. Cars parked in the Recreation Center's parking lot. Round orange, black and white...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Playing Volleyball at Mission Viejo

    • People standing on either side of a net playing a game of volleyball on the grass. A fence and a house located in the background. Blue sky with a few clouds overhead.
    • Volleyball.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Playing Volleyball at Mission Viejo

    • People standing on either side of a net playing a game of volleyball on the grass. A fence and a house located in the background. Blue sky with a few clouds overhead.
    • Volleyball.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Playing Volleyball at Mission Viejo

    • People standing on either side of a net playing a game of volleyball on the grass. A fence, a parking lot with cars, and houses visible in the background. Blue sky with a clouds overhead.
    • Volleyball.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Parking Lot and Buildings, Mission Viejo

    • View of the road, a parking lot and numerous buildings. A median with bushes divides the road. Trees and bushes in a grass patch surround the parking lot. Lamp post in the parking lot, along with a white station, an orange pickup truck, and a...
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Overhead View of Mission Viejo Neighborhood

    • Overhead view of houses in a neighborhood. Green grass and paths in background in what appears to be a golf course.
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Mission Viejo Sign by Albertsons

    • View of Mission Viejo sign in front of Albertson's store from a street intersection. Wooden sign with dark orange lettering in front of trees and a brick wall. Numerous lamp posts in the Albertsons parking lot; some cars also visible in the lot....
    • Grocery stores--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Mission Viejo Sign

    • Wooden Mission Viejo sign. Sign has two slats across front with red lettering spelling MISSION/ VIEJO. A small wooden portion across top says CHAMBERS-HAMPDEN ENTRANCE in light colored lettering. Small portion on bottom says POPULATION 1440. Grass...
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Mission Viejo Library in California

    • View of the Orange County Library, Mission Viejo Branch in California. A woman dressed in a blue shirt and blue pants is walking up to the building with a young girl dressed in a blue dress with a white blouse underneath. The building is...
    • Mission Viejo Library.; Libraries--California--Mission Viejo.
    • circa 1980
    • Mission Viejo Elementary School

    • View of Mission Viejo Elementary School building. "Mission Viejo School/ Cherry Creek Schools" in letters on the side of the building. A sidewalk with a yellow curb runs by the building and a flagpole with the United States and Colorado flags is...
    • Mission Viejo Elementary School (Aurora, Colo.); Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Man in Office at Mission Viejo

    • Brunette man seated at desk in a room with a number of other desks. He has a mustache and is wearing a light blue t-shirt. Desks covered with papers, books, and envelopes. There are trash cans in front of two of the desks. Calendars, papers, and a...
    • Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Man at Mailbox, Mission Viejo

    • Man standing in front of mailbox of house. He is wearing a light colored t-shirt and blue pants. He is on the sidewalk, the street is behind him, and green grass and the house is in front of him. Other houses visible next door and down the street....
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980
    • Man and Young Child Eating at Mission Viejo

    • Man with curly hair and sunglasses holding young blond child in front of long board. Man is wearing white tank top with red and blue ribbing with blue shorts. Child is holding a spoon to its mouth and wearing a napkin on front if its shirt while...
    • Mission Viejo (Aurora, Colo. : Neighborhood); Recreation centers--Colorado--Aurora.; Aurora (Colo.)
    • circa 1980

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