This home built in 1893 on the NE corner of California and Madison was the site of many Gnome initiations. They were held in the large basement, with many rooms, extending beneath the entire house. Gnome Collection.
Black and white glass slide photo, from the collection of Japanese images of James A. B. Scherer. Scherer was the president of the Throop College of Technology (former name of the California Institute of Technology) from 1908 to 1920.